The 21st-ranked LSU men’s golf team received a No. 4 seed and a bid to the NCAA Regional Tournament in the Stockton, California Regional it was announced live Wednesday on the Golf Channel.
The event is scheduled for May 16-18 at The Reserve at Spanos Park Golf Club in Stockton, California. The event is being hosted by the University of Pacific.
This will mark the 14th straight regional appearance for LSU men’s golf coach Chuck Winstead. The Tigers are in a 14-team regional with the top five teams advancing to the NCAA Championship on May 27-June 1 Scottsdale, Arizona, at the Grayhawk Golf Club.
The Stockton Regional will be a three round, 54-hole stroke play event contested over a three-day span.
LSU’s paired with a regional that features the No. 4 overall national seed, Arizona State. Other teams included in the Stockton Regional are Washington, Stanford, Oregon, Nevada, Liberty, BYU, UAB, Houston, UC Davis, Denver, Albeine Christian, and Weber State.
LSU has won two team titles this year – the Jim Rivers Intercollegiate and the San Diego Classic. Individually, LSU has had three golfers earn medalist honors this season. Michael Sanders won the Turning Stone Intercollegiate in the fall, while Nicholas Arcement (San Diego Classic) and Drew Doyle (The Hayt) have won during the spring portion of play.
Garrett Barber (71.10) and Cohen Trolio (71.37) lead the Tigers in stroke average per round.