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Cole Hammer takes Western Amateur Championship

Cole Hammer, a soon-to-be freshman at UT, set a course record and took four match-play wins on the way to claiming the Western Amateur Championship in Northfield, Ill. Saturday. Hammer won the stroke play co-championship before defeating Davis Riley 1 UP  in Saturday’s final match. “Wow…what an unbelievable week in Chicago,” … Read More

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Texas golfers finish in top-10 at Canadian Women’s Amateur

A pair of Longhorns competed at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship in Vancouver, British Columbia and came out with top-10 finishes. Kaitlyn Papp shot 3-under-par 281 to finish in a tie for eighth place. She made 14 birdies and made par 47 times in the 72-hole event. Emilee Hoffman shot … Read More

Ex-Longhorn Brandon Stone wins Scottish Open, misses first 59 on European Tour

GULLANE, Scotland — Brandon Stone sank to his haunches, clasped his face and dropped his putter in despair after coming within inches of being the first golfer to shoot a round of 59 on the European Tour. It wasn’t all bad for the former Texas Longhorn. Stone’s 10-under-par 60 secured … Read More

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Hoffman takes third at TRANS Amateur Championship

Texas golfer Emilee Hoffman took third place at the TRANS National Golf Association Amateur Championship Friday in Maryville, Calif. The junior shot 282, 6 under par at the Peach Tree Golf and Country Club to follow up her win at the Western Golf Association National Amateur Championship in June. A … Read More

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Schubert, Papp help U.S. wrap up Arnold Palmer Cup

Former Texas Longhorn Sophia Schubert beat Maria Fassi 2 and 1 Sunday to help the United States top an international squad 38½-21½ and wrap up the Arnold Palmer Cup in Évian-les-Bains, France. Shubert, a first-team All-American last spring as a senior at UT, helped the U.S. win 18 of the … Read More

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Longhorns Roundup: Papp, Schubert help U.S. keep Palmer Cup lead

With help from Texas Longhorns Kaitlyn Papp and Sophia Schubert, the U.S. team is up 20½-15½ over an international team after two days in the Arnold Palmer Cup at Évian-les-Bains, France. Papp, who will be a sophomore at UT this fall, paired with SM Lee to halve a foursome match … Read More

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Texas golfers split matches at Arnold Palmer Cup

The Longhorns competing at the Arnold Palmer Cup came away 1-1 on Friday, helping the United States take an 8-4 lead in Évian-les-Bains, France. Kaitlyn Papp teamed up with S.M. Lee to defeat Chloe Ryan and Ronan Mullarney of the International team, 2 up, in the mixed four-ball competition. Papp … Read More

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Texas golfers ready for Arnold Palmer Cup

Kaitlyn Papp and Sophia Schubert are set to compete for the United States at the Arnold Palmer Cup beginning Friday at the Evian Resort Golf Club in France. The competition, which began in 1997, pits collegiate golfers from the U.S. against those from around the world in a Ryder Cup-style … Read More

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Emilee Hoffman captures Women’s Western Amateur Championship

Texas sophomore Emilee Hoffman edged Illinois’ Tristyn Nowlin in a match-play final to win the 2018 Women’s Western Golf Association National Amateur Championship on Saturday at Mistwood Golf Club in Romeoville, Ill. Hoffman won with a birdie on the 29th hole of the 36-hole playoff to secure an 8 and … Read More

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Emilee Hoffman to play for Amateur Championship

Emilee Hoffman, who will be a junior in the fall, won two matches Friday to advance to the final of the Women’s Western Golf Association’s 118th National Amateur Championship in Romeoville, Ill. Hoffman, the top seed in the tournament, defeated Brigitte Thibault 6 and 5 in the quarterfinals before a … Read More

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Doug Ghim named to All-Nicklaus Team

Doug Ghim, who just finished up his senior season at Texas, earned a spot on the All-Nicklaus Team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Friday. The All-Nicklaus Team began in 2008. Ghim joins 23 other Division I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA honorees as a result of his outstanding … Read More

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Scottie Scheffler earns spot on PING All-America team

Texas golfer Scottie Scheffler punctuated his senior season by landing a spot on the PING All-America team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Thursday. Scheffler earned his place on the third team, averaging 70.45 strokes per round and shooting under par in 24 of 38 rounds. It’s his third … Read More

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Texas golfers claim spots on Golfweek All-American team

Doug Ghim and Scottie Scheffler earned spots on the Golfweek All-American team, Golfweek announced this week. Ghim earned a spot on the first team while Scheffler made it on the third team. Ghim had a 69.66 stroke average in his senior season. In ten events he finished outside the top … Read More

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Sophia Schubert helps U.S. take big lead for Curtis Cup

Sophia Schubert and the United States took a 9-3 lead over Great Britain and Ireland for the Curtis Cup on Saturday in Scarsdale, N.Y. Schubert and teammate Lucy Li defeated Paula Grant and Shannon McWilliam 7 and 5. The United States will reclaim the Curtis Cup if they win 1.5 … Read More

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Sophia Schubert and United States lead at Curtis Cup

The United States and Sophia Schubert lead Great Britain and Ireland 4-2 after the first day of the Curtis Cup in Scarsdale, N.Y. Schubert and teammate Lauren Stephenson halved a four-ball match with Paula Grant and Shannon McWilliam. The United States will need 10.5 points to win the cup. Great … Read More

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Texas men’s golf edged out of NCAA Championships

Duke ended the Texas men’s golf season Tuesday, defeating the Longhorns 3-2 in the match-play quarterfinals at the NCAA championships in Stillwater, Okla. at Karsten Creek Golf Club. Jake Shuman eagled the 18th hole to defeat Doug Ghim 1-up and clinch the match. Ghim trailed early in the match, down … Read More

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Men’s golf team advances at NCAAs

With All-Americans Doug Ghim and Scottie Scheffler each shooting 2-under-par 70s, the University of Texas men’s golf team settled into 10th place Sunday after three rounds of the NCAA Championship in Stillwater, Okla. That earned the Longhorns a place in Monday’s final round of stroke play, which is reserved for … Read More

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Texas men’s golf tied for ninth at NCAA Championship

The Texas men’s golf team sits in a tie for ninth place at the NCAA Championship in Stillwater, Okla. through two rounds. Texas finished its second round at 580, 4 over par. They trail first place Texas Tech by nine strokes. Doug Ghim leads the Longhorns at 140, 4 under … Read More

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Texas men’s golf in fifth as NCAA Championships play suspended

Rain delayed the start of the men’s NCAA Championships and play was ultimately suspended due to darkness in Stillwater, Okla., on Friday. The Texas men are currently in fifth on the leaderboard at 2 under par, but no Longhorn has played more than 13 holes. Scottie Scheffler is 4 under … Read More

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Doug Ghim among Nicklaus Player of the Year finalists

Texas senior golfer Doug Ghim is a finalist for the Jack Nicklaus Player of the Year Award. Ghim is one of five finalists in the running to pick up the hardware. Shintaro Ban of UNLV, Chandler Phillips of Texas A&M, Justin Suh of Southern California and Norman Xiong of Oregon … Read More