Salukis have rough day on course, drop six spots in tournament standings

The Saluki men’s golf team dropped more spots than any other team on day two of the Cardinal Intercollegiate to finish near the bottom of the pack. Louisville, the host, won the tournament with a score of 870, good for 6-over-par. SIU’s total score ... Continue Reading →

Women’s golf comes down to earth at Missouri tournament

After winning its first two tournaments this fall, the SIU women’s golf team fell down to earth at the University of Missouri’s Johnie Imes Invitational hosted in Columbia, Mo. The Salukis finished 12th out of 15 teams with a three-round score of ... Continue Reading →

Walk-on freshman brings positive attitude to Saluki golf

Freshman Jackie Biggs ended up in southern Illinois because her mother found a brochure for SIU and talked her into applying. She was born in New Jersey and raised in Colorado. “I was like, ‘Okay, whatever, I guess,’” Biggs said. “But then I ... Continue Reading →

Rain prevents Saluki comeback attempt

The men’s golf team was ready to compete Monday, but the course was not. Coach Justin Fetcho said Illinois State University’s Weibring Golf Club in Normal was already soft from last week’s rain. More rain on Monday made it unplayable. He said the ... Continue Reading →

Salukis hold off Racers to open season with a win

The Saluki women’s golf team opened its season in style Monday and Tuesday. SIU added to its record books and capped off its first tournament of the fall with a dramatic win. The team and sophomore Brooke Cusumano recorded one of the lowest single-round ... Continue Reading →

Saluki men finish eighth in Edwardsville

SIU men’s golf opened a new chapter with their first tournament of 2014. The Salukis, led by new head coach Justin Fetcho, finished in eighth place at the Derek Dolenc Invitational presented by DoubleTree. The Salukis’ tournament was highlighted by ... Continue Reading →

Women’s golf opens season in Kentucky

After a four-month hiatus, the SIU women’s golf team is ready to get back into the swing of things. The Salukis start their season Monday at the renamed Jan Weaver- Murray State Invitational at Drake Creek Golf Club in Ledbetter, Ky. Teams will play ... Continue Reading →
Senior golfer Whitney Nugent observes sophomore golfer Savannah Myers putt Saturday during an intra-squad match at Hickory Ridge Public Golf Center. Nugent and senior golfer Kris Grimes are set to lead the team after the departure of Ashleigh and Cassie Rushing. The Salukis’ first match will take place Sept. 8 at the Drake Creek Invitational in Paducah, Ky.
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Golfer prepares for final season

Senior Whitney Nugent’s career as an SIU golfer may not have been eventful so far, but the redshirt senior still has reasons to be satisfied heading into her final semester as a Saluki. Nugent is from Harrisburg and said playing for the Salukis was ... Continue Reading →

Golf coach aims high for low scores

When Leroy Newton began his job as SIU’s ninth men’s golf coach only one Bush had been president, and the cost of tuition at SIU was $3,522. Newton retired in May after 18 years on the job. The man who succeeded Newton in July, Justin Fetcho, was ... Continue Reading →

Golf coach aims high for low scores

When Leroy Newton began his job as SIU’s ninth men’s golf coach only one Bush had been president, and the cost of tuition at SIU was $3,522. Newton retired in May after 18 years on the job. The man who succeeded Newton in July, Justin Fetcho, was ... Continue Reading →

Golf coach aims high for low scores

When Leroy Newton began his job as SIU’s ninth men’s golf coach only one Bush had been president, and the cost of tuition at SIU was $3,522. Newton retired in May after 18 years on the job. The man who succeeded Newton in July, Justin Fetcho, was ... Continue Reading →

Summer golf heats up Saluki clubs

Instead of pouting about a disappointing 2013-2014 season, the SIU men’s golf team got to work. When collegiate play ended in May, many SIU golfers kept their seasons alive by playing in a number of high profile amateur tournaments. Junior Drew Novara ... Continue Reading →

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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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