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The 2015-16 Illinois men’s golf team was one of the best

By Ryan Wilson, Staff writer

May 8, 2016


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

It was a year to remember for the Illinois men’s golf team. The Illini are heading into the NCAA Tournament after having one of the most successful seasons in program history. The 2015-16 season saw senior leadership, a mid-season slump sandwiched in between wins and breakout performances by nearly eve...

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

By Ryan Wilson

March 23, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Illinois men’s golf team has won six of its nine tournaments this season. The team once won five straight earlier this season, but now the Illini are trying to regain that momentum. The Illini finished tied for fifth with a 22-over 874 at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday. They...

Illinois men’s golf building on resume

By Ryan Wilson

January 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

It was a busy winter break for the Illinois men’s golf team. Three players competed in tournaments, two flew to Europe and one built a sandcastle.Dylan Meyer and Alex Burge competed in the New Year’s Invitational from Jan. 7-10 in St. Petersburg, Florida, where Meyer created an Illini-themed sandca...

Illinois men's golf rallies on final day to win Tavistock Collegiate Invitational

By Chris Kennedy

October 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

The Illini men’s golf team has played in two premiere events this fall. At the Fighting Illini Invite on Sept. 18-20 against six of the nation’s top teams and without senior Charlie Danielson, Illinois finished fifth, 12 strokes out of first place.MDThis week at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitation...

Dominant win for Illinois men's golf at Crooked Stick

By Chris Kennedy

October 13, 2015


Filed under Sports

At the Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invite three weeks ago, the Illini faced elite competition without one of their elite players, senior Charlie Danielson.A back injury during a practice round left Danielson on the sideline for one of college golf’s premiere fall events. This week, the two-time A...

Illinois men’s golf hosts top-four teams at Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invite

By Chris Kennedy

September 17, 2015


Filed under Sports

Last year, the Illinois men’s golf team was eliminated in the Final Four of the NCAA Championships. The Illini finished fifth this weekend at the Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invitational and got a glimpse at what the national championship field might look like in the spring.Bushnell/Golfweek pres...