May 30, 2007
Williamsburg, Va. – Georgia Tech’s Roberto Castro, Chesson Hadley and Cameron Tringale have been named to the PING All-South Region team for NCAA Division I golf. The nine all-region teams were announced Wednesday by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
Each PING All-Region team consists of the top 15 individuals in their region in the Individual Ranking System. Additionally, players ranked nationally in the top 75 according to the Golfstat or the Sagarin rankings, not included their region’s top 15, are added to their All-Region team. Members of the PING All-Region teams are automatically eligible for PING All-America honors, to be announced following the NCAA Division I Championships.
Castro, a senior from Alpharetta, Ga., and Tringale, a sophomore from Laguna Niguel, Calif., have battled neck-and-neck all year as Tech’s No. 1 player in competition, and entered the NCAA Championship within two total strokes of each other for the team lead. Tringale (71.71 stroke average in team events) has four top-10 finishes in six spring events, while Castro (71.77) has five. Hadley, a freshman from Raleigh, N.C., who has developed into a solid No. 3 player for the Yellow Jackets, averaging 72.79 strokes per round with top-10 finishes at both the ACC Championship and the NCAA East Regional.