Golfweek Sagarin College Rankings
Coming off a stellar performance that lifted Duke to the ACC Women’s Golf Championship, Leona Maguire sits atop the individual Golfweek Sagarin College Rankings this week.
The Blue Devils overall team effort wasn’t enough to push them past Florida State in the poll though. The Seminoles take a seat in the top 5.
The ACC Men’s Golf Championship is underway this weekend at Musgrove Mill Golf Club in South Carolina. Keep up with live scoring here.
Wake Forest’s Will Zalatoris (individual) and fellow Demon Deacon’s (team) lead the men’s rankings in the conference. Zalatoris sits among the top 5 ranked collegiate players in the nation.
Among teams, the ACC has 8 teams ranked in both the women’s and men’s top 50 in the country.
Leona Maguire, a junior, made a decision not to go pro last fall and has indicated she’ll play through the 2017-18 season. Since making the announcement, Maguire had three wins, a second place and sixth place finish over five tournaments. She now adds a second ACC individual title, her first coming in 2015.
Maguire is the front runner for the ANNIKA Award . If she wins, it will be her second such honor after winning in 2015.
Duke is already reloading with the announcement earlier this week that former number amateur Hannah O’Sullivan will be joining the Blue Devils next season.
Looking ahead to the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf selection announcement on Thursday, April 27. The question may not be so much who’s going as it is, who’s not?
A total of 72 teams and 24 individuals will be announced on the selection show airing at 11:00a E on the Golf Channel.
The cutoff for Regionals appears to be 56 and Virginia’s women’s team is on the bubble with rankings of 55 in Golfweek and 60 in Golfstat. Will the Cavaliers receive an at-large bid?
The NCAA Division I Men’s Golf selection show will also air on the Golf Channel. The announcement of the 81 teams and 45 individuals selected to head to the Regionals will be on Thursday, May 4 at noon.