FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas junior golfer Matt Bortis was selected as one of six individuals to the NCAA Central Regional in Chardon, Ohio, on May 18-20, at the Sand Ridge Golf Club the NCAA announced Monday afternoon.
Bortis was the SEC’s third-ranked golfer with a 72.26 scoring average this season. He has one tournament win at the Wolf Pack Invitational and three top-10 finishes.
It marks the first time since 2002 that Mike Ketcham’s Razorbacks did not qualify as a team. The Hogs advanced to the NCAA Championships last season after finishing sixth at the 2005 NCAA Central Regional.
Arkansas finished seventh at the SEC Championships two weeks ago and had six top 10 tournament finishes this season.