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Confident Illini still not satisfied with performances

May 27, 2016


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

  The Illinois men’s golfers have more enough reasons to be confident. The team is coming off a program-record seven regular-season wins and epic Big Ten Tournament and NCAA Regional wins. Not too bad for the No. 2 team in the nation, which boasts four players in the World Amateur Golf top...

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 finish strong, win 3M Invitational

By Ryan Wilson

April 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

This weekend, the Illinois men’s golf team secured its first win in the last month. This win came in the 3M Augusta Invitational against 14 other teams — nine of which ranked in Golfweek’s top 50.ej The team finished fifth and eighth at its last two tournaments.ej“People don’t understand how...

Illinois men’s golf compete in Augusta

By Ryan Wilson

April 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

[email protected], down one spot in the national rankings, play in yet another challenging tournamentThe Illinois men’s golf team did not pick an easy schedule this year. The Illini have finished fifth and tied for eighth — their worst in respect to the standings — in each of their last two to...

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

By Ryan Wilson

March 27, 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 TuesdayAG. They tied wit...

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 team struggles in Las Vegas

By Ryan Wilson

March 10, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: “We played some scared golf today,” @MikeSmall said of @IlliniMGolf.The Illinois men's golf team played its second-worst tournament — with respect to par — of the season at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters in Las Vegas.Head coach Mike Small said the biggest chall...

Illinois men’s golf team practice for stroke-play Louisiana Classics

By Ryan Wilson

February 28, 2016


Filed under Sports

[email protected] to compete in tournament they won by 22 strokes last yearThe Illinois men’s golf team won the Louisiana Classics by 22 strokes last season. It’s the team's first stroke-play tournament of this year’s spring season.Head coach Mike Small is taking Charlie Danielson, Thomas Detry, Nick ...

Illini of the Week Feb. 25: Charlie Danielson

Illini of the Week Feb. 25: Charlie Danielson

By Ryan Wilson

February 24, 2016


Filed under Sports

Editor’s note: The Daily Illini sports desk sits down each week and decides which Illinois athlete or coach is our Illini of the Week. Athletes and coaches are evaluated by individual performance and contribution to team success.Check out the Radio IOTW by Ryan Wilson here.Charlie Danielson is f...

Illinois men’s golfer Danielson shines in PGA debut

Illinois men’s golfer Danielson shines in PGA debut

By Ryan Wilson

February 22, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: [email protected]’s Danielson made his PGA debut and beat some of the world’s best. #IlliniIllinois men’s golfer Charlie Danielson outperformed Jordan Spieth, the No. 1 overall golfer in the world, at the Northern Trust Open, which was held on Feb. 18-21.It was Danielson’s PGA debut,...

Illini golfer Danielson qualifies for first PGA event

By Ryan Wilson

February 17, 2016


Filed under Sports

Tweet: Langley gets introduced to the Charlie Danielson show Scott Langley had a front row seat to the Charlie Danielson show. Illinois men’s Charlie Danielson won a $50,000 donation to the Illini golf program and a spot in his first professional golf event. He was teamed with Illinois alu...

Illini men's golf showing its capable of another title run

By Chris Kennedy

December 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

Chris KennedyStaff writerThe Illinois men’s golf team began the fall as the No. 1 team in the country. After a dominant first half of the season, the Illini are poised to bring that ranking into the spring and toward another run at the national title.The Illini sport a deep, experienced lineup. Four o...

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