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No. 2 Florida Set for NCAA Regionals

No. 2 Florida Set for NCAA Regionals


Monday, May 15 – Wednesday, May 17
Location: Bath, Mich. – Eagle Eye Golf Club 
Host: Michigan State University 
Course Par/Yardage: 71 / 7,126 yards
Format: 54-hole stroke play (18 each day) 
Tee Times: 8 a.m. on Monday and TBA other days 
Scoring: Golf Stat
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Line Up

No. 1 – Fred Biondi

No. 2 – Ricky Castillo 

No. 3 – Yuxin Lin

No. 4 – John DuBois

No. 5 – Matthew Kress

Alternate – Ryan Hart


Entering the NCAA Regionals as the No. 2 seed for the second straight season, the Gators being play on Monday at Eagle Eye Golf Club


The three-day event will consist of 54 holes (18 each day) and at the conclusion of play, the top five teams as well as the top individual finisher not on an advancing team will advance to the NCAA Championship at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz., from May 26-31.

A total of 81 teams and 45 individuals (not on a competing team) will play across six regional hosts – Auburn, Clemson, Michigan State, Oklahoma, San Jose State and UNLV. Thirteen teams and 10 individuals will compete at each of three regionals while the other three regionals will have 14 teams and five individuals.


No. 1 Illinois, No. 2 Florida, No. 3 Texas, No. 4 Oregon, No. 5 Kansas State, No. 6 Georgia, No. 7 Liberty, No. 8 San Diego, No. 9 Little Rock, No. 10 Michigan State, No. 11 Wisconsin, No. 12 Illinois State and No. 13 Purdue Fort Wayne. 


The Gators have qualified for 33 of the 34 all-time men’s golf regionals and each year under head coach J.C. Deacon as Florida won the inaugural East Regional (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) in 1989. UF has claimed a total of six team titles (1989, 1992, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2018) and six individual titles – Brain Gay (1993), Brad Lehmann (1994), Camilo Villegas (2001), Billy Horschel (2006 & 2007) and Andy Zhang (2018).

Florida has advanced out of regionals five times under Deacon and the last two years, only not qualifying for nationals twice. Out of 33 appearances, the Gators have only missed securing a spot at the National Championship five times.   


The Gators claimed its first SEC title in 12 years and the first under head coach J.C. Deacon. It was a rematch in the match play finals vs. Vanderbilt in back-to-back seasons with the Gators defeating the No. 1 team in the country, 3-1-1


Florida claimed six conference awards, highlighted by J.C….


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