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Jordan Spieth on Olympics: ‘I wished I was there’

Perhaps going for gold at the Olympics was all that it cracked up to be? After a practice round at the upcoming Barclay’s Open, the former Longhorn gave his first public comments on golf tournament at the Olympics. Spieth qualified for the United States golf team that competed in the Rio Olympics, … Read More

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WATCH: Jordan Spieth talks to Jimmy Fallon about sleeping with his putter

Former Longhorn Jordan Spieth last night went on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon to talk about various subjects, but one of the first items they discussed is Spieth’s relationship with his putter he’s used for the past seven years: Spieth continued to discuss what it’s like playing a round … Read More

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Longhorns bow out at U.S. Amateur Championship

Doug Ghim, a junior golfer at Texas, lost in the round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur Championship against Collin Morikawa 5 and 4 in Bloomfield Hills, Mich. Thursday. Ghim had advanced through the round of 64 on Wednesday with a 2 and 1 victory over Todd White. He … Read More

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BREAKING: Jordan Spieth withdraws from Olympic golf team

TROON, Scotland (AP) — Jordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904. The decision was announced by International Golf Federation President Peter Dawson. Spieth was the last player … Read More

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Golf pledge wins Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship

Texas Longhorns pledge Pierceson Coody, a junior-to-be at Plano West High, topped the boys division at the Under Armour/Jordan Spieth Championship, prevailing in a sudden-death playoff Friday at the University of Texas Golf Club. Coody finished the 54-hole junior tournament with a total of 1-over-par 214, tying him with … Read More

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Beau Hossler leaving Texas, ready for PGA Tour challenge

A torn labrum, four months of rehab and the grueling challenge of surviving the PGA Tour isn’t going to stop Beau Hossler. In fact, he’s just getting warmed up. In an Instagram post on Thursday, Hossler announced to the world he’s leaving Texas and turning pro. Despite suffering … Read More

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Longhorn golfer Beau Hossler announces on Instagram he’s going pro

Beau Hossler, Texas’ star golfer, announced on Instagram Thursday that he was turning pro. Read More

Jordan Spieth serves as welcoming host for nation’s best junior golfers

For most mortals, getting through 18 holes is frustrating enough. Trying walking in Jordan Spieth’s Under Armours. What came easy in 2015 is proving to be a detestable journey this year, or so it seems. So far, Spieth missed out on winning a second Masters title, and he … Read More

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Texas finishes 9th in annual Director’s Cup standings

After a dominating year in smaller sports, Texas finished ninth overall in the annual Division I Learfield Director’s Cup standings released Friday. The Longhorns were the top-ranked school in the state of Texas and the Big 12. It’s also the fourth time in the last five years UT has finished … Read More

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Hall and Ghim named PING second team All-Americans

Gavin Hall and Doug Ghim were named to the PING Division I All-America second team, the Golf Coaches Association of America announced on Thursday. Both earned honorable mention status in 2015. Hall took medalist honors twice this season and finished top-10 five more times. He won the John A. Burns … Read More

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Texas golfers named All-Americans

Texas golfers Beau Hossler, Gavin Hall and Doug Ghim were all honored as 2016 Golfweek All-Americans on Wednesday. Hossler made the first team while Hall and Ghim made the second team. Hall won twice this season and had five top-10 finishes. Ghim finished in the top 10 at six tournaments … Read More

Former Longhorn Wes Short had a blast at U.S. Open despite missing the cut

Wes Short Jr. finally played his first U.S. Open last week at Oakmont Country Club, fulfilling a childhood dream after three decades of trying to qualify for golf’s national championship. “It’s nice to be on this side of the ropes and being watched on TV instead of doing all the … Read More

UT’s Scottie Scheffler takes the day off after historic Thursday

OAKMONT, Pa. – University of Texas junior Scottie Scheffler enjoyed a nice day of rest and some practice on day two of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. On Friday, Scheffler didn’t take a swing in competition, that’s because the Texas junior finished his first round Thursday afternoon and … Read More

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Scottie Scheffler shoots best completed round at U.S. Open

Texas sophomore Scottie Scheffler was one of just seven players to shoot under par in the first round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club on Thursday. He sits in a tie for fourth place at one shot under par. Not many golfers completed the first round, but Scheffler’s … Read More

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Bohls: Aggies and Longhorns should kick on Labor Day

Kirk Bohls released this week’s nine things and one crazy prediction yesterday. A few were dedicated to the Longhorns. Here’s Kirk’s take on some Bevo related items: On a future Longhorn-Aggie football game: “Sadly, in spite of Charlie Strong’s otherwise encouraging words last week, I’m not expecting a Texas-Texas … Read More

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Jordan Spieth worried about too much sand in Oakmont bunkers

OAKMONT, Pa. (AP) — U.S. Open champion Jordan Spieth saw a different Oakmont than the course he first played six weeks ago. It wasn’t the speed of the greens or the rough that covered his shoes. It was the sand in the bunkers.  “When I played it six weeks ago, … Read More

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Bohls: Longhorns golf not short of aces

Not long after the gutsy Taylor Funk came up a bit short on the third playoff hole of the NCAA Golf Championships in Eugene, Ore., last week, John Fields sat on the dais for a news conference, flanked by his four totally spent players. To his right sat … Read More

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Beau Hossler to have surgery on Friday

Texas junior Beau Hossler will undergo surgery for a torn labrum on his left shoulder on Friday in Dallas and will likely not play again this year. Hossler, who won the Fred Haskins Award as the nation’s top collegiate golfer, said the injury was “awful timing.” Once ranked the … Read More

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Texas junior Beau Hossler wins Fred Haskins Award

Beau Hossler’s immediate future may be in limbo, but his collegiate accomplishments are now part of Texas golf lore. On Tuesday, Hossler was named the Fred Haskins Award winner, the honor given to the nation’s top collegiate golfer as voted on by peers, coaches and media. He joins Ben Crenshaw, … Read More

At 52 and pain free, Wes Short qualifies for U.S. Open

Wes Short Jr. is just plain tired. At 52, his body doesn’t respond to 5 a.m. wakeup calls like it used to. Not many do. Back pain nearly ended his golfing career. From 2009 to 2013, Short figures he didn’t even touch a golf club for two year-long stretches. The … Read More