NORMAN, Okla. — The Kirkwood Eagles will open the season as the No. 1 team in the country after earning three first-place votes in the pre-spring Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll.
Mississippi Gulf Coast ranks second, 2019 National Champion South Mountain ranks third, with Des Moines Area Community College in at fourth.
Northeast Mississippi, Walters State, Parkland, Meridian, Iowa Central, and Tyler round out the top-ten.
|Rank||University (First Place Votes)||Points||Previous Rank|
|1||Kirkwood CC (3)||64||2|
|2||Mississippi Gulf Coast (1)||63||3|
|3||South Mountain (3)||51||1|
|4||Des Moines Area||41||NR|
|6||Walters State JC||35||8|
|Dropped From Ranking: Mesa (#5); Paradise Valley CC (#9).|
|Others Receiving Votes: Metropolitan CC, 9; Cleveland State CC, 4; Hawkeye, 3; Paradise Valley CC, 1.|