Amateur NCAA

8 Canadians in the mix for college golf supremacy

Nolan Thoroughgood
Victoria, BC – 13 May 2018 – Nolan Thoroughgood during the final round at the Future Links, driven by Acura Pacific Championship, at Bear Mountain Golf Resort, Victoria, BC. (Photo: Chuck Russell/Golf Canada)

The regional tournaments for the NCAA Division I men’s golf championships got underway on Monday May 13 and will conclude on Wednesday, May 15, at six different sites.

Each regional tournament will conduct play across 54 holes through May 15. Each regional site will have 13 to 14 teams and five to 10 individuals. In all, the regional stages will feature 81 teams and 45 individuals. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals.

A total of 8 Canadian golfers are taking part in the competition.

Pullman Regional

Name Hometown Score
Patrick Murphy (UCLA) Crossfield, Alta. T49 (69-73, +2)

Myrtle Beach Regional

Name Hometown Position
Nolan Thoroughgood (Oregon State) Victoria, B.C. T72 (80, +19)

Louisville Regional

Name Hometown Position
Julien Sale (Arkansas State) Reunion Island, France T26 (75-70, +3)
Etienne Papineau (West Virginia) St-Jean-sur-Richlieu, Que. T41 (73-74, +5)
Max Sear (West Virginia) Unionville, Ont. T36 (74-72, +4)

Athens Regional

Name Hometown Position
Sam Meek (Nevada) Peterborough, Ont. T69 (80-80, +17)
Tony Gil (Nevada) Vaughan, Ont. T34 (74-74, +6)

Austin Regional

Name Hometown Position
Noah Steele (Sam Houston State) Kingston, Ont. T43 (74-77, +9)

Team and individual medalist titles will be decided May 24-29 at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The University of Arkansas is the host institution for the 2019 championships.

Click on the event site above to access the tournament leaderboard and follow our Canadian golfers throughout the competition.