2017 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships participants announced
INDIANAPOLIS — The NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Committee announced Wednesday the 156 participants that will compete in the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships.
The top five teams and the top individual not on those teams from each of the six regional sites – Austin, Texas; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; College Grove, Tennessee; Sammamish, Washington; Stanford, California and West Lafayette, Indiana have advanced to compete at the finals which will be held May 26-31 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois. The championships are being hosted by Northern Illinois University.
The teams and individuals advancing to the 2017 championships finals are listed below:
University of Texas Golf Club — Austin, Texas
Hosted by University of Texas at Austin
Will Zalatoris, Wake Forest
University Club, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Hosted by Louisiana State University
Mason Overstreet, Arkansas
The Grove – College Grove, Tennessee
Hosted by Middle Tennessee State University
University of Central Florida
Cam Norman, Troy
Aldarra Golf Club – Sammamish, Washington
Hosted by University of Washington
Chandler Phillips, Texas A&M
Stanford Golf Course – Stanford, California
Hosted by Stanford University
Travis Trace, North Florida
Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex, Kampen Course – West Lafayette, Indiana
Hosted by Purdue University
Trent Wallace, Illinois State
Finals play consists of three days of stroke play on Friday, May 26 through Sunday, May 28 (54 holes), after which the top 15 teams and nine individuals not on an advancing team will be determined. That is followed by a final day of 18 holes of stroke play on Monday, May 29 to determine the top eight teams that will advance to match play as well as the 72-hole individual champion. The team national champion will be determined by a match-play format that will consist of quarterfinals and semifinals conducted on Tuesday, May 30, followed by finals on Wednesday, May 31.