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For the record: Match history at the NCAA Championship

For the record: College golf match history at the NCAA Championship

The 2015 NCAA Championship marks the seventh national championship decided by match play.

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Handicapping the field: Stroke spreads for NCAA Championship

Handicapping the NCAA Championship field: Stroke spreads for stroke play at Concession

Golfweek's Lance Ringler breaks down the stroke spreads for all 30 teams competing at the NCAA Men's Golf Championship at Concession.

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NCAA Championship primer: Men move in at Concession

NCAA Championship primer: Men's college golf moves in at Concession

The NCAA Championship switches from women's college golf to men's college golf this week at Concession Golf Club.

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NCAA Championship blog: A fortnight with Ringler

NCAA Championship blog: A fortnight of college golf with Ringler

NCAA college golf finals will play out at the Concession Golf Club for the next two weeks and Lance Ringler is blogging the action.

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NCAA Women's Championship primer: Field, format, teams to watch

NCAA Women's Championship college golf primer: Field, format, teams to watch

The best in college golf will assemble at the NCAA Women’s Championship on May 22 at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla.

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College golf top 10: Best NCAA regional rounds

College golf top 10: Lance Ringler names best NCAA regional rounds

Lance Ringler looks back at the NCAA college golf regionals to determine the top 10 team rounds.

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Noblesville Regional: SMU, Illinois share victory

NCAA men's golf Noblesville Regional: SMU Mustangs, Illinois Illini share victory

NCAA men's college golf regional championship in Noblesville SMU Mustangs and Illinois Fighting Illini share victory.

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Noblesville Regional: SMU gains comfortable lead, UCLA in position

NCAA college golf Noblesville Regional: SMU gains comfortable lead, UCLA in position

SMU leads the NCAA men's college golf 2015 Noblesville Regional on the way to the NCAA championship while Colorado and Illinois are close behind.

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Noblesville Regional: Colorado bolts to first-round lead

Noblesville Regional: Colorado bolts to first-round lead in men's college golf NCAA regional

Men's college golf 2015 Noblesville Regional NCAA championship Colorado men's golf takes lead with Illinois, UCLA and Alabama are left chasing.

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Ringler: Hosting NCAA regional would reward exceptional teams

Ringler: Hosting NCAA regional would reward exceptional teams

One potential reform for NCAA men's golf regionals making the rounds would grant host duties for the six regional sites to teams as reward for an exceptional regular season rather than be awarded via competitive bid.

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South Bend Regional: Purdue climbs seven spots, Harvard lurks

South Bend NCAA college golf regional: Purdue climbs seven spots, Harvard lurks

Purdue climbed seven spots on the NCAA South Bend Regional leaderboard while Harvard put itself in position to do something special.

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South Bend Regional: Duke looks for redemption at Warren Course

South Bend NCAA college golf regional: Duke looks for redemption at Warren Course

Duke is looking to erase its NCAA women's regional memories at the Notre Dame Warren Course with a victory.

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Deeper field, new format could create an NCAA postseason for the books

Deepr field, new format could create an NCAA women's college golf postseason for the books

Match play debuts in the NCAA Women’s National Championship at a time when women's college golf is as deep as ever.

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College golf job blog: News from around the coaching community

College golf job blog: News from around the coaching community

As NCAA college golf coaching jobs turn over throughout the summer, Golfweek will track the vacancies and the hires here.

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Arizona State's Hoos: No substitute for experience

Arizona State's Eric Hoos: No substitute for experience

As NCAA college golf draws more eyes, a new breed of assistant coach is emerging – one with experience.

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Ringler's women's regional predictions for selection Monday

Lance Ringler's NCAA women's regional predictions for selection Monday

NCAA Division I women's regional assignments will be made Monday, and Lance Ringler predicts how they might look.

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Updated: Ringler's regional predictions for NCAA men's postseason

Lance Ringler's regional predictions: How NCAA men's college golf postseason could look

College golf turns toward NCAA regional play soon, which prompted Lance Ringler to predict how the field at each of six sites could look.

