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Men’s golf season preview:

Josh McCollum attempts to bury a shot at the Western Washington Invitational in this archived photo. Image courtesy of Chico State Athletics

Wesley Harris

September 16, 2019

Chico State men’s golf reloaded its roster for another high-performance year. As a nationally recognized team, Chico State men's golf is hoping to maintain the skills that helped them place as the number five team in all of Division II golf last year. This semester yields a new set of goals to...

Kelley Sullivan, Chico men’s golfers attempt to make nationals in their senior year.

Chico State golfer Kelley Sullivan takes some practice drives. Photo credit: Connor Mcpherson

Connor Mcpherson

October 22, 2018

Say what you will about golf, but there is no denying the amount of focus, skill and precision that goes into every stroke. It takes years of hard work to be considered a mediocre golfer, with a 100 stroke per round average.Kelley Sullivan has taken these skills to another level, placing top five in n...

CCAA men’s golf championship coming to Chico’s Butte Creek Country Club

Josh McCollum tees off during Chico State golf practice. Photo Courtesy: Josh McCollum

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018

The Chico State men's golf team will be hosting the California Collegiate Athletic Association Championship at the Butte Creek Country Club on April 23 through 25. The team has registered two first place finishes this season. The first one came at the Sonoma State Invitational and the other at the In...

Men’s golf team picking up the slack

The Chico State men's golf team opens up their season at the Saint Martin's Invitational. Photo Courtesy of TL Brown.

Kenta Mcafee

October 2, 2016

The Chico State men's golf team has succeeded early in their season, with a first and a second place finish in their first two invitationals. The success the 'Cats have enjoyed comes in spite of recently losing their head coach TL Brown. The team was ranked first in the nation after their performance...

Nick on the Green

Nick Green. Photo Courtesy of Chico Wildcats Website.

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 Green, the head coach of women's golf. Green took over the women's golf program in 2014 and served...

Senior golfers thank teammates, coach

Senior golfers Dani O'Keefe and Bianca Amanini pose together before a practice. Photo credit: Alicia Brogden

Danielle Pubill

May 17, 2016

As graduation quickly approaches, senior golfers Dani O'Keefe and Bianca Armanini's collegiate golfing careers come to a close. Both O'Keefe and Armanini have learned much about themselves as athletes and as people in general. "I've gotten more patient with myself," Armanini said. Being from...

Wildcat golfer a rising star for women’s team

Sophomore golfer Abbey McGrew drives the ball in a tournament at Walnut Creek Country Club in Mansfield, Texas last May. Photo courtesy of Abbie McGrew.

Matthew Vislosky

March 18, 2015

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...

Wildcats start season with reduced roster

Dani O'Keefe takes a swing during practice for the fall 2014 season at Bidwell Park. Photo credit: John Domogma

Matthew Vislosky

February 24, 2015

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...

Chico State breaks six school records

Left to right, Jordan Semple (Orion file photo), Dani O’Keefe, Kristyn Casalino and Lindsay Quigley  (Photographs by John Domogma/The Orion)were all part of record-breaking performances during the fall season.

Samuel Wolfson

December 1, 2014

There's an old saying that claims records were meant to be broken. The Wildcats are taking it quite literally this year. Some of Chico State's athletes have broken six school records this fall between golf, basketball and volleyball. The men’s basketball team started its 100th season off right ...

Golfer sets school record with career-best effort

Junior Wildcat Women's Golfer Dani O'Keefe chips the ball during practice at Bidwell Golf Course MOnday October 27, 2014. Photo credit: John Domogma

Nick Reddy

October 28, 2014

Achieving consistency in any athletic endeavor is tough, and maybe even more so in golf. Not too tough, though, for Dani O'Keefe.O’Keefe, a junior Chico State golfer, had a career-best and program record performance Oct. 4-5 at Sunriver Resort's Meadows golf course in Sunriver, Oregon. The golfer posted a 5...

New coach, players to lead women’s golf team

Chico State golfer Dani O'Keefe is one of the team's key returners from a year ago. Photo courtesy Chico Wildcats

Lars Gustafson

September 15, 2014

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...

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