Stanford men’s golf celebrated early Wednesday morning at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas with the program’s ninth national title and its first since 2007. After eking out wins over third-seeded Wake Forest and second-seeded Vanderbilt in the quarter- and semifinals on Tuesday, the Cardinal dispatched No. 5 Texas 3-2 with none of its match wins reaching the final hole.
No. 12 Stanford men’s golf will make its sixth straight appearance at the NCAA Championships on Friday — the first day of the six-day national tournament from May 24-29 at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Stanford is an eight-time national title winner but has not captured top honors since 2007.
The Stanford men’s golf team saw its season come to an end this weekend at the NCAA Championships in Stillwater, OK, but not before two upperclassmen sent their seasons out on a high note with fantastic individual performances.
Junior Isaiah Salinda finished in a tie for 15th individually at even par for the tournament. Salinda was the only Cardinal player to qualify for the final day of stroke play, but his senior teammate Jeffrey Sweggle also had an exciting finish to his career.
16th-seeded Stanford men’s golf travel to Stillwater to take place in the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships in Karsten Creek Golf Club beginning on May 24.
The Stanford men’s golf team completed the fall portion of its season on Wednesday with a 22-under-par second-place finish at the St Mary’s Invitational, held at Poppy Hills Golf Club in Pebble Beach. Junior Brandon Wu paced the Cardinal with a fifth-place finish at seven-under, a fitting conclusion to his stellar fall season.
No. 14 Stanford men’s and No. 7 women’s golf were in different parts of the country last weekend, with the women flying to Hawaii to participate in the Pac-12 Preview on Oct. 23-24, and the men in Alpharetta Georgia for the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate from Oct. 20-22.
No. 4 Stanford Mens golf team protected its home turf the past three days, tying for first of 13 in the NCAA Regionals at the par-70 Stanford University Golf Course. The Cardinal easily placed within the top five, as necessary to advance to Rich Harvest Hills in Sugar Grove, Illinois for the NCAA Championship May 26-31. The Cardinal placed all five of their players in the top-20, including three in the top-5, in the 73 person field.
After Saturday’s play was cancelled as Boulder turned into a cold winter wonderland, Stanford finished strong on Sunday but fell short of a miraculous comeback, taking second at the Pac-12 Championships. Nearly five inches of springtime snow at the par-70 Boulder Country Club in Colorado shortened the tournament into a 54-hole event instead of a 72-holer.