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Salukis set to tee off

By Tony McDaniel

March 26, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

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 I...

Cold conditions freeze Dawgs’ clubs

By Tyler Davis

March 26, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

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-Ar...

Women’s golf finishes fourth

By Tony McDaniel

March 17, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

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 L...

SIU stumbles to the finish at Samford

By Tyler Davis

March 5, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Two weeks removed from its season opening tournament, the SIU men’s golf team ended its second tournament of the season at the bottom of the pack.University of South Alabama won the Samford Invitational Tournament, posting ...

Men’s golf places third in season opener

By Tyler Davis

February 17, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

With a finish of third out of 15, the SIU men’s golf team started the 2014 campaign on a high note considering the team was practicing indoors for most of the off-season.The finish may come as a surprise to some, as the team...

Two Salukis share bond through golf

By Tony McDaniel

February 4, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

Two Salukis — father and daughter — spend most of their days on SIU’s campus, but spend their time completing entirely separate tasks.Phil Gatton, of Carbondale, is the Director of Plant and Service Operations, while his daughter, Alex...

Golfer gets late start to semester

By Tony McDaniel

January 29, 2014

Filed under Golf, Sports

One Saluki women’s golfer got an unwanted extended winter break.Xianmei Jin, a freshman, was stranded more than 7,000 miles away in China since Jan. 10, when she was not allowed access into the U.S. because of an issue with h...

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