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Fall wrap-up: Oregon golf ends fall campaign on ‘high note’

Oregon women’s golf wrapped up its fall season on Oct. 25, finishing fourth out of 12 teams at the Nanea Pac-12 Preview. That mark is much improved from last season when the Ducks finished second to last at Nanea. While this fall has not been perfect, Oregon has shown flashes …

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Oregon golf falls to Illinois in last tournament of fall season

In their final tournament of the fall, the Oregon men’s golf team was defeated by the Illinois Fighting Illini 3-2 in the match play championship at East Lake Cup in Atlanta, Georgia, on Wednesday. Senior Wyndham Clark, ranked No. 1 in the Men’s Collegiate Individual Rankings, led the Ducks by defeating Dylan …

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Women’s golf finishes off fall schedule with Nanea Pac-12 Preview

The Oregon women’s golf team finished tied for fourth as a team at the Nanea Pac-12 Preview on Monday and Tuesday, led by a strong outing by sophomore Kathleen Scavo. The Ducks finished 29-over at the Kailua Kona, Hawaii event to claim the fourth place finish. They scored 1-over in …

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Cathleen Santoso leads Oregon to ninth place finish at Greenville Regional Preview

After shooting their best round of the Greenville Regional Preview on Tuesday, the Oregon women’s golf team snagged ninth place out of 16 competing teams, finishