Nov. 1, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS - Karsten Creek, home of the Oklahoma State women's golf team, will serve as one of three NCAA regional sites in 2014 it was announced today. The Cowgirls and their home course will host the Central Regional, which will take place May 8-10.
"We are honored the NCAA has granted us the 2014 Central Regional," Oklahoma State head coach Alan Bratton said. "Karsten Creek was built to host championship events and we are thrilled to show off our course, Oklahoma State and the Stillwater community."
The event will mark the first time a women's regional has been conducted at Karsten Creek. The Tom Fazio design has previously hosted the Big 12 Invitational in 2001 and the Big 12 Women's Championship in 2008.
On the men's side, Karsten Creek has hosted the NCAA Championship twice, holding the event in 2003 and 2011. Additionally, the course served as the home to the Karsten Creek Collegiate in 1996, the NCAA Central Regional in 2001, the Ping/Golfweek Preview in 2002 and 2010 and the NCAA South Central Regional in 2009.
Florida State will serve as the host for the East Regional at SouthWood Golf Club, while Washington will host the West Regional at Tumble Creek at Suncadia Resort. It was also announced Tulsa Country Club will serve as the host course for the 2014 NCAA Championship.