2019 NCAA Division III Men's Golf National Championships

May 14-17, 2019

Keene Trace Golf Club, Nicholasville, KY

Location

Keene Trace Golf Club

Located in central Kentucky just minutes south of downtown Lexington, Keene Trace is home to 36 holes across two premier golf courses and facilities. The Champion Trace and Keene Run courses comprise Keene Trace, which is home to the PGA Barbasol Championship. Champion Trace is a standard par 72 course totaling 7,328 yards while Keene Run is a standard par 72 course totaling 7,139 yards. The private golf club offers one of the most unique playing experiences and scenic backdrops, with horse farms and rolling hills surrounding the playing courses. Keene Trace is also home to the High Performance Golf Academy and a hitting bay designed for instruction and club fitting.

Nicholasville - Central Kentucky

Set in the heart of the Bluegrass region, Lexington, Kentucky is the second-largest city in the state of Kentucky. The metro is located within a day’s drive of two-thirds of the population of the United States. The region is known for its horse farms, a unique gently-rolling landscape, and its diverse, stable economy. Over 500,000 people call the Lexington metro area home. It is home to famed venues which include Rupp Arena, home of Kentucky Basketball, the Keeneland Race Track, and the Kentucky Horse Park. The Blue Grass Airport (LEX) is the main hub serving central and Eastern Kentucky. Long-distance travelers can also make their way to Lexington via the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, located approximately an 80-minute drive north of Lexington and Louisville International Airport, an 80-minute drive west of Lexington.

Schedule

Date Event Notes Round Links
May
Tue. 14 NCAA Championship % Keene Trace GC, Lexington, Ky. 1st Round
Wed. 15 NCAA Championship % Keene Trace GC, Lexington, Ky. 2nd Round
Thu. 16 NCAA Championship % Keene Trace GC, Lexington, Ky. 3rd Round
Fri. 17 NCAA Championship % Keene Trace GC, Lexington, Ky. 4th Round
% Post season

Participants

Transylvania Pioneers

Aurora Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference

Carnegie Mellon At-Large bid

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps At-Large bid

Concordia (Texas) American Southwest Conference

Emory At-Large bid

Endicott Commonwealth Coast Conference

Farmingdale State Skyline Conference

Gettysburg Centennial Conference

Goucher Landmark Conference

Guilford College At-Large bid

Hampden-Sydney At-Large bid

Hope College Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association

Huntingdon College USA South Athletic Conference

Husson North Atlantic Conference

Illinois Wesleyan College Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin

Individuals

Johnson and Wales Great Northeast Athletic Conference

La Verne Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Manhattanville MAC Freedom

Methodist At-Large bid

Nebraska Wesleyan American Rivers Conference

New York University Liberty League

North Carolina Wesleyan At-Large bid

Oglethorpe Southern Athletics Association

Otterbein University Ohio Athletic Conference

Pitt - Bradford Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Redlands At-Large bid

Rosemont Colonial States Athletic Conference

Rutgers-Camden New Jersey Athletic Conference

Southwestern U. (Tex.) At-Large bid

St. John Fisher Empire 8

St. John's At-Large bid

St. Thomas Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Stevenson MAC Commonwealth

Trinity (Conn.) New England Small College Athletic Conference (NESCAC)

Washington & Lee Old Dominion Athletic Conference

Washington and Jefferson Presidents' Athletic Conference

Webster St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference

Willamette Northwest Conference

Wisconsin - Superior Upper Midwest Athletic Conference

Wittenberg North Coast Athletic Conference

York (Pa.) Capital Athletic Conference

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About

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Welcome to the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf National Championships at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky, hosted by Transylvania University.

For the first time in NCAA Division III history, the men’s golf national championships will be played in the state of Kentucky. The 2019 National Championships welcomes 42 teams and six individuals for a 72-hole, four-round championship.  

