Best of 2012-13: Men's Golf
Alabama, Barry and Texas-Tyler garner national titles
For the second year in a row, Alabama headed into the finals of the DI Men's Golf Championship, and this year they came out on top, taking home the program's first national championship. Not only did Barry have to knock off defending champs Nova Southeastern by tiebreaker rule in the semifinals of the DII championship, but it also ran into the same obstacle in the finals and secured a 403-399 tiebreaker defeat of Lynn. And in DIII action, Texas-Tyler made Transylvania a back-to-back runner-up while winning its first national championship. Take a look back at all three with videos, features and photos as NCAA.com continues its looks back at the 2012-13 season.
Alabama captures first men’s golf title after defeating Illinois
Showing again it’s more than just a football school, Alabama won its first national title in men’s golf with a dominating 4-1 victory over Illinois in match play Sunday. This championship was especially sweet for a team that lost to Texas in last year’s final ... Read More
Barry overcomes Lynn for second NCAA team title
Every few minutes, radio calls came into the scorers’ room from officials around the course at the NCAA Division II men’s golf team match championship. The later in the day it got, the more intriguing the reports became.
In the end, after the teams evenly split their individual matches 2-2 with one tie, it all came down to a total-stroke tiebreaker. The winner? Barry, by four strokes — 403-399. It was the Bucs’ second national championship and first since 2007 ... Read More
Texas-Tyler captures first national title
The UT Tyler men’s golf team shot a 5-over par on the fourth day of the NCAA tournament for a total 1,167 to win the 2013 NCAA Division III National Championship. The Patriots, coached by King Campbell, prevailed by seven strokes versus Transylvania for the crown ... Read More