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Illinois men's golf brings home stays undefeated in Tinervin Cup

By Ryan Wilson

February 2, 2016


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tweet: All they do is win, win, win. @IlliniMGolf continues tradition of winning in Placida, Florida.The Illinois men’s golf team may need a trophy case just for Tinervin Cup trophies after bringing home the tournament’s trophy for the 13th time Monday..Illinois defeated host Illinois State ...

Illinois men’s golf using Tinervin Cup as baseline

By Ryan Wilson

January 29, 2016


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Tweet: @IlliniMGolf to open spring season, but that’s not their focusCheck out the Radio Preview from Marc Ramm hereAbout 5 feet in front of all the trophies in Illinois golf history, Zach Barlow sat in a leather chair in the barn-shaped portion of the Demirjian Golf Practice Facility. He leans forward, looking down at his putter, which swung like a pendulum in front of his bent knees. “We have a target on our ba...

Illinois men’s golf building on resume

By Ryan Wilson

January 18, 2016


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It was a busy winter break for the Illinois men’s golf team. Three players competed in tournaments, two flew to Europe and one built a sandcastle.Dylan Meyer and Alex Burge competed in the New Year’s Invitational from Jan. 7-10 in St. Petersburg, Florida, where Meyer created an Illini-themed sandca...

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

By Chris Kennedy

November 1, 2015


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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...

Dominant win for Illinois men's golf at Crooked Stick

By Chris Kennedy

October 13, 2015


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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...

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...

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


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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 for Illinois. It became the first Northern team to be voted the No. 1 team in the country, set ...

Mike Small wins coach of the year

By The Daily Illini Staff Report

July 8, 2015


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Illinois men’s golf head coach, Mike Small, was named the Dave Williams National Coach of the Year, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Wednesday.The award goes to the top golf coach at every level of college golf, and is voted on by coaches across America.Illinois set a school r...

Illinois men’s golf finishes off fantastic season

By Drake Pena

May 10, 2015


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The 2014-15 season has been one of many highs for the Illinois men's golf team. The team showed skill and poise in almost every tournament it played, the Illini have proved that they deserve to be ranked No. 1 in the countrymp.Head coach Mike Small believes his team admirably handled its high expectationsmp.“...

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...

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