Men's Golf Opens NCAA Kissimmee Regional Play Monday
KISSIMMEE, Fla. - The Coastal Caroline men's golf team, under first year head coach Jim Garren, is making its return to an NCAA Regional Monday (May 14) as the 2018 Sun Belt Champions will tee off at from 8:55 am to 9:39 am on hole 10 of the par 72, 7.154-yard Watson Course at the Reunion Resort.
States Fort will be the first off the tee Monday for the Chanticleers and he will be followed by Morgan Deneen, Daniel Overas, Thadd Obecny II and Luis Ruiz. In addition i=to having a practice round on the course Sunday, CCU's Obecny has played the course on a few occasions as the senior played his freshman season at nearby Central Florida, host of the NCAA Kissimmee Regional. Coastal will play the first round with Jacksonville State and host UCF.
Coastal is making its first appearance in an NCAA Regional since 2013 and the program's 12th appearance overall. CCU has advanced to the NCAA Championship five times with a high finish of fifth in 2006.
To advance to the NCAA Championship (May 25-30 in Stilwater, Okla., at Oklahoma State's Karsten Course), the Chanticleers will need to finish among the top five at the Regional. Also, the top individual not on the top five teams will earn a berth to the NCAA Championship.