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Steve Stricker tees off on the 1st hole during the first round at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial on Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. (Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

Four former Illini golfers compete professionally over the weekend

By Mike Gasick March 28, 2016

Tweet: Former #Illini men's golfers in action over the weekend.Former Illinois Fighting Illini men's golfers were busy this past weekend. Thomas Pieters, ranked No. 56 by Official World Golf Ranking, competed...

Trip to Augusta memorable for Illini men’s golfers

By Drake Pena April 30, 2015

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...

Junior Thomas Detry has become one of the top college golfers in the country since moving from Belgium.

Belgian connection benefits Detry, Illini golf

By Lauren Mroz October 14, 2014

Thomas Detry had only been to the United States three times before deciding to make Champaign, Illinois, his college home. Originally from Belgium, Detry grew up in Ukkel, a wealthy suburb of Brussels,...

Illini men’s golf looks to repeat at Big Ten Match Play Championships

By Dan Bernstein February 14, 2014

The 7,470 yard, par-72 Concession Golf Course in Bradenton, Fla., is not by any means an easy course. The course, designed by Jack Nicklaus and Tony Jacklin, holds the highest slope rating by the United...

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