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The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

The Daily Texan

Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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Golf

American professional golfer Scottie Scheffler drives his shot at Dell Match Play on March 25, 2023.

Scottie Scheffler wins his second Masters

Ryan Hopper, General Sports Reporter April 19, 2024

Former Longhorn Scottie Scheffler left the door open with just ten holes left in the biggest tournament of the year.  After a scintillating -6 first round that catapulted the 2022 Masters Champion...

Texas men’s golf finishes sixth at Western Intercollegiate

Texas men’s golf finishes sixth at Western Intercollegiate

Ansley Denison, General Sports Reporter April 19, 2024

Texas men’s golf sophomore Tommy Morrison posted a collegiate-career high finish of fourth at the Western Intercollegiate, following his 4-under par final round. No. 17 Texas spent its week in Santa...

From left to right, Kelsey Tjernland, Eleanor Lee, Amber Stromme and Maddie Kuther pose for a portrait on a golf cart on Hole #5 at the University of Texas Golf Course on Wednesday. Lee founded Hot Girl Golf in 2022 to empower and connect women golfers on and off the course. The club has grown from hosting a small group of friends on the driving range to hosting a tournament this past St. Patricks Day.

Hot Girl Golf Club creates a space for women’s empowerment, friendship

Ansley Denison and Sarah Cooley April 18, 2024

“Hot is an attitude. Golf is the lifestyle” at Hot Girl Golf, a women’s club started in Austin.  The mission, as stated on their website, is to “empower women to learn the game of golf and...

Selina Liao shines as Texas womens golf finishes tied for seventh place at Silverado Showdown

Selina Liao shines as Texas women’s golf finishes tied for seventh place at Silverado Showdown

Ben Wells, General Sports Reporter April 12, 2024

The Texas women’s golf team finished in a tie for seventh place at the Silverado Showdown Wednesday in Napa, California.  In a field of 16 total schools, many of which are highly ranked, the No....

Women’s golf freshmen Lauren Kim, Farah O’Keefe wrap up first Augusta National Women’s Amateur appearance

Women’s golf freshmen Lauren Kim, Farah O’Keefe wrap up first Augusta National Women’s Amateur appearance

Ben Wells, General Sports Reporter April 9, 2024

Texas women’s golf freshmen Lauren Kim and Farah O’Keefe finished up at the Augusta National Women’s Amateur last Saturday, finishing tied for 14th and 20th places, respectively.  The tournament...

No. 18 Texas men’s golf finishes runner-up at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational

No. 18 Texas men’s golf finishes runner-up at Augusta Haskins Award Invitational

Ansley Denison, General Sports Reporter April 9, 2024

Bouncing back from its 10th place performance at the Valspar Collegiate Invitational in late March, the No. 18 Texas men's golf team earned a runner-up finish at the Augusta Haskins Award Invitational...

Professional golfer Scottie Scheffler sets up his ball and tee at the Dell Match Play tournament on March 26.

Golf odyssey of Texas women’s associate head coach Kate Golden

Perla Paredes Hernandez, General Sports Reporter April 8, 2024

Women’s golf associate head coach Kate Golden boasts an 18-year tenure on the LPGA tour and is currently in her 14th season coaching at her alma mater, but it all started with the help of a golf legend. “When...

No. 7 Texas women’s golf finishes tied 9th at PING/ASU Invitational

No. 7 Texas women’s golf finishes tied 9th at PING/ASU Invitational

Perla Paredes and Ben Wells April 1, 2024

The No. 7 Texas women's golf team was met with gusty winds that exceeded 20 mph during the final day of competition at the Papago Golf Course in Phoenix, Arizona, where they concluded the PING/ASU Invitational...

No. 18 Texas men’s golf struggles at Valspar Collegiate Invitational

No. 18 Texas men’s golf struggles at Valspar Collegiate Invitational

Ansley Denison, General Sports Reporter March 26, 2024

Under the clear skies of the Floridian National Golf Club's challenging 71-par course in Palm City, Florida, the Texas Longhorns teed off against powerhouse programs including No. 1 North Carolina and...

No. 20 Texas men’s golf posts strong performances over spring break

No. 20 Texas men’s golf posts strong performances over spring break

Ansley Denison, General Sports Reporter March 20, 2024

Spring break looked a little different for Texas men's golf. Instead of relaxing under the Austin sun, the Longhorns returned to the greens for season competition. The team flew to St. Simons Island,...

No. 7 Womens Golf finishes T6 at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

No. 7 Women’s Golf finishes T6 at Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

Ben Wells, General Sports Reporter March 7, 2024

Texas women’s golf tied for sixth place alongside future SEC foes Georgia and LSU in the Darius Rucker Intercollegiate hosted at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.  In a field that included 17 total...

Christiaan Maas finishes runner-up at the inaugural Africa Amateur Championship

Christiaan Maas finishes runner-up at the inaugural Africa Amateur Championship

Ansley Denison, General Sports Reporter March 7, 2024

Sophomore Christiaan Maas treats "pressure as a privilege." The golfer competed at the inaugural Africa Amateur Championship from Feb. 21-24, firing a 9-under par score of 63 to tie the Leopard Creek...

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