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Christopher Colla is currently a senior on the men's golf team. Photo courtesy of Chico State Sports Information.

Christopher Colla represents Chico proudly in home tournament

Wesley Harris // October 21, 2019

Following a one of a kind performance in Chico’s hosting tournament at Butte Creek Country Club, Chistopher Colla has taken reign over the conference being named California Collegiate Athletic Association...

The Wildcat men's golf team celebrates their second place finish at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda Tuesday. Photo credit: Josh McCollum

Men’s golf excels in Alameda

Matthew Ferreira // March 21, 2019

The Chico State men’s golf team had a great outing Monday and Tuesday at the Tim Tierney Pioneer Shootout in Alameda. The teams all played three rounds at the Corica Park South Course.The Wildcats...

Josh McCollum swings at the Western Washington Invitational. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Wildcats slip up in SoCal Invitational

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava // March 7, 2019

The Men’s golf team took on the SoCal Invitational hosted by the University of California, San Diego on Tuesday. Through harsh weather conditions and a rigorous course, Chico State powered through...

Kelley Sullivan tees off on day one of the 2018 CCAA Championships at Butte Creek Country Club in Chico in this archived photo. Photo credit: Andrew Baumgartner

Chico State dominates West Region Preview

Connor Mcpherson // October 17, 2018

Chico State men’s golf got a good look at their Western Region opponents on Monday and Tuesday. The Wildcats left with a victory while shooting 25 under par, 11 less than the next closest team.Chico...

A Chico State golfer tees off during practice earlier this season. Photo credit: John Domogma

Golf takes second in Washington

Gabriel Moreno // September 29, 2016

The men's golf team continued their performance in the Western Washington University Invitational on Sept. 27 and placed second with a stroke total of 4-under par 860 as a team. Chico State had two...

Nick Green. Photo Courtesy of Chico Wildcats Website.

Nick on the Green

Kenta Mcafee // September 20, 2016

After the departure of men's head golf coach TL Brown, the Chico State athletic program searched nationwide for a coach to replace him. The search ended across the hall from Brown, at the office of Nick...

Match Hutchins swings to drive his golf ball down the field during practice. Photo credit: Sam Barker

Hutchins holds it down for men’s golf team

Kenta Mcafee // October 6, 2015

The Chico State men's golf team has found huge success and excellent play from Matt Hutchins, a first-year student from Sudbury, Massachusetts, who is proving himself to be a true competitor."He's mature...

(From left) Chico State golfers Alistair Docherty, Lee Gearhart and Justin Wiles. They have placed first and second in their first two tournaments of the year. Photo credit: Christine Zuniga

Men’s golf team takes second places

Jason Spies // October 2, 2015

The Wildcats came up one shot short of winning their second tournament in a row, and it happened in dramatic style with a huge comeback midway through the final and second day of the tournament. The Wildcats...

Lee Gearhart, senior men's golfer, looks to lead his team this season and add CCAA Championship to his list of accomplishments. Photo credit: Sam Barker

Gearhart gears up for success

Kenta Mcafee // September 28, 2015

As only the fifth Wildcat to win at least three All-CCAA accolades, including CCAA Player of the Year two years running, Lee Gearhart is one of the premier golfers in the U.S. circuit. Gearhart, now a...

Chico State men's golf team recruit Matt Hutchins takes a swing during a tournament. Hutchins comes from Massachusetts and was twice named for All-Scholastics teams by the Boston Globe and the Boston Herald.  Photo courtesy of Matt Hutchins.

Wildcats sign high-profile golfer

Julie Ortega // February 19, 2015

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...

Justin Wiles taking a swing during a tournament last fall. The Chico State men's golf team finished last semester ranked second in its division. Orion file photo.

Wildcats aim to repeat success in spring season

Kevin Lucena // February 17, 2015

Led by All-American golfers Alistair Docherty, Justin Wiles and Lee Gearhart, the Chico State men's golf team is eager to get back on the links. Last semester, the team competed in five tournaments,...

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