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Texas, Scheffler score big wins at Western Intercollegiate

Texas Longhorns and Scottie Scheffler score big wins at Western Intercollegiate

The Texas Longhorns and freshman Scottie Scheffler swept the Western Intercollegiate on Sunday as former Longhorn Jordan Spieth won the Masters.

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Young Stanford team finds form at Pasatiempo

Young Stanford team finds form at Pasatiempo for Western Intercollegiate

Stanford Cardinal leads the Western Intercollegiate after one round at Pasatiempo Golf Course.

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All eyes on Texas, Arizona State at scenic Pasatiempo

College golf eyes on Texas Longhorns, Arizona State Sun Devils at scenic Pasatiempo for Western Intercollegiate

Expect Texas and Arizona State to steal college-golf headlines at the Western Intercollegiate at Pasatiempo.

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How to win your Masters office pool

How to win your 2015 Masters office pool with PGA Tour stars and sleeper picks

Want to know how to win your 2015 Masters office pool? Choose the big-name PGA Tour players, but add the guy whom no one else will pick.

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Top D2 player Svensson turns professional mid-season

Top D2 player Adam Svensson to leave Barry University and turn professional

After Adam Svensson, a junior at Barry University (which competes at the NCAA Division II level), won the Matlock Collegiate Classic on Feb. 10, he felt the time was right to turn professional.

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Anatomy of NCAA college golf: Where do players come from?

Anatomy of NCAA college golf: Where do players come from?

California leads the nation in stocking NCAA Division I programs with players. The question is, where do all the rest come from?

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Women's preview: Mid-American Conference

Women's college conference preview: Mid-American Conference

It's hard to believe any team but Kent State will take home the Mid-American Conference title this spring. The Golden Flashes dominate this conference.

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Men's preview: Mid-American Conference

Men's college conference preview: Mid-American Conference

Kent State is the favorite in the Mid-American Conference, but a victory by the Golden Flashes isn't a sure thing. Eastern Michigan, Miami of Ohio and Akron could challenge.

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Women's preview: Big Ten Conference

Women's college conference preview: Big Ten Conference

Northwestern is the clear favorite in the Big Ten Conference, but if any team is going to steal its thunder, expect that team to be Ohio State.

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Men's preview: Big Ten Conference

Men's college golf preview: Big Ten Conference

The Fighting Illini are ranked No. 1 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings and no other team in the Big Ten Conference is in the top 40 as the spring season gets underway.

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Tim Mickelson taps Eric Hoos to replace brother

Tim Mickelson taps Eric Hoos to replace brother as Arizona State assistant

Former Denver head coach Eric Hoos has replaced Phil Mickelson as the assistant coach at Arizona State.

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Rees steps down as Texas-Arlington head coach

Jay Rees steps down as Texas-Arlington head men's golf coach

Jay Rees, head men’s golf coach at Texas-Arlington, has resigned after seven seasons with the Mavericks.

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Illinois commitment takes Feagles north

Illinois commitment takes Michael Feagles north to play college golf

Given Michael Feagles’ Arizona roots, a recent verbal commitment to the University of Illinois raised eyebrows. Rarely does a talented junior player head north to play college golf.

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North Carolina, Pacific gain talent in transfers

North Carolina, Pacific gain talent in transfers

In college golf, it’s rare for an impact player to transfer at semester even though it is legal if the player is released by the school. It happened to a few programs during winter break.

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Men's preview: ACC

NCAA men's college preview: Florida State is a favorite in the ACC

The ACC could be one of the best conference championships in all of college golf. Florida State is a favorite, with chasers Wake Forest, Georgia Tech and North Carolina at its heels.

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St. John's men's coach Frank Darby is out

St. John's men's coach Frank Darby is out

St. John's men's golf coach Frank Darby has been relieved of his duties with the Red Storm.

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Foley, .500 rule, substitution drives convention

Ringler: Foley, .500 rule, substitution drives coaches convention

For the first time in many years, the annual GCAA and WGCA National Convention in Las Vegas was laid back and presented a lot of reasons to smile.

