Women’s Golf

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Cano, women’s golf earn first place in Samford Intercollegiate

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team earned its second team title of the season on Tuesday, March 22, placing first out of 10 teams at the Samford Collegiate. Fatima Cano led the Trojans at the two-day event, which was held at the Greystone Golf and Country Club in Birmingham, with a school-record 8-under-par performance. The junior’s performance was enough to win first place individually, her third first-place finish in just six tournament appearances this season. Currently, Cano ranks 13th nationally in stroke average, at 71.76. After recording […]

by · March 24, 2016 · Sports, Women's Golf
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Women’s golf finishes strong, gets ninth at 3M Augusta

Scott McLendon Staff Writer Troy’s women’s golf team ascended the leaderboard during Saturday’s final two rounds of the 3M Augusta Invitational, earning them ninth out of 16 teams at the event. The strong finish was also enough to earn the Trojans ninth place among 11 teams ranked in the top 100 in the nation. Sunday’s threat of rain forced 36 holes to be played on Saturday. Junior Fatima Fernandez Cano of Santiago de Compostela, Spain, tied for 15th place overall with a 4-over 220 finish for the tournament. The Spaniard […]

by · March 17, 2016 · Sports, Women's Golf
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Women’s golf ties for eighth at Kiawah Island

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer Troy University’s women’s golf team traveled to South Carolina and tied for eighth place among 41 teams in the Kiawah Island Spring Classic. The first team tournament of Troy’s season took place at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort in Kiawah Island, South Carolina, from Feb. 28 to March 1. The Trojans entered this weekend with two Sun Belt Conference championships under their belt and a second place ranking in the Sun Belt. Troy played on the Osprey Point course on Sunday, the first day of the […]

by · March 3, 2016 · Sports, Women's Golf
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Troy earns first place finish at Chris Banister Golf Classic

Taylor Boydstun Staff Writer The Troy Trojans women’s golf team won first place at the Chris Banister Golf Classic at the Silver Lakes Golf Course, which took place Sept. 28-29 in Glencoe. This is the fifth time the Trojans have won in the past 14 tournaments. Troy’s overall score was 314-300-307—921, followed by Morehead State University with a total score of 312-307-306—925. Troy was initially tied for fifth place after the opening round, but finished four strokes ahead of Morehead State. Jacksonville State University came in third place with a […]

by · October 1, 2015 · Sports, Women's Golf
Women’s golf struggles in season opener

Women’s golf struggles in season opener

Michael Shipma Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team struggled in its season opener at the Schooner Fall Classic this past weekend, finishing 11th place in the 12-team tournament in Norman, Oklahoma. Junior Fatima Fernandez Cano led the Trojans, tying for 19th overall with a 1-over-143 finish. Cano finished with five birdies in a 1-under-70 performance in the tournament. The tournament, held at the Belmar Golf Club, saw lots of movement in the placement of its participants over the course of the three-day event that saw the Trojans competing against […]

by · September 24, 2015 · Sports, Women's Golf
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There and back again: Women’s golf claims Sun Belt title

Jill Odom Sports Editor   The pouring rain and lightening did not dampen the spirits of the women’s golf team, and that determination helped the team clench its second straight Sun Belt Conference Championship. Returning to Loxley on Monday, April 13, Troy was still on the front nine when inclement weather struck. Play was halted and Troy wrapped up the opening round on Tuesday. The second round of the championship was no less stormy and only South Alabama and ULM were able to finish 18 holes of what was scheduled […]

by · April 15, 2015 · Sports, Women's Golf

Women’s golf wins John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate title

Wally Pendergrass Staff Writer The Troy women’s golf team won the John Kirk/Panther Intercollegiate on Tuesday, March 31, while the men’s golf team finished third in the Furman Intercollegiate on Sunday, March 29. The women’s golf team beat out Middle Tennessee State on the final day, shooting an 892, while the rival Blue Raiders finished with an 897. On top of winning the team event, sophomore Fatima Fernandez Cano won the individual title, shooting a 210 for the event. She carded an eagle and five birdies during her final round. […]

by · April 2, 2015 · Sports, Women's Golf
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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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Women’s golf finishes seventh out of 40

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team finished in seventh place out of 40 competing schools at the Kiawah Island Classic on Tuesday, March 3. The Kiawah Island Classic took place at Kiawah Island, South Carolina, from Sunday, March 1, to Tuesday, March 3. The tournament was split up over two courses, and Troy took on the more difficult Osprey Point Course. On Sunday, the Trojans finished in second place, shooting a 298, only one shot behind North Florida. Senior Langley Vannoy tied for eighth place with a […]

by · March 5, 2015 · Sports, Women's Golf
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Women’s golf places 11th in competition

Jill Odom Sports Editor The Troy women’s golf team traveled to Tallahassee, Florida, to start its spring season at the FSU Match-Up, and finished in 11th place on Sunday, Feb. 15. On the first day of the FSU Match-Up, Troy shot a 312, placing it in 11th place. No. 2 South Carolina led the first round after shooting 292, while No. 9 Mississippi State placed second, four strokes behind. Senior Taylor McGraw led the Trojans by tying for 24th place on Friday, Feb. 13. She shot four-over 76 and picked […]

by · February 19, 2015 · Sports, Women's Golf