Oklahoma State No. 1 in Preseason Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma State will open the season ranked No. 1 in the preseason Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The host of this season’s NCAA Championships, the Cowboys collected seven first-place votes.

Vanderbilt, the top-ranked team in last season’s final regular season poll, was second with four first-place votes. Defending national champion Oklahoma received 10 first-place votes and ranked third. Baylor joined the Oklahoma squads as three Big 12 teams ranked in the preseason top four. No. 5 Illinois tallied the remaining first-place ballot. Texas ranked sixth while LSU, Southern California, Oregon and Florida completed the top 10.

The next Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Polls will be released September 29.

Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - Preseason

Rank

University (First-Place Votes)

Points

NCAA Finals Finish

1

Oklahoma State (7)

507

Quarterfinals

2

Vanderbilt (4)

467

Semifinals

3

Oklahoma (10)

460

Champion

4

Baylor

398

Quarterfinals

5

Illinois (1)

397

Semifinals

6

Texas

376

12

7

LSU

368

9

8

Southern California

365

Quarterfinals

9

Oregon

332

Runner-Up

10

Florida

309

DNQ

11

Wake Forest

301

DNQ

12

UNLV

273

Quarterfinals

13

Auburn

251

11

14

Stanford

241

Missed Cut

15

Virginia

222

10

16

Texas A&M

212

DNQ

17

Clemson

210

Missed Cut

18

Georgia Tech

177

DNQ

19

Alabama

174

Missed Cut

20

Florida State

169

T14

21

Arizona State

156

Missed Cut

22

Texas Tech

129

DNQ

T23

Kent State

105

Missed Cut

T23

Pepperdine

105

13

25

Georgia

97

DNQ

Others Receiving Votes: Duke, 67; Ole Miss, 65; California, 48; UCF, 27; North Carolina, 22; USF, 20; South Carolina, 19; Iowa State, 16; Arkansas, 15; Washington, 11; Northwestern, 7; San Diego State, 6; Michigan, 5; Penn State, 4; Kentucky, 3; Purdue, 3; Colorado, 2; Lipscomb, 2; UCLA, 2; BYU, 1; Missouri, 1; NC State, 1; New Mexico, 1; North Florida, 1