University of Iowa juniors Mac McClear and Ronan Kleu represent the Hawkeyes as individuals at NCAA Regionals in Norman, Oklahoma. Play tees off Monday through Wednesday at Jimmie Austin OU Golf Club.
One 18-hole round will take place each day, Monday through Wednesday, with play starting at 8 a.m. (CT). Individuals are set to tee off at 9:50 a.m. (CT) on Monday.
FOLLOW THE ACTION
You can follow this week’s action by visiting golfstat.com for live scoring. Links can be found on hawkeyesports.com.
Thirteen teams and 10 individuals will compete for five team spots and one individual bid to the 2022 NCAA Championships at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. McClear is the third-seeded individual, while Kleu checks in as the tournament sixth seed.
Hosted by top ranked Oklahoma, the field in Norman also includes the following programs in order by seed: No. 7 Texas, No. 18 Auburn, No. 24 South Carolina, No. 25 Ole Miss, No. 36 Louisville, No. 37 Missouri, No. 48 San Diego State, No. 50 Utah, Kent State, Kansas State, UT Martin, and Rider University. The top individual seed is Baylor’s No. 17 Johnny Keefer.
Jimmie Austin Golf Club is the home of University of Oklahoma golf. With a 77.9-course rating, the testing par 72 course spans 7,462 yards and provides a worthy venue for NCAA Regionals.
McClear (72.3) and Kleu (72.9) led Iowa in stroke average this season. McClear posted seven top 25 finishes in Iowa’s 10 outings, including four top 10 finishes and a fifth-place effort at the Hawkeye Invitational. Kleu has earned two top 10 finishes this season.
HEAR FROM HEAD COACH TYLER STITH
“This is a great opportunity for Mac and Ronan to compete with the nation’s top collegiate golfers. Earning selection is an accomplishment and they’ve earned it. Both are ready and looking forward to the challenge.”