Huskies Headed to Columbus for NCAA Regionals
SEATTLE - The University of Washington women's golf team earned the No. 14 seed in the Columbus Region of the 2021 NCAA Women's Golf Regional Championships on Wednesday, announced live on GOLF Channel. It is the 13th-straight Regional appearance for the Dawgs and the 27th in program history.
The Huskies will play on the Ohio State University Golf Club Scarlet Course, which has hosted numerous NCAA events and professional tournaments in the past. The three-day, 54-hole event will take place May 10-12 with the top six teams in the 18-team field advance to the NCAA Finals that will be played May 21-26 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. Additionally, the top three individuals on non-advancing teams will move on the national championships.
"We are very excited to be headed to Columbus," said head coach Mary Lou Mulflur. "I absolutely love that golf course. It's one where the cream will rise to the top."
In the Columbus Region, No. 1 Duke earned the top seed followed by Arizona State, Virginia, Kent State, Georgia, Vanderbilt, Michigan, Clemson, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Illinois, New Mexico, Nebraska, Coastal Carolina, Campbell, Evansville and Youngstown State.
The Huskies, who have been ranked in the nation's top 50 all season, have posted two top three finishes in their season which did not feature competition during the fall due to COVID. Additionally, eight teams from the Pac-12 advanced to regionals this season.