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

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

Connor Mcpherson

October 22, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

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

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

Andrew Baumgartner

April 22, 2018


Filed under Golf, Mobile Headlines, Sports

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

Men’s golf team picking up the slack

Kenta Mcafee

October 2, 2016


Filed under Full Disclosure, Golf, Sports

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 on the Green

Kenta Mcafee

September 20, 2016


Filed under Golf, Sports

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 thank teammates, coach

Danielle Pubill

May 17, 2016


Filed under Golf, Showcase, Sports

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

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...

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...

Chico State breaks six school records

Chico State breaks six school records

Samuel Wolfson

December 1, 2014


Filed under Sports

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

Golfer sets school record with career-best effort

Nick Reddy

October 28, 2014


Filed under Golf, Sports

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

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...

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