SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — As if it weren’t scorching sufficient within the desert, the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship is de facto heating up earlier than the final spherical of stroke play.
TCU sophomore Aymeric Laussot made a clutch 18-foot putt for birdie on his final gap Sunday to get his Horned Frogs right into a tie for fifteenth place, forcing a playoff towards Georgia Tech for the final spot within the final spherical of stroke play on the troublesome Raptor course at Grayhawk Golf Club. Freshman Filippo Celli and sophomore Jacob Skov Olesen additionally made birdie on the par-4 ninth, TCU’s final gap of the spherical.
The workforce playoff begins at 7:30 a.m. native (10:30 a.m. ET) Monday with a five-player shotgun begin off holes Nos. 14-18. The No. 1 participant within the lineups will play No. 18, No. 2 will play No. 17 and so forth. All scores will depend, and the workforce with the bottom cumulative rating over the 5 holes advances.
On Sunday night instantly after the third spherical, NC State’s Benjamin Shipp and Oregon State’s Spencer Tibbits dueled in a 2-for-1 playoff for the final individual spot in Monday’s final spherical. The pair performed the par-4 tenth gap, with Tibbits making par for the win. He is amongst 9 gamers not on groups which can be advancing nonetheless alive for the individual title.