Fourth seeded Stanford men’s golf finished its season in the third round at the NCAA men’s golf championships. While in the mix, the Cardinal were unable to catch the teams ahead to make the 15-team cut and advance to the playoff round. Although the finish may have not been what they hoped for, the team showed lots of resilience in the brutal weather and early wake up calls.
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.
The Stanford golf teams are in the final stretch, entering the NCAA postseason in the coming week. The women’s team will head into action first, playing May 8-10 in the Albuquerque Regional at The Championship Golf Course at the University of New Mexico. The men have to wait a little longer but get home 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.
In the 49th installment of the golf tournament known as The Goodwin, played at the Stanford golf course, No. 12 Stanford men’s golf earned their first victory of the season, fending off No. 1 USC at home. Capitalizing on the home course advantage during the three-day tournament, Stanford led the field from beginning to end. The Cardinal held a nine-shot lead after round one, a one shot lead after round two and finished the tournament back at a nine-shot victory.
The red-hot No. 1 Stanford men’s golf team will begin in earnest its pursuit of its first national title since 2007 on Monday morning when it tees off at the NCAA Tucson Regional in Tucson, Arizona at the Gallery Golf Club at Dove Mountain. The event will take place over the course of three days, with the top five teams advancing to the finals in Eugene, Oregon in two weeks.
Although No. 4 Stanford men’s golf trailed after the first round of the Pac-12 Championships in Salt Lake City over the weekend, the Cardinal used a stellar second round to seize the lead and never again trailed en route to clinching their third consecutive conference title and the 10th in program history.
After recording five top-five finishes but falling short of the winner’s circle in each tournament entering this week, the Stanford men’s golf team broke through with a resounding 10-stroke victory at the Western Collegiate in Santa Cruz. The three-day, 54-hole tournament spanning Monday through Wednesday also saw a record-breaking performance from junior Maverick McNealy, who…