Men’s Golf

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Troy men’s golf earns sixth place finish in Tallahassee

Scott McLendon Staff Writer The No. 51 Troy’s men’s golf team finished sixth out of 14 teams at the Seminole Intercollegiate at the Southwood Golf Club in Tallahassee, Florida. The potential for rain on Sunday, March 13, forced a Saturday with 36 holes to play, and Troy’s two rounds yielded vastly different results. Junior Luke Moser of Waterloo, Ontario, tied a school record with a 7-under 65. Meanwhile, the Trojans shot a school record 16-under par in the first round of a hectic Saturday. Troy’s score of 272 was good […]

by · March 17, 2016 · Men's Golf, Sports
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Rain falls, Troy wraps up its fall schedule

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s golf team finished sixth out of 12 teams at The Intercollegiate at the Grove tournament in College Grove, Tennessee, which was cut short due to rain on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Troy got off to a fast start in the opening round, tallying up a tournament high on their way to a three-over-291 performance. All six Trojans that performed in the tournament finished the day in the top 25 in the individual rankings. Juniors Clayton Vannoy, Luke Moser and Jared Bettcher all recorded four […]

by · October 29, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports
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Men’s golf earns third place finish in Duluth

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s golf team came away with a third-place finish after the final round of play at the Collegiate Classic on Tuesday, Oct. 13, in Duluth, Georgia. Junior Clayton Vannoy led the Trojans with a 3-under-213 finish, earning a fourth-place overall finish in the 54-hole event. The tournament, held at the Berkley Hills Country Club, featured 18 teams, including 19th-ranked South Florida and 35th-ranked College of Charleston. The Trojans were met with a fair amount of success after the first day of play on […]

by · October 15, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports
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Men’s golf wins Sun Belt Preview Title

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s golf team wrapped up an action-packed, four-day stretch with a first-place finish at the Sun Belt Preview Sept. 26-27, and a 10th-place finish at the Shoal Creek Invitational Sept. 28-29. The Trojans’ victory in the Sun Belt Preview was their first tournament title since 2006. The tournament, a two-day event that took place in Miramar Beach, Florida, featured 10 of the 11 men’s golf teams from the Sun Belt Conference. The only team that did not participate was Appalachian State. Following a fifth […]

by · October 1, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports
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Golf struggles in season opener at Kiawah Island

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s golf team finished seventh at The Invitational at the Ocean Course at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort on Saturday, Sept. 12. Five individuals competed in the 12-team tournament hosted by the College of Charleston. Redshirt junior Cam Norman made his first appearance for the Trojans at the Invitational, leading the way for Troy and finishing ninth overall among individual golfers. After shooting an eight-over 80, Norman ended off his weekend at four over par. On Friday, Sept. 11, the Trojans showed their worth, […]

by · September 17, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports
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Troy men’s golf looks to have back-to-back sucsessful seasons

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy men’s golf team hopes to continue its individual and team success from last year when it starts the season on Sunday, Sept. 13, at the College of Charleston Invitational at Kiawah Island, South Carolina. Last season, the Trojans had a league-high four individual golfers named to the All-Sun Belt team. Despite losing some of these key athletes from last season, head coach Matt Terry said he is optimistic going into this season. “It’s going to be tough with the loss of our four seniors […]

by · August 20, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports
Men’s golf takes fifth place in Sun Belt Championship

Men’s golf takes fifth place in Sun Belt Championship

Jill Odom Sports Editor The men’s golf team finished up the Sun Belt Championship in fifth place after dropping from second place during the final round on Monday, April 21. The No. 55 Trojans traveled to Miramar Beach, Florida, to compete for the conference title at the Raven Golf Course. Among the competitors were No. 43 Georgia Southern and No. 62 Georgia State. Troy arrived at Miramar Beach coming off a loss, placing 13 out of 15 at the Old Waverly Collegiate Championship. “I think it is pretty good that […]

by · April 23, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports
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Men’s golf falls behind at The Old Waverly Collegiate Championship

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The men’s golf team struggled in its final event before the Sun Belt Championships, shooting an 884 and finishing in 13th place in The Old Waverly Collegiate Championship. The Trojans had to overcome a rough start as they shot a 300 on the first 18 holes. The Trojans shot better on the last 36 holes, with a 291 and a 284. However, it was too much to overcome and the Trojans will have to shake off these results and focus on the Sun Belt Championships. Senior […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports
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Golf team sets new school records

Jill Odom Sports Editor The men’s and women’s golf teams competed in different states this past weekend as the men’s team traveled to Tallahassee, Florida, and took 12th place in the Seminole Intercollegiate. The women’s team finished fifth at the 3M Jaguar Intercollegiate in Augusta, Georgia. On Friday, March 13, the women’s golf team sat in the sixth place after shooting a 304 for the opening round. Kennesaw State led the first round shooting 296. Senior Sydney Conrad led the Trojans and tied for seventh place with a 76. Sophomores […]

by · March 19, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports, Women's Golf
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Men’s golf kicks off its spring season

Jill Odom Sports Editor The men’s golf team started up its spring season at the Bayou City Collegiate Championship and finished up in seventh place out of 15 on Sunday, Feb. 22. On Friday, Feb. 20, senior Tolver Dozier tied for second, shooting a 71 after making three birdies in the opening round. He was only behind leader senior Will Murphy from South Carolina by two shots. Troy as a team tied for fifth place, shooting a 294. Arkansas finished in first place for day one with 288. Senior Phillip […]

by · February 26, 2015 · Men's Golf, Sports