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No. 3 ranked Illinois concludes strong weekend with second-place finish.

By Drake Pena

April 6, 2015

The Illinois men’s golf team shot a combined 841 (-23) to cap off a successful showing at the 3M Augusta Invitational in Augusta, Georgia, finishing second in a field of 15 Sunday. In a group that included No. 2 Texas, and No. 25 New Mexico, Illinois showed why it’s considered among the elite teams ...

No. 1 Illinois men’s golf struggles in second-straight tournament

By Drake Pena

March 30, 2015

The Illinois men’s golf team failed to make it to the podium for a second-straight tournament — the Illini finished seventh in a competitive field of 13. “This was not a good tournament for us, but we had a chance to zero in on some issues we need to work on, both physically and mentally,” he...

Illinois men’s golf starts the season off with a bang in big win

By Drake Pena

January 26, 2015

Freshly cut grass and 70 degree weather was a sight for sore eyes for the Illinois men’s golf team. The team began its season this weekend with the Tinervin Cup, an event put on by Jeff and Madalyn Tinervin against Illinois State in Placida, Florida. The Illini won 8-1 and remain a perfect 12-0 in...

Redbirds matchup opens spring season for Illini golf

By Drake Pena

January 22, 2015

Coming off a near-perfect fall season that included finishing atop multiple national rankings, the Illini men’s golf team is poised for a championship run. The currently No. 2-ranked Illini will open the spring season against in-state rival Illinois State in the Tinervin Cup on Saturday in Placida...

Illinois men’s golf with best start since 1988-89

December 16, 2014

The first half of the Illinois men’s golf season proved to be monumental for Illini golfers, coaches and the rest of the college golf community.  Ranked No. 6 in the preseason, the Illini jumped to the No. 1 spot of the Golf Coaches Association of America coaches poll after topping one of the toughest ...

Illinois men’s golf no longer perfect

By Lauren Mroz

October 22, 2014

The Illinois men’s golf team’s No. 1 ranking was put to the test Oct. 19-21 at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational at the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club — a course well-known for its difficulty. Competing with a talented group of fifteen teams that included ten of Golfweek’s top 50 teams, th...

Illinois men’s golf looks to complete perfect fall season

By Lauren Mroz

October 17, 2014

Led by Big Ten Golfer of the Week Thomas Detry, the Illinois men’s golf team looks to remain perfect through its final fall tournament. Heading to Orlando, Florida, the Illini will compete in the Travistock Collegiate Invitational at the Lake Nona Golf and Country Club between Sunday and Tuesday....

Illini men’s golf wins third straight tournament

Portrait of Thomas Detry

By Lauren Mroz

October 15, 2014

Three tournaments into the fall season, Illinois men’s golf is still undefeated after a win at the Sagamore Fall Preview. The final round was cancelled Tuesday due to poor weather and unfeasible conditions, reverting scores back to Monday’s second round totals. Finishing at 6-under-par, the Illini...

Illinois men’s golf headlines Sagamore Fall Preview

By Lauren Mroz

October 13, 2014

The Illinois men’s golf team enters the home stretch of its fall season Monday at the two-day Sagamore Fall Preview. Hosted by Ball State, the 54-hole tournament will take place on a Jack Nicklaus-designed, par-72 course at The Sagamore Club in Noblesville, Ind. The top-ranked Illini headline a 14-te...

Illinois men’s golf too early to settle on No. 1 ranking

By Lauren Mroz

October 3, 2014

The Illinois men’s golf team is No. 1 in Golfweek’s team rankings, but the Illini know, only two tournaments into the season, that their national status is merely a number that can be taken away. “They don’t give a trophy or anything,” head coach Mike Small said. “The records 20 years from...

Illini’s Campbell looking to carry previous success into 2014-15

Brian Campbell is ranked the No. 3 golfer in the country.

By Lauren Mroz

September 30, 2014

Led by senior Brian Campbell, the Illinois men’s golf team moved to the No. 1 spot of Golfweek’s rankings after a dominant win over 15 teams at the Wolf Run Invitational held on Sept. 20-21. Following his first place performance, Campbell also jumped from 28th to third in the individual rankings...

Illinois wins fifth straight at Wolf Run

By Lauren Mroz

September 22, 2014

The Illini men’s golf team added to a five-year win streak at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate this weekend, securing top finishes on both the team and individual leaderboards. The tournament was hosted by Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville, Indiana. This was the team’s second consecutive win for Illin...

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