Brunswick, Ga. – The College of Coastal Georgia men's golf team will start the season ranked 20th in the national Top 25 poll.

The Mariners were slotted in the top 20 in the 2017 NAIA Men's Golf Coaches' Preseason Top 25 poll which was released Friday afternoon by the national office.

Coastal Georgia has played in the last four national championship tournaments. Of course, the Mariners won the 2014 and 2015 national titles.

The Mariners are one of five teams from The Sun Conference appearing in the preseason poll. In order, they are Johnson & Wales (5), Keiser (8), Southeastern (11), USC Beaufort (14) and Coastal Georgia.

The Mariners are set to begin their season Sept. 10 when they host their annual Coastal Georgia Fall Invitational at Sea Island's Retreat Course.