Alabama Men’s Golf Wins NCAA Baton Rouge Regional, Scott Strohmeyer Wins Individual Title
The Alabama men's golf team will be rolling into the NCAA Championships following a regional victory that included a dominating final round. The Crimson Tide shot six-under as a team to secure a six stroke win over the Florida Gators at the NCAA Baton Rouge Regional.
Alabama entered the final round in second place, eight strokes behind the 2nd-seeded Gators. Behind the two best rounds of the tournament from Bobby Wyatt and Scott Strohmeyer, the Crimson Tide scored 15 strokes better than Florida on Saturday.
Wyatt, a junior from Mobile, destroyed the difficult University Club with a round of 66 that included six birdies to one bogey. Wyatt's tournament was second only to Strohmeyer. The veteran senior shot rounds of 70-73-69 to take home the Regional's individual title.
The three-day scores for the Crimson Tide looked like this:
1 - Scott Strohmeyer - 70-73-69 (-4)
2 - Bobby Wyatt - 75-73-66 (-2)
T-6 - Justin Thomas - 73-72-73 (+2)
T-30 - Cory Whitsett - 75-78-74 (+11)
T-37 -Trey Mullinax - 82-72-75 (+13)
LSU, Tennessee, and Coastal Carolina join Alabama and Florida in advancing to the NCAA Golf Championships from May 28-June 2. Alabama will be competing for the national championship at Capital City Club. The Crimson Tide fell a hole short of winning a title last year when it lost to Texas 3-2 in singles matches on the final day.