May 10, 2011
Seven Big Ten teams and three individual conference golfers have been selected to compete in the NCAA Men's Golf Regionals. The Big Ten contingent will be spread across five of the six regional sites, with the top five teams and top individual not on one of those teams advancing from each regional to the NCAA Championships. Three regionals will host 13 teams and 10 individuals while the other three sites will welcome 14 teams and five individuals. The regionals are scheduled for May 19-21.
Four Big Ten teams will travel to the Indiana Regional with Big Ten Champion and No. 2 seed Illinois leading the pack. Iowa will head to the same regional as the No. 3 seed, while host Indiana holds the No. 7 seed and Michigan will compete as the No. 9 seed.
Ohio State will compete in the San Diego Regional as the No. 5 seed. Minnesota's Donald Constable and Erik Van Rooyen will also head west to compete in the regional as individuals. Purdue earned a selection to the Arizona Regional, where it holds the No. 9 seed. Northwestern will head to the Colorado Regional as the No. 10 seed, while Penn State's T.J. Howe rounds out the group of individual competitors after being selected to compete at the Virginia Tech Regional.
The 2011 NCAA Men's Golf Championships, hosted by Oklahoma State University, are set for May 31-June 5 at Karsten Creek in Stillwater, Okla.