The UCF Knights Women’s Golf team begins their final quest for a national championship today in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the 2019 NCAA National Championship Tournament.
The Knights are in the national tournament for the first time in 23 years after finishing sixth in their regional up in Washington State.
Here’s what you need to know:
Dates: May 17-22
Course: The Blessings Golf Club (Par 73, 6,473-yards) in Fayetteville, Arkansas (Host: University of Arkansas)
Field: 24 five-player teams (six from each of the four regionals) plus 12 individual qualifiers
Format: It’s complicated.
- 54-hole stroke play over the first three days
- Top 15 teams (plus 9 individuals not on a competing team) advance to fourth round (18 holes, stroke play)
- Top 8 teams from fourth round move on to match-play competition
- 72-hole individual tournament to determine individual champion
How’s UCF looking?
UCF is the lowest-ranked team nationally in the field (#43) except for Indiana, who is 52nd coming in.
It’s golf. Anything can happen.
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