The Alabama women’s golf team was one of 18 teams selected to compete at the 2019 NCAA Women’s Golf Championships, it was announced Wednesday night on the Golf Channel. The Crimson Tide earned the No. 10 seed at the Auburn Regional, which will be May 6-8 at the par 72, 6,500-yard Saugahatchee Country Club.
The Crimson Tide will appear in its 14th consecutive regional under head coach Mic Potter and will be the program’s 21st regional appearance in program history. Alabama has played in an NCAA regional every season under Potter and has won four times all of which have come in the last eight years (2011, 2013, 2017, 2018).
The 18-team regional is highlighted by No. 1 seed Duke, who enters the event ranked No. 3 in the country, followed by Vanderbilt, ranked No. 6 nationally, as the No. 2 seed. Florida State, the 11th- ranked team in the nation, is the No. 3 seed and tournament-host and No. 13-ranked Auburn earned the No. 4 position. The rest of the field includes No. 5 Virginia, No. 6 Furman, No. 7 Clemson, No. 8 Houston, No. 9 Kennesaw State, No. 10 Alabama, No. 11 Tennessee, No. 12 Cal, No. 13 Maryland, No. 14 East Carolina, No. 15 Denver, No. 16 South Alabama, No. 17 Albany and No. 18 Murray State.
The top six teams and three lowest-scoring individuals not with an advancing team from each regional championship will advance to the NCAA Division I Women’s Golf Championships, which will be hosted by the University of Arkansas at the Blessings Golf Club, in Fayetteville, Ark. on May 17-22.
Live scoring for this year’s championships can be found at www.golfstat.com. On the regional’s final day (Wednesday, May 8), the Golf Channel will have expanded television coverage.