Mandur Ready For NCAA Golf Championships, May 28-31
TOURNAMENT: 2021 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships
DATE: May 28-31
LOCATION: Scottsdale, Ariz. (Grayhawk Golf Club)
LIVE SCORING: GolfStat.com or the GolfStat App
University of Utah Men's Golfer Tristan Mandur is set to compete in the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships in Scottsdale, Ariz., May 28-31. Mandur is one of six individuals playing in the NCAA Championships after qualifying as the low individual not on an advancing team at the Cle Elum Regional.
TOURNAMENT DETAILS/HOW TO WATCH
The NCAA Championships will consist of three days of stroke play (54 holes total), after which the top-nine individuals not on an advancing team will be determined.
Those nine will then compete on the final day (May 31) with 18 holes to determine the 72-hole individual national champion.
The Golf Channel will air the final round of individual play live on Monday, May 31 from 3-7 p.m. MT and will re-air it from 8 p.m. – 12 a.m.
Tee times will begin at 7:10 a.m. MT each morning with Mandur's exact tee time being announced later this week.
MANDUR IN 2021
Mandur has been a consistent force for the Utes this season, shooting a career-low 71.6 strokes per round in 2021. The Mill Bay, British Columbia, native has played in 28 rounds of golf this season with 17 rounds of par or better.
Out of Utah's nine tournaments they competed in as a team, he recorded seven top-35 finishes, including three in the top-15. His lowest 54-hole score came at the NCAA Regionals where he shot a 207 (-6) to tie for fourth overall and claim his spot in the NCAA Championships.
Mandur also tied for eighth overall among 87 golfers at the Redhawk Invitational in March. His lowest 18-hole score was integral in the Utes winning the Pizza Hut Pat Hicks Invitational in February, shooting a 67 in the first round, which ties for the third-lowest 18-hole score on the team this season.
NCAA CHAMPIONSHIPS HISTORY
Mandur is the third player for the Utes to qualify as an individual for the NCAA Championships since 1990 and the second in the past three seasons.
He was Utah's highest individual finisher at an NCAA Regional after tying for fourth in Cle Elum after Dustin Pimm (tied for fifth) and Kyler Dunkle (tied for sixth), also qualified for the NCAA Championships in 2006 and 2019, respectively. Dunkle tied for 28th overall at the NCAA Championships in 2019.
Live scoring for the NCAA Championships will be available on GolfStat.com with results and a recap also available on UtahUtes.com.
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