Kentucky Men's Golf Selected For The NCAA Regional

May 4, 2009

LEXINGTON, Ky. - For the fifth time in the past six years, the No. 42 Kentucky men's golf team will head to the Red Tail Golf Club in Sorrento, Fla., for the NCAA Regionals held May 14-16, announced by the NCAA Division I Golf Committee on Monday.

Among the 14-team regional field, Kentucky will face two Southeastern Conference foes, South Carolina and 2009 SEC Champion, Georgia, in the 54-hole regional tournament.

The Wildcats have finished in top 10 of every tournament during the spring 2009 season, including capturing the tournament title at the second-annual UK Bluegrass Invitational.

The top five teams and the top individual from each regional site will advance to the NCAA Championships held at the Inverness Golf Club in Toledo, Ohio, May 26-30.

More information on the upcoming NCAA Regional tournament, including tournament previews and round-by-round recaps can be found on

Red Tail Golf Club - Sorrento, Florida
Hosted by the University of Central Florida and the Central Florida Sports Commission

Teams (seeded in the following order):
1. Georgia (Southeastern Conference)
2. Indiana
3. South Carolina
4. Central Florida (Conference USA)
5. Florida State
6. Arizona
7. Augusta State
8. Kentucky
9. Georgia Southern
10. Georgia State
11. Iowa
12. Charlotte (Atlantic 10 Conference)
13. Campbell (Atlantic Sun Conference)
14. Loyola (Maryland) (Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference)

1. Zach Sucher, UAB
2. M. Etienne Bussierres, South Alabama
3. Josh Brock, North Carolina-Wilmington
4. Bill Jones III, Mercer
5. Kelly McHugh, Florida Atlantic