October 15, 2020 - by
Golf Programs Awarded NCAA Regionals in 2025 and 2026

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (Seminoles.com) – The NCAA announced on Wednesday afternoon that both Florida State Men’s and Women’s Golf were selected as NCAA Regional host sites in 2025 and 2026, respectively.

Both programs were awarded NCAA Regionals at the renovated and renowned Seminole Legacy Golf Club, which was famously designed with Jack Nicklaus and Jack Nicklaus II at the helm. The 7,800-yard multi-million dollar golf course had its grand opening in March 2020 and is already one of college golf’s most picturesque courses.

The Seminole Women will host the event May 11-13, 2026, while the men host on May 12-14, 2025. It will mark the fourth time FSU Women’s Golf hosts an NCAA Women’s Golf Regional Championship, while the men’s program will be hosting for a third time.

“We are very excited to host an NCAA Regional at The Seminole Legacy Club,” FSU men’s golf head coach Trey Jones said. “To showcase our Championship Golf Course to the elite collegiate golfers was a goal for the university and athletic department. We are looking forward to making this a memorable experience for each participant.”

Golf Programs Awarded NCAA Regionals in 2025 and 2026

“It is always exciting to host an NCAA event on our home course and showcase some of the best college golfers in the country” said Seminole women’s golf head coach Amy Bond. ‘’This is an opportunity for our players to play on a familiar course, sleep in their own beds, play in front of a home crowd along with their family, friends, professors and other members of the Tallahassee community.”

Florida State Men’s Golf will also be hosting an NCAA Regional from May 16-19, 2021, which was previously announced. The program last hosted a regional at Golden Eagle in 2013. The Florida State Women’s program has previously hosted the Regional Championship in 2014 and 2018 and will host in 2022 (May 9-11).

The Seminole Men’s Golf program has a current streak of 14 consecutive NCAA Regional selections. The 2021 season also appears to be bright with the return of All-Americans John Pak and Jamie Li as well as a slew of newcomers who have proven themselves at previous stops.

FSU Women’s Golf has continued to set school records by playing in their 13th consecutive regional championship during the 2019 season. The Seminoles also marked their fourth consecutive season of placing in the top three of the regional championships. Bond led the Seminoles to three second place finishes in 2016, 2018 and 2019.

The NCAA announced the hosts of 86 championship event and 500 regional events for the 2022-23 through the 2025-26 seasons on Wednesday. Florida State put in five bids for events spanning from 2022-2026. The bids included events for Women’s Golf, Men’s Golf and Men & Women’s Cross Country.

“We are very excited that the NCAA Golf committee thought enough of Florida State to entrust their Regional Championship in 2026 with us,” said Assistant Athletic Director Stuart Pearce. “Hosting NCAA championships is always a goal for us.”

The NCAA received more than 3,000 bid submissions from NCAA member schools, conferences, sports commissions and cities vying to host predetermined rounds for 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships. The sites were selected by the respective NCAA sports committees and approved by the divisional competition oversight and championships committees.

“It’s a tremendous honor to be able to host, so thank you to our FSU Administration, Athletics Staff, and the NCAA Selection Committee for allowing us to host here in Tallahassee at the new Seminole Legacy Golf Course. We are certainly looking forward to 2026.” said Bond.

Florida State will host the 2021 Men & Women’s Cross Country Regionals as well as the 2021 NCAA National Championship on Nov. 20, 2021.

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