Just shy of two months into the fall season, only two teams remain unbeaten: the UCLA women and the Oregon men. Both could be a bit of a surprise, if you look a little past the surface.
In Casey Martin’s tenure at Oregon, the Ducks have risen quickly. Martin’s teams often have competed at the elite level and just two years ago the Ducks mentioned as a favorite heading to The Honors Course for the 2010 NCAA Championship.
Inclement weather wreaked havoc at a few college tournaments earlier this week.
Looking for a sleeper team this year? Well, I may have one for you. Just a few weeks into the college golf season, I have had a few coaches tell me to keep an eye on New Mexico.
Iowa's Chris Brant has gone from a freshman fighting for a spot to a senior that leads the Hawkeye charge. For Brant, it isn't natural talent, it is all about hard work.
Invitations for the 2011 Golfweek Conference Challenge were sent to the top-ranked team in a conference at the conclusion of the 2010 fall season and with Kent State unable to participate this year, the next team in line to represent the Mid-American Conference was Ball State. Head coach Mike Fleck quickly accepted.
Weekly Top 5: Stanford's rout at Olympia Fields will likely lead the Cardinal to the top of college golf world, while the highly touted freshmen class is living up to the hype.
A look at the week's top 5 college golf stories, including Justin Thomas winning his debut at Alabama.
Campbell posted the low round in the men's division of the Golfweek Program Challenge to share the 36-hole lead. The Camels recorded a 10-under 278 and share the lead with Jacksonville State at 21-under 555.
Golfweek Program Challenge allows 12 teams to show off how good their entire program is, with East Carolina being the early favorite to take home the title.
Keegan Bradley instantly became the most decorated golfer from St. John's University when he won the PGA Championship.
This past week NCAA champion John Peterson of LSU threw out the first pitch at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas when the Texas Rangers played host to the Seattle Mariners.
There is a new player in the women’s game. After more than a year of anticipation, Clemson announced it would add women’s golf to its athletic lineup.
Thomas Sharkey, a Georgia Southern golfer, was among two family members who died after fire swept through their home early July 23, according to The Telegraph newspaper of London.
Admittedly, I was a little disappointed to view the scores the college players posted at the U.S. Women’s Open. Where was the Patrick Cantlay on the women’s side?
Today, 11 players who will be playing college golf this fall are teeing it up at the 66th U.S. Women’s Open, being played at The Broadmoor in Colorado Springs, Colo.
There are plenty of stars who lead their college teams to national prominence. But, how do they do as individuals at the pro level? We visited with RivalsCup.net, a site dedicated to judging schools and conferences by a player's performance on pro tours.
Randy Lein's dismissal from Arizona State proves the new era in college golf is here to stay.
After 19 seasons directing the Arizona State men’s team, Randy Lein has learned that his contract will not be renewed for the 2011-12 season.
SMU coach Josh Gregory has announced the hiring of former teammate Jason Enloe (pictured) as an assistant coach. Enloe will play two final events on the Nationwide Tour before returning to his alma mater.
Will UCLA's Patrick Cantlay sweep college golf's player of the year awards?
SMU's commitment to incoming head coach Josh Gregory has raised the bar in college golf.
We can only hope that Stillwater stays vibrant today as a pair of Georgia teams prepare for battle.
Georgia gets out quick and holds off Duke's charge on the back nine to secure a spot in today's championship match with Augusta State.
After building Augusta State into a national-championship program, Josh Gregory is returning to his alma mater, SMU, where he will replace Jay Loar as men's golf coach.
If there were a Cinderella Story at the NCAA Championship this week, it would be Ohio State. The Buckeyes, ranked No. 28 entering the championship, finished stroke play in sixth place and drew a first-round match with top-ranked Oklahoma State.
USC got off to a rocky start at the NCAA Championship, but that’s nothing new. The Trojans are getting used to rallying late.
Lance Ringler breaks down the 2011 Men's NCAA Championships, slated to begin on Tuesday at Karsten Creek in Stillwater, Okla., the home course of Oklahoma State:
The past two NCAAs have brought nonstop excitement. Why not introduce more match play to the college season?
If NCAA regionals were any indication, the national Championship will have plenty of storylines worth watching. Lance Ringler takes a look.
After much consideration, see where the 2011 NCAA Women's Championship ranks on the Ringler Feel Test chart.
The Traditions Club was slammed with rain Friday night, meaning the leaders could be in for some tricky conditions in the final round of the women's NCAA Championship.
There hasn't been much excitement in the women's game this year and the NCAA Championship is no exception, writes Lance Ringler. Will something spice things up over the next two days at the Traditions Club?
It's been four years since the .500 rule was implemented in men's college golf. Lance Ringler checked in with coaches at the NCAA Women's Championship to see whether the rule might be in the cards for the women.
It’s that time of the season – when talk begins about what jobs are open in college golf and who is going where. The big one right now is the vacancy at North Carolina. John Inman retired after 13 seasons, leaving this job open and setting it up to perhaps be the one that sets a few dominos in motion.
The stars aligned at home last week for Kristina Nhim and the Fighting Irish as they advanced to the national championship for the first time in program history. Lance Ringler has the details.
Cory Whitsett and Alabama enter regionals with one of the strongest records on the season. Lance Ringler takes a look at how each regional site could shake out, as well as who was left out.
After a few escapes at last week's NCAA regionals, it's time for the women's game to change its regional format. Lance Ringler explains.
Maryland’s John Popeck was slated to play the NCAA men's regional in Virginia. Only he’s not currently on the team.
While UCLA swept the team and individual titles at the Central Regional, Minnesota finished third to advance to nationals for the first time since 1989.
With the Duke women's golf team well down the leaderboard at the Central Regional, coach Dan Brooks may be facing his first winless season in 27 years.
Freshmen Ani Gulugian (pictured) and Nicole Zhang took charge Thursday during the opening round of the Central Regional.
Golfweek special report: Lance Ringler has seen first-hand the effects of the .500 rule, which has prompted teams to pull out of a tournament in fear of dipping below .500. The potential solution? A contract, and a steep fine to back out of a tournament.
After a total of seven extra playoff holes, USC sophomore Martin Trainer won the individual Pac-10 Championship, completing a Trojan sweep in California. MONDAY TOP 5
NCAA Regional play kicks off in less than a week, so Lance Ringler did a little regional number crunching for the occasion.
Georgia Tech coasted to an easy win at the ACC Championship and could be poised for a deep postseason run. Lance Ringler has that and more in the Monday Top 5.
Akron came out on top at the Illini Spring Classic, a tournament that was supposed to serve as a Big Ten Championship preview. Lance Ringler has that and more in this week's Monday Top 5.
The Missouri men's team stayed perfect in the spring season, while San Diego State's J.J. Spaun became the first back-to-back winner of one event since Phil Mickelson. MONDAY TOP 5
Georgia’s Marta Silva won the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic and has moved into the top spot in women’s college golf.
Despite another close call, we are still yet to see a 59 in college golf. Lance Ringler discusses that and the rest of this week's Monday Top Five.