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Docherty fires career best as ‘Cats finish 3rd

Docherty fires career best as ‘Cats finish 3rd

Kevin Lucena

April 5, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Behind the strength of junior All-American men’s golfer Alistair Docherty's career-low 66 in the final round of the California Baptist Invitational on March 24, the Wildcats claw up the leaderboard from seventh entering the final round to take home third place. It extended the team’s streak of top-five...

Shorthanded Wildcats find success

Shorthanded Wildcats find success

Matthew Vislosky

March 26, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State Wildcats took only three golfers to the Cal State Monterey Bay Otter Invitational, with juniors Dani O'Keefe, Bianca Armanini and sophomore Abbey McGrew.The players competed individually unable to post an overall team score. O'Keefe posted a round one score of 77, which put her tied for eleventh aft...

Wildcat golfer a rising star for women’s team

Wildcat golfer a rising star for women’s team

Matthew Vislosky

March 18, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

In high school, Abbey McGrew found success on the golf course as a member of the men's golf team. McGrew has been playing for 15 years now and shows no sign of hanging up the clubs. Golf has been a part of McGrew's life since she was very young, she said. Her first experience with golf was when...

Gearhart, Docherty finish top 10; Wildcats take 5th

Gearhart, Docherty finish top 10; Wildcats take 5th

Kevin Lucena

March 15, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State men’s golf team allowed a rough 14-over final round to drop them from third to fifth at the Sacramento State Intercollegiate at Valley Hi Country Club, on March 10-11. Enjoying a home course advantage tournament, host Sacramento State won the team title at 10-under par. Leading...

‘Cats post 7th-place finish

‘Cats post 7th-place finish

Matthew Vislosky

March 12, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team was looking to use its recent fifth place finish as a stepping stone to more top five finishes, but unfortunately that wasn't the case in the Cal State East Bay Tim Tierney Shootout. After Monday, the 'Cats were tied for third place thanks to multiple birdies. ...

‘Cats battle through weather to earn 5th place finish

‘Cats battle through weather to earn 5th place finish

Matthew Vislosky

March 7, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The spring season for the Chico State women's golf team started with no practice rounds on Sunday because of the weather.The Wildcats started the St. Edward's Invitational a day early on Sunday due to the rain forecast on Monday, but they still managed to end the tournament on Tuesday. After the first round, the 'Cats were tied for f...

‘Cats win consecutive Coyote Classic tournament titles

‘Cats win consecutive Coyote Classic tournament titles

Kevin Lucena

March 4, 2015


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Chico State men’s golf team started off the spring swing of their schedule with a tournament win at the Coyote Classic in San Bernardino. The win marks the second straight, and third of the last four Coyote Classic titles the Wildcats have claimed. The ‘Cats started...

Wildcats share favorite spots to tee off

Wildcats share favorite spots to tee off

Matthew Vislosky

March 1, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Whether it's viewing spectacular mountains, watching the waves crash into the rocks at Pebble Beach or playing at historical golf courses in Scotland, one thing is certain — golf is a beautiful game. As opposed to other sports that are played in hot and humid arenas, golf tournaments are held o...

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Former Wildcat drives deep in tournament

Dylan Wakefield

February 25, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Against the pressures of a long trip, language barriers and a foreign country, former Chico State men’s golfer Kyle Souza found a way to win the second round of the PGA Tour China qualifiers. Taking home the first place medal of the second round qualifiers on Feb. 6 meant a lot more to him than just be...

Wildcats start season with reduced roster

Wildcats start season with reduced roster

Matthew Vislosky

February 24, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team will be driving and putting with only five golfers this upcoming spring season.The players currently on the roster are: Abbey McGrew, Dani O'Keefe, Spencer Downey, Sydney Zink and Bianca Armanini.Nick Green, head coach of the team, was holding open tryouts to add players, but nothing came out of it."I put it ou...

Wildcats sign high-profile golfer

Wildcats sign high-profile golfer

Julie Ortega

February 19, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

Coming from the East Coast, high school senior Matt Hutchins has signed his National Letter of Intent to play for the Chico State men’s golf team for fall of 2015. “I’m looking forward to playing golf with the team and getting to know them as well as other people at Chico,” Hutchi...

Wildcat golf swings back into action

Wildcat golf swings back into action

Matthew Vislosky

February 18, 2015


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women's golf team will be getting back into the swing of things on Feb. 23 in Austin, Texas. After coming off its best finish in the fall at third place, keeping that momentum up can be a struggle. But this time it is a little different, said Nick Green, the team's head coach. "Luckily this semester as opposed to last, we were ...

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