Oklahoma State, Guilford and Oklahoma City remained the top teams in the Division I, III and NAIA editions of the Golf World/Nike Golf coaches' poll, while Chico State became the third different D-II program to claim the top spot during the 2010-11 season.
North Alabama's 10th-place finish at the Matlock Collegiate Classic caused the squad to fall from No. 1 to No. 4, allowing Chico State to gain the No. 1 ranking.