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Florida Begins Regionals Monday – Florida Gators

Florida Begins Regionals Monday - Florida Gators

Dates: Monday, May 13 – Wednesday, May 15
Location: West Lafayette, Ind. – Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex: Kampen-Cosler Course
Host: Purdue University 
Course Par/Yardage: 72 / 7,461 yards
Format: 54-hole stroke play (18-18-18) 
Tee Times: 8 a.m. on Monday and TBA other days 
Scoring: Golf Stat
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The No. 15 Florida men’s golf team heads to the NCAA West Lafayette Regional as the three-seed, beginning play on Monday. 


No. 1 – Ian Gilligan

No. 2 – Matthew Kress

No. 3 – Jack Turner

No. 4 – Parker Bell

No. 5 – John DuBois 

Alternate – Quentin Debove


The three-day event will consist of 54 holes (18 each day) that starts on Monday, May 13 at Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex at the Kampen-Cosler Course hosted by Purdue in West Lafayette, Ind. At the conclusion of play, the top five teams as well as the low individual finisher not on an advancing team will advance to the NCAA Championship at Omni La Costa (Champions Course) in Carlsbad, Calif. from May 24-29. It will be the first of three years the finals are taking play at Omni La Costa, which will be hosted by the University of Texas. 


A total of 81 teams and 45 individuals (not on a competing team) will play across six regional hosts – LSU, North Carolina, Purdue, San Diego, Stanford and Texas. Three regional sites will have 13 teams and 10 individuals and three will have 14 teams and five individuals.

Florida looks to make its 57th NCAA Championship appearance and has only missed qualifying twice under head coach J.C. Deacon. UF has made the championship in 18 of the last 20 tournaments as its 56 all-time outings at nationals rank fifth most in the nation behind Oklahoma State (74), Texas (67), USC (58) and Arizona State (58). 


No. 1 Vanderbilt, No. 2 Arizona, No. 3 Florida, No. 4 New Mexico, No. 5 Purdue (host), No. 6 San Diego State, No. 7 Mississippi State, No. 8 Indiana, No. 9 College of Charleston, No. 10 Stetson, No. 11 Colorado State, No. 12 Southern Illinois and No. 13 Tennessee Tech


1. Caleb VanArragon (Valparaiso), 2. Hunter Thomson (Michigan), 3. Cameron Huss (Wisconsin), 4. Barend Botha (Toledo), 5. Valentin Peugnet (Illinois State), 6. Owen Stamper (Middle Tennessee), 7. Alex McCulla (Illinois State), 8. Ty Gingerich (Cincinnati), 9. Luke Fuller (Western Kentucky) and 10. Ben Ortwein (Rider) 



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