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Tristyn Nowlin is newest Illini women's golfer

By Ryan Wilson

December 6, 2015


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When Tristyn Nowlin’s dad brought his 8-year-old daughter to a summer junior golf clinic at the Gibson Bay Golf Course in Richmond, Kentucky,RB PGA golf coach Jason Eberle noticed Tristyn immediately stood out from the other golfers.“Of all the junior golfers we’ve had at our golf course, she’...

Illini men's golf resumes fall season at Crooked Stick

By Christopher Kennedy

October 11, 2015


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Monday marks the end of a three-week break from competition for the Illinois men’s golf team as the Illini travel to Carmel, Indiana, for Indiana’s Crooked Stick Invitational.While the team hasn’t played in any tournaments since the Fighting Illini Invite on Sept. 20, there’s still been plenty of c...

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

By Chris Kennedy

September 17, 2015


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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 glimpse at what the national championship field might look like in the spring.Bushnell/Golfweek pres...

Led by Singhsumalee, Illini finish third in Minnesota

By Ryan Wilson

September 16, 2015


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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 the lowest single round in Illinois women’s golf history.“That was cool, especially for my fir...

Trip to Augusta memorable for Illini men’s golfers

By Drake Pena

April 30, 2015


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The first weekend of April was a time of intense competition for the Illinois men’s golf team. The Illini were playing in the 3M Augusta Invitational and had recently lost its national No. 1 rankings. It was a time for the team to hone its game and prepare for the upcoming postseason. The team finish...

No. 2 Illinois Looks to regain top ranking

By Drake Pena

April 2, 2015


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For the first time this season, the Illinois men’s golf team is no longer at the top of the collegiate rankings. The Illini now rank second behind Valspar Collegiate Invitational winner, Florida State — the Illini finished seventh in the field of 13. But head coach Mike Small is not bothered by ...

Men’s golf to compete at Augusta Invitational

By Dan Bernstein

April 4, 2014


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The Masters has been called “a tradition unlike any other” by golfers around the world for years, but no words can describe the beauty of the sport’s most recognized tournament. “It’s amazing,” sophomore Charlie Danielson said. “The grass is just so green and so perfect. Augusta is a specia...