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Jordan Spieth, Rory McIlroy first big upsets at Dell Match Play

Defending champion Jason Day withdrew from WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play Wednesday. He broke down in tears as he announced that his mother had been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Day, ranked No. 3 in the world, said his mother is scheduled to undergo surgery on Friday. He conceded … Read More

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Longhorns tie for fourth at Valspar Collegiate

The Texas men’s golf team shot 276 and finished in a tie for fourth place at the Valspar Collegiate in Palm City, Fla. on Tuesday. Texas finished the three-round tournament at 864, five shots back from first place. Doug Ghim shot a 65, the best round of the day, and … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: With a return to the Masters looming, Jordan Spieth is only looking ahead

Jordan Spieth is so over it. Done. Finished. Moved on already. Now if only the rest of the civilized world will. The questions still come as he knows they will. From city to city. From one reporter after another. From inquiring, caring fans. “Jordan told me he was fine a … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ Vegas gambled on golf, returns home

Jhonattan Vegas is back home. Kind of. It’s not his native Venezuela, where he grew up as the son of a hard-working father who’d been a caddie and taught his sons the proper way to swing a golf club on a makeshift, 9-hole course built for American oil company workers. Read More

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Haley Mills, Greta Voelker lead Texas golf to fifth-place finish in Hawaii

KANE’OHE, O’ahu — The Texas women’s golf team finished in fifth place Wednesday at the conclusion of the Dr. Donnis Invitational, and senior Haley Mills was 11th individually. Mills made three birdies but finished with a 75 after opening rounds of 70 and 71. She finished at even par for … Read More

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Texas men’s golf team takes second at Lamkin San Diego Classic

Scottie Scheffler and Gavin Hall tied for second place as they led the Texas men’s golf team to a second-place finish at the Lamkin San Diego Classic on Tuesday. The Longhorns led entering the final round, but Mississippi was 19 strokes better on the final day to win by 14 … Read More

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Men’s golf team finishes fifth at Querencia Cabo Collegiate

The Texas Longhorns men’s golf team finished in fifth place at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate on Tuesday in Los Cabos, Mexico. Three Longhorns finished in the top-18, but Texas dropped from second place after the third and final round. Texas shot 846, 6-under, after carding a 291 in the third … Read More

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Texas Ex Cody Gribble in lead after first round of PGA’s Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Former Texas golfer Cody Gribble and Wesley Bryan returned to PGA National on Thursday under far different circumstances. They are rookies on the PGA Tour, not trying to get through the grind of Web.com Tour qualifying. And they both shot 6-under … Read More

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Texas women’s golf in third place after first round in New Orleans

Junior Sophia Schubert shot a first-round 69 to lead Texas to a third place finish on the first day of the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate Sunday in New Orleans, La. Schubert’s round included four birdies, including three on the back nine holes. She is one stroke behind co-leaders Mariell Bruun … Read More

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Beau Hossler leads after first round in Web.com Tour debut

Former Longhorn golfer Beau Hossler shot a 64 in the first round of the Panama Claro Championship to sit in a tie for the lead in Panama City, Panama on Thursday. Hossler was the only golfer to avoid a bogey in the first round as he made four birdies and … Read More

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Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth piling up wins at rate not seen since Tiger Woods

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Winning has come so quickly for Jordan Spieth that even at age 23, he wondered if he took it for granted. He got some perspective from a victory Sunday at the AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am that was dull as it was dominant. Few walks up … Read More

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UT golfers named to Ben Hogan Award watch list

Texas golfers Gavin Hall, Scottie Scheffler and Doug Ghim were named to the Ben Hogan Award watch list on Wednesday. The Colonial Country Club, Friends of Golf and the Golf Coaches Association named the Longhorns among the 28 players from around the country. Hall, a senior, has finished in the … Read More

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Sophia Schubert’s final-round 69 lifts women’s golf to 3rd place

Texas’ Sophia Schubert shot a final-round 69 Tuesday to finish the UCF Challenge in Orlando, Fla. tied for seventh place. It was the junior’s second top-10 finish of the season. It was the second day Schubert had a round of 69, which also helped the No. 19 women’s golf team … Read More

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Sophia Schubert’s 69 helps women’s golf team jump into 6th place

Texas junior Sophia Schubert shot a 69 Monday to help the Longhorns jump to sixth place after the second round of the three-day UFC Challenge in Orlando, Fla. Schubert made five birdies and is tied for 11th place individually at 3-under par. This was her fourth round this season under … Read More

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Longhorns finish in seventh at Amer Ari Invitational

The Texas Longhorns men’s golf team moved up a couple of spots to finish in a tie for seventh at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Saturday. After falling to ninth place on Friday, the Longhorns finished the tournament shooting 851, 13-under. Doug Ghim bounced back from a … Read More

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Longhorns drop three places at Amer Ari Invitational

The No. 12 Texas Longhorns men’s golf team shot 282, dropping three spots after the second round of the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Friday. Gavin Hall had the best round for the Longhorns, shooting a 67 as Texas sits in a tie for ninth place after two … Read More

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Longhorns in sixth place at Amer Ari Invitational

The No. 12 Texas Longhorns men’s golf team shot 284, 4-under on the first day of the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Thursday. They sit in sixth place, trailing Texas Tech by 14 strokes. Doug Ghim is in a tie for 12th place after shooting a 69 to … Read More

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Golf’s John Fields to coach U.S. Team at Palmer Cup

Texas men’s golf coach John Fields will coach the 2017 Arnold Palmer Cup  for the U.S. team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Tuesday. The event, celebrating its 20th anniversary,  is June 9-11 at Atlanta Athletic Club in Atlanta. The format is based on the  Ryder Cup, where the … Read More

A clean slate and a fresh start for Jordan Spieth

By DOUG FERGUSON AP Golf Writer KAPALUA, Hawaii  — Three victories around the world. A chance to win another major. A Ryder Cup victory. Jordan Spieth had every reason to celebrate his year. Part of him, however, couldn’t wait for it to end. “I was happy when the ball … Read More

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Year end review: 10 Longhorns athletes to watch in 2017

Almost without exception, the best athletes at Texas are among the very best in their respective sports. With that in mind, I decided to choose these 10 athletes from 10 Longhorn teams. Here’s who you should look out for in 2017, in no particular order. Bret Boswell, baseball After two … Read More