Oakville, Ont. — The Golf Coaches Association of Canada (GCAC) compiled its annual coaches poll on November 12th, 2015 and the UBC Thunderbirds men’s and women’s squads were voted as the two top teams in the country.
In the men’s poll, the Thunderbirds (92 points) edged the Manitoba Bisons (91 points) and the Waterloo Warriors (87 points) by a narrow margin.
Rounding out the TOP 10 were the Laval Rouge et Or (84 points), Holland Hurricanes (81 points), Victoria Vikes (79 points), Brock Badgers (70 points), Ottawa Gee Gee’s (55 points), Fraser Valley Cascades (53 points), and Montreal Carabins (52 points).
|1||British Columbia Thunderbirds||92|
|4||Laval Rouge et Or||84|
|8||Ottawa Gee Gee’s||55|
|9||Fraser Valley Cascades||53|
|11||Alberta Golden Bears||50|
|17||Toronto Varsity Blues||20|
On the women’s side, UBC (60 points) was unanimously voted as the top team in the country, garnering all six first place votes.
The Toronto Varsity Blues (48 points) finished in second place, just one point ahead of the Montreal Carabins (47 points). The Victoria Vikes (44 points) claimed fourth spot, while the Alberta Pandas (33 points) took fifth.
The Waterloo Warriors (31 points) placed in sixth overall, followed by the Fraser Valley Cascades (22 points). The Western Ontario Mustangs and McGill Martlets tied (16 points) for 8th place overall, and the Laval Rouge et OR (10 points) completed the TOP 10.
|1||British Columbia Thunderbirds||60|
|2||Toronto Varsity Blues||48|
|7||Fraser Valley Cascades||22|
|10||Laval Rouge et Or||10|
The 2015 Golf Canada University/College Golf Championship will run May 25-29 at Cutten Fields Golf Course in Guelph, Ont.