Washington fifth, Oregon 14th in college men’s golf poll

Updated: October 2, 2012

The Golf World/Nike Golf Division I College Preseason Coaches’ Poll has been released, combining the resources of Golf World magazine, Nike Golf and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) and the Huskies are fifth in the initial poll.

The University of Oregon is ranked 14th in the season opening poll while Alabama is the top-ranked team in the country.

Washington will return the current No. 1 ranked amateur in the world Chris Williams, plus top-10 amateur Cheng-Tsung Pan. Rounding out the top five are UCLA and Washington.