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Illinois men’s golf finish strong, win 3M Invitational

By Ryan Wilson

April 3, 2016

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 team struggles in Las Vegas

By Ryan Wilson

March 10, 2016

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

[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

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

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

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

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...

Illinois men's golf ready for Final Four rematch at East Lake Cup

By Chris Kennedy

November 1, 2015

The Illinois men’s golf team’s season ended in the Final Four of the NCAA last year.The team earned the No. 1 seed in match play at the National Championship, and after a thrilling quarterfinal victory against UCLA, Illinois fell to Southern California. This week, Illinois will face USC once again, as wel...

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

By Chris Kennedy

October 20, 2015

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...

Illini men's golf faces elite competition in Florida

By Christopher Kennedy

October 14, 2015

The Illini men’s golf team has only left the state of Illinois once this season. Earlier this week, the team put together a dominant showing at Indiana’s Crooked Stick Invitational. This weekend, the Illini will make their first trip of the fall down south to Florida to play in the Tavistock Coll...

Dominant win for Illinois men's golf at Crooked Stick

By Chris Kennedy

October 13, 2015

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...

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