Preview of men's golf at NCAA South Regional


Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 8:00 a.m.
Last Modified: Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at 9:30 p.m.

What: NCAA South Regional. Six regionals will be played this weekend, with 13 teams at three of the locations and 14 at the remaining three. The top-five finishers at each site will earn invitations to the NCAA Championships, which will be played at the Capital City Club in Woodstock, Ga.

Where: Baton Rouge, La.

When: Today-Saturday

Who: (Golfstat relative rankings in parentheses) 1. Alabama (2) 2. Florida (10) 3. LSU (17) 4. Mississippi State (23) 5. Houston (26) 6. Northwestern (34) 7. Tennessee (38) 8. South Alabama (47) 9. Coastal Carolina (50) 10. UAB (61) 11. Wichita State (63) 12. Southeastern Louisiana (76) 13. Houston Baptist (140).

Of note: Florida is looking to advance to the NCAA Championships for the 13th consecutive season, the longest current streak in the country.

UF’s lineup: Seniors Tyler McCumber, T.J. Vogel and Tommy Mou, sophomores J.D. Tomlinson and Eric Banks.

Quoting UF coach Buddy Alexander: "We haven't played in a while and the last time we played, we didn't play particularly well. That sticks in your craw a little a bit. I do think we are a very capable team. I think they are fired up, ready to play. Hopefully, that's the case because this is when it matters."

— Staff report

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