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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

The Daily Texan

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Texas Ultimate Frisbee players find outlet from COVID-19 in disc golf

Stephen Wagner January 29, 2021

David Garcia is familiar with Circle C Ranch’s disc golf course.  The physics senior and Texas Ultimate team member has played the course’s unforgiving trees, rocky terrain and 500-foot...

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Texas golfer Cole Hammer befriends Jordan Spieth as amateur on PGA tours

Kaitlyn Harmon November 20, 2020

Cole Hammer and Jordan Spieth linked arms on the ninth hole of the 2020 U.S. Open with four other Longhorns on their flanks. This past September wasn’t the first time the junior golfer had seen...

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High school rivals now play as teammates for Texas women’s golf

Luke Casola November 13, 2020

Coming off a state championship, Lake Travis High School was in the midst of a girls golf state title three-peat, dominating its infamous rivalry with Westlake High School. Bentley Cotton was eager to...

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UT Golf Club lends to Texas’ success

Kaitlyn Harmon November 3, 2020

For 80 years after the conception of the Texas golf program in 1920, Longhorn golfers hauled their clubs in the trunks of cars that doubled as locker rooms.   Things have changed since then. Nestled...

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Christoffer Bring reflects on move from Denmark to Texas men’s golf

Kaitlyn Harmon October 30, 2020

Christoffer Bring traded bundles of layers on a typical day of golf in Denmark for pure sweat in the blistering Texas heat. His attire changed when he came to UT, and so did his life. At 15, Bring dreamed...

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Texas women’s golf places last in Atlanta despite hopeful finish at Betsy Rawls Invitational

Luke Casola October 29, 2020

The Texas women’s golf team finished last in its first ever East Lake Cup Invitational in Atlanta this week after a strong second-place performance in the Betsy Rawls Invitational. The squad failed...

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Texas men’s golf places third at East Lake Cup Tournament

Kaitlyn Harmon October 29, 2020

The Texas men’s golf team concluded its fall season with a third-place finish at the East Lake Cup Tournament in Atlanta, Georgia. The Longhorns met Oklahoma, Pepperdine and Texas Tech for the...

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Texas men’s golf finishes 5th at Maridoe Collegiate Invitational

Kaitlyn Harmon October 21, 2020

One stop away from the esteemed East Lake Cup next week, the Texas men’s golf team placed fifth overall in the Maridoe Collegiate Invitational on Tuesday. Underneath the sunny sky of Carrollton,...

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Texas women’s golf strives to return to form at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational

Luke Casola October 13, 2020

Editor's note: This story was originally published in the Oct. 9 issue of The Daily Texan flipbook. The Texas women’s golf team is looking to bounce back at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational...

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Texas women’s golf places second at Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational, loses three-year win streak

Luke Casola October 12, 2020

The Texas women’s golf team returned to form at the Betsy Rawls Longhorn Invitational this weekend placing second, but bringing the Longhorns’ three-year win streak at the UT Golf Club to an...

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Texas men’s golf falls to fourth place at Big 12 Match Play

Kaitlyn Harmon October 5, 2020

The Texas men’s golf team spent its weekend in Hockley, Texas, at the Big 12 Match Play Tournament hosted by The Clubs at Houston Oaks. The three-day tournament concluded Sunday afternoon as the...

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Texas women’s golf opens the season placing 10th at Schooner Fall Classic

Luke Casola October 2, 2020

The Texas women’s golf team finished 10th Monday at the Schooner Fall Classic in Norman, Oklahoma. The Longhorns failed to maintain their success from recent years at the Belmar Golf Club, finishing...