Commodores Named No. 1 Seed at Athens Regional

Dores earn regional top seed for third straight season, fourth time in five seasons

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – The Vanderbilt men’s golf team was named the number one seed at the NCAA Athens Regional on Wednesday, marking the third consecutive season and the fourth time in the last five seasons the Commodores have been a top seed at a NCAA Regional. The NCAA Athens Regional takes place May 13-15 with 12 other teams.

The No. 1 seed Commodores will compete with Duke, host Georgia, Liberty, Alabama, Tennessee, Campbell, Kentucky, Nevada, SMU, Memphis, UNC Wilmington, and Princeton.

Thirteen teams were selected to three regional sites and 14 were selected in three others, with the top five teams from each regional advancing to the NCAA Championships. Additionally, the top individual not affiliated with a qualifying team in the six regionals will also advance to the finals at the Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas, from May 24-29.

Humphrey in Tour Nashville Open This Weekend
Former Commodore Theo Humphrey will compete in the Tour’s Nashville Golf Open Benefiting the Snedeker Foundation this weekend at the Nashville Golf and Athletic Club.

Humphrey will tee off at 8:42 a.m. Thursday and 2:07 p.m. Friday.

Schwab Finishes Top 10 on European Tour
Another former Commodore, Matthias Schwab, finished in a tie for ninth at last week’s Trophy Hassan II in Rabat, Morocco, after carding a 2-under-par 290 (70-73-74-73) at the Royal Golf Dar Es Salam.

This week, Schwab and the European Tour heads to Shenzhen, China for the Volvo China Open this Thursday through Sunday.