Bulldogs To Open NCAA Championships Friday

ATHENS, Ga. — The Georgia men’s golfing workforce will carry on its quest for the program’s third national title this week in the NCAA Championships at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Timetable And Format: Ga and the other 29 squads will have 18 holes of stroke engage in Friday by way of Sunday. The industry then will be slice to the top rated 15 groups to comprehensive a fourth spherical on Monday. The top rated eight squads just after stroke engage in will advance to match enjoy, with the quarterfinals and semifinals set for Tuesday and the championship slated for Wednesday. Ga will be paired with Arkansas and Wake Forest for the very first and next rounds, with tee occasions set for 4:20-5:04 p.m. and 11-11:44 a.m., respectively.

Field (in buy by seed): Oklahoma, Oklahoma Point out, Vanderbilt, Arizona Condition, North Carolina, Pepperdine, Texas, Texas Tech, Florida, Georgia Tech, Texas A&M, Stanford, Arkansas, Georgia, Wake Forest, Auburn, Florida State, Ole Miss, Kansas, Arizona, Oregon, East Tennessee Point out, South Florida, Ohio State, North Florida, Liberty, BYU, Georgia Southern, Utah, and College or university of Charleston.

Study course: Grayhawk Golfing Club (par 70, 7,289 yards)

Travel Celebration: Senior Trent Phillips juniors Nicolas Cassidy, Connor Creasy, and Ben van Wyk and freshmen Buck Brumlow and Maxwell Ford. The Bulldogs will use a lineup of five players with the 4 least expensive scores counting.

Reside Outcomes: Golfstat will present scoring, pairings, and tee instances for the NCAAs.

Television Coverage: The Golf Channel will broadcast the NCAAs on Monday from 5-9 p.m., on Tuesday from midday to 2:30 p.m. and from 5-9 p.m., and Wednesday from 5-9 p.m.

Rankings: No. 12 Bushnell Golfweek Coaches, No. 12 Golfweek/Sagarin, No. 15 Golfstat.

Last Time: The Bulldogs arrived in fourth in the Bryan Regional to qualify for the NCAAs for the 50th time in application record. Considering the fact that the Regional format was launched in 1988-89, Georgia has innovative to the NCAAs 24 periods, which includes 21 of 25 under Coach Chris Haack (excluding the 2020 postseason, which was canceled). Haack led the Bulldogs to the 1999 and 2005 countrywide titles, to runner-up finishes in 2007 and 2011, and to the nationwide semifinals in 2015.

Coach Chris Haack Says: “The No. 1 objective when you commence just about every fall is to make it to the finals and check out to earn a nationwide championship. Mission achieved. Now we’ve bought to go out and participate in effectively. We have to have to get the 5 men firing on all cylinders at the similar time and actively playing good, confident golf. The information all week has been to stay affected individual, to stay in the instant, to keep in the existing. Practically nothing else issues. Choose one shot at a time, just one hole at a time. Will not appear at the leaderboard, you should not glimpse at the place we stand. That shot you happen to be about to hit is your most significant shot. Which is a thing our youthful group has had to learn this period. They absolutely have matured in that regard. We are likely into the finals realizing we have to hit a whole lot of irons off the tee to give ourselves a probability to hit greens. Ideally our putters will get sizzling at the appropriate time. I go into each and every year believing our staff can get it all. This calendar year is no unique.”

Information And Notes: Phillips was named Initially-Workforce All-SEC and Ford was selected for the league’s All-Freshman Team. Phillips became the initially player in college historical past to garner To start with-Crew honors all four seasons. He also joined Harris English, Russell Henley, and Brendon Todd as the only Bulldogs to be named All-SEC 4 instances. … Creasy was named to the SEC’s Local community Support Staff. … Cassidy served this 12 months on Georgia’s Range, Fairness, and Inclusion Committee, while senior Will Kahlstorf and Creasy ended up on the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. … van Wyk’s very last name is pronounced enjoyable-vake. … Ford represented the Bulldogs in the Patriot All-The usa, wherein the players carry a bag that consists of the name and department of service of a fallen or severely wounded soldier. … Phillips is rated No. 5 in the Velocity World-wide Ranking, No. 10 by Golfweek/Sagarin, and No. 11 in the Environment Amateur Golf Rankings. … With his opening tee shot on Friday, Phillips will have appeared in 41-of-41 collegiate tournaments. Henley, Kevin Kisner, and Brian Harman are the only 4-calendar year Bulldogs underneath Haack to under no circumstances pass up a match.

Social Media: Information and updates can be found at @UGAGolf.

By Harriet