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Illinois men’s golf finish strong, win 3M Invitational

By Ryan Wilson

April 3, 2016


Filed under Sports

This weekend, the Illinois men’s golf team secured its first win in the last month. This win came in the 3M Augusta Invitational against 14 other teams — nine of which ranked in Golfweek’s top 50.ej The team finished fifth and eighth at its last two tournaments.ej“People don’t understand how...

Illinois men’s golf team practice for stroke-play Louisiana Classics

By Ryan Wilson

February 28, 2016


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[email protected]liniMGolf 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 ...

Illini golfer Danielson qualifies for first PGA event

By Ryan Wilson

February 17, 2016


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Tweet: Langley gets introduced to the Charlie Danielson show Scott Langley had a front row seat to the Charlie Danielson show. Illinois men’s Charlie Danielson won a $50,000 donation to the Illini golf program and a spot in his first professional golf event. He was teamed with Illinois alu...

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


Filed under Sports

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 men's golf showing its capable of another title run

By Chris Kennedy

December 9, 2015


Filed under Sports

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 rallies on final day to win Tavistock Collegiate Invitational

By Chris Kennedy

October 20, 2015


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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


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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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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 ...

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