Men's Golfers Earn Regional Bid

Athletics Communications
By Athletics Communications
University of Oklahoma
MAY 09, 2005

NORMAN, Okla. The University of Oklahoma men’s golf team was selected by the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Committee Monday, May 9, to participate in the 2005 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships.

Three regional tournaments, encompassing the current nine regions, will be conducted May 19-21. A total of 27 teams and six individuals not on selected teams were assigned to each regional site. The top 10 teams and two individuals not on advancing teams will move on from each regional to the championship finals.

The Sooners were selected as the No. 9 seed for the Central Regional hosted by the University of Notre Dame at the Warren Golf Course in South Bend, Ind.

The championships will be conducted June 1-4 at Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md. Loyola (Maryland) College is the host institution for this year's championships.

Oklahoma is riding a hot streak as of late, finishing fourth at the inaugural Texas A&M Invitaitonal and second at the Big 12 Championships. OU sophomore Anthony Kim won both tournaments as well as Big 12 Golfer of the Year honors announced last week.

OU finsihed second at the Central Regional last year, but missed the final round cut at the national championships and finished 21st.

The Sooners host the 14th annual Perry Maxwell Invitaitonal in Ardmore, Okla., beginning May 14. The two-day, 54-hole tournament is the final warmup before the NCAA Championships begin.




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