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College men: 2014 midseason grades

College men: Lance Ringler's 2014 midseason grades

Here are Lance Ringler's midseason grades for the 2014 fall college men's golf season.

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Wake Forest returns to 'upper echelon'

Wake Forest men return to 'upper echelon of college golf'

A strong team bond and winning fall season have elevated Wake Forest back among the elite in men's college golf.

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Lure of LPGA Q-School puts top teams in limbo

Ringler: Lure of LPGA Q-School puts top college teams in limbo

The tournament that could make the most difference in women’s college golf this year isn’t even on the college-golf schedule. That tournament, however, could have a huge impact on what happens at the biggest event that is on the schedule: the NCAA Women’s Championship.

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Julien Brun to remain at TCU for spring semester

Julien Brun to remain at TCU for spring semester

There was speculation that Julien Brun, who hails from Antibes, France, would not return to TCU next spring, instead opting to begin a professional career. That question has been answered, and Brun will be in the TCU lineup next spring.

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Ducks land top spot in final fall coaches poll

Ducks land top spot in final fall coaches poll, up from preseason 25

Early in the year, after I had put Oregon in the No. 26 position in Golfweek’s preseason top-30 rankings, a coach texted to tell me the Ducks were going to be much better than that.

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Phil Mickelson named interim assistant at ASU

Phil Mickelson named interim assistant at Arizona State

Phil Mickelson, PGA Tour star and former NCAA champion, has joined the coaching staff at Arizona State. Mickelson has been named an interim assistant coach for the Sun Devils.

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New Mexico's Gavin Green repeats in El Paso

New Mexico's Gavin Green repeats at Western Refining College All-America Classic

New Mexico senior Gavin Green successfully defended his title at the Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic on Sunday in El Paso, Texas.

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Green's record day results in Western Refining lead

Green's record day puts him in Western Refining lead

New Mexico's Gavin Green took the lead at the Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic with a tournament-record 62 in the second round.

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Western Refining Classic brings top talent to El Paso

Western Refining Classic brings top talent to El Paso

The Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic, which brings 20 of college golf's top individuals to El Paso, Texas, started with long drive and putting festivities Friday that saw Bryson Dechambeau hit a 348-yard blast.

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Ringler: NCAA match play could level playing field

Ringler: For women, NCAA match play could level playing field

With the arrival of match play to determine the NCAA women’s team winner this spring, the door swings open to more potential champions.

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College coaches worth look as Ryder Cup captains

In quest for Ryder Cup leader, college coaches deserve a look

After losing a third consecutive Ryder Cup and having dropped eight of the past 10, the U.S. should consider college coaches as captains, Lance Ringler writes.

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11-year-old commits to Connecticut

11-year-old commits to Connecticut Huskies men's golf team

Last month, 11-year-old Ben James of Milford, Conn., committed to Connecticut head coach Dave Pezzino's scholarship offer for the fall of 2021.

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Ringler: Men's college golf season a must-watch

Lance Ringler: New men's college golf season a must-watch

With the opening weekend of college golf now in the rear view mirror, its now full throttle into the fall season. Eight action-packed weeks of college golf will make this new season a must-watch, writes Lance Ringler.

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Men's countdown: Ringler's preseason top 30

Men's countdown: Lance Ringler's preseason top 30

Another college golf season is upon us with the fall season getting underway. During the next 10 days, Golfweek will countdown the top 30 men's teams in its preseason rankings.

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Proposed NCAA format offers right mix

Proposed NCAA format offers right mix of medal, match play

The recent proposal from the NCAA Division I men’s and women’s golf committees – adding an extra 18 holes of stroke play for top 15 teams and top nine individuals from non qualifying teams – seems to be the best model to date.

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Gregory resigns from alma mater SMU

Josh Gregory resigns from alma mater SMU as Mustangs men's golf coach

After three seasons at SMU, Josh Gregory has resigned from his position as head golf coach after guiding the Mustangs to an NCAA Championship appearance for the first time since 2005.

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