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UT lands two on WGCA All-America team

Sophia Schubert was named a first team All-American by the Women’s Golf Coaches Association on Tuesday. The WGCA All-America team announced its second team members on Thursday and freshman Kaitlyn Papp was among those chosen. Schubert made the All-Big 12 team for the third straight year and set a school … Read More

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On Second Thought Ep 99: Author Armen Keteyian on Tiger Woods best seller

In Episode 99 of the On Second Thought podcast, acclaimed author/TV correspondent Armen Keteyian calls in to give some insight on his revealing book on Tiger Woods, co-authored with Jeff Benedict. Keteyian talks about the genesis of the project and gives us a peek behind the curtain at one of … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 2 Jordan Spieth, golf

Maybe the most surprising thing about Jordan Spieth is that he even bothered to play a season of college golf. He certainly had the pre-college résumé to suggest he could have turned pro as soon as he turned 18. After all, he and Tiger Woods are the only two-time winners … Read More

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Texas senior Doug Ghim captures Ben Hogan Award as nation’s best golfer

With three wins this season and a red-hot run at the Masters, Doug Ghim is on a roll. That continued Monday when the Texas senior won the Ben Hogan Award, presented annually to the nation’s best collegiate golfer. Ghim became the first Longhorn to win the … Read More

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Longhorns in 18th at NCAA Championship

Texas shot 300 Saturday in the second round of stroke play at the NCAA Championship in Stillwater, Okla. The score was a nine-shot improvement from Friday’s results. UT finished the day in 18th place with a stroke total of 609, 33 over par. Sophia Schubert sits at 150, 6 over … Read More

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Texas women’s golf in 18th place at NCAA Championship

The Texas women’s golf team shot 309 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA Championship in Stillwater, Okla. The Longhorns are in 18th place after each of their golfers shot over par. Jennifer Kupcho of Wake Forest holds the overall lead at 7 under par. Southern California holds … Read More

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Texas freshman Kaitlyn Papp finalist for national award

Freshman golfer Kaitlyn Papp is a finalist for the PING Women’s Golf Coaches Association’s national freshman of the year award, it was announced Wednesday. Papp is one of three players under consideration for the award. Emilia Migliaccio of Wake Forest and Patty Tavatanakit of UCLA are also in contention. The … Read More

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Doug Ghim wins NCAA regional, Texas tops leaderboard

Texas senior golfer Doug Ghim and the Longhorns topped the leaderboard at the NCAA regional in Raleigh, N.C. to advance to the NCAA Championship Wednesday at the Lonnie Poole Gold Club. Ghim shot a 66 in the final round of the regional to finish at 17 under par. He made … Read More

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This letter from a 16-year-old Jordan Spieth to a PGA chairman will inspire you

  Hockey legend Wayne Gretzky once said you miss 100 percent of the shots you don’t take. In this case, the saying might be “You miss 100 percent of the drives you don’t swing for.” A Monday tweet from the PGA Tour shed some light on how former Longhorn and … Read More

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Longhorns golf, Ghim lead after two rounds at NCAA regional in Raleigh

Texas senior golfer Doug Ghim leads overall at the NCAA regional in Raleigh, N.C. as the Texas Longhorns golf team sits atop the leaderboard through two rounds. Ghim shot 66 on Tuesday at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course while teammate Scottie Scheffler shot 65. The team leads with a score … Read More

Texas bypassed by Arkansas for team, individual regional golf honors — but still headed to NCAAs

Maria Fassi has a well-earned reputation around women’s collegiate golf for her prodigious distance off the tee. But Fassi didn’t become the No.2-ranked player in the nation merely because she sometimes outdrives opponents by 40 or 50 yards. On Wednesday the Arkansas junior displayed plenty of other skills, shooting a … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Texas’ Schubert, Arkansas’ Fassi, Michigan State’s Burnham set the pace at NCAA golf regional

The best women’s college golfers in the country converged on the University of Texas Golf Club Monday morning. And that was just the 8:40 a.m. threesome. Oh, there were plenty of other talented golfers competing on the first day of the Austin Regional — among them Texas A&M senior Maddie … Read More

Texas women jump out to three-stroke lead over top-seeded Arkansas in NCAA golf regional

She stood in the right rough at the par-4 15th hole, contemplating club selection after a bad tee shot. Greta Isabella Voelker considered a 9-iron, settled on a pitching wedge, and aimed toward a flag that was 135 yards away. As the ball cleared a bunker in front of the … Read More

Kirk Bohls

American-Statesman Staff

Bohls: Dynamic Sophia Schubert leads the Texas women into NCAA regional golf

Admittedly, Sophia Schubert was lost. Totally and inexplicably lost. The golf prodigy out of Oak Ridge, Tenn., had just withdrawn from the 2016 North & South Amateur at legendary Pinehurst after the then-Longhorns sophomore posted terrible scores of 79 and 87 in the first two rounds. After years of success, … Read More

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Texas golfers up for national awards

Texas golfers, Doug Ghim, Kaitlyn Papp and Sophia Schubert, are in contention for national golfing awards, it was announced on Thursday. The Golf Coaches Association of America announced Doug Ghim as one of three finalists for the Ben Hogan Award. He’s the third Longhorn to be a finalist since 2012. Read More

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Doug Ghim named to All-Big 12 team

A day after being named a semifinalist to the Jack Nicklaus Award, Texas senior golfer Doug Ghim was named a member of the All-Big 12 team for the fourth year in a row, the conference announced Wednesday. Ghim won two events this season and his stroke average of 70.04 leads … Read More

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The active 2018 Texas Exes power rankings: No. 15 Dylan Frittelli, Golf

We’re counting down the 25 best former Texas athletes still competing in their sport. Each day we’ll reveal a new athlete.  No. 15 Dylan Frittelli, Golf Dylan Frittelli arrived at Texas from Johannesburg, South Africa having already won the 2007 Callaway Junior World Golf Championship. Once he got to Texas … Read More

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Doug Ghim named a semifinalist for Jack Nicklaus Player of the Year

Texas senior golfer Doug Ghim is a semifinalist for the 2018 Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year award, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced Tuesday. Ghim leads the Longhorns with a stroke average of 70.04 and has two individual wins this season. He most recently tied for first … Read More

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Doug Ghim takes share of Big 12 men’s golf championship

Doug Ghim shot a final-round 73 to claim a share of the individual Big 12 men’s golf championship at Southern Hills Country Club in Tulsa, Okla. on Wednesday. Ghim joined Grant Hirschman of Oklahoma, Jeremy Gandon of Kansas State and Kristoffer Ventura of Oklahoma State as top finishers. Each shot … Read More

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Doug Ghim tied for lead at Big 12 Championships

Doug Ghim sits in a tie for first place after shooting 70 in the third round of the Big 12 Championships in Tulsa, Okla. on Tuesday. Ghim is even at 210, tied with Oklahoma’s Grant Hirschman, with one round to go. The Longhorns are in a tie for third place … Read More