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Illini women's golfer Dana Gattone tracks a putt. Gattone stands at 4 foot 10 inches and came to Illinois from Saint Viator High School.

Size is no object for Illinois' Dana Gattone

By Ryan Wilson November 16, 2015

After Dana Gattone finished the 18th hole of the Illinois High School Association state championship, Saint Viator High School head coach Mick Drewes walked over to her with a University of Illinois hat,...

Our kind of thing: the Fighting Illini family

By Alexis Casati November 15, 2015

Being a student-athlete is a tricky thing. It’s an emotional thing, it’s a mental thing and it’s a physical thing.And as surprising as this may sound, I haven’t found many outside of college sports...

Illinois women’s golf head into the offseason with 4 top-10 finishes this season

By Ryan Wilson November 1, 2015

The Illinois women’s golf team ate some Chick-fil-A sandwiches and snacks before ending its fall season at the Palmetto Intercollegiate. The Illini were chowing down during a weather delay during...

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...

Illinois using breaks in tournaments to learn courses

By Ryan Wilson September 27, 2015

The Illinois women’s golf team had only two days to practice for its debut at the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Challenge in Knoxville, Tennessee, last week. The team competed against three teams ranked in...

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

By Chris Kennedy September 17, 2015

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...

Led by Singhsumalee, Illini finish third in Minnesota

By Ryan Wilson September 16, 2015

Bing Singhsumalee began her Illinois career with a near record-breaking performance.Singhsumalee shot a 6-under 66 in her first round as a college golfer. That tied Seul Ki Park and Becky Beach for...

Experience and young talent collide for Illini women's golf

By Lauren Mroz August 17, 2015

The Illini women’s golf team was dependent on young blood last season. They welcomed three freshmen to Renee Sloan’s team: Dana Gattone, Grace Park and Jan Prapassarangkul. Though it fielded a team...

Illini men's golf moving forward after Final Four finish

Illini men's golf moving forward after Final Four finish

By Christopher Kennedy August 17, 2015

After last season’s defeat in the NCAA semifinals, Illinois men’s golf coach Mike Small proclaimed the team’s run “the greatest season in Illinois golf history.”Last year was a season of highlights...

Police blotter for March 16, 2015

By Daily Illini Staff Report March 16, 2015

Champaign A 19-year-old male was arrested on the charge of residential burglary in the 300 block of East Green Street around 2:30 p.m. Friday. According to the report, the suspect stole jewelry, a computer...

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...

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...

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