NCAA Women's Regionals: See who punched their ticket to La Costa
Auburn Women's Golf team (Auburn Athletics Photo)
Auburn Women's Golf team (Auburn Athletics Photo)

72 teams started, and now 30 spots have been decided for the NCAA Division I women's championship, which will be held from May 17 to May 22 in Carlsbad, California, at Omni La Costa Resort & Spa. The University of Texas will be playing host. 

Six 54-hole regional competitions were played to determine the participants in the championship finals. In each regional, 12 teams and six individuals not on those teams competed.

The low five teams and the individual not on those teams advanced to the finals. Beginning in 2024, the team champions will receive regional champion awards.

Final regional results

Auburn regional site
Auburn University Club, Auburn, Ala.

Auburn and freshman phenom Anna Davis protected their home course, winning the team championship and individual medalist honors by four shots over Oregon. No. 1 seed South Carolina came into the final round on the outside looking in, but a solid final round saw them qualify for the NCAA championships by one shot. Davis shot 73-69-69 to get to 5-under and win the medalist honors by three shots over Isabella McCauley. McCauley shot a final round 7-under 65 to propel up the leaderboards, finishing in T2 and qualifying in the individual spot. Megan Schofill of Auburn and Louise Rydqvist of South Carolina also finished T2, with Schofill playing the back nine at 4-under and helping lead the Tigers to the regional championship. Davis won the 2022 Augusta National Women's Amateur, and Schofill won the 2023 U.S. Women's Amateur.

Five advancing teams: 1. Auburn +10, 2. Oregon +14, 3. North Carolina +21, T4. South Carolina +27, T4. Tulsa +27

Outside the cutline: T6. Houston +28, T6. Georgia +28

Individual medalist: Anna Davis, Auburn (-5)

Advancing individual: Isabella McCauley, Minnesota (-2)

Bermuda Run regional site
Bermuda Run Country Club, Bermuda Run N.C.

Rachel Kuehn of Wake Forest continues her great play to end her career, finishing as the co-medalist after winning the individual medalist honors at the ACC championships. Caitlyn Macnab of Ole Miss also finished as co-medalist after she and Kuehn shot 12-under to run away from the field. Ole Miss finished as the team champion in a tight race over Texas and Wake Forest. Bailey Davis of Tennessee was the 36-hole leader, but a final round 2-over 74 saw her fall to T3 at 8-under, but still qualified in the individual spot.

Five advancing teams: 1. Ole Miss -21, 2. Texas -20, 3. Wake Forest -18, 4. Mississippi State -3, 5. Oregon State -2

Outside the cutline: 6. Tennessee +3, 7. North Texas +14, 8. South Florida +20

Individual medalist: Rachel Kuehn, Wake Forest and Caitlyn Macnab, Ole Miss

Advancing individual: Bailey Davis, Tennessee (-8)

Bryan regional site
The Traditions Club, Bryan Tex.

Ingrid Lindblad, the No. 1 ranked golfer in the Golfweek/AmateurGolf.com Women's Rankings, led the LSU Tigers to the team title behind a team final round 5-under 283. Lindblad finished as the medalist at 12-under after three consecutive rounds of 4-under 68. Carla Bernat of Kansas State finished T3 at 7-under to qualify as an individual. SMU and Clemson finished T2 and four shots back of LSU after the Tigers shot a final round 5-under 283. Vanderbilt started the final round on the outside looking in, but a final round 8-under 280 and jump Ohio State and Texas A&M.

Five advancing teams: 1. LSU -8, T2. SMU -4, T2. Clemson -4, 4. Vanderbilt +1, 5. Texas A&M +6

Outside the cutline: 6. Ohio State +11, 7. Iowa State +16

Individual medalist: Ingrid Lindblad, LSU (-12)

Advancing individual: Carla Bernat, Kansas State (-7)

Las Vegas regional site
Spanish Trail Country Club, Las Vegas, Nev.

Arkansas won the team competition in difficult conditions, finishing at even par and taking down UCLA by four shots. Individual co-medalists Kajal Mistry led Arkansas and Zoe Campos led UCLA to the first and fourth place finishes and qualifying team spots. Purdue, Baylor and Florida State are the other three team qualifiers. Lottie Woad of Florida State was the 36-hole leader, but a 6-over 78 final round saw her finish in solo third place at 4-under. Veronika Kedronova of Kent State earned the individual qualifying spot at 1-under.

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Five advancing teams: 1. Arkansas E, 2. Purdue +4, 3. Baylor +8, 4. UCLA +12, 5. Florida State +14

Outside the cutline: 6. Arizona +16, 7. California +20

Individual medalist: Zoe Campos, UCLA and Kajal Mistry, Arkansas (-6)

Advancing individual: Veronika Kedronova, Kent State (-1)

East Lansing regional site
Forest Akers Golf Course, East Lansing, Mich.

USC won the team championshop by four shots over Oklahoma State and Michigan State, while Lauren Beaudreau of Notre Dame won the individual medalist honors of Bailey Shoemaker of USC, who was the 36-hole leader. All teams that shot under par through the 54 holes earned the team qualifying spots. Beaudreau is the individual qualifier after Notre Dame did not qualify for regionals as a team. Florida, who had a solid season finished seventh and missed out on qualifying as a team. 

Five advancing teams: 1. USC -9, 2. Oklahoma State -5, 3. Michigan State -4, 4. Northwestern -3, 5. Pepperdine -1

Outside the cutline: 6. Denver +3, 7. Florida +7

Individual medalist: Lauren Beaudreau, Notre Dame (-12)

Advancing individual: Lauren Beaudreau, Notre Dame (-12)

Cle Elum regional site
Tumble Creek Club, Cle Elum, Wash.

No. 1 seed Stanford cruised to the win in the final regional, finishing as the only team that was under par and winning by 18 shots. Rachel Heck of Stanford was the individual medalist by four shots, finishing 8-under with rounds of 72-65-71. Heck's second round 7-under tied the women's course record of 65, set at the 2019 NCAA Regionals by Brooke Riley of Northwestern. Duke, Virginia, Arizona State and San Jose State all comfortably earned the team qualifying spots. Heck recently announced she would not be turning pro and continuing to play in amateur events.

Five advancing teams: 1. Stanford -17, 2. Duke +1, 3. Virginia +12, 4. Arizona State +21, San Jose State +23

Outside the cutline: 6. Kansas +35, 7. Washington +38, 8. Long Beach State +42

Individual medalist: Rachel Heck, Stanford (-8)

Advancing individual: Jasmine Leovao, Long Beach State (+2)

Results: NCAA Division I Women's Championship
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T4ColombiaMaria Jose MarinColombia70072-68-71-72=283

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ABOUT THE NCAA Division I Women's Championship

30 teams and 6 individuals not on a qualifying team make up the field for the championship of NCAA Division I women's golf.

After 72 holes of stroke play, the individual champion is crowned, and the low 8 teams advance to match play to determine the team champion.

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