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Disappointed Texas achieves goal of reaching NCAA Championships, places 2nd

As a matter of practicality, the Texas men’s golf team reached its goal. As a matter of pride, it did not. Oklahoma State caught Texas from behind Wednesday, shooting a 14-under par 270 to win the 54-hole NCAA Austin Regional by two strokes over the Longhorns at the University of … Read More

Texas maintains NCAA regional golf lead; Ghim catches Scheffler for top individual

Doug Ghim’s roots in golf were not planted at a country club, like some other collegiate players, but in a Chicago-area backyard with a net designed to prevent balls from flying into the neighborhood. “He couldn’t even go to the driving range because it was too expensive,” recalled his father, … Read More

Scheffler, Ghim pace Texas to first-round lead at NCAA golf regional

When Scottie Scheffler pulled his tee shot on the seventh hole Monday, he figured the ball was headed for a hazard, a costly development that would stall his momentum. Instead, he received a nice bounce. Then Scheffler, pairing skill with that good fortune, hit a wedge to within a foot … Read More

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WATCH: After whiffing, Jordan Spieth recovers for par at The Players Championship

Talk to any golfer, and they’ll tell you the sport is all about recovery. Every shot is a chance at redemption. Things can get a little more complicated than that at the highest level, but Jordan Spieth showed Friday that even the pros whiff sometimes. Then, like a lucky Sunday … Read More

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Texas women’s golf team qualifies for NCAA Championships

The Texas women’s golf team finished in fourth place at the NCAA Lubbock regional Wednesday, qualifying for the NCAA Championships. The Longhorns finished at 5-over for the tournament after completing the final round at 8-under-par. Sophia Schubert shot a 75 in the final round of action to complete the best … Read More

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Women’s golf in fifth after second round of Lubbock regional

After two rounds at the NCAA Lubbock Regional, the Texas women’s golf team sits in fifth place at 589, 13-over-par. The top six teams will advance to the NCAA Championship and the Longhorns are currently ahead of Kent State and UCLA by three strokes. Sophia Schubert is tied for fourth … Read More

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Texas men’s golf’s Doug Ghim tabbed Big 12 player of the year

Junior Doug Ghim was named the Big 12 player of the year while coach John Fields was selected as coach of the year for the fifth straight year as the conference announced its postseason awards Monday. Ghim becomes the third straight player to earn player of the year honors and … Read More

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Texas women’s golf tied for eighth after regional opening round

Sophia Schubert shot a 71 to finish at 1-under par for the opening round of the NCAA Lubbock Regional on Monday. The junior made three-straight pars before making her birdie putt on the par-3 No. 6 hole. She finished the front nine at even par. On the back nine, she … Read More

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Longhorns men’s golf to open NCAA tournament at home

After claiming its fifth-straight Big 12 championship, the Texas men’s golf team is staying home for the start of the NCAA postseason. The Longhorns received a No. 3 seed in the Austin Regional when the NCAA tournament field was revealed on Thursday. RELATED: Texas claims 5th-straight Big 12 men’s golf … Read More

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Texas claims 5th-straight Big 12 men’s golf championship

Led by a final-round score of 70 from junior Doug Ghim, Texas claimed its fifth-straight Big 12 men’s golf title Wednesday by a single stroke. The Longhorns shot a team score of 48-over par to edge Oklahoma State in the 72-hole format at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kansas. Read More

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Longhorns golf in first at men’s Big 12 Championship

The Texas Longhorns men’s golf team was trailing by 11 strokes to start the day but now have the lead after three rounds of action at the Big 12 Championship in Hutchinson, Kan. Scottie Scheffler led the Longhorns as he shot 70 in the second round before carding a 68 … Read More

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Texas women’s golf wins Big 12 championship

Texas ended a five-year drought on Sunday, capturing its first Big 12 women’s golf championship since 2011. The Longhorns finished the final round with a score of 294 to defeat runner-up Iowa State by seven strokes. This is Texas’ fourth Big 12 title and 13th all-time conference championship. Freshman Emilee … Read More

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Texas women’s golf leads at Big 12 Championship

The Texas women’s golf team vaulted to the top of the leaderboard Saturday at the Big 12 Championship after two Longhorns finished in the top three on the second day of action at the Dominion Country Club in San Antonio. UT’s Sophia Schubert is the top individual. She shot a … Read More

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Texas women’s golf in tie for fourth at Big 12 Championships

The Texas women’s golf team is tied for fourth place after Friday’s first round of the Big 12 Championships, being held at the Dominion Country Club in San Antonio. Sophia Schubert finished at 1-under 71 on the day to lead the No. 23 Longhorns. Texas shot 297 in the round … Read More

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Doug Ghim leads Longhorns to UT Longhorn Shootout win

Doug Ghim won medalist honors for the first time as the Texas Longhorns came away with a win at the UT Longhorn Shootout at the UT Golf Club on Saturday. The No. 15 Longhorns had five team members finish in the top eight as they shot 699, 11-under to take … Read More

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Texas leads at Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational after two rounds

After two rounds of action at the Lady Buckeye Spring Invitational in Columbus, Ohio, Sophia Schubert and the Texas Longhorns lead the field. Schubert shot a 68 in the first round and followed with a 72 in the second round to sit at 4-under at the top of the leaderboard. Read More

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Do you blame him? Sergio Garcia, engaged to a Longhorn, reportedly wants to wear green jacket to wedding

In July, professional golfer Sergio Garcia will marry the daughter of former Longhorn quarterback Marty Akins, Golf Channel reporter Angela Akins. And now he may be wearing green to the nuptials. According to the Golf Channel, Garcia, once considered the best active golfer in the game without a … Read More

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Coincidence? Sergio Garcia wins his first major the same year he’s set to marry a Longhorn

Sergio Garcia put a ring on it, and now he’s wearing a green jacket. Coincidence? Maybe, but it’s pretty cool to think that the 37-year-old Spaniard is finally a major champion the same year he is set to marry into a legendary Texas football family. Read More

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Texas men’s golf tied for 10th after play suspended at Western Intercollegiate

The Texas men’s golf team finished the first day of the Western Intercollegiate in a tie for tenth place after play was suspended in the second round in Santa Cruz, Calif. Texas shot 2-over 362 in the first round and trailed first place Southern California by ten strokes when play … Read More

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WATCH: Highlights from Jordan Spieth’s blistering front 9 in Masters 3rd round

Saturday is known as moving day at The Masters, and Jordan Spieth checked all the boxes during his front nine. The Texas product, who is looking to win his second green jacket, made the turn at 3-under par after firing a 33. Birdies at holes No. 6, 8 and 9 … Read More