TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida State will play host to the NCAA Tallahassee Women’s Golf Regional at the Don Veller Seminole Golf Course and Club May 9-11, 2022. It will mark the third time the Seminoles will host a regional with one upcoming in 2018. “It’s an honor to have been selected to play host to one of four NCAA Regional Championships in 2022,” said Amy Bond, head coach of the Seminole women’s golf team.
“I am appreciative that our administration is so supportive in allowing is the opportunity to play at home during the postseason. This will mark the third time we have hosted an NCAA Women’s Golf Regional. I am excited to showcase the best women’s golfers in the world here in Tallahassee.”
2022 will mark the third time Florida State will play host to an NCAA Regional Championship in Women’s Golf. The Seminoles played host in 2014 and will play host to a regional championship in both 2018 and 2022. The Seminoles have played in a school-record 11 consecutive regional championships and will play in its 12th consecutive regional championship when the 2017 field is announced on April 27.
The NCAA announced more than 600 host sites today for the preliminary rounds and championships for predetermined events from 2017-18 through 2021-22. Florida State was named the host for five NCAA events including the 2021 NCAA Division I Cross Country National Championships. The event will be held at Apalachee Regional Park November 20, 2021. It is just the second DI NCAA National Championship hosted by FSU and the first since the 1996 women’s tennis national championships.
Seminole men’s golf coach Trey Jones is also excited about hosting a regional in 2021.
“There are several reasons why we are excited to have an NCAA Golf Regional return to Tallahassee,” said Jones, FSU’s Director of Golf and the men’s head coach. “None more than allowing our players the opportunity to play at home. This is an exciting time for the landscape of golf in Tallahassee and bringing great venues in to showcase that is exciting. Anytime you get a return regional, it’s a direct compliment to our athletic facilities staff. They are the professionals that make us all look good..”
Florida State has established itself as a host site for NCAA Golf Regionals over the last few years. Florida State Men’s Golf will be hosting its second NCAA Regional after playing a hosting role in 2013. Golden Eagle Country Club also hosted that year and FSU finished third and advanced to the NCAA Championship. In 2014 the Seminole Women’s Golf team hosted the NCAA East Regional at Southwood Golf Club.