Category: College

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…

NEWS: Maverick McNealy Wins Ben Hogan Award View More
By earning the Ben Hogan Award, Maverick McNealy has been invited to play in the 2018 Dean & Deluca Invitational at Colonial Country Club (Photo Credit: Ben Hogan Award)

NEWS: Maverick McNealy Wins Ben Hogan Award

Stanford University senior Maverick McNealy became the sixth player in a row from the Pac-12 conference to win the Ben Hogan Award for being the most outstanding male collegiate and amateur golfer of the year. The Portola Valley, Calif., native has enjoyed a prolific career for the Cardinal and won…

NEWS: Stanford’s Casey Danielson Wins Dinah Shore Trophy View More
Casey Danielson has had an impressive career at Stanford. (Photo Credit: YouTube)

NEWS: Stanford’s Casey Danielson Wins Dinah Shore Trophy

The awards and accolades continue to mount for the Stanford Cardinal women’s golf team. Not only is Anne Walker’s squad, which finished first and second in the last two NCAA Championships, ranked No.1 in the nation, Cardinal senior Casey Danielson just received the prestigious Dinah Shore Trophy. Awarded by the…

WATCH: College Golfer Fumbles Ball Into Water, Strips Down To Find It View More
Wicks found about 20 balls during his search, but none of them were his. (Photo Credit: Jacksonville University)

WATCH: College Golfer Fumbles Ball Into Water, Strips Down To Find It

David Wicks of the Jacksonville University men’s golf team pulled out all of the stops to get his team into the NCAA Championship. Wicks was standing on the green of his 13th hole (the fourth at LSU’s University Club) during the NCAA regional in Baton Rouge, La., when he accidentally…