Winthrop’s Hirai qualifies for NCAAs again.

Posted May 8, 2013 9:12 am | Filed under Sports

ROCK HILL, SC–Winthrop senior golfer Kamito Hirai has been invited to participate in the 2013 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Regional May 16-18 in Baton Rouge, LA.

Hirai (Summerville, SC) will be making his second consecutive appearance in an NCAA Regional. The Baton Rouge Regional will be hosted by LSU and played at the University Club of Baton Rouge. He competed last year in Athens, GA.

He is one of 10 individuals who will compete for a chance to advance to the NCAA finals which will be held May 28-June 2 at the Capital City Club, Crabapple Course in Atlanta. In addition to the individuals, 13 teams, including Big South Conference champion Coastal Carolina, will play in the 54-hole tournament in Baton Rouge, one of six regionals being conducted around the nation.