Warnock Heads to NCAA Athens Regional this Week

Warnock Heads to NCAA Athens Regional this Week

Spartanburg, S.C. – USC Upstate junior Jordan Warnock heads to Athens, Ga. this week to participate in the NCAA Men's Golf Regional hosted by Georgia at the par 71, 7253-yard University of Georgia Golf Course.

The NCAA Men's Golf Regional is a 54-hole competition with 18 holes scheduled for each day. Warnock will tee off at 12:50 p.m. on Monday afternoon. He is one of 10 individuals who will participate in the Regional along with 13 teams. The low five teams and the low individual not on those teams from each Regional will advance to the finals. The finals will be played May 24-29 at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Ark.

Warnock is the second USC Upstate men's golfer in program history to advance to the NCAA Regionals since the Spartans moved to Division I in 2007-08. Former Spartan Ryan Cornfield was selected as an individual participant in the NCAA Men's Golf Championship twice in 2014-15 and 2015-16.

He led USC Upstate this season with a 72.15 stroke average after playing in all 10 events and 27 rounds. Warnock recorded four top-10 and three top-5 finishes highlighted by two runner-up performances at the Camden Collegiate Invitational and Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate. He also recorded a tie for fifth place at the Furman Intercollegiate and tied for seventh at the Big South Men's Golf Championship. Warnock compiled ten rounds of par or better and recorded a 54-hole low score of 211. He posted a career-low round of 67 at the Ryman Hospitality Intercollegiate. Warnock added rounds of 69 twice during the Wofford Invitational and Big South Men's Golf Championship.

Warnock was named Big South All-Conference this season while also earning a spot on the All-Academic Team. He also received Big South Men's Golfer of the Week honors on April 11.

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