NCAA men's regionals: Staff predictions

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As we approach the first day of NCAA men's regionals on Thursday, our staff of experts took a few moments to dissect each regional and make their picks.

We'll be keeping you up-to-date on each regional all week long, and you can follow us on Twitter to get the latest updates from @collegegolf, @GolfweekBRomine, @GolfweekCassie, @GolfweekRingler and @WrongRon.

Here are their regional picks:

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Pullman Regional

RON BALICKI: California, TCU, USC, St. Mary’s (Calif.), San Diego State

LANCE RINGLER: California, TCU, USC, St. Mary's (Calif.), BYU

CASSIE STEIN: California, TCU, USC, St. Mary's (Calif.), BYU

BRENTLEY ROMINE: California, USC, TCU, North Texas, BYU

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Baton Rouge Regional

RON BALICKI: Alabama, Florida, LSU, Houston, Northwestern

LANCE RINGLER: Alabama, Florida, LSU, Houston, Northwestern

CASSIE STEIN: Alabama, Florida, LSU, Mississippi State, Northwestern

BRENTLEY ROMINE: Alabama, LSU, Houston, Tennessee, Florida

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Tempe Regional

RON BALICKI: UCLA, Duke, Georgia, Texas A&M, UCF

LANCE RINGLER: UCLA, Duke, Georgia, Texas A&M, Arizona State

CASSIE STEIN: UCLA, Duke, Georgia, Texas A&M, Arizona State

BRENTLEY ROMINE: Georgia, UCLA, UCF, Duke, Vanderbilt

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Fayetteville Regional

RON BALICKI: Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Kent State, Illinois

LANCE RINGLER: Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma State, SMU, Illinois

CASSIE STEIN: Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma State, Kent State, Illinois

BRENTLEY ROMINE: Texas, SMU, Oklahoma State, Arkansas, Liberty

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Columbus Regional

RON BALICKI: Stanford, New Mexico, Auburn, UNLV, South Carolina

LANCE RINGLER: New Mexico, Stanford, Auburn, South Carolina, Missouri

CASSIE STEIN: New Mexico, Stanford, Auburn, South Carolina, UNLV

BRENTLEY ROMINE: South Carolina, Stanford, New Mexico, Auburn, Missouri

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Tallahassee Regional

RON BALICKI: Washington, Georgia Tech, Florida State, North Florida, Oklahoma

LANCE RINGLER: Washington, Georgia Tech, Florida State, North Florida, Oklahoma

CASSIE STEIN: Washington, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Oklahoma, Oregon

BRENTLEY ROMINE: Florida State, North Florida, Oklahoma, Georgia Tech, Washington

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