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SPRING – Former ACU all-America golfer Alex Carpenter fired a 3-under-par 69 on Friday to finish in a tie for first place at the Web.com Tour pre-qualifying tournament at the Cypresswood Golf Club.
A strong final round performance pushed Blake Trimble to his first professional win at the Young Life Abilene Open.
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DUNCAN, Okla. - Abilene Christian's 13th-ranked golf team is tied for second place with Incarnate Word at nine-over-297 following the first round of action at The Territory Classic.
ABILENE - The 13th-ranked ACU Wildcats fired one of the best rounds in school history Monday in the opening round of the Charles Coody West Texas Intercollegiate golf tournament and will carry a 15-stroke lead into Tuesday's final round.
Zack Fischer (Wake Village, TX) and Kevin Tway (Edmond, OK) lead after the opening round of the 2012 Young Life Abilene Open. Both players posted 7-under-par 65.
NORMAN, Okla. - The Golf Coaches Association of America Tuesday announced that Abilene Christian junior Alex Carpenter was selected to its NCAA Division II PING All-America Second Team.
In 2011, Abilene native Harrison Frazar had well over 300 starts on the PGA Tour, without a win to his credit. And after battling injuries Frazar was granted a Medical Exemption giving him 11 starts to make over $600,000. But after missing five straight cuts, Harrison had come to grips with the fact that his golf career might be coming to an end.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - With no other team making a serious charge up the leaderboard at the NCAA Division II South Central / Midwest Super Region golf tournament, the ACU Wildcats had a shot to make up some serious ground on the leaders from Central Missouri.
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. - Defending champion Abilene Christian University
got off to as bad a start imaginable in the NCAA Division II South
Central / Midwest Super Regional on Monday, finishing the first round in
14th place and 18 shots out of the lead.
The ACU Wildcats begin defense of their NCAA Division II South Central / Midwest Super Region championship on Monday at the Jefferson City Country Club.
Wylie golfer Taylor Grant is headed to Austin for the State golf tournament.
TROPHY CLUB, Texas - Tarleton State held onto its first round lead en route to its fifth consecutive and sixth overall Lone Star Conference Women's Golf
LUFKIN, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' women's golf team improved 35 shots from the first to second rounds to finish in seventh place at the American Southwest Conference Championships on Tuesday afternoon at the Crown Colony Golf Course in Lufkin.
LUFKIN, Texas - After the first 36 holes of the 2012 American Southwest Conference men's golf championships, McMurry's lone participant - Garrett Betts - finds himself tied for 14th place.
TROPHY CLUB, Texas - Tarleton State has a three-stroke advantage after the first round of the Firestone Lone Star Conference Women's Golf Championships due to a team effort.
ABILENE, Texas - Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team is in ninth place after two rounds of the American Southwest Conference Golf Championship that is being played at the par-72, 6,692-yard Crown Colony Golf Club in Lufkin.
TROPHY CLUB, Texas - Cameron's Garrett Smith wrapped up a stellar day with five birdies on the final nine holes to take the individual lead and give the Aggies a five-stroke lead after the first two rounds at the Firestone Lone Star Conference Men's Golf Championships.
LUFKIN, Texas - After the first round of the American Southwest Conference women's golf championships, McMurry's Kelly Green finds herself tied for 15th place. The War Hawks' team is in fifth.
LUFKIN, Texas - The golfers in the American Southwest Conference Championship played through rain and soggy conditions and the scores reflected it as Hardin-Simmons shot a 441 and is in seventh place after the first round of the tournament that is being played at the Crown Colony Country Club.
The ACU Wildcats dominated the Lone Star Conference men's golf post-season awards, which were handed out Sunday night at the championship banquet, which is held in conjunction with Monday's first two rounds of the LSC Championship Tournament.
LUFKIN, Texas -- Eighty-seven golfers - 48 men and 39 women - are set to tee off on Monday (April 16) at the 2012 American Southwest Conference Golf Championships being played over two days for the first time at Crown Colony Country Club, the league office announced on Friday.
LONGVIEW, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' women's golf team shot a 369 total and is in eighth place after the first round of LeTourneau Spring Classic in Longview.
LONGVIEW, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team shot a 301 in the first round and is in third place after the first round of the LeTourneau Invitational at the par-70, 6,503-yard Pinecrest Country Club in Longview.
Junior Alex Carpenter Wednesday was announced as the Lone Star Conference's Golfer of the Week after helping Abilene Christian place fourth at the prestigious Grand Canyon Thunderbird Invitation.
