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Texas Tech Off to NCAA Men’s Golf Championships Again

The Red Raiders pushed back into a tie for third place in the final round of the New Haven Regional on Wednesday

The Texas Tech men’s golf team surged back into a tie for third place after the third round of the NCAA New Haven on Wednesday, putting the Red Raiders in the NCAA Tournament.

The Red Raiders were playing in their 20th straight NCAA men’s regional golf tournament. Tech won the 2021 Albuquerque Regional and has now advanced to 14 NCAA Championships. 

The Red Raiders are coming off an 11th-place finish at nationals last season.

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The low five teams and the low individual not on those five qualifying teams will advance to the NCAA Championships on May 27-June 1 at Grayhawk Golf Club in Scottsdale, Ariz.

Texas Tech fell back to fifth place after the second round but secured its spot on Wednesday with a 6-under-par 274. The Red Raiders finished with a three-round total of 16-under-par 824, tying them with North Florida.

Wake Forest won the regional, while North Carolina was second. Georgia Southern rounded out the teams headed to Scottsdale with a fifth-place finish, 10 strokes behind Tech and UNF.

Ludvig Aberg, who won the Big 12’s individual title a few weeks ago, finished in a tie for sixth after a final-round 69 led to a three-round total of 206. Baard Skogen was the other Red Raider in the Top 10, as he finished in a tie for ninth with a three-day total of 206 after a third-round 68.

Carl Didrik Meen Fosaas shot a 67 on Wednesday, followed by Andy Lopez’s 70 and Calum Scott’s 74.

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Texas Tech finished fourth in the Big 12 Tournament with a 54-hole score of 3-under-par 861.

New Haven Regional

Texas Tech (16-under-par 824, third place)

Texas Tech: Ludvig Aberg (65-71-69—205), Baard Skogen (68-70-68‑206), Carl Didrik Meen Fosaas (70-70-67—207), Andy Lopez (72-68‑70—210), Calum Scott (68-72‑74—214).

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