Greensboro Finishes Season as Number One After Winning DIII National Championship

(NEW YORK, NY)—The final Golf World/Nike Golf Division III Coaches’ Poll of the spring season has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The complete results, including results from Divisions I, II and the NAIA, will appear in the May 23, 2011 issue of Golf World. After claiming the NCAA title last week, Greensboro College closed the 2010-11 season as the top ranked team in the final Golf World/Nike Golf Division III men’s coaches’ poll.

The Pride, which last won the NCAA title in 2000, won this year’s national championship after shooting a 15-over 1,167 to defeat Illinois Wesleyan by six strokes at North Carolina’s Grandover Resort.

The remainder of the D-III poll reflects the results of the national championship.

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Division III - May 18, 2011

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Greensboro
4
2 Illinois Wesleyan

5
T3 Methodist

3
T3 St. John's (MN)

2
T3 Texas Lutheran
17
6 Huntingdon

7
7 Centre

8
8 Emory

10
9 Guilford
1
10 Redlands

11
11 Christopher Newport

NR
12 Oglethorpe

9
13 Wisconsin-Eau Claire
23
14 Millikin

18
15 LaVerne

6
16 Transylvania

13
17 Gustavus Adolphus
14
18 Middlebury
NR
19 McDaniel

NR
20 Mount Union

NR
21 Wittenberg
16
22 Skidmore

15
23 Central

NR
24 Nebraska Wesleyan
21
25 Milwaukee School of Engineering

NR




Others competing at the Championship: Calvin, Washington & Jefferson, Linfield, Farmingdale State, Cabrini, Husson, Carroll, Elizabethtown, Manhattanville, North Central, UMass-Dartmouth, Penn State-Harrisburg, Penn State-Altoona.