ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Thanks to a program record performance of -42 at the South Carolina Regional, the Lobo men’s golf team advanced to the NCAA national tournament in Scottsdale, AZ later this month.
“I mean, there’s been a lot of great teams come through UNM, a lot of great players and a lot of great rounds, but these guys [are different], said coach Millican. “That’s one thing they are able to do, they’re able to really light it up and take advantage of some scoring situations.”
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Meanwhile, the UNM women’s golf team is receiving some more recognition for the Lobos success. Following the Lobos season that also resulted in a bid for nationals, head coach Jill Trujillo has been named to the coach of the year watch list.
In other news, a qualifying round for the US Senior Open was held in Las Cruces. Notah Begay participated and shot -3, however he failed to make the cut following a 4-hole playoff with two other competitors.