NORMAN, Okla. – Defending national champion Oklahoma State received all 19 first-place votes to open the season No. 1 in the Bushnell Golfweek Preseason Coaches Poll. This marks the seventh straight ranking the Cowboys have been held the top spot.
NCAA runner-up Alabama was second. Oklahoma came in at third and was followed by Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, and Auburn. Georgia Tech ranked seventh while Florida, LSU, and Texas completed the top 10.
Bushnell Golfweek Division I Coaches Poll - Preseason
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||NCAA Finals Finish|
|1||Oklahoma State (19)||475||Champion|
|Others Receiving Votes: Pepperdine, 40; Kent State, 30; North Florida, 30; Georgia, 21; South Carolina, 21; SMU, 21; Iowa State, 15; USF, 14; Missouri, 12; Kansas, 11; Ole Miss, 10; Purdue, 10; Virginia, 10; Michigan State, 9; BYU, 7; Northwestern, 7; Tennessee, 7; Kentucky, 4; New Mexico, 3; Oregon, 2; San Diego State, 1.|