After three rounds the field for teams is cut to top 15 teams. I suspect there is also a cut for individuals, but as we don't have a Charlie Danielson playing for that title, I didn't look.
No cut today, btw
Apparently conditions are much friendlier today.
At 9:30 am, the teams on the course are a cumulative 7 under par.
Only 4 teams are over par, while 6 teams are under par.
Hope that holds until the afternoon, when we go out.
I was looking at the course stats after one day and for the Illini, they are quite unusual.
Illinois has the 2nd best performance on par 3's, shooting 1 over par as a team.
But on par 4's, we are nearly the worst, shooting 29 over par.
Par 5's weren't good either, with the Illini at +5, while...
Not a strong start for Illinois. Three teams worse than us with the afternoon teams still early in their rounds. Lots of teams to pass to make match play. Need more guys close to par. Two at +4, them three at about+8 won't get it done.
Regionals are just 3 days of stroke play, I'm pretty sure.
Each team counts 4 of its 5 scores each day.
Low team totals for the 12 rounds submitted advance to the NCAA's.
That is 5 teams from each of 6 regions if I recall correctly from last year.
In addition, the top (roughly) 3 individuals...