Coastal Georgia Stays First in Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll

NORMAN, Okla. – Coastal Georgia received nine of 10 first-place votes to stay No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll. It marks the third straight poll Coastal Georgia has been ranked No. 1.

The top six remained unchanged. Second-ranked Oklahoma City grabbed the remaining first-place vote and was followed by Keiser, Dalton State, Texas Wesleyan, and Point. Johnson & Wales (FL) and South Carolina Beaufort tied for seventh. Ninth-ranked William Carey and Rocky Mountain rounded out the top 10.

Columbia College reentered the ranking at No. 25. Menlo fell from the top 25.

The final Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll will reflect team finishes at the NAIA National Championships.

Bushnell Golfweek NAIA Coaches Poll - Final Regular Season

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Previous Ranking
1 Coastal Georgia (9) 249 1
2 Oklahoma City (1) 239 2
3 Keiser 228 3
4 Dalton State 213 4
5 Texas Wesleyan 198 5
6 Point 193 6
T-7 Johnson & Wales (FL) 176 7
T-7 South Carolina Beaufort 176 8
9 William Carey 151 12
10 Rocky Mountain 146 9
11 British Columbia 144 11
12 Oregon Tech 135 10
13 Taylor 113 15
T-14 Victoria 111 14
T-14 William Woods 111 16
16 Ottawa (AZ) 102 17
17 Truett-McConnell 99 13
18 Morningside 91 18
19 Wayland Baptist 78 19
20 Northwestern College (IA) 61 T-21
21 Bellevue 57 20
22 Loyola - New Orleans 33 23
23 Kansas Wesleyan 27 24
24 Houston-Victoria 24 T-21
25 Columbia College 18 NR
       
Dropped From Ranking:   Menlo (#25)    
       
Others Receiving Votes: Holy Cross College, 15; Sterling, 12; Indiana Wesleyan, 10; Corban, 9; Our Lady of the Lake, 8; Bethel (TN), 6; Cardinal Stritch, 5; Oklahoma Wesleyan, 4; SCAD Savannah, 4; Menlo, 2; Mount Mercy, 2.