Men’s Golf

Men’s golf finishes last fall tournament in second

Men’s golf finishes last fall tournament in second

Jill Odom Sports Editor   The Troy men’s golf team finished up The Intercollegiate at The Grove Club and took home second place on Tuesday, Oct. 28. The team started off Sunday, Oct. 26, with the sixth best round in program history with 279. The Trojans were only three shots off the previous 2009 and 2005 record of 276. Three of the Trojans were in the individual top five on Sunday. Seniors Tolver Dozier and Jake Tucker were tied for second after the first day. Teammate sophomore Luke Moser took […]

by · October 30, 2014 · Men's Golf, Sports
Golf teams both earn top five finishes

Golf teams both earn top five finishes

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer  The women’s golf team surged up the leaderboard on the final day of the JU Classic to grab second place, while the men’s golf team finished fourth in a rain-shortened Collegiate Classic on Monday, Oct. 13. The women went into the final day, Tuesday, Oct. 14, in sixth place. The team shot a 297 on the final day to climb up the leaderboard and finish   second. The Trojans defeated 12 schools in the tournament, including Maryland and host Jacksonville University. Sophomore Fatima Fernandez Cano […]

by · October 16, 2014 · Men's Golf, Sports, Women's Golf
(Left to right) Langlely Vannoy, Becca Horner, Fatima Ferndadez Cano, head coach Bart Barnes, Taylor McGraw, and Kalyn Hudson won the Chris Banister Golf Classic

Women’s golf team wins tournament; men’s golf takes third at Invitational

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer Both the men’s and women’s golf teams had success over the weekend, with the women’s team winning the Chris Banister Golf Classic on Tuesday, Sept. 30, and the men’s team placing third at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational on Monday, Sept. 29. The women’s team won the tournament by 16 strokes, shooting a 900 as a team for the event. The Trojans defeated 10 other schools, including the host Jacksonville State, and rivals UAB and South Alabama. Sophomore Fatima Fernandez Cano also won the individual event, shooting […]

by · October 2, 2014 · Men's Golf, Sports, Women's Golf
PHOTO/Jennifer Carlisle

Men’s golf season off to a promising start

Jill Odom Sports Editor Troy’s men’s golf started off its season at The Invitational at Kiawah at The Ocean Course on Kiawah Island, South Carolina, on Sept. 12-14. On day one of the invitational, sophomore Jared Bettcher tied for ninth. He sunk an eagle on the 11th hole and made birdies on holes No. 12, 14 and 16. Sophomore Luke Moser and senior Philip Brennan tied for 27th the first day, both shooting 75. Senior Tolver Dozier sank consecutive birdies on holes No. 2 and 3. South Florida led the […]

by · September 18, 2014 · Men's Golf, Sports
PHOTO/Joshua Thurston

Trojan golf teams continue to impress

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer    Both the men’s and women’s golf teams continued their great start in 2014 over the break. The women finished tied for eighth at the 3M Lady Jaguar Intercollegiate in Augusta, Ga., while the men finished tied for fifth at the Seminole Intercollegiate in Tallahassee, Fla. Both teams had to play 36 holes on Saturday, March 15, as inclement weather forced officials at both tournaments to push the final round of both events up a day. A pair of freshmen who are having very good starts […]

by · March 20, 2014 · Men's Golf, Sports, Women's Golf
PHOTO/Joshua Thurston

Men’s and women’s golf team off to a good start

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Troy Trojan men’s and women’s golf teams had great starts to their spring season this past weekend. The men finished fifth after a solid final day and the women finished tied for sixth with fellow conference opponent Arkansas State. The men finished ahead of four nationally ranked teams: No. 27 Liberty, No. 47 Tennessee, No. 51 North Florida and No. 54 Louisville. The women weren’t going to be outdone by the men and put up a solid finish of their own at the Kiawah Island […]

by · March 6, 2014 · Men's Golf, Sports, Women's Golf
Troy men and women’s golf recap

Troy men and women’s golf recap

Caleb Odom Sports Editor   Both Troy Men and Women’s golf began its respective 2013-2014 seasons with tournaments this week. The Trojan men traveled to Daufuskie Island, S.C. to take part in the Rees Jones Intercollegiate that ran from Sunday to Tuesday while the women’s team headed to Monroe, La. to play in the Fred Marx Invitational on Monday and Tuesday. For the Trojan women, playing some golf down in the bayou was a good combination as the team combined to shoot a 1-under-par 287 on Tuesday that propelled Troy […]

by · September 26, 2013 · Men's Golf, Sports, Women's Golf

Men’s Golf Closes Season with Sixth Place Finish

 MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. – The Troy men’s golf team ended its 2012-13 season on Wednesday with a sixth-place finish in the final round of the Sun Belt Conference Men’s Golf Championships at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.   Limited play was completed early this morning before rain moved into the area that suspended play until approximately 11:30 a.m. From there the wet course plagued a majority of the teams as the Trojans fell to a 20-over, 308, to wrap-up the 54-hole event in sixth out of 11 teams.   […]

by · April 24, 2013 · Men's Golf, Sports