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.
JAKE HAINES · DAILY EGYPTIAN

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 →

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 →

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 →

SIU stumbles to the finish at Samford

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 a total score of 891 during ... Continue Reading →
Freshman golfer Savannah Myers takes a swing Monday during practice at Diane Daugherty Golf Facility in Carbondale. Myers is at one of the two practice tees in the facility, which lets the golfer hit the ball off a net with targets in the background to improve his or her full swings and accuracy.
LEWIS MARIEN
DAILY EGYPTIAN

Saluki golf practices indoors for first tournaments

When the weather outside is frightful, the Saluki golf teams still train to make sure their play is delightful. Since the beginning of the semester, the weather hasn’t given the golf teams many chances to get outside and practice their trade. As Division ... Continue Reading →

Men’s golf places third in season opener

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 has not been able to practice ... Continue Reading →

Senior captains on and off course

All-American, captain, competitor, and leader. These words have been used to describe senior golfer Caleb Harms. Two years removed from being named a Junior College All-American while at Southeast Community College in Beatrice, Neb., Harms looks to add ... Continue Reading →

Salukis take third at MVC championships

After back-to-back bottom finishes at the Missouri Valley Championship, the Salukis ended the 2013 season with a third-place finish. The first two rounds of play positioned SIU at third with a score of 600. They maintained third with Illinois State taking ... Continue Reading →

Dawgs at head of pack at Red Wolves Intercollegiate

The rain and muddy conditions did not hinder the Salukis, as the team placed third at the ASU Red Wolves Intercollegiate with a combined score of 878. Their finish is the highest the Saluki’s have placed in any tournament this season.  Coach Leroy ... Continue Reading →

Salukis stumble in final fall tourney

The men’s golf team couldn’t recover from a rough first round and finished 10th out of 14 teams in the F&M Bank Austin Peay State University Intercollegiate Tuesday. The Salukis shot a 301 in the tournament’s first round Monday, placing the ... Continue Reading →
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