Two Big Ten Teams Travel to NCAA Menâ??s Golf Championships
May 22, 2014INDIANA SPORTS PAGE
ROSEMONT, Ill. – Illinois and Purdue will represent the Big Ten at the 2014 NCAA
Men’s Golf Championships, which will run from Friday to next Wednesday (May 23-28)
at the Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan. The Fighting Illini won the
Sugar Grove Regional last weekend, while Purdue finished third. Illinois’ Brian
Campbell was the individual champion of the regional after carding a three-round
score of 5-under par 211 (69-70-72).
After securing its second straight regional title with a three-round score of 880
(293-292-295), Illinois advances to the NCAA Championships for the seventh straight
year and 22nd time in program history. The Fighting Illini finished second at last
season’s NCAA Championships. The Boilermakers return to the national event for the
27th time in school history and first time since 2005 after recording a three-round
score of 894 (309-288-297).
The NCAA Men’s Golf Championships feature 54 holes from Friday through Sunday.
Following the 54-hole competition, the top 40 players will advance for one
additional day of stroke play next Monday to determine a 72-hole stroke play
individual champion. The top eight teams after 54 holes of play will advance to
match play competition, which will be held next Tuesday and Wednesday.
Live results from the event can be found at NCAA.com and bigten.org. The Golf
Channel will carry live coverage from next Monday through Wednesday from 5-8 p.m.
ET. Monday’s coverage will feature the championship round of individual stroke play.
Tuesday and Wednesday’s broadcast will feature the semifinals and finals of team