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Georgia Stays Atop 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 May 18th issue of Golf World.  Georgia remains the number one team in the D-I poll, earning 17 of the 23 first-place votes.

The Bulldogs won the SEC title last month, one of their five victories on the season. They have held the top spot in the poll since the last poll of the fall season. Georgia competes this week in the NCAA D-I regionals.

Big 12 champion Oklahoma State remains No. 2, grabbing two first-place votes. Washington, which won the Pac-10 title, moved into the third spot, and received four first-place votes. Southern California and Clemson round out the top-five.

Arkansas (No. 9) and Illinois (No. 10) joined the top-10 this week, after being ranked Nos. 13 and 12, respectively, in the previous coaches? poll. The Razorbacks finished second at the SEC Championship, their ninth top-five finish of the season. The Fighting Illini won their first Big Ten title in 21 years.

San Diego State (No. 22) and Oregon (No. 25) moved into the top-25. The Aztecs lost the Mountain West Conference Championship in a playoff to TCU, and the Ducks finished runner-up at the Pac-10 Championship.

 

 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 - May 13, 2009

 

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Georgia (17) 566 1
2 Oklahoma State (2) 543 2
3 Washington (4) 523 6
4 Southern California 494 3
5 Clemson 482 4
6 Stanford 451 5
7 Georgia Tech 423 7
8 Florida 390 9
9 Arkansas 351 13
10 Illinois 328 12
11 Alabama 322 8
12 South Carolina 314 11
13 Indiana 269 10
14 Arizona State 268 17
15 TCU 230 15
16 Texas A&M 226 21
17 NC State 190 18
18 Louisiana State 150 22
19 Texas Tech 147 14
20 UCLA 135 19
21 UCF 123 23
22 San Diego State 122 NR
23 Tennessee 110 20
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Texas

54 16
25 Oregon 49 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: UNLV, 48; Florida State, 39; Wake Forest, 24; Colorado State, 20; East Tennessee State, 13; UC-Davis, 11; Arizona, 9; Mississippi, 8; Pepperdine, 7; California, 6; Duke, 6; Texas-Arlington, 6; Kent State, 5; Chattanooga, 5; Augusta State, 5; Colorado, 2; Michigan State, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Colorado State (#24), UNLV (#25)

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