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Men’s golf ready to open season

Men’s golf ready to open season

Kevin Lucena

September 17, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Fresh off an appearance in the NCAA Championships, the Chico State men's golf team is back in action. Here's a look at the members of the team and their goals for the upcoming year. 2013-2014 Season 12 Highlights [box] Ranked No. 5 in the nation by The Golf Coaches Association of America as of May 1...

Chico State women’s golf takes 6th at Torrey Pines

Chico State women’s golf takes 6th at Torrey Pines

Lars Gustafson

September 17, 2014


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The Chico State women’s golf team opened up the season at the Point Loma Nazarene Fall Preview tournament and placed sixth out of 12 teams that competed. The Wildcats shot a 26-over par 323 during the first round of the tournament. The ‘Cats finished the tournament in the second r...

New coach, players to lead women’s golf team

New coach, players to lead women’s golf team

Lars Gustafson

September 15, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Chico State women’s golf team is coming off a successful 2013 season where it placed in the top five in seven of the nine tournaments they competed in. With a new coach and a mix of incoming and returning golfers, the team is ready to build on their previous success. Last year, the Wildcats were...

Golf coach leads team to legacy

Golf coach leads team to legacy

Kevin Lucena

September 1, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Players, former players, assistant coaches and people who work at the golf courses where the team plays has included the same word about T.L. Brown, the head men's golf coach: professional.“From the day he got here, he handled himself in such a professional manner with how he treats and what he ex...

Practice spots for golfers plentiful

Practice spots for golfers plentiful

Kevin Lucena

August 25, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

"Practice makes perfect" is something we hear said about every sport, but it’s especially true for golf, where just a few feet can be the difference between having a birdie putt or hitting into a hazard.Fortunately even in a smaller town like Chico, the local golf courses, both public and private, are happy to give members of the Ch...

Chico State golf sits in second place

Chico State golf sits in second place

Angelo Boscacci

May 20, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The second day of the NCAA Division II Golf Championships concluded Tuesday with the fourth-seeded Chico State men's golf team in second place with a score of 21-over par. The Wildcats' overall leader of the tournament is Alistair Docherty. He finished at 2-over par 73 on the day, putting him in a tie for second place in the tour...

Gearhart named CCAA Golfer of the Year

Gearhart named CCAA Golfer of the Year

Ryan Grady

May 12, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

Being named for a league award is an accomplishment, but being named the conference player of the year is an eye-opening achievement. Chico State golfer Lee Gearhart was announced the California Collegiate Athletic Association Golfer of the Year in just his sophomore season. "Being named CCAA Golfer of the Year...

‘Cats advance to NCAA Championships

Greg Silvia

May 12, 2014


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The Chico State men’s golf team entered the final round of the NCAA Championship Super Regional at the Grey Rock Golf Club in Austin, Texas in sixth place. The Wildcats went into the tournament ranked fourth in the nation after a very strong regular season. After missing out by two strokes...

Wildcats headed back to championships

Wildcats headed back to championships

Nicholas Woodard

April 28, 2014


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The wait is over for the Chico State women's golf team. For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Wildcats will be on of the nine teams to compete in the NCAA Women's Golf Championship West Regional.The announcement marks the third time since the beginning of the program in 2001 that Chico State has mad...

Wildcats miss title, but not awards

Wildcats miss title, but not awards

Lee Masten

April 28, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

The fourth-ranked Chico State mens golf team may not have come home from Stockton last week with the California Collegiate Athletic Association championship crown like they had hoped, but they still have a lot to boast about.During the awards ceremony after the tournament, the Wildcats figured out that sophomore...

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Golfing family featured on Wildcat roster

Ryan Grady

April 1, 2014


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Sophomore Dani O'Keefe and senior Sarah McComish did not know they were related until meeting up at Chico State. O'Keefe spent her first year at San Jose State. It wasn't until she was recruited by Chico State that she found out she had a second cousin in the program. O'Keefe's dad informed her, she...

’Cats finish third in Wildcat Invitational

’Cats finish third in Wildcat Invitational

Jordyn Provence

March 13, 2014


Filed under Golf

Chico's Canyon Oaks Country Club welcomed the Chico State women's golf team, among others, to participate in the InterWest Wildcat Invitational. The Wildcats finished Monday's first round in second place with a 37-over par 325. On the leaderboard for the 'Cat's was senior Sarah McComish carding a 5-over par 77 to p...

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