The Big 12 Conference is tied for the national lead with seven teams making it to the 2018 NCAA Men’s Golf Tournament.
A full 23 percent of the teams in the tournament hail from the Big 12. The conference had Texas, Baylor, Kansas, Iowa State, Oklahoma State, Oklahoma and Texas Tech advance to the national tournament, which will be held at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma, from May 25-30.
Four of the teams won their regional tournaments. Oklahoma hosted the Norman Regional and took first place, shooting a combined 14-under-par 850. Texas won the Raleigh Regional and posted a 39-under 813, with senior Doug Ghim firing a 17-under 196 to win first place overall.
Kansas won the Pacific Regional by shooting a 20-under 844. Iowa State finished third to the Jayhawks, with a combined 17-under 847.
Oklahoma State took first place in the Columbus Regional. The Cowboys shot an 8-under 844, and will advance to play the national championship on their home course. Texas Tech took fifth in the regional by shooting an 18-over 870.
Baylor was the final Big 12 team to qualify for the tournament. The Bears shot a 7-under 857 to finish third in the Bryan Regional.
The seven Big 12 teams that made the national championship are the most in conference history.