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Illini men’s golf wins Fighting Illini Invitational

Illini men’s golf wins Fighting Illini Invitational

September 15, 2014

The Illinois men’s golf team did a lot of unconventional things this weekend. For starters, it opened up its season by hosting a tournament with one of the toughest fields in the country; a thing that many top-tier teams won’t usually do. Illinois also moved up the scoreboard following each round, going fr...

When practice makes nearly perfect

When practice makes nearly perfect

June 30, 2014

For Charlie Danielson, one of the best collegiate golfers in America, the game is not a game, at least not fun and games. Oh, there are moments of exhilaration — shooting a career-low score to finish as an honorable mention All-American at the NCAA Championships as a freshman. Most times, though, golf for t...

Illini golf win NCAA regional

Illini golf win NCAA regional

By Johnathan Hettinger

May 19, 2014

The Illinois men’s golf team is back where it’s supposed to be. Two weeks after finishing second in the Big Ten Championship, breaking a five-year winning streak, the Illini won their NCAA regional on Saturday, guaranteeing a spot in the NCAA Championships for the seventh straight year. The Sugar Grove, Illi...

Illinois men’s golf to compete in regional tournament

Illinois men’s golf to compete in regional tournament

By Dan Bernstein

May 6, 2014

After finishing the 2013-14 regular season with wins at Wolf Run, the Macdonald Cup, the Tinervan Cup and the Louisiana Classics, the Illinois men’s golf team placed second at the Big Ten Championships and earned a spot in an NCAA regional golf tournament. Following five stright Big Ten championships, the second-place...

Illinois men’s golf blows lead at Boilermaker Invitational

Illinois men’s golf blows lead at Boilermaker Invitational

By Dan Bernstein

April 21, 2014

After consistent play throughout the first two rounds of the tournament on Saturday, the Illini men’s golf team took a five-stroke lead into the final round of the Boilermaker Invitational in West Lafayette, Ind, before faltering on Sunday. The Illini finished second behind Iowa, who made up 10 strok...

Men’s golf finishes fourth at Augusta Invitational

By Daniel Bernstein

April 7, 2014

Before playing in the Augusta Invitational this weekend, sophomore Thomas Detry stressed the importance of playing smart golf. The 15-team field showcased seven out of the top 25 teams in the nation this weekend in Augusta, Ga.  Detry finished tied for fourth in the individual standings, carding ro...

Illini men’s golf breaks record, repeat as Louisiana Classics champions

By Dan Bernstein

March 12, 2014

The Illinois men’s golf team was able to prove why it’s the No. 6 team in the nation this week, as it defended its title at the 54-hole Louisiana Classics tournament in Lafayette, La., to a field of 12 teams. While winter weather in Champaign has prevented the team from practicing outside this y...

Illini men’s golf compete at USF Invitational

By Dan Bernstein

March 5, 2014

After recording the second-best round in school history with an 8-under-par 64 Sunday, junior Brian Campbell put himself in solid position to win the individual title at the 17-team USF Invitational in Dade City, Fla. Campbell posted a 6-under-par 30 on the front nine, as he birdied four out of the ...

Illinois men’s golf to Compete at USF Invitational

By Dan Bernstein

February 27, 2014

Every year, Illinois student athletes put their non-sports-related talents on display in the talent show formatted Jock Jams competition at Huff Hall. Although most teams perform dances, raps, or made up skits, the golf team decided to try out something different this year. Although most wouldn’t dream ...

Illini men’s golf struggles, fails to repeat as champions

By Dan Bernstein

February 17, 2014

In match play, you need to make birdies.  The Illinois men’s golf team was incapable of doing that this weekend at the par-72 Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. The Illini failed to repeat as Big Ten Match Play Champions, as the team finished seventh out of 12 Big Ten teams. “We did not go d...

Illini men’s golf team beats Illinois State in Tinervan Cup

By Dan Bernstein

January 27, 2014

Throughout his tenure at Illinois, the Illini men’s golf team head Coach Mike Small has always preached one thing to his golfers: win championships.  After a runner-up finish in last year’s NCAA Championships, the Illini return five of their six starters from last season and look to make another run ...

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