FAYETTEVILLE — The Arkansas men's golf team was named the No. 2 seed for the NCAA's Fayetteville Regional on Monday night.

The Razorbacks will serve as the host for the Fayetteville Regional, which will be played at The Blessings golf course from May 16-18. It's the first time the Razorbacks have hosted an NCAA Regional. It's also the sixth straight time Arkansas has reached an NCAA Regional under coach Brad McMakin.

“I am really excited to host the regional and to get a No. 2 seed,” McMakin said in a news release. “There are some excellent teams that have been selected to come to Fayetteville so we will certainly have to be at our best to advance to the NCAA Championship. I can’t thank Jeff Long, the administration and John Tyson enough for their support in this endeavor.”

The regional field also includes No. 5 Texas, No. 16 Oklahoma State, No. 21 SMU, No. 28 Kent State, No. 32 Illinois, No. 40 Liberty, No. 45 Tulsa, Kentucky, Colorado, Indiana, UNC-Wilmington, UMKC and Alabama State. The top five teams at the regional will qualify for the NCAA Golf Championships.

— Robbie Neiswanger • Arkansas News Bureau