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Illinois dominant in winning at Wolf Run

The Illinois Fighting Illini took their second team championship in as many events this season, dominating the Wolf Run Intercollegiate at Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville, Ind.

Weather halts play, but Illinois leads at Wolf Run

Inclement weather kept 36 holes from being completed Saturday at the Wolf Run Intercollegiate, but Illinois was able to jump out to a 10-shot lead after a 1-over 285 in the first round at Wolf Run Golf Club in Zionsville, Ind.

Notes: Schniederjans bounces back; Gators struggle

Ollie Schniederjans bounces back from a tough start to win the Carpet Capital Collegiate, the Florida Gators Struggle and Valparaiso and Jacksonville make statements.

Blake Dyer (No. 65, 2015) commits to Florida

Blake Dyer, ranked 65th in the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings for the Class of 2015, has verbally committed to play college golf at the University of Florida.

Women's fall countdown: No. 20 Florida

The Florida Gators, who return several starters and add top freshman Taylor Tomlinson, rank No. 20 in Golfweek's countdown of the top women's college golf teams for fall 2014.

Tate (No. 49, 2015) commits to Florida

Kyler Tate, a 17-year-old from West Orange High in Winter Garden, Fla., has committed to play college golf for the Florida Gators.

Florida's Deacon lands first recruit

Newly appointed Florida men’s head golf coach J.C. Deacon has landed his first recruit and he’ll be arriving in just a few short weeks to Gainesville: Alejandro Tosti.

Horsfield, Garcia remain committed to Florida

Sam Horsfield and Jorge Garcia each confirmed to Golfweek that they are both still committed to join Florida's men's golf program, led by new coach J.C. Deacon, in the fall of 2015.

J.C. Deacon named Florida men's golf coach

J.C. Deacon has been named the Florida men's golf coach. Deacon, a former assistant at UNLV, replaces Buddy Alexander, who stepped down in May.

Florida's Alexander gets emotional sendoff at SECs

Sunday's final round of the SEC Championship likely marked the end of Florida head coach Buddy Alexander's career, and it was an emotional sendoff for the coaching legend.

UF commit Caparros to turn pro after high school

Kristian Caparros, a 2015 Florida commit, plans to turn pro after high school, the South Florida native told Golfweek Friday at the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.

Horsfield, Garcia remain committed to Florida

Buddy Alexander's announcement Tuesday that he would retire as Florida men's head coach at the end of the season surprised much of the college golf world, including the four commits from the Gators' 2015 recruiting class.

Florida's Buddy Alexander to retire after season

After 27 years, Florida Gators head coach Buddy Alexander has announced that he will retire at the end of this season.

O'Meara, Alexander, Jones pick up aces in Par 3 Contest

Mark O'Meara got the crowd revved up with an early hole-in-one at the second hole, while UF coach Buddy Alexander would match the feat about 90 minutes later.

Florida's Banks rediscovers comfort level on course

Florida junior Eric Banks is feeling more comfortable on the golf course after undergoing open-heart surgery in 2012.

After heart surgery, Banks wins David Toms Award

Eric Banks, the Florida junior who underwent open-heart surgery in 2012 but returned to the Gators lineup, was named April 1 as recipient of the David Toms Overcoming Adversity Award.

Top junior Horsfield verbally commits to Florida

Sam Horsfield, No. 7 in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings and third in the Class of 2015, told coach Buddy Alexander and the Florida men's golf team that he plans on joining them in the fall of 2015.

Kent State pulls ahead at Gator Women's Invite

Kent State used a 1-under 279 in Saturday's second round of the SunTrust Gator Women's Invite to grab a five-shot lead at Mark Bostick Golf Club in Gainesville, Fla.

Illinois looks to bounce back at USF Invitational

The Illinois Fighting Illini headline a strong field that will tee off at the USF Invitational Sunday through Tuesday at the Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club in Dade City, Fla.

Women's Midweek Report: UCLA tops USC

Welcome to Golfweek’s Women's Midweek Report. We wanted to use this hump day to update you on all the latest women's college news.