UNCG Men’s Golf Headed to Las Vegas for NCAA Regional
Men’s Golf NCAA Regional Announcement
GREENSBORO, N.C. – The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s golf team has earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Regionals after a three-year hiatus, announced on Wednesday on the Golf Channel.
This will be the fourth time in the Division I era that a UNCG team has received a bid to an NCAA Regional, while this is the seventh overall as three individuals have made appearances as well.
This season, the Spartans had eight top-five finishes out of 10 team results. Two of the eight were team titles, including UNCG’s own Grandover Collegiate and the Wake Forest Invitational. The Spartans were also runner-ups at the Bearcat Invitational and Advance Golf Partners Collegiate. The Spartans had six wins against top 25 teams this year and are 51st nationally from Golfstat and Golfweek.
The Spartans earned the ninth seed in the Las Vegas Regional. The three-day regional will begin Monday, May 15 and conclude on Wednesday, May 17 at Bear’s Best Las Vegas hosted by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority.
The other 13 teams in the Regional include (in order of rankings): (1) Arizona State, as the host, (2) Stanford, (3) Virginia, (4) Oklahoma State, (5) Northwestern, (6) East Tennessee State, (7) Cincinnati, (8) San Francisco, (10) Long Beach State, (12) Davidson, (13), Kansas City, and (14) Lehigh.
From the Southern Conference (SoCon), UNCG, Chattanooga, Furman, and ETSU will compete as teams, while one Mercer individual will represent the conference this year in the NCAA Regionals.
Six 54-hole regional tournaments will be conducted May 15-17. Thirteen teams and 10 individuals not on those teams will compete at each of three regionals while the other three regionals will have 14 teams and five individuals not on those teams. The top five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals.
Team and individual medalist titles will be decided May 26-31 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Arizona State and The Thunderbirds are the hosts for the 2023 championships.
Courtesy of Denise Archetto
Assistant Athletic Director For Strategic Communications