The Davidson men's golf team captured the 2018 Atlantic 10 Men's Golf Championship April 29, and Mike Blasey '19 claimed the individual title on the Par 72, 7,024-yard Villas of Grand Cypress layout. The Wildcats, who led wire-to-wire, entered the final round eight strokes clear of preseason favorite Dayton, before winning their first conference tournament since 1968.
Davidson earned the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after finishing the tournament with a 54-hole total of 891 (300-294-297). Dayton was runner-up six back of the 'Cats, while Rhode Island (+38), VCU (+40) and Richmond (+44) rounded out the top five.
The 2018 NCAA Division I Men's Golf Championships selections were announced May 2 on the Golf Channel and via livestream on the Golf Channel website. Eighty-one teams and 45 individuals were selected to compete in the six NCAA Men's Regional Championship sites, May 14-16. The ‘Cats will compete May 14-16 in the Raleigh Regional, at Lonnie Poole Golf Course in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Wildcats and members of the Davidson community gathered in the Harry L. Vance Athletic Center's Red Ventures Athletics Club, as the tournament field was unveiled live on the Golf Channel.