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NORMAN, Okla. – Texas received 16 of 25 first-place votes to grab the No. 1 spot in the preseason Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll. The Longhors, who were also the top-ranked team in college golf to close the regular season, finished runner-up at the NCAA Championships.

Southern California was the only other team to garner multiple first-place votes, four, and are ranked second. Illinois received a first-place vote and is fourth followed by Oklahoma State. Fifth-ranked Vanderbilt and No. 6 Florida also collected a first-place tally. LSU was seventh while Stanford, with one first-place vote, Georgia and Oklahoma complete the top 10.

Defending NCAA champion Oregon was No. 15 and received the remaining first-place vote.

Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - Preseason

Rank University (First Place Votes) Points NCAA Finals Finish
1 Texas (16) 608 Runner-Up
2 Southern California (4) 554 Semifinals
3 Illinois (1) 502 Semifinals
4 Oklahoma State 490 T10
5 Vanderbilt (1) 482 Quarterfinals
6 Florida (1) 455 15
7 LSU 453 Quarterfinals
8 Stanford (1) 413 Missed Cut
9 Georgia 393 Missed Cut
10 Oklahoma 338 Quarterfinals
T11 Auburn 322 Missed Cut
T11 California 322 T10
13 Clemson 299 Missed Cut
14 Wake Forest 290 Missed Cut
15 Oregon (1) 283 Champion
16 Alabama 241 Missed Cut
17 South Carolina 216 Quarterfinals
18 Florida State 215 Missed Cut
19 Arizona State 187 9
20 Arkansas 168 12
21 Virginia 157 Missed Cut
22 USF 128 Missed Cut
23 Duke 86 DNQ
24 Baylor 70 Missed Cut
25 Kentucky 66 13
       
Others Receiving Votes: North Carolina, 52; Texas A&M, 52; San Diego State, 51; Washington, 41; Purdue, 27; UCLA, 27; UNLV, 26; Georgia Tech, 20; Houston, 20; Texas Tech, 15; NC State, 14; TCU, 14; Michigan, 8; Louisville, 7; Penn State, 4; Pepperdine, 3; UAB, 2; Charleston Southern, 1; New Mexico, 1; SMU, 1; Troy, 1.

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