TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — The Oregon Ducks missed their 26th all-time appearance in the NCAA Championships by just two strokes on Saturday afternoon at the Golden Eagle Golf and Country Club. Oregon placed eighth in the Tallahassee Regional, shooting -8 as a team.
Oklahoma (-10) outlasted South Florida (-10) in a playoff to finish in fifth place and earn the regional's final NCAA Championship bid. North Florida (-34) won the Tallahassee Regional by three strokes over Washington (-31). Florida State (-28) and Georgia Tech (-15) were the region's other two qualifiers.
Rak Cho carded a 71 (-1) to lead the Ducks on the final day of competition. Cho birdied four holes on the front nine and finished in a tie for 35th in the individual standings. Jonathan Woo and Brandon McIver each shot a 73 (+1) to follow Cho's lead; both players finished in a tie for 10th (-7). Sulman Raza wrapped up his three days in Tallahassee at five-over, good enough for a tie for 49th overall and Zach Foushee (+12) finished in 69th place.
The three-day tournament featured a 75-player field. Washington's Cheng-Tsung Pan (-15) took the individual crown, finishing three strokes ahead of MJ Maguire (North Florida), Chase Seiffert (Florida State) and Daniel Walker (individual, Richmond).
Oregon's season comes to a close with eight top-10 finishes this spring, including a championship at the Duck Invitational on March 26. The Ducks also took sixth at the Pac-12 Championships and fourth at the Bandon Dunes Championship.