Matt Jones is the online sports director for the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. A double graduate of the University of Arkansas, he is a member of the Football Writers Association of America and National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, and voter for the Heisman Trophy and Biletnikoff Award.
Arkansas wins NCAA bid for golf, indoor track championships
Arkansas' Nicolas Echavarria hits from the 18th tee during the final round of the NCAA men's golf regional on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at The Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas will host NCAA championship events in golf and indoor track in coming years, the NCAA announced Tuesday.
The 2019 NCAA Golf Championship for men and women will be played The Blessings Golf Club on May 17-22, 2019. It will be the first time the NCAA has hosted its championship event at the Razorbacks' home course. An NCAA regional was played there in 2013.
The 2021 NCAA Indoor Track & Field Championships will be held at Randal Tyson Track Center on March 12-13, 2021. Arkansas last hosted the indoor meet in 2015.
Additionally, Arkansas will host an NCAA outdoor track and field preliminary at John McDonnell Field on May 23-25, 2019; an NCAA cross country regional on Nov. 15, 2019; and an NCAA gymnastics regional on April 2, 2022.
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