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The 2015-16 Illinois men’s golf team was one of the best

By Ryan Wilson, Staff writer

May 8, 2016

It was a year to remember for the Illinois men’s golf team. The Illini are heading into the NCAA Tournament after having one of the most successful seasons in program history. The 2015-16 season saw senior leadership, a mid-season slump sandwiched in between wins and breakout performances by nearly eve...

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

Illinois men’s golf team continues winless drought

By Ryan Wilson

March 23, 2016

The Illinois men’s golf team has won six of its nine tournaments this season. The team once won five straight earlier this season, but now the Illini are trying to regain that momentum. The Illini finished tied for fifth with a 22-over 874 at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday. They...

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 ...

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

By Ryan Wilson

February 2, 2016

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 building on resume

By Ryan Wilson

January 18, 2016

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...

Illini golfer Hardy misses out on Saguaro Amateur title by single shot

By Ryan Wilson

January 7, 2016

A bogey on the final hole was the all that separated Illinois men’s golfer Nick Hardy from the Saguaro Amateur title. Texas Tech's Wes Artac won the tournament after shooting a 71 in the final round.Hardy and Artac were tied with a six-stroke lead at 9-under through 45 holes. But then the Illin...

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 resumes fall season at Crooked Stick

By Christopher Kennedy

October 11, 2015

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

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...

Five Illini athletes to watch in 2015

Five Illini athletes to watch in 2015

By Kevin McCarthy

August 25, 2015

Friends and relatives from back home give me constant grief for the state of Illini athletics. And sometimes I agree with them. But other times, I point to five athletes, who serve as beacons of hope in the Illini darkness created by recent football and basketball troubles. These athletes will dominate their ...

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