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Kaitlyn Papp and Longhorns win at Thompson Invitational

Texas freshman golfer Kaitlyn Papp earned her second victory in three events as she and the Longhorns won the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii on Wednesday. The No. 6 Longhorns took the team title, their second this season, after shooting 294 in the final round for an … Read More

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Sergio Garcia, wife Angela Akins, welcome baby girl to the family

If Sergio Garcia looks a little tired during the Masters, he has a terrific reason why: sleep is at a minimum for new parents. The professional golfer and Austinite’s wife Angela, daughter of former Longhorn quarterback Marty Akins, gave birth to a baby girl on Wednesday and named her Azalea … Read More

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Kaitlyn Papp and Longhorns lead at Thompson Invitational

The Texas women’s golf team sits in first place after the first round of the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kaneohe, Oahu, Hawaii on Tuesday. Texas was led by freshman Kaitlyn Papp who shot 71 and 74 in the first two rounds of action. She leads overall at 145, 1 … Read More

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Texas men’s golf team finishes tied for ninth at Lamkin Classic

The Texas men’s golf team finished tied for ninth place after the final round of the Lamkin Classic in Chula Vista, Calif. on Tuesday. Scottie Scheffler shot 71 to finish in a tie for 11th. He shot 213 overall. Steven Chervony finished in a tie for 27th. He shot 218, … Read More

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Longhorns golf team takes third at Arizona Wildcat Invitational

Texas freshman Kaitlyn Papp shot a 69 for the second time at the Arizona Wildcat Invitational as the Longhorns finished in third place in Tucson, Ariz. Tuesday. Papp finished with an overall score of 210 to take fourth place and end up eight shots back from the winner, Lilia Vu … Read More

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Texas men’s golf team takes third in Mexico

The Texas men’s golf team shot 858, 6 over par to finish in third place at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico on Tuesday. “Finishing third in a field like we saw in Cabo is a solid showing for our team,” head coach John Fields said. “We … Read More

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Freshman golfer Kaitlyn Papp picks up first win

Texas women’s golf newcomer Kaitlyn Papp won’t soon forget her first college event of 2018. Papp, a Lake Travis High School grad, shot a three-day total of 1-under-par 212 to share the individual title at the Northrop Grumman Regional Challenge that concluded on Tuesday at Palos Verdes Golf Club in … Read More

Texas’ Scottie Scheffler qualifies for this week’s PGA Tour Genesis Open

Texas senior Scott Scheffler shot 3-under-par 68 to claim the one-day, 18-hole Genesis Open Collegiate Showcase on Monday at the famed Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif. With the victory, Scheffler earned a spot in this week’s PGA Tour Genesis Open that begins on Thursday and features a 144-competitor … Read More

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Longhorns men’s golf team finishes fourth at Amer Ari Invitational

Scottie Scheffler led the Longhorns men’s golf team with a 67 as Texas finished in fourth place at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Saturday. The No. 16 Longhorns shot 279 in the final round to finish at 23-under 841. Oklahoma State won after shooting 817. Spencer Soosman … Read More

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Texas men’s golf team drops to fifth at Amer Ari Invitational

Spencer Soosman shot a second-round 68 to lead the Texas men’s golf team to a fifth place tie in the standings at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii on Friday. Texas shot 283 and trail first-place Oklahoma State overall by 15 strokes. The Longhorns led after one round when … Read More

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Longhorns golf team in first at Amer Ari Invitational

The 16th ranked Texas Longhorns golf team is in first place after the first round of the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii. The Longhorns shot 279 for 9 under par on Thursday to lead Oklahoma State by one shot. Georgia Tech, Texas Tech and TCU are tied in third … Read More

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Who threw the tighter spiral, Aaron Rodgers or Jordan Spieth?

Jordan Spieth comes from an athletic family. Did you know his brother Steven played college basketball and spent last summer in the NBA Summer League? So it should come as no surprise that the Spieths know how to toss a pigskin, and Jordan got to show off … Read More

Sophia Schubert earns golfer of the month honor

Sophia Schubert picked up her second straight Big 12 golfer of the month honor on Wednesday, the league announced. The 2017 U.S. Women’s Amateur champion has taken home the honor for the months of November and October, becoming the first golfer from Texas to win the award twice in the … Read More

Texas sweeps Big 12 golfer of the month honors

Longhorns golfers Doug Ghim and Sophia Schubert swept the Big 12 golfer of the month honors the league office announced Wednesday. Schubert finished in the top-10 in two events in October with a 70.5 stroke average. She took a win a the Betsy Rawls Invitational and finished in a tie … Read More

Longhorns women’s golf team moves up at Battle at the Beach

The Texas Longhorns women’s golf team moved up two spots at the Battle at the Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico Saturday. Texas shot 281 as a team to sit in second place tie after two rounds of action. The Longhorns’ total of 567 is just five strokes back of … Read More

Texas women’s golf team in fourth at Battle at the Beach

The Texas women’s golf team sits in fourth place after shooting 286 in the first round of the Battle at the Beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Sophia Schubert shot a first-round 70 to lead the Longhorns. Finishing at 1-under-par has the senior in a tie for eighth place. She … Read More

Longhorns in second place at Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate

Texas senior golfer Doug Ghim shot 67 in the second round of the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate in Alpharetta, Ga. to lead Texas to a tie for second place. The Longhorns shot 279 for the second day in a row to sit at 558, 18 under par. Wake Forest … Read More

Longhorns golf team in second at Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate

The Longhorns golf team shot 279 to sit in second place after the first round of the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate in Alpharetta, Ga. on Friday. Doug Ghim led Texas with a 6-under 66 and is tied for the lead in the individual competition. Matthew Wolf of Oklahoma State … Read More

Legendary Texas golf coach George Hannon dies

Legendary Texas golf coach George Hannon, one of the most successful coaches in the country who counted among his pupils major champions Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite, died Thursday night. He was 93. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo, who died last week at age 91. Graveside … Read More

Texas women’s golf team claims Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational

The Texas women’s golf team shot 298, 10 over par to seal a 15-stroke win at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational at the UT Golf Club Tuesday. It was the Longhorns’ eighth victory at the tournament and their first since 2011. Sophia Schubert and Emilee Hoffman finished 1-2 to lead … Read More