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.
North Carolina-Wilmington men’s coach Matt Clark is much better after a health scare in the fall. His Seahawks are much improved, too.
Oklahoma sophomore Abraham Ancer broke former Sooner standout and PGA Tour star Anthony Kim’s 54-hole school record to win the Desert Shootout at Palm Valley.
Morgan Hoffmann led his OSU Cowboys to a come-from-behind title at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters and may have found a spot in the Player of the Year talks.
After a win at the USC Collegiate Invitational, San Diego State has cracked the top 10 of the Golfweek/Sagarin College Rankings.
Iowa State caught the nation's attention last week in Puerto Rico, but came up short. The Cyclones made up for it this week at the Central District Challenge.
He may not have been a favorite coming in, but San Diego's Kenneth McCready's solid play at the Battle at the Beach helped him earn medalist honors and vault up the college rankings.
Northwestern defended its title at the Big Ten Match Play Championship last week, with Eric Chun improving his overall record in the event to 10-0-1.
Even without top-ranked Peter Uihlein, Oklahoma State won the Ameri Ari Invitational by five shots to claim the top spot in the Golfweek/Sagarin Rankings. Read the rest of this week's Monday Top 5.
It's not often you hear about college golf while watching the PGA Tour, but this weekend's University Day claimed a spot in Lance Ringler's weekly college golf Top 5.
Michael Moorhead and Ri Hyang Park were the only players to break par in the opening round of the Golfweek West Coast Junior Invitational, taking the lead in the boys' and girls' divisions, respectively.
In our final installment of Number Crunching 2010, we take a look at 5 players that will surprise you and 5 that you don't know, but surely will.
He's called untimely penalties on himself and had cactus needles pulled from his hand, but nothing has deterred Jeffery Miller this year.
The implementation of a college recruiting calendar will be the hot topic at this week's golf coaches convention. Lance Ringler explains.
With the end of 2010 approaching, Lance Ringler takes a look back at the top 10 headlines from the fall college season.
For the third consecutive season, Golfweek is set to host the men’s and women’s Golfweek Conference Challenges, which will return to the same venues that were used this fall.
Katie Brenny has resigned as Minnesota’s women’s coach, only two months after returning to her home state, Golfweek has learned.
The news recently that the University of Portland is eliminating its college golf program, put simply, really has me incensed.
Add the Texas-Arlington men’s golf program to the list of nearly two dozen college golf teams riding in style.
College golf dodged a bullet last week.
Last weekend during a timeout at the Georgia-vs.-Arkansas football game, Russell Henley was awarded the Haskins Award for being the top player in college golf. Entering this season, the senior from Macon, Ga., is one of the favorites to again top the rankings.
Shortly after the final round of the Golfweek Conference Challenge, Whit Turbow’s squad was taking its time leaving Spirit Hollow Golf Course because, like some of the big boys in college golf, it, too, has the luxury of having its own plane waiting for the team.
This past weekend was sort of the kickoff to college golf, and it begins the fall season that will be over before you know it.
As a new college season starts, all 2010 graduates have been removed from the Golfweek/Sagarin Junior Rankings.
European Ryder Cup captain Colin Montgomerie announced Sunday his three wild card selections to join the Euro squad against Team USA at Celtic Manor in October.
A few weeks ago we all learned about 12-year-old Brad Dalke making a verbal commitment to play college golf at the University of Oklahoma. In the weeks that followed, I learned what it might be like to be a court judge sitting on the bench of a high-profile case.
The PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup Playoffs begin this week. I bet that the overwhelming majority of the fans can’t explain how they work.
Brad Dalke, 12, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Oklahoma, reportedly with a scholarship waiting for him – in 2016. Lance Ringler reports.
I am not a match-play hater. I just want to toss that out there before I continue with this blog.
Three players flirted with 59 during the 2006-07 college golf season. Each came up short and finished with 60.
One thing that I have always found interesting is how the break between the end of the fall season and the start of the spring season is longer than the summer vacation for college golf.
A few weeks ago, it was announced that the 2012 and 2013 NCAA Championships would be hosted at two historic venues - Riviera Country Club in 2012 and Atlanta Athletic Club in 2013. We now know where the regionals will be played leading up to those championships.
There are a couple of proposals floating around collegiate athletics regarding college recruiting that will be voted on next January at the NCAA Convention. Some of the details can get a little confusing.
College golf will be well represented this week at Oakmont, site of the U.S. Women’s Open. A total of 15 players returning to college golf next fall are in the field.
Nearly a month has passed since Augusta State won the NCAA Championship. Lance Ringler takes a look at how the addition of match play has changed the NCAAs, and what the future might hold.
Last week when the news spread that Brian Watts was leaving his position as head coach at Oregon State for the job at Army, it raised a few eyebrows. It’s not often we see a coach leave the Pac-10 - the nation’s best golf conference - to join the Patriot League.
The NCAA Championship will be held in 2012 at Riviera Country Club (pictured) and in 2013 at Atlanta Athletic Club. Both will be hosting the NCAA finals for the first time.
I am the biggest college golf homer out there, but after seeing what two of the top players in the game did this week in the U.S. Open at Pebble Beach, well, I think it’s safe to say these kids can play.
Last year, there was little doubt that North Carolina State’s Matt Hill was an easy selection for Player of the Year. Hill won eight times and capped his terrific sophomore season with victories at the ACC Championship, NCAA Central Regional and the NCAA Championship. Hill joined Tiger Woods as the players to win a conference, NCAA Regional and NCAA Championship title in the same season.
Shocking news out of Augusta, Ga., and just a few days removed from winning the NCAA Men’s Golf Championship, the Jaguars have decided to join the Atlantic Coast Conference.
At 9:30 a.m. Sunday morning, Oklahoma State and Augusta State will square off to decide this year’s national champion. The Cowboys will be playing for their 11th NCAA Championship; Augusta State will be going for its first.
Thinking back to the pre-match play days, I was told over and over of how awesome it was going to be to have that head-to-head component as part of the NCAA Championship. It was going to attract the non-diehards to the sport and garner some attention among the masses.
We now enter the match-play segment of the NCAA Championship here at The Honors Course, and something does not fit. You know what I am talking about -– the feeling you got when you first learned that Butler would be playing in the Final Four in men’s basketball a couple of months ago.
There is very little doubt that the Pac-10 Conference has dominated college golf this year.
If North Florida leaves The Honors Course on Thursday without a Friday tee time, nobody will think twice. The Ospreys have had a very good year and will finish the season ranked in the top 25.
Lance Ringler crunches numbers, looks at over- and underachievers and names his Fab 5 heading into NCAAs.
Just a couple of days until the men start this year’s marathon race to the national title match. What a long week it’s going to be at The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn. Three days of stroke-play qualifying followed by three days of match play will surely provide many twists and turns.
Yes, I did say Southern California was going to win. And yes, I did think the tournament was over when the Trojans improved their lead from two to seven shots after 36 holes. But, I should have been able to figure out one important clue that nobody was really talking about: the golf course.
What a great week in so many ways here at the Country Club of Landfall. The NCAA Women’s Championship is the finale to the women’s college golf season, and the people at Landfall have made it quite an event.
It dawned on me how similar this year’s NBA conference championship series’ feels to the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship.