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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

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The year in review: 10 best Longhorn athletes of 2016

We’ve relived the highlights and rehashed the low-lights , but individually there were a few Texas Longhorns who shone brighter than the rest in 2016. These 10 athletes were the biggest stars on the 40 Acres this year. 10. Breaunna Addison Addison finished off her career as one of the … Read More

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Beau Hossler takes first victory as a pro

Former Texas golfer Beau Hossler earned his first victory as a professional on Friday, winning the Cypresswood Open in Spring, Texas. Hossler won the 36-hole event on the Adams Pro Tour by three strokes. He shot 133, 11-under to take the win. After his first-round 67, he improved by a … Read More

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Texas Ex Brandon Stone wins Alfred Dunhill Championship

MALELANE, South Africa (AP) — Former Longhorn Brandon Stone ran away from his challengers to win the Alfred Dunhill Championship by seven shots on Sunday for his second European Tour title. Stone finished with a 5-under 67 at Leopard Creek Country Club for 22 under overall, extending his advantage over … Read More

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Jordan Spieth wins second Australian Open

SYDNEY (AP) — Jordan Spieth believes his victory at the Australian Open on Sunday will “do wonders” for his career, just as it did when he won the tournament for the first time in 2014. Spieth sank a 10-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to beat local … Read More

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Texas wins East Lake Cup consolation match

The Texas Longhorns men’s golf team was victorious in the East Lake Cup consolation match in Atlanta, defeating Vanderbilt 4-1 on Wednesday. Scottie Scheffler, who won the individual stroke play title on Monday, defeated Will Gordon on the 18th hole to seal the match win. Scheffler started well as … Read More

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Texas men’s golf team falls to Illinois at East Lake Cup

A day after Texas junior Scottie Scheffler shot a 66 to claim the individual title, the Longhorns fell in the match play round Tuesday at the East Lake Cup in Atlanta. The Longhorns lost 3-2 to Illinois with only Doug Ghim and Gavin Hall taking victories. Ghim defeated Nick … Read More

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Scottie Scheffler wins title at East Lake Cup, Horns move on to match play round

Texas junior Scottie Scheffler shot a 66 to claim the individual title and help the Longhorns land the second seed in the match play round at the East Lake Cup Monday in Atlanta. Scheffler birdied three of the last four holes on the front nine and took the lead when he rolled … Read More

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Texas Ex Cody Gribble wins first PGA Tour event

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) —  Cody Gribble and his caddie talked a ton during the final nine holes of his impressive run to a Sanderson Farms Championship victory. Very little was about golf. They talked about Gribble’s Texas Longhorns and their big win in football over Baylor on Saturday. They talked … Read More