Official newspaper of The University of Texas at Austin

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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Men’s golf wins fifth straight Big 12 title

April 27, 2017

The last several years for sports teams on the Forty Acres have been somewhat inconsistent compared to what Texas fans have become accustomed to.  The baseball team parted ways with the winningest...

Men’s golf finishes eighth at Western Intercollegiate

April 10, 2017

Seemingly all eyes in the golf world were fixated on Augusta National Golf Club this weekend for the 2017 edition of the Masters Tournament. They were treated with an instant classic as Sergio Garcia and...

Texas heads west looking to capitalize on momentum

April 7, 2017

The No. 16 men’s golf team will travel west this weekend as it competes in the Western Intercollegiate in Santa Cruz, California, at Pasatiempo Golf Club. This will be the Longhorns’ final...


No. 16 men’s golf finishes tied for fifth after two rounds at Aggie Invitational

April 3, 2017

A rain-soaked Houston Golf Club drew criticism from many PGA Tour pros this week at the Shell Houston Open, including former Longhorn Jordan Spieth. Spieth complained about the course’s muddy conditions...

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Texas golf back in action at Aggie Invitational

March 31, 2017

The No. 16 men’s golf team will compete in the Aggie Invitational this weekend in Bryan, Texas. The tournament will span two days — April 1 and 2 — and is hosted at Traditions Golf...


Johnson hangs on to win third title in a row

March 27, 2017

Dustin Johnson holed his three-foot putt on the 18th green of Austin Country Club and lightly fist pumped. He looked relieved.  Yes, he had just claimed the Dell Technologies Match Play title.  And...

Tanihara blazes into the semifinals after another day of impressive play

March 25, 2017

Roars could be heard from all corners of the golf course on Saturday at Austin Country Club. With the field narrowed to 16 competitors to begin the day, stakes were high and the emotions of the crowd...

Column: Vegas not given the recognition he deserved at Dell Match Play

March 24, 2017

Raucous applause filled the gallery as Bubba Watson walked off the 18th green at Austin Country Club after halving his match with Thomas Pieters, securing him a spot in the knockout rounds of the WGC-Dell...


Former Longhorns Spieth and Vegas bounce back in difficult conditions

March 24, 2017

Jhonattan Vegas faced a seemingly simple task on the par-3 17th tee box of his match with Thomas Pieters. Hit the ball to the center of the green, two-putt and close out the match. But golf is...

Golf’s greatest gather in Austin for match play

March 22, 2017

The mantra “Keep Austin Weird” often defines the city, and with the World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play in town this week, the saying applies. The newest PGA Tour stop...

Texas looks for a spark as they head West

March 10, 2017

The No. 16 Texas men’s golf team will travel to California next week as it competes in the Lamkin San Diego Classic on March 13. The tournament is hosted at San Diego Country Club. This will mark...

Texas ranks fifth in latest tournament

March 1, 2017

The No. 14 men’s golf team finished fifth this weekend at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate. They performed a distant 23 shots behind tournament champion No. 6 Oklahoma State, who finished at 29-under.   Sophomores...


Texas looks to bounce back in Mexico

February 24, 2017

After a disappointing start to the spring season earlier this month at the Amer Ari Invitational, the No. 16 Longhorns travel south of the border to find success at the Querencia Cabo Collegiate in Los...


Ghim, Scheffler shoot under par as Texas finishes tied for seventh

February 6, 2017

Texas men’s golf finished tied for seventh this weekend at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii, with a team total of 13-under.  Junior Doug Ghim led the team, finishing in a tie...

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