Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. While often overshadowed by the accomplishments of the Lady Dogs, Georgia's men's basketball program has enjoyed several impressive seasons, including a run to the SEC Championship and berth in the NCAA tournament under former head coach Dennis Felton.
While Dominique Wilkins is considered the greatest player in school history,  the team's most successful season came one year after his graduation. Equestrian[ edit ] Equestrian was added as UGA's 21st intercollegiate varsity sport in UGA's newest varsity team first competed in the — season.
After a series of runner-up finishes, the team reclaimed the top spot in — and repeated as champions in — and — They also earned the national championship title. The site is approximately 12 miles south of the Athens, Georgia campus.
The acre farm was formally used in the Summer Olympics as a training site for the U. Dressage Team. Inside Sanford Stadium during a home game Bulldogs' former head football coach Mark Richt , who coached at Georgia from — The 92, seat Sanford Stadium is the home of the Georgia football team.
The Bulldogs claim two football national championships: one for the season based on the determinations of several selecting organizations, and one consensus national championship for the season based on the votes of the AP and Coaches Polls several selectors have recognized the Bulldogs as national champions for the , , and seasons as well.
Rivalries[ edit ] The Bulldogs' most historic rivalry is with the Auburn Tigers , referred to as the Deep South's Oldest Rivalry and dating back to Georgia Football Classic ".
In addition, UGA enjoyed a strong rivalry with the nearby Clemson Tigers for many years in football, especially in the s. The Bulldogs and the Tennessee Volunteers annual showdown on the second Saturday of October has become a rivalry as a result of the division of the Southeastern Conference into Eastern and Western divisions.
Before , the two teams had only met 21 times since Beginning in , the two teams have played annually as members of the same division. Georgia also enjoys a healthy rivalry with the South Carolina Gamecocks , meeting on the football field 70 times since However, the game's location is a point of contention for many Georgia fans; many of whom argue that Jacksonville's location relative to the two universities favors Florida.
The city lies miles from Athens, Georgia, home of the Bulldogs, but only 73 miles from Gainesville, Florida, home of the Gators. The game is considered a must-do for many UGA students and alumni.
The game was traditionally referred to as the "world's largest outdoor cocktail party" due to the tailgating and celebration by fans, but in recent years the city and universities have dropped the usage to discourage drunkenness among fans.
Georgia holds the all-time advantage in the series, posting a win-loss record of 48—40—2 47—40—2 according to the University of Florida, which does not include the game in Macon, Georgia, played before officially sanctioning its football program.
The University of Florida began closing the gap, going 15—1 between and Georgia has become more competitive in the series since then, winning in , , , and , while the Gators took the game in , , , and Men's golf[ edit ] From to , Howell Hollis built the Georgia men's golf team into a conference power,[ citation needed ] claiming 13 SEC titles.
George Hamer won the individual national title in Current coach Chris Haack has led the team to two golf national titles , Overall, the men's golf team leads all Georgia sports with 29 conference championships,[ citation needed ] including seven since , —52, —59, —65, —72, —78, —83, , , —01, , , —10, Women's golf[ edit ] First organized by Liz Murphey, the Georgia women's golf team is a fixture among the nation's top finishers.
Todd McCorkle coached the Georgia women's golf team from to , when he abruptly resigned before the NCAA Women's Golf Championship under a cloud of sexual harassment allegations.
UGA's sixth place tie at the national event marks the seventh top final ranking in the last nine years. The program has won eleven SEC titles. Main article: Georgia Gym Dogs Since , the Gym Dogs have brought home 10 gymnastics national championships , '89, , '98, '99, , '06, '07, '08, '09 ,  the most of any team in NCAA history.
Georgia is also only the second team Utah, —86 to win the national title in five consecutive years,[ citation needed ] winning in — The Gym Dogs have won 16 Southeastern Conference titles.
The Gym Dogs consistently draw upwards of 10, fans to their meets,[ citation needed ] ranking them second only to football in average attendance among Georgia sports.
On October 18, , Yoculan announced her retirement after the season. Danna Durante served as head coach from In former Gym Dog Courtney Kupets-Carter became the head coach and Suzanne Yoculan became a volunteer assistant coach for the transition period.