Dates: Friday, May 26 – Wednesday, May 31
Location: Scottsdale, Arizona – Grayhawk Golf Club
Host: Arizona State University / The Thunderbirds / NCAA
Course Par/Yardage: 70 / 7,300 yards
Tee Times:9:10 a.m. ET on Friday, 2:30 p.m. ET on Saturday and TBD other days
Scoring: Golf Stat
Watch: Golf Channel
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No. 1 – Fred Biondi
No. 2 – Ricky Castillo
No. 3 – Yuxin Lin
No. 4 – John DuBois
No. 5 – Matthew Kress
Alternate – Ryan Hart
The No. 6/9 Florida men’s golf team opens up the NCAA Championship at Grayhawk on Friday, teeing off a 6:10 a.m. PT / 9:10 a.m. ET. with round two for set for 11:30 a.m. PT / 2:30 p.m. ET. The Gators are paired with Florida State and Pepperdine for the first two rounds.
Finals play consists of three days of stroke play (18 each day) starting after Friday through Sunday, which will feature a 54-hole cut with the top-15 teams and nine individuals not on an advancing team a spot in the final round of stroke play on Monday.
After the final 18 holes, the top-8 teams will advance to match play and a 72-hole individual champion is crowned. The team national champion will be determined by a match-play format that will consist of quarterfinals and semifinals conducted on Tuesday, followed by finals on Wednesday.
HOW TO WATCH
Golf Channel will start its coverage of the tournament on Monday for the final round of stroke play starting a 5 p.m. ET. The next two rounds of match play will been broadcasted live at noon and 5 p.m. The finals match will be broadcasted on Wednesday at 5 p.m.
COMPETING TEAMS (Seed #)
No. 1 Vanderbilt, No. 2 North Carolina, No. 3 Illinois, No. 4 Arizona State, No. 5 Texas Tech, No. 6 Stanford, No. 7 Florida State, No. 8 Pepperdine, No. 9 Florida, No. 10 Oklahoma, No. 11 Georgia Teach, No. 12 Auburn, No. 13 Texas A&M, No. 14 Alabama, No. 15 Virginia, No. 16 Texas, No. 17 Mississippi State, No. 18 Oregon, No. 19 Colorado State, No. 20 Ohio State, No. 21 Georgia, No. 22 Arkansas, No. 23 Baylor, No. 24 Duke, No. 25 East Tennessee State, No. 26 BYU, No. 27 San Francisco, No. 28 Chattanooga, No. 29 New Mexico and No. 30 Colorado.
Florida will make its 56th NCAA Championships experience and has only missed qualifying twice under head coach J.C. Deacon. The Gators have claimed four national titles – 1968, 1973, 1993 and 2001 – which ranks tied for 8th most in the nation…
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