Winning scores for Stanford and Texas as each upset a higher-seeded opponent late Tuesday to advance to today’s NCAA Division I Men’s Championship final match in Fayetteville, Ark. Because of anticipated storms today, the start of play has been moved up to 6:45 a.m. CDT at Blessings Golf Club (pairings). Texas, the No. 5-seeded team, upset top-seeded Oklahoma State, which had won the 72-hole stroke-play qualifier by 31 strokes. No. 6-seeded Stanford knocked off No. 2 Vanderbilt (scores).
Number of Memorial Tournament titles among the three players in the 8:26 a.m. EDT pairing Thursday on No. 10 tee at Muirfield Village Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio. Tiger Woods, a five-time winner of host Jack Nicklaus’ event, will be paired with defending champion Bryson DeChambeau and 2010 winner Justin Rose (tee times).
Position in the Rolex Rankings for England’s Bronte Law, who jumped 17 spots to her career high in the world order after winning the LPGA’s Pure Silk Championship at Williamsburg, Va. Among the top 10, Canada’s Brooke Henderson, who tied for second at Williamsburg, improved two spots, to sixth. It is her highest ranking in three years.