Expectations low...discipline high - 05/19/14

The Vanderbilt men's golf team has qualified for the NCAA Tournament.  This marks the first time since 2007 that the Commodores will vie for a National Championship on the links.

Head coach Scott Limbaugh has been talking to his team a lot leading up to the trip to Kansas.  His message to his players is summed up in four words - expectations low, discipline high.

In other words, Limbaugh wants his team to focus on what it takes to win the title, not just winning the title.  The second year coach knows it's all in the attention to detail on EVERY hole, not just the FINAL hole of the tournament.

Good luck to the Commodore men, and also all of the women's golfers for Vanderbilt who have qualified for the NCAA Women's Tournament in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Vanderbilt is one of only 11 schools scheduled to compete in both fields this week.

 

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