Mid-South teams in running at NCAA golf regionals

Mid-South teams in running at NCAA golf regionals
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ATHENS, GA (WMC) - It’s NCAA Tournament time in men’s golf for a host of Mid-South Schools, including the University of Memphis.

The Tigers, competing in the Athens, Georgia, regional as the 11th seed are currently in 5th place with an opening round at 8 over par total--3 strokes behind 4th place Tennessee in the 13-team field.

Tiger Golfer Bradley Bawden is the individual leader with a 3-under par 68.

Arkansas is in 4th place at the Austin, Texas, regional. The Hogs are at 2-under, 4 shots off the pace set by Pepperdine and Texas.

At the Kentucky Regional, Auburn is way out in front at -8 Miss. State is 9th at +10. Arkansas State is 10th at 11 over.

Ole Miss is competing in the Stanford Regional. The Rebels are tied for 5th with AAC Member UCF at 2 over par, 8 strokes behind the hometown school.

Regional action runs through Wednesday. The NCAA Finals begin May 24 at Fayetteville, Arkansas.

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