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 →

Coach Newton embraces career, team, competition

Daily Egyptian: Golf is different than most other sports because it has both a spring and fall season. Do you coach the seasons differently? Leroy Newton: In the fall, we are trying to figure out who our best five players will be for the final tournaments ... 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 →

Men’s golf rounds out fall season, prepares for spring

With one tournament left in the fall season, the men’s golf team is ready to work toward a successful spring season. The F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate in Hopkinsville, Ky., Monday and Tuesday is the team’s final tournament until the spring season ... Continue Reading →

Anatomy of the drive

The SIU mens’s golf team can mash About Mike Mullane Continue Reading →

Golfer wins tourney

SIU senior golfer Brandon Cauldwell became the ninth Saluki to win a regular season tournament at the Purdue Midwest Shootout Sunday. Cauldwell shot a pair of 69-stroke scores in the 36-hole tourney for a score of 138. The Salukis placed fourth in the ... 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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