Bling Named All-Pac-12 Second Team, Headed to Karsten Creek for Regionals
Senior Devon Bling is one of 10 individuals heading to Stillwater, Okla. for NCAA Regionals, which will be played May 17-19 at the Karsten Creek Golf Club.
Additionally, Bling was named to the 2021 All-Pac-12 Conference Second Team. League awards were not handed out in 2020, but Bling was named All-Pac-12 Honorable Mention as a sophomore and All-Pac-12 Freshman in 2018.
The low individual at the Stillwater Regional not on an NCAA Championships advancing team will move on to the finals at the Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. (May 28-June 2).
In his freshman season of 2018, Bling and the Bruins made the NCAA Championships at Karsten Creek, as he tied for 89th (+10, 226). Bling tied for eighth (-5, 211) at the Bryan Regional that season, also tying for 17th at the Pullman Regional (-6, 204) in 2019.
Bling is entering NCAA Regionals coming off his best round of his senior season, shooting a 6-under 66 to close out the Pac-12 Championship (April 26-28), where he tied for 28th (-1, 287). Of his 22 rounds, eight have seen him shoot under par, including six in the 60s. Bling won for the third time in his collegiate career at the Lamkin San Diego Classic (March 8-10), where he opened with rounds of 4-under 68 and 3-under 69, finishing at 4-under 212. In the tournament before that, the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate (Feb. 19-21), Bling was third (-7, 209), starting with a 3-under 69 and finishing with a 4-under 68. He also tied for 12th at The Prestige (Feb. 15-17, +1, 214) and tied for 18th at the Duck Invitational.