The Raleigh Regional just wrapped up at Lonnie Poole Golf Course, and the host NC State finished 3rd, advancing to the NCAA Championship for the 16th time, and the first time since 2011.
The NC State Men’s Golf team’s three-round score of 831 is a program-record in an NCAA Regional.
Sophomore Benjamin Shipp finished 12-under par, shooting a 201, placing 3rd in the Raleigh Regional. Shipp’s three-round score marks the best in school history by an individual in an NCAA Regional. He shot a 64 on Day 2, which is the lowest round an individual at NC State has ever shot in an NCAA Regional.
Junior Stephen Franken, the ACC Player of the Year, finished tied for 5th, at 9-under par.
The NCAA Championship runs from May 25-30 and will be played at the at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma.