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Harvard Receives Assignment for NCAA Men's Golf Regional, Cornell's Graboyes Also Invited

Harvard Receives Assignment for NCAA Men's Golf Regional, Cornell's Graboyes Also Invited

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INDIANAPOLIS — Ivy League team champion Harvard, as well as individual medalist Luke Graboyes from Cornell, have received their assignments for the 2016 NCAA Regionals to take place May 16-18.

The Crimson will visit the Ol’ Colony Golf Complex in Tuscaloosa, Ala., after earning the League’s automatic bid following their first Ancient Eight title since 1975. Harvard finished with a four-stroke lead over second-place Dartmouth on April 24 in Jackson, N.J.

Meanwhile, Graboyes was one of the individual golfers selected to participate and will play at Blackwolf Run Meadow Valleys Course in Kohler, Wisc. Graboyes won the individual title at the Ivy League Championship with a one-stroke lead over Dartmouth's Ian Kelsey.

The field for the 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships consists of 81 qualifying schools, which includes 31 conference automatic qualifiers, 50 teams selected at-large and 45 individuals not on those teams.  Six 54-hole regional tournaments will be conducted May 16-18.  Thirteen teams and ten individuals not on those teams will compete at each of three regionals while the other three regionals will have 14 teams and five individuals not on those teams.  The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each regional will advance to the finals to be played May 27 to June 1 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore.
 
The six regional championship sites include Ol’ Colony Golf Complex in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, hosted by the University of Alabama; Gallery Golf Club, Marana, Arizona, hosted by the University of Arizona; Blackwolf Run Meadow Valleys Course, Kohler, Wisconsin, hosted by Marquette University; Championship Course at University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, hosted by the University of New Mexico; Karsten Creek Golf Club, Stillwater, Oklahoma, hosted by Oklahoma State University; and Vanderbilt Legends Club, Franklin, Tennessee, hosted by Vanderbilt University.
 
This year’s men’s championships will be broadcast for the third year by Golf Channel, with more than 100 news and tournament coverage hours planned for the NCAA Division I Men’s and Women’s Golf Championships.  The NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships will take place May 20-25, also at Eugene Country Club.