Tulsa Golfers Make NCAA Regional Field

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –– The Tulsa men’s golf teams will compete in the Texas A&M Regional, May 20-22, at the Traditions Club in College Station, Texas. The Hurricane will be one of 14 teams vying for the top-five spots at the regional advancing to the NCAA Championships.

Texas A&M is the No. 1 seed, followed by Texas Tech, Georgia, North Florida and TCU rounding out the top-five seeds.

The Hurricane is led by senior Rob Laird. The second-team all-Conference USA selection has a team-leading 73.8 stroke average in 33 rounds this year. Laird has placed among the top-20 in six tournaments this season.

Sophomores Arie Fauzi and Stephen Carney have 74.0 stroke averages to rank second on the Hurricane roster.

Tulsa placed ninth at the regional last year. The Hurricane last advanced to the NCAA Championships in 2006-07.

There are six regional sites for the men’s tournament and a total of 81 teams. Thirteen teams will play in three regionals, while 14 teams will compete in the other three regional events. Five teams will advance from each regional to the finals. The Championships round will take place June 1-6 at The Honors Course in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

Traditions Club – College Station, Texas • Hosted by the Texas A&M University
Teams (seeded in the following order):
1.             Texas A&M
2.             Texas Tech
3.             Georgia (Southeastern Conference)
4.             North Florida
5.             TCU
6.             Pepperdine (West Coast Conference)
7.             Auburn
8.             North Carolina
9.             Baylor
10.             Tulsa
11.             Rice
12.             Wichita State (Missouri Valley Conference)
13.             Georgetown (Big East Conference)
14.             Jackson State (Southwestern Athletic Conference) 

Updated 05-12-2010

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