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Georgia Remains On Top of Golf World/NIKE Golf Divisoin I Coaches' Poll 

NEW YORK, NY?The fourth Golf World/Nike Golf Division I 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 II, III and the NAIA, will appear in the April 27th issue of Golf World.  Georgia remains the number one team in the poll, earning 20 of the 24 first-place votes.

The Bulldogs claimed the SEC Championship in convincing fashion this past weekend, winning the conference title by 13 strokes. It was the sixth title under head coach Chris Haack and the 27th in school history. It was also Georgia?s fifth win of the 2008-09 season.

Rounding out the top-five are Oklahoma State (No. 2), Southern California (No. 3), Clemson (No. 4) and Stanford (No. 5).

There are no new teams in the top-10; UCLA (No. 19) moved into the top-25.

 Visit Golf World Senior Writer Ryan Herrington?s ?Campus Insider? blog to find out the latest on collegiate golf: http://www.golfdigest.com/magazine/blogs/campusinsider.

 

 
 

 

 

 

Division I - April 22, 2009

 

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Georgia (20) 594 1
2 Oklahoma State (3) 566 2
3 Southern California 542 3
4 Clemson (1) 517 4
5 Stanford 474 5
6 Washington 450 9
7 Georgia Tech 416 10
8 Alabama 405 8
9 Florida 399 6
10 Indiana 396 7
11 South Carolina 315 11
12 Illinois 287 15
13 Arkansas 285 21
14 Texas Tech 281 12
15 TCU 257 17
16 Texas 205 18
17 Arizona State 198 22
18 NC State 161 16
19 UCLA 160 NR
20 Tennessee 132 14
21 Texas A&M 126 24
22 Louisiana State 115 25
23 UCF 107 20
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Colorado State

94 19
25 UNLV 75 13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: San Diego State, 56; Florida State, 46; East Tennessee State, 19; Augusta State, 18; Michigan State, 18; Wake Forest, 17; Arizona, 16; UC-Davis, 11; Duke, 9; Mississippi, 6; Kent State, 5; Mississippi State, 5; New Mexico, 4; Pepperdine, 4; California, 3; UC-Irvine, 3; Oregon, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Florida State (#23)

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