Oklahoma State New No. 1 in Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Oklahoma State earned 14 first-place votes to take over the top spot in the Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Cowboys won their last start at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate.

Alabama stayed at No. 2 and picked up seven first-place votes. Former No. 1 Texas A&M dropped to third and received the remaining first-place vote. Georgia Tech remained at No. 4. Vanderbilt climbed six spots to fifth and was followed by Baylor, Florida, Oklahoma, Auburn and LSU.

Illinois (#15), Texas (#16), Southern California (#18) and Duke (#25) reentered the top 25. Arizona State, Kent State, Marquette and Santa Clara fell from the ranking.

The first spring poll will be released February 16.

Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - Final Fall

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous
1 Oklahoma State (14) 542 3
2 Alabama (7) 526 2
3 Texas A&M (1) 495 1
4 Georgia Tech 478 4
5 Vanderbilt 460 11
6 Baylor 440 8
7 Florida 415 10
8 Oklahoma 382 5
9 Auburn 370 7
10 LSU 349 12
11 Stanford 329 14
12 Wake Forest 306 9
13 Texas Tech 259 13
14 California 253 18
15 Illinois 248 NR
16 Texas 214 NR
17 Clemson 199 16
18 Southern California 178 NR
19 Kentucky 159 6
20 UCLA 121 T22
21 Arkansas 94 17
22 Colorado State 83 19
23 Missouri 66 24
24 North Carolina 60 21
25 Duke 41 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking: Arizona State (#25), Kent State (#15), Marquette (#T22), Santa Clara (#20)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Santa Clara, 19; Tennessee, 14; North Florida, 13; BYU, 9; Louisville, 6; Arizona State, 4; Florida State, 4; Kent State, 4; Ole Miss, 4; San Diego State, 3; Penn State, 2; NC State, 1.