The Daily Illini

Illinois at the forefront of college golf practice facilities

The Lauristen/Wohlers Outdoor Practice Facility, which opens in November, was modeled after the practice area at Augusta National Golf Club, where the Masters is held each year.

October 28, 2014

When Mike Small took over as the Illinois men’s golf coach in 2000, his primary goal was to construct a successful program in all facets of the game. Bits and pieces of his mission would not be enough to satisfy the five-time Big Ten champion. In addition to forming a talented roster, Small wanted ...