May 13, 2021 - by
NCAA Golf Regional: What You Need To Know

For the first time ever, the Seminole Legacy Club will host an NCAA Golf Regional as it welcomes a strong 14-team field to Tallahassee. Here is what you need to know for the big event.

  • Playing Format: Three stroke-play rounds consisting of 18 holes each day will take place during the work week beginning Monday, May 17. The second round of stroke play begins on Tuesday, May 18, and the NCAA Regional concludes with 18 more holes on Wednesday, May 19.
  • Cost To Attend the Event: There is no cost. The NCAA Men’s Golf Regional in Tallahassee is completely free, with an opportunity to see some of college golf’s best players and several future PGA TOUR professionals at one of the nation’s premier university golf courses.
  • What Teams are in the Field? There is an extremely talented pool of teams coming to Tallahassee, with Florida State being the top overall seed in the regional. The 14-team field is below, and includes our local neighbor Florida A&M. The low 5 teams through Wednesday’s final round will advance to the NCAA Men’s Golf Division I Championship being held May 28-June 2 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz. Also, the lowest individual not on those five advancing teams also advances.

  • What COVID-19 Protocols Are In Place? With the benefit of the entire event taking place outside, there are no attendance restrictions for the NCAA Men’s Golf Tallahassee Regional. However, there is an emphasis on trying to be socially distanced amongst the crowd.
  • How can I follow scoring for the NCAA Regional? Leaderboards will be present at the Seminole Legacy Club, and Golfstat.com will once again be your choice for around-the-clock live scoring coverage. Golfstat updates through every three holes played.
  • Can fans attend the practice rounds? Fans can absolutely attend the practice rounds, which will be a shot-gun start at 9 a.m. for all teams on Sunday, May 16.
  • What are the first-round pairings for the regional? Pairings are set by each team’s seed. Once each team submits their lineup, players will be attached. But in terms of the format and times, they are below. Florida State as the No. 1 seed begins teeing off at 8:30 a.m. along with No. 2 seed Georgia and No. 3 seed Liberty.
NCAA Golf Regional: What You Need To Know
NCAA Golf Regional: What You Need To Know
  • What if there’s a tie-breaker needed? A team tie-breaker will include a sudden-death playoff where all five scores are counted.
  • How long will the Seminole Legacy Club play for the NCAA Regional? The total yardage for this regional will be 7,505 yards, although the course can play even longer (almost 7,800 yards from the tips!).
  • What about parking? There will be ample parking at the main lot of the Seminole Legacy Club.
  • Will there be concessions? Fans are invited to dine at The Burr Family Renegade Grill located within the Seminole Legacy Club and adjacent to the pro shop.

 

NCAA Golf Regional: What You Need To Know
  • Tell me more about the Seminole Legacy Golf Club:
    • Here are some good facts about the renovated club:
      • It is the result of a $10 million comprehensive renovation under the direction of Nicklaus Design.
      • It serves as the home of Florida State Men’s and Women’s Golf.
      • It re-opened in March 2020.
      • Only one hole remains from the original routing, with all the tees, fairways, rough, bunkers, greens and cart paths being new.
      • The course offers surprising elevation changes of up to 50 feet and stunning visuals highlighted by 100-year old live oaks and stately pine trees.
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