Round One commences on Tuesday, May 14 with Round two to follow on Wednesday, May 15. Following 36 holes of play, the field will be cut to the top 18 teams and top six individuals. The final 18 teams will vie for the 2019 national championship after four rounds of play on Friday, May 17.

Keene Trace Golf Club is located in Nicholasville, Kentucky, just minutes southwest of Downtown Lexington, Kentucky in the heart of the Bluegrass region. Keene Trace comprises 36 holes, the Champion Trace course and the Keene Run Golf Course. It also serves as the home of the PGA’s Barbasol Championship and has hosted prestigious golf tournaments in the past, including the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships in 1993, the USGA Senior Amateur Championship, the Men’s and Women’s SEC Championships, and the Kentucky Amateur Championship.

The Lexington Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa is proud to be the official tournament host for all teams. The resort is located minutes from downtown Lexington and less than 15 miles from Keene Trace Golf Club. The Griffin Gate Marriott provides a full range of amenities including a full fitness center, pool complex, a luxury spa, and the hotel’s signature restaurant, JW’s Steakhouse.

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Directions

To Keene Run (5600 Harrodsburg Road, Nicholasville, KY 40356)

 

To Champion Trace (20 Avenue of Champions, Nicholasville, KY 40356) 

FROM THE BLUE GRASS AIRPORT: Turn right onto Man-O-War Blvd and continue to Harrodsburg Road. Take a right turn onto Harrodsburg Road and continue for about 4 miles and then turn right using the turn lane in to Keene Manor.

 

FROM THE BLUE GRASS AIRPORT: Turn right onto Man-O-War Blvd and continue to Harrodsburg Road. Take a right turn onto Harrodsburg Road and continue until Military Pike. Take a right turn onto Military Pike go left when the road forks to continue on Keene Road. Continue on Keene Road until you reach a three way stop. Go straight onto Delaney Ferry and continue until the Champions entrance on left.

FROM DOWNTOWN LEXINGTON: Take Harrodsburg Road toward Man-O-War Blvd. When you pass Man-O-War Blvd, continue for about 4 miles, and then turn right using the turn lane in to Keene Manor.

 

FROM DOWNTOWN LEXINGTON: Take Harrodsburg Road and continue until Military Pike. Take a right turn onto Military Pike and go left when the road forks to continue on Keene Road. Continue on Keene Road until you reach a three way stop. Go straight onto Delaney Ferry and continue until the Champions entrance on left.

FROM LOUISVILLE: Take I-64 East towards Lexington. Take Exit 115 towards Newtown Pike. Merge right onto KY 4 (New Circle Road). Take a right turn onto Harrodsburg Road and continue toward Man-O-War Blvd. When you pass Man-O-War Blvd, continue for about 4 miles and then turn right using the turn lane in to Keene Manor.

 

FROM LOUISVILLE: Take I-64 East towards Lexington. Take Exit 115 towards Newtown Pike. Merge right onto KY 4 (New Circle Road) Take a right turn onto Harrodsburg Road and continue until Military Pike. Take a right turn onto Military Pike and go left when the road forks to continue on Keene Road. Continue on Keene Road until you reach a three way stop. Go straight onto Delaney Ferry and continue until the Champions entrance on left.

FROM CINCINNATI: Take I-75 South towards Lexington. Take Exit 115 towards Newtown Pike. Merge right onto KY 4 (New Circle Road). Take a right turn onto Harrodsburg Road and continue towards Man-O-War Blvd. When you pass Man-O-War Blvd, continue for about 4 miles and then turn right using the turn lane in to Keene Manor.

 

FROM CINCINNATI: Take I-75 South towards Lexington. Take Exit 115 towards Newtown Pike. Merge right onto KY 4 (New Circle Road) Take a right turn onto Harrodsburg Road and continue until Military Pike. Take a right turn onto Military Pike and go left when the road forks to continue on Keene Road. Continue on Keene Road until you reach a three way stop. Go straight onto Delaney Ferry and continue until the Champions entrance on left.

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