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 →

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 →
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.

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 →

Novara keeps his heart close to home

  Sophomore men’s golfer Drew Novara grew up in Murphysboro, and ultimately opted to stay closer to his family and to show more pride for the region were he grew up. Novara said when he was a child everyone on his mom’s side of the family loved ... Continue Reading →

Saluki golfers qualify for U.S. Amateur

  Two SIU golfers have qualified for the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship that will take place in August in Brookline, Mass. Saluki golfer Drew Novara and incoming recruit Steve Souchek qualified to compete in the prestigious tournament, which will ... 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 →

Men’s golf finishes fourth to start season

The SIU men’s golf team teed-off its season with a fourth place finish at the Wasioto Winds fall kick-off in Pineville, Ky., Tuesday. The Salukis were paced by seniors Jake Erickson and Jeff Miller, who tied with the 12th best individual scores in the ... Continue Reading →

Men’s golf to benefit from depth

Members of the Saluki men’s golf team hit the course hard this offseason and improvements have started to show as the season approaches. The team finished a disappointingly low eighth out of nine in the Missouri Valley Conference Championships May 5, ... Continue Reading →
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