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Notebook: Texas golf is struggling, but coach still optimistic

John Fields isn’t thrilled about the slow start by his golf team this fall. But he’s been around long enough to understand why it’s happening. In two tournaments, the Longhorns have finished eighth and fourth. This from a squad that started the year ranked No. 2 nationally. Read More

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Texas women finish tied for fifth place at Jim West Challenge

The Texas women’s golf team finished tied for fifth place at the Jim West Challenge in Boerne on Monday. Haley Mills led the Longhorns, shooting 69 to tie for fifth place, jumping 10 spots from the previous day. Sophia Schubert shot a 69 to tie for 11th. Julia Beck finished 5 over to … Read More

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Beau Hossler wins Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational

Beau Hossler shot a career-low 64 Tuesday to take the top spot at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational in Portland, Ore. The Longhorns tied for fourth place as a team, shooting 26-under-par 834. Hossler’s final round was the second time he’s shot a career low in two days. He shot … Read More

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Texas golf team moves to fifth place after Hossler’s 65

Texas junior Beau Hossler shot a career low 7-under par 65 to tie for the lead at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational on Monday in Portland, Oregon. Hossler had five birdies and one eagle in a bogey free round at Pumpkin Ridge’s Witch Hollow Course to tie Duke’s Max Greyserman … Read More

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Texas women’s golf team in 7th place at Jim West Challenge

The Texas women’s golf team is in seventh place after shooting six over par in the opening round of the Jim West Challenge at Tapatio Springs golf course in Boerne on Sunday. Texas is nine shots behind leaders Texas A&M and Kent State. The 11th ranked Aggies were led by … Read More

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No. 9 Texas golf team in 10th place at Nike Golf Collegiate

Ninth-ranked Texas shot 3 under par in the opening round of the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitation at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in North Plains, Ore. The Longhorns are tied for 10th place. No. 14 Wake Forest had three players finish in the top ten in the first round and lead … Read More

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No. 2 Texas men’s golf team in seventh place at Fighting Illini Invitational

The second-ranked Texas men’s golf team moved up to seventh place after shooting ten over par in the second round of the Olympia Fields Fighting Illini Invitational on Saturday in Olympia Fields, Illinois. The Longhorns started the second round in 11th place after shooting ten over on Friday. The Horns … Read More

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‘Seinfeld’ co-creator Larry David’s opinion of Jordan Spieth: ‘He’s going to be wildly bald’

In the golf world this week, the most viral headline was neither a birdie nor a bogey. It was a baldie. Former Texas Longhorn Jordan Spieth is used to being the talk of the links. He’s a fairway phenom, winning this year’s U.S. Open and consistently … Read More

Despite recent result, optimism surrounds Texas golf

For the Texas women’s golf team, the lineup has undergone significant turnover. To open the season, the top five included two SEC transfers — Haley Mills (Kentucky) and Sophia Schubert (Auburn) — as well as freshman Maddie Luitwieler. Despite finishing 10th out of 12 … Read More

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Texas women’s golf team finishes 10th at Minnesota Invitational

The Texas women’s golf team finished in 10th place at the Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, shooting 303 in the final round. Their overall score (308-306-303—917, +53) put them 33 shots behind Purdue, the tournament champion. Julia Beck led the Longhorns, shooting a team-low 70 in her final round. It was … Read More

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Texas women’s golf team top Aggies in season opener

The Texas women’s golf team opened its season with a 6.5 to 2.5 victory over 11th ranked Texas A&M on Sunday at Traditions Golf Course in College Station. Texas won all three foursome matches and took three of six in the singles round. “In the morning foursomes, I’m not sure … Read More

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Jordan Spieth serenaded with ‘The Eyes of Texas’ at British Open

Jordan Spieth supporters brought a little bit of Austin to St. Andrews, Scotland on Sunday. The former Longhorn and golf wunderkind is currently playing in the 144th British Open, the oldest major championship in professional golf. Spieth attended the University of Texas at Austin for one full year … Read More

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Longhorn Network to air Jordan Spieth’s opening round at British Open

Longhorn Network will air Jordan Spieth’s first round at the British Open on Thursday. You’ll need to set your DVR (or your alarm): Coverage begins at 3:30 a.m. CT, with Spieth scheduled to tee off at 3:33 a.m. The “featured players” feed will also be available on ESPN3 … Read More

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Texas to light Tower tonight to honor Jordan Spieth’s U.S. Open win

Texas will light the tower tonight to honor former Longhorn golfer Jordan Spieth’s U.S. Open win. Spieth won the event Sunday to earn his second straight major championship. He was victorious at the Masters in April. He’s the first Longhorn to win consecutive majors. And he’s the only … Read More

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Jordan Spieth named as one of world’s most marketable athletes

Former Texas Longhorn star Jordan Spieth has been named as the third most marketable athlete in the world. Sports Pro Magazine came up with the list. analyzed some of the data here. CNN said the rankings were based, in part, on the Celebrity Davie-Brown Index, which “measures consumer … Read More