Eight Pac-12 Women's Golf teams headed to 2021 NCAA Regionals
SAN FRANCISCO - Eight Pac-12 Women's Golf programs will compete in 2021 NCAA Golf Regional competition from May 10-12 seeking advancement to the national championship hosted by ARIZONA STATE.
USC will return to Stanford Golf Course, the site of its wire-to-wire team title at the 2021 Pac-12 Championships, as the No. 3 seed in the Stanford Regional. The Trojans will be joined by host and No. 5 seed STANFORD along with No. 6 seed ARIZONA.
ARIZONA STATE garnered the league's highest seed as No. 2 in the Columbus Regional, where it will be joined by fellow at-large bid recipient and No. 14 seed WASHINGTON.
Rivals OREGON (No. 4 seed) and OREGON STATE (No. 7 seed) will both head to the Baton Rouge Regional, while No. 7 seed UCLA rounds out the Pac-12's eight teams at the Louisville Regional.
In addition to the eight teams, COLORADO's Malak Bouraeda earned 1-of-24 individual berths and will compete with the Ducks and Beavers in Baton Rouge.
The top six teams and three individuals from each of the four regional sites will advance to the 2021 NCAA Women's Golf Championships hosted by Arizona State at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., from May 21-26. The 24 teams will compete in 72 holes of stroke play, with the top eight teams advancing to a match-play tournament.
In the five stagings since adjusting format in 2015, the Pac-12 has had 19 team match-play participants - more than double the next closest league (ACC 7) - and four different NCAA team national champions (Stanford 2015, Washington 2016, Arizona State 2017, Arizona 2018).
2021 NCAA Women's Golf Regionals - Pac-12 Qualifiers
ARIZONA - Stanford Regional No. 6 seed
ARIZONA STATE - Columbus Regional No. 2 seed
OREGON - Baton Rouge Regional No. 4 seed
OREGON STATE - Baton Rouge Regional No. 7 seed
STANFORD - Stanford Regional No. 5 seed
UCLA - Louisville Regional No. 7 seed
USC - Stanford Regional No. 3 seed
WASHINGTON - Columbus Regional No. 14 seed
Malak Bouraeda, COLORADO - Baton Rouge Regional