Visit Stockton and University of the Pacific have partnered to host some of the top NCAA Division I golfers in the country. Returning to the Reserve at Spanos Park, the upcoming NCAA Division I Men’s Golf West Regional, begins Monday, May 16 and concludes Wednesday, May 18. The competition is one of six NCAA regional qualifying events.
“Visit Stockton is thrilled to continue our partnership with the University of the Pacific to host the upcoming NCAA Men’s Golf Regional in Stockton,” expressed Visit Stockton CEO Wes Rhea. “Not only does it allow our residents and visitors to enjoy top notch collegiate competition from the best student-athletes in their sport, but it also provides us the opportunity to showcase our fantastic sports facilities and venues.”
Serving as the site host for the second time in five years, The Reserve at Spanos Park in Stockton is a renowned links-style golf course designed by Andy Raugust, which also served as the site host for the 2018 Division I Men’s West Regional. With Mount Diablo as a backdrop, The Reserve at Spanos Park showcases incredible sunrises and sunsets, and makes an outstanding venue for a championship event.
“We are thrilled the NCAA Regional is returning to The Reserve at Spanos Park,” said Spanos Family member, Dr. Barry Ruhl, “We are proud to offer such a beautiful and challenging course and we look forward to hosting some of the nation’s top collegiate players.”
Selections for the NCAA West Regional were unveiled Wednesday and include:
Teams (seeded in the following order)
- Arizona State
- Washington State
- Brigham Young
- University of Alabama-Birmingham
- UC Davis
- Abilene Christian
- Weber State
Individuals (seeded in the following order)
- Caden Fioroni, UNLV
- Jackson Rivera, Southern California
- Tyler Schafer, Long Beach State
- Nathan Cogswell, Seattle
- Nate Deziel, North Dakota State
“We take great pride in hosting this event,” said Tim Walsh, General Manager for The Reserve, “The fairways have been lengthened by adding six tees and increasing the yardage to more than 7,300 yards to provide a great test of golf for the competitors. Maintenance has the course in peak condition for this championship.”
Tournament format includes three-consecutive 18-hole rounds for a total of 54 holes from Monday to Wednesday. The first tee time each day will be 7:30 a.m.