Clarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University men’s golf team and the APSU athletics department will host a viewing party to watch the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship selection show, 7:30pm, Monday, in the second-floor Governors Club Room at the Dunn Center.
The party will be an open viewing party for Governors golf fans, students and alumni to celebrate Austin Peay’s fifth trip—and second under head coach Kirk Kayden—to NCAA Regional play. Light refreshments will be served at the event. The 2013 field will be announced 8:00pm, Monday via NCAA.com.
The NCAA Regionals will take place on May 16th-18th and will be held at six sites – Baton Rouge, La. (University Club); Tallahassee, Fla. (Golden Eagle Country Club); Columbus, Ohio (Scarlett Course); Fayetteville, Ark. (The Blessings Golf Club); Tempe, Ariz. (Karsten Golf Course), and Pullman, Wash (Palouse Ridge Golf Club). The National Championship will be held May 28th – June 2nd at the Capital City Club/Crabapple Course in Atlanta.
Austin Peay earned the Ohio Valley Conference’s automatic bid by claiming the OVC tourney championship last weekend at GreyStone Golf Club, carving out a rain-shortened nine-stroke victory, shooting back-to-back 4-under 284s to claim the program’s eighth OVC tourney crown,
This is APSU’s first trip to NCAA Regional play since 2009. The Govs initial trip was in 2001 and was followed by appearances in 2002 and 2003.
The Govs, who won a school-record six tourney titles in 2012-13, currently are rated 73rd nationally in the most recent Golfstat rankings—APSU has attained its highest Golfstat ranking in program history.