Men's Golf Earns Slot in Central Regional

May 9, 2001

FORT WORTH, Texas--The TCU men's golf team has received a bid to head north on Interstate 35 to play in the 2001 NCAA Central Regional at the Karsten Creek Golf Course in Stillwater, Okla., from May 17-19. This marks the 12th consecutive year under head coach Bill Montigel that the Horned Frogs have qualified for regional play.

TCU, currently ranked 13th in the nation by Golfweek, earned a solid seed in the Central after a strong season which included a pair of tournament victories, including a conference championship last week.

The Frogs are one of 27 teams in the Central Regional, a field highlighted by eight Top 25 schools including: TCU, No. 4 Texas, No. 9 Oklahoma State, No. 14 Augusta State, No. 17 Oklahoma, No. 19 Houston and No. 24 Northwestern.

Other teams participating include: Arkansas-Little Rock, Arkansas State, Baylor, College of Charleston, Colorado, Jackson State, Kansas, Kent State, Lamar, Louisiana-Lafayette, Minnesota, North Carolina, North Florida, Ohio State, Purdue, SMU, Texas A&M, Toledo, Tulsa and Wichita State.

The top eight teams from each of the three regionals will advance to nationals. Also qualifying will be the top two individuals in each region not on an advancing team. The NCAA Division I Men's Championship, hosted by Duke, are scheduled for May 30-June 2 at the Duke University Golf Course in Durham, N.C.



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