Salukis look forward to next season

Women’s golf looks to pick up where it left off The Saluki women’s golf team had a disappointing end to the season, but is poised for a strong 2014-2015 campaign. SIU finished fourth at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament after winning four ... Continue Reading →

Leroy Newton announces retirement

The SIU men’s golf team will have to find a way to replace the longest tenured coach in the program’s history for the 2014- 2015 season.  Coach Leroy Newton announced his retirement from the head coach position of the men’s golf team after 19 ... Continue Reading →

Newton announces retirement

SIU men’s golf will have to find a new coach for the 2014-2015 season. Coach Leroy Newton announced his retirement from the head coach position of the Salukis men’s golf team after 19 years . The team has finished in the top three at the Missouri ... Continue Reading →

Storms thwart Saluki conference dreams

Severe weather slammed the Midwest and suspended play at the Missouri Valley Conference Men’s Golf Championship. The first and second rounds were scheduled for Monday in Silvis but when severe storms hit, officials ended play by 4:30 p.m. The second ... Continue Reading →

Saluki women finish fourth

The SIU women’s golf season came to a close Tuesday with a middle-of-the-pack finish at the Missouri Valley Conference Tournament. SIU shot a 300 in round three to finish fourth, eight shots behind Wichita State University, the tournament’s champion. ... Continue Reading →
Junior golfer Wade Thompson lines up a putt Friday during
practice at Crab Orchard Golf Club. Thompson placed eighth
overall at the Tennessee State University Big Blue Intercollegiate
tournament Tuesday with a 218, just 2-over-par. SIU finished
second overall in the two-day tournament.

Golf chips in at second

The SIU golf team almost had its first win of the spring, as the team came in second at the Tennessee State University Big Blue Intercollegiate.    The University of Tennessee-Martin won the tournament Tuesday. The Skyhawks finished with a score ... Continue Reading →

That Masters is back

March Madness is over. But there is still a light at the end of the tunnel for sports fans. Major League Baseball is in full swing. But from now until Sunday, all eyes will be on CBS for the Masters. There’s just something about Augusta National ... Continue Reading →

Wet, windy conditions befall Salukis

The SIU men’s golf team could not overcome steady wind and rain as it stumbled to a 16th place finish Tuesday in Jonesboro, Ark. The Salukis got off to a rough start at the Arkansas State University Red Wolves Intercollegiate Tournament. They finished ... Continue Reading →

Women win second straight tournament

The SIU women’s golf team backed up a dominating performance at the March 30 – 31 Saluki Invitational with its second-straight win Sunday.  The Salukis won the Bradley Invitational in Peoria. Four of the five Salukis shot their two rounds under ... Continue Reading →

Twins had me Rushing to keep up

Golf is a game I have played almost 10 years, but two SIU golfers have been playing longer and have a better work ethic. I challenged twin senior golfers, Ashleigh Rushing and Cassie Rushing to a nine hole round of golf. The two instantly gave me grief ... Continue Reading →

SIU golfer finds home in Carbondale

SIU and Murray State University may only be two hours apart, but for one Saluki golfer, the two were a world apart.  For Junior Wade Thompson, the hardest decision was to make the jump to Carbondale. Thompson was a two-year golfer at Murray State University ... Continue Reading →
Freshman golfer Xianmei Jin lines up a shot Monday during the
Saluki Invitational at Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale. Jin
shot a 159 in the two-day tournament to tie for 15th place. The
team took first place in the tournament with a score of 617, earning
its third tournament win of the season. The Salukis will travel
Saturday to Peoria, Ill., for the Bradley Invitational.

Dawgs win Saluki Invitational

The women’s golf team made a habit out of protecting its house, winning three straight home tournaments. SIU won the Saluki Invitational Monday at Hickory Ridge Golf Course with a two-round score of 617, ahead of the nearest competitor by 14 shots. ... Continue Reading →

Salukis set to tee off

The SIU women’s golf team will look to capitalize on its one and only home tournament this weekend to grab its first win of the spring season.  SIU will host 12 teams this weekend at Hickory Ridge Golf Course for the Saluki Invitational. Among the ... Continue Reading →

Cold conditions freeze Dawgs’ clubs

The thermometer was not the only cold object on the course at the First Tee Classic in Little Rock, Ark., Monday and Tuesday. The Salukis’ golf game was pretty cold too.  In the event, hosted by the University of Little Rock-Arkansas, SIU managed a ... Continue Reading →

Women’s golf finishes fourth

The women’s golf team not only battled 15 teams, but also the wind this past weekend in the Sunshine State. The women’s golf team bounced back from a tough tournament their last outing with a top-five finish at the JMU Eagle Landing Invitational this ... Continue Reading →
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