NCAA explains controversial decision to cancel Baton Rouge golf regional (

Fairleigh Dickinson Athletics Director Brad Hurlbut stood on the steps of LSU’s University Club Wednesday afternoon and prepared to give a somber announcement that would make him public enemy No. 1 at the Baton Rouge NCAA Women’s Golf Regional. As the NCAA Committee representative on site, it was his job to deliver the news no one wanted to hear.

“This is one of the most gut-wrenching decisions and announcements that I’ve ever been a part of,” he began. “Even though the course is playable, it’s not playable at a championship level. Therefore, the top six teams that were seeded will advance, along with the top three individuals that were not on those six teams.”

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