TUSCALOOSA Compliments of its two tournament championships, Golfweek has ranked the University of Alabama golf team No. 1 in its latest Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index.
Alabama has played two tournaments so far this season, winning both. Alabama bested a field of 18 teams in the Carpet Capital Classic where the team finished 23 under par on September 17 then bettered a field of 15 teams Tuesday, finishing five over par, to win the Shoal Creek Intercollegiate.
In Golfweek’s player rankings, Alabama’s Michael Thompson is ranked fifth, Gator Todd 11th Thomas Hagler 18th, Matthew Swan 31st and Mark Harrell 39th , finding all five of Alabama’s golfers who have competed so far this season ranked among the top 50.