Posts tagged with: "College Golf"

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…

QUICK TAKE: If the Sweet 16 Faced Off in Golf Instead of Basketball, Here is Who Would Win

QUICK TAKE: If the Sweet 16 Faced Off in Golf Instead of Basketball, Here is Who Would Win

With March Madness down to the Sweet 16 and the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play now in action, we are definitely feeling the bracket spirit. This got us to thinking: Out of the remaining schools battling it out for the championship, which one has the best golf program? First, we established…

Oregon wins NCAA men’s title in extra holes View More
Oregon sophomore Aaron Wise during the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships at the Eugene (Ore.) Country Club. (Photo: Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)

Oregon wins NCAA men’s title in extra holes

Home course advantage helped Oregon win its first-ever NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship as it defeated Texas, 3-2, at Eugene (Ore.) Country Club Wednesday afternoon. The championship was decided in the fourth match of the day in 21 holes between Oregon junior Sulman Raza, a native of Eugene, and…

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Furman Men's Golf Program Gets New Life

In a surprise reversal that illustrates the long-term bond created by our game, Furman University announced today that it will not terminate the men’s golf program as previously planned. The move came after a tumultuous 18 days, beginning with the stunning news on Feb. 7 that the school planned to…