CLE ELUM, Wash. (May 15, 2021) – The ETSU Men’s Golf team is poised and ready for a run to the NCAA Championship but will have to advance from the Cle Elum Regional first. The Bucs will tee off at Tumble Creek Golf Club on Monday in Cle Elum, Washington. The regional will begin on Monday, May 17 and will conclude on Wednesday, May 19. The Cle Elum Regional consists of 14 teams and five individuals.
Dates: Monday, May 17 – Wednesday, May 19
Location: Cle Elum, Wash. | Tumble Creek Golf Club
Course Info: Par 71 – 7,069 yards
Weather: Monday (High 70, Low 47); Tuesday (High 64, Low 42); Wednesday (High 56, Low 39)
Format: 18-18-18 (Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday)
Live Stats: GolfStat
ETSU earned its 21st Southern Conference Championship on April 20 after going wire-to-wire in Greensboro, Ga. for the 26th overall conference title in program history. The Bucs were led at the SoCon Championship by the league’s Freshman/Player of the Year, Archie Davies (Carlisle, England). Davies claimed his first collegiate title with a score of 9-under-par (207). The England product became the first ETSU freshman to win the individual medalist honors at the conference championship since Seamus Power did so at the 2007 ASUN Championship.
Trevort Hulbert (Orlando, Fla.) will be positioned at the No. 2 spot after finishing T-5th at the SoCon Championship with a score of even-par (216). Hulbert has finished inside the Top-10 on four occasions this season and is averaging 72.6 strokes per round. The Florida native is the only remaining member of the team that participated in the 2017 regional, the last time the Bucs won the SoCon title.
Shiso Go (Kanagawa, Japan), Jack Rhea (Jonesborough, Tenn.) and Remi Chartier (Montreal, Canada) will round out the lineup for the Bucs in that order. Go and Rhea last competed in the NCAA Regionals as individuals in the Stanford Regional in 2019. Go is coming off his best finish of the season with a T-15th at the SoCon Championship, while Rhea captured his best result of the season finishing 7th in the league championship. Chartier recorded his first career Top-20 finish at the SoCon Championship, finishing T-19th with a score of 8-over-par (224).
Fellow freshman Ben Carberry (Bonnybridge, Scotland) will be making the trip as an alternate for the Bucs. Carberry last competed at the Schenkel Invitational on March 19-21.
About the Tournament
The Cle Elum Regional will be played at Tumble Creek Golf Club and is one of six regional tournaments in the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship. The regional in Washington consists of 14 teams and five individuals. The tournament will be played over a three-day span with 18 holes of competition each day. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams will advance to the NCAA Championship. Tiebreakers and playoffs will be used to determine any advancements into the finals.
Tumble Creek Golf Club is a Tom Doak design and was listed as one of the Top 50 golf courses in the world in 2005 according to Golf Digest. In addition, Tumble Creek was named one of the top private courses in America by Golf Digest. The golf course will play as a par-71 and will be played at 7,069 yards in length.
The Cle Elum consists of 14 teams, including host Washington who is currently ranked No. 37 in the latest GolfStat rankings. Wake Forest (No. 6) and Pepperdine (No. 7) are the two competitors inside the Top-10, while Florida (No. 17), Arizona (No. 20) and San Francisco (No. 25) round out the teams found inside the Top-25 in the latest GolfStat standings.
ETSU will use the lineup of: 1) Archie Davies; 2) Trevor Hulbert; 3) Shiso Go; 4) Jack Rhea and 5) Remi Chartier with Ben Carberry serving as the alternate.
Fans are encouraged to follow along in all three rounds as live stats will be provided by GolfStat. Fans can also tune in to Twitter by following @ETSU_MGolf.
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