May 5, 2014
WEST POINT, N.Y. -
Army freshman golfer Peter Kim learned he will travel to the Briggs Ranch Golf Club in San Antonio, Texas, to compete in the NCAA Regionals on May 15-17. Kim, who won the individual title at the Patriot League Championships earlier this month, becomes the first Black Knight to qualify for the regionals since William Park did it in 2012.
Kim will join nine other individuals in San Antonio on Thursday, May 15 to begin a 54-hole tournament, which is set to conclude Saturday, May 17. Briggs Ranch Golf Club, a par-72, 7,206-yard course, will also host 13 teams over the three days of competition.
Kim is one of 45 golfers who will compete as an individual at the NCAAs. He will play in a group of 10 golfers, while the remaining 35 competitors will be spread out over the other five regional sites. Eugene, Ore., and Raleigh, N.C., will also host 10 individuals, while Auburn, Ala., Columbia, Mo., and Sugar Grove, Ill., will welcome five.
The lowest scoring five teams and the low individual not part of an advancing team from each of the six regionals will all participate in the NCAA Championships at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kan. The 30-team, six-individual field will begin competition on May 23.