Longhorns named No. 1 Team in 2019 Bushnell Golfweek Preseason Poll

NORMAN, Okla. — After finishing Runner-Up in the 2019 NCAA National Championships, the Texas Longhorns earn the preseason No. 1 ranking in the opening Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll after receiving 9 first place votes.

The Longhorns return four of their starting five from the 2018-19 season. #1 Amateur in the WAGR, and Mark H. McCormack Medal winner Cole Hammer will look to lead Texas to another successful season after posting a pair of victories during his Freshman campaign.

Arizona State came in second in the poll, followed by Georgia Tech, Oklahoma State, and Vanderbilt rounding out the Top-5. Wake Forest, Oklahoma, Auburn, the defending National Champions Stanford, and Pepperdine all begin the season in the Top-10.

DI Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll 8/23/19

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points NCAA Tournament Finish
1 Texas (9) 542 Runner-Up
2 Arizona State (5) 516 Missed Cut
3 Georgia Tech (2) 446 Missed Cut
4 Oklahoma State (3) 439 Semifinalist
5 Vanderbilt (1) 430 Semifinalist
6 Wake Forest 427 Quarterfinalist
7 Oklahoma 415 Quarterfinalist
8 Auburn 386 12
9 Stanford (2) 374 Champion
10 Pepperdine (1) 319 11
11 Southern California 313 14
12 Duke 305 Missed Cut
13 Georgia 267 Missed Cut
14 Texas A&M 244 Quarterfinalist
15 LSU 236 Missed Cut
16 California 234 10
17 Clemson 223 T-8
18 Texas Tech 183 DNQ
19 Illinois 147 Missed Cut
20 Baylor 115 Missed Cut
21 Alabama 112 DNQ
22 South Carolina 107 Missed Cut
23 North Carolina 100 Missed Cut
24 SMU 93 Quarterfinalist
25 Florida 73 DNQ
       
Others Receiving Votes: Arkansas, 63; Florida State, 59; Liberty, 47; Louisville, 41; Tennessee, 38; North Florida, 37; UCLA, 27; BYU, 21; TCU, 21; NC State, 17; Cincinnati, 13; Tennessee Tech, 13; Iowa State, 8; UNLV, 6; Fresno State, 4; Kansas, 2; Marquette, 2; Ohio State, 2; San Diego State, 2; Virginia, 2; Arkansas State, 1; Iowa, 1; Notre Dame, 1; Oregon, 1