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Oklahoma State Remains Number One in Golf World/NIKE Golf Division I Coaches' Poll

NEW YORK, NY?The second Golf World/NIKE Golf Division I Coaches? Poll of the fall 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 October 19th issue of Golf WorldOklahoma State remains the number one team in the poll, earning 21 of the 23 first-place votes.

After a runner-up finish at the Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invitational, the Cowboys won by a convincing 22-stroke margin at the Ping/Golfweek Invitational. Three OSU players, Pete Uihlein, Morgan Hoffmann and Trent Whitekiller, finished 1-2-3 individually at the event.

Rounding out the top-five are Arizona State (No. 2), who won at Olympia Fields and was third at the Ping event; Washington (No. 3), who was runner-up to OSU at the Ping event; Florida State (No. 4), who has two victories on the season, the most recent coming at the Gary Koch Invitational; and Stanford (No. 5).
 
Along with Florida State, Texas (No. 10) moved into the top-10, after being ranked No. 22 in the previous coaches? poll.

SMU (No. 15), Michigan (No. 18), Oregon State (No. 21), North Florida (T-23) and Texas Tech (No. 25) 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 - October 14, 2009

Rank University (First-Place Votes) Points Prev.
1 Oklahoma State (21) 573 1
2 Arizona State (1) 531 5
3 Washington 503 2
4 Florida State (1) 457 14
5 Stanford 440 3
6 Illinois 413 7
7 Tennessee 398 6
8 Florida 380 10
9 Southern California 350 9
10 Texas 306 22
11 NC State 270 16
12 Georgia Tech 243 8
13 South Carolina 233 17
14 Arkansas 226 11
15 SMU 221 NR
16 Texas A&M 218 12
17 UNLV 192 13
18 Michigan 183 NR
19 Georgia 137 15
20 TCU 128 19
21 Oregon State 121 NR
22 Alabama 116 4
T23 North Florida 102 NR
T23

UCLA

102 20
25 Texas Tech 99 NR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Others Receiving Votes: Tennessee-Chattanooga, 65; San Diego State, 53; Northwestern, 39; Virginia, 38; Auburn, 36; Louisiana State, 36; Augusta State, 34; Oregon, 32; Colorado State, 27; California, 26; Duke, 22; Coastal Carolina, 18; Kansas State, 18; North Carolina, 16; Clemson, 13; Notre Dame, 11; Ohio State, 9; Washington State, 9; UC-Davis, 6; Middle Tennessee State, 5; VCU, 4; Wichita State, 3; Arizona, 2; Iowa, 2; San Diego, 2; UNC-Wilmington, 2; Wake Forest, 2; Baylor, 1; Kent State, 1; Michigan State, 1.

Dropped from Ranking:  Augusta State (#25), Clemson (#23), Duke (#24), Louisiana State (#18), Tennessee-Chattanoga (#21)

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