UNDATED (AP) _ Georgia and Georgia Tech begin play Thursday in
regional golf tournaments as they try to advance to the NCAA
championships later this month.
The Yellow Jackets will tee off in Columbus, Ohio, against a
field that includes top-ranked Alabama and fifth-ranked Oklahoma
State. Tech is seeded third in the central region.
The Bulldogs are seeded first in the eastern region, which will
be contested in Chattanooga. South Carolina, Duke, Auburn and
Michigan State are among the teams competing in the region.
There are 27 teams playing in each region, and the top ten will
advance to the championships in West Lafayette, Indiana.
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