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Former Illini participate at John Deere Classic

Former Illini participate at John Deere Classic

By Masaki Sugimoto

July 12, 2015


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Several former Illini took part in the John Deere Classic at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Illinois. D.A. Points had one of the most notable activities before actual the competition happened. At the Pro-Am in Silvis a day before, Points played a few holes with Bill Murray. Points has golfed with t...

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...

Illinois men’s golf with best start since 1988-89

December 16, 2014


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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 the No. 1 spot of the Golf Coaches Association of America coaches poll after topping one of the toughest ...

Illinois at the forefront of college golf practice facilities

Illinois at the forefront of college golf practice facilities

October 28, 2014


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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 ...