Alabama Women’s Golf Begins NCAA Regional Play Monday


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The No. 1-seeded Alabama women’s golf team will begin postseason play at the NCAA Tallahassee Regional, May 7-9, at the par-72, 6,342-yard Don Veller Seminole Golf Course & Club. All three rounds will begin at 7 a.m. CT.

Tallahassee Regional Field

Joining the Crimson Tide at the Tallahassee Regional are No. 2 seed Furman, No. 3 Arizona, No. 4 Washington, No. 5 Wake Forest, No. 6 Vanderbilt, No. 7 Florida State, No. 8 Clemson, No. 9 Georgia, No. 10 Tennessee, No. 11 UNLV, No. 12 Kennesaw State, No. 13 Denver, No. 14 Coastal Carolina, No. 15 Missouri, No. 16 College of Charleston, No. 17 Richmond and No. 18 Albany.

Regional Format

The top six finishing teams at the Tallahassee Regional, along with the top three individuals who are not members of those squads, will advance to the 2018 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, which will take place May 18-23 at Oklahoma State University’s Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. The six teams and three players will join qualifiers from the Austin (Texas), Madison (Wis.) and San Francisco (Calif.) regionals.

Alabama at the NCAA Regionals

This will be Alabama’s 20th regional appearance and the 13th under head coach Mic Potter. The Crimson Tide have played in an NCAA regional in all 13 seasons under Potter and advanced to the NCAA Championships in their 12 previous appearances. The Tide captured regional titles in 2011 (Daytona Beach, Fla.), 2013 (Auburn, Ala.) and 2017 (Athens, Ga.). This will be Potter’s 26th consecutive NCAA regional appearance as a head coach. He led Furman to 13 straight trips from 1993-2005 and has qualified a team in every season the regional format has been a part of the NCAA postseason.

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