Category: College

NEWS: Oklahoma State Dominates Alabama To Capture 11th NCAA Championship View More
The Oklahoma State Cowboys won the 2018 NCAA Championship. (Photo: Oklahoma State)

NEWS: Oklahoma State Dominates Alabama To Capture 11th NCAA Championship

Capping off one of the best seasons in college golf history, Oklahoma State won the NCAA Championship on Wednesday by shutting out Alabama in the match-play final at their home course, Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla. The Cowboys are the first No. 1 seed to win since the…

OPINION: Snail’s Pace At Women’s NCAAs Is Appalling

OPINION: Snail’s Pace At Women’s NCAAs Is Appalling

At the risk of being the curmudgeon at the Christmas party, the NCAA Women’s Championship, aired by Golf Channel, as it has been since the format changed to match play, was bad for golf. Not that Haley Moore’s birdie on the playoff hole to win the championship for Arizona wasn’t…

NEWS: Arizona Tops Alabama For NCAA Women’s Championship

NEWS: Arizona Tops Alabama For NCAA Women’s Championship

STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA | The Arizona Wildcats won the NCAA Division I Women’s Championship on Wednesday, defeating the Alabama Crimson Tide, 3-2, at Karsten Creek Golf Club. It’s the Wildcats’ third national championship, but their first since 2000. “It’s amazing,” said freshman Yu-Sang Hou, who won her match, 4 and 3,…

NEWS: College Golf Recruiting Figures To Change With New NCAA Rules

NEWS: College Golf Recruiting Figures To Change With New NCAA Rules

Over the past decade, it has become common for college athletic programs to offer scholarships to kids who are several years away from setting foot onto campus. The incentive for programs is obvious. If they beat the recruiting competition to the punch, they may secure a player who would be…

OFFBEAT: 61-Year-Old Grandfather Recruited to Play College Golf View More
Photos of Don Byers and family from the Bellevue University website.

OFFBEAT: 61-Year-Old Grandfather Recruited to Play College Golf

Who says you can’t go back in time? Don Byers, 61, will play collegiate golf this spring for Bellevue University just outside of Omaha, Neb. Some of his teammates will be more than four decades younger than him. ESPN.com’s Jason Sobel wrote the story earlier this week, describing the incredible…

NEWS: Oklahoma Wins NCAA Championship View More
Oklahoma won its first NCAA Championship in men's golf since 1989. (Photo Credit: OU Athletics)

NEWS: Oklahoma Wins NCAA Championship

There were jitters, big ones. And why not? In the ultimate individual sport, a game that rewards outsized egos with a selfish streak, to don a uniform and represent a school whose colors you will wear and whose chants you will remember until your last breath; to bond with teammates…