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Four former Illini golfers compete professionally over the weekend

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 in the World Golf Championships-Dell Match Play tournament in Austin, Texas, and we...

Trip to Augusta memorable for Illini men’s golfers

By Drake Pena

April 29, 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 was a time for the team to hone its game and prepare for the upcoming postseason. The team finish...

Belgian connection benefits Detry, Illini golf

Belgian connection benefits Detry, Illini golf

By Lauren Mroz

October 13, 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, where he was introduced to golf at a young age and started competing for the Belgian national team...

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 States Golf Association at 155 (slope rating measures the difficulty of courses based on speed of g...