Hardin-Simmons had six track athletes selected for the 85th Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays set for this week at Mike Myers Stadium at the University of Texas.
Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team is in fourth place after firing a first round 310 at the Hal Sutton Intercollegiate that is being held at the par-72, 6,889-yard Stone Bridge Golf Club.
BOSSIER CITY, La. -- Hardin-Simmons'
men's golf team is in fourth place after firing a first round 310 at
the Hal Sutton Intercollegiate that is being held at the par-72,
6,889-yard Stone Bridge Golf Club.
BLANCO, Texas -- Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team shot a season best 303 and moved into seventh place at the 16-team Texas Lutheran University Intercollegiate at the par-72, 6,864-yard Vaaler Creek Golf Club in Blanco.
BLANCO, Texas - McMurry's men's golf team managed to move up a slot on Day 2 of the Texas Lutheran University Intercollegiate Invitational, finishing the two-day event in 13th place. The War Hawks shot a team aggregate of 318 on Tuesday for a 36-hole team total of 654 on the par-72, 6,864 yard Vaaler Creek Golf Course.
AUSTIN, Texas - Abilene Christian's No. 7-ranked golf team rallied to finish fourth Tuesday at the St. Edward's Invitational after posting a third-round score of 11-over-par 299. The Wildcats' final day score was the second lowest of the afternoon behind tournament champion and sixth-ranked Nova Southeastern's 7-over-par 295.
AVONDALE, La. - Abilene Christian's No. 7-ranked golf team started its 2012 spring season with a sixth-place team finish Tuesday at the UNO Mardis Gras Invitational at TPC of Louisiana.
The Golf Coaches Association of America will induct five coaches - Prof. Arthur Boulet of Bryant, Malone's Ken Hyland, Vince Jarrett of Abilene Christian and Houston, Odessa College's Jimmy Russell and Mike Wydra of UC San Diego - in its 2011 Hall of Fame Class.
The No. 1-ranked ACU Wldcats blew away the field Tuesday at the Tascosa Golf Club, shooting a 1-over-par 289 in cold, blustery conditions to win the Ryan Palmer Foundation Invitational by 18 strokes.
McMurry University in conjunction with PGA Tour golfer Bob Estes and his brother Jay will all play host to a golf tournament honoring former McMurry golf coach Tommy Estes and his wife Bobbie. The tournament will take place Monday Oct. 24 at 8 a.m. at the Abilene Country Club's Fairway Oaks Golf Course.
The ACU Men's golf team remained atop the NCAA Division II national rankings, which were released Wednesday. ACU junior golfer Alex Carpenter has been invited to play in the prestigious Western Refining College all-America Golf Classic, which will be played Nov. 21-22 in El Paso.
Hardin-Simmons' men's golf team shot a 299 and is in fourth place after one round of the Mary Hardin-Baylor Fall Invitational at the par-72, 7,198-yard Stonetree Golf Club in Killeen.
The ACU Wildcats will enter the 2011-12 golf season ranked No. 1 in the country, according to the Golf World/Nike Golf Division II preseason coaches' poll, which was released Wednesday.
Europe came charging back on Friday to take four singles matches and halved two others to take an 8.5 - 7.5 lead at the Palmer Cup at The Stanwich Club where ACU's Alex Carpenter is a member of Team USA.
Second-Round foursomes matches were suspended at the Palmer Cup at The Stanwich Club where ACU's Alex Carpenter is playing for Team USA. Play resumed at 7:30 a.m.
Former Hardin-Simmons' men's golfer Bart Craig is taking over the reins of the men's and women's golf programs at his alma mater, HSU Athletic Director John Neese announced.
For ACU it was the best team finish under Mike Campbell's tenure and the highest finish since 1997 as they knocked off Ft. Lewis, 4-1 before falling in the National Semifinal match with Cal State-Monterey Bay, 2-2-1 due to a tiebreaker of team score losing by six strokes on Thursday at the NCAA National Championships on the Fighting Joe Course on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.
After three days of stroke play ACU will move onto Thursday's match medal play after finishing second at the 2011 NCAA National Championships on the Fighting Joe Course at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trails.
Rain and cold winds plagued the first day of the NCAA DII National Championships as the ACU men?s golf squad held to a sixth place +10 finish on the first day at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail on Monday.
The Jim Ned girls and the Baird girls are coming back from Austin with state championships in high school golf.
The Baird Lady Bears dominated the 1st day of the Class A golf tournament in Austin. Jim Ned's boys and girls are right in the thick of the medal race in Class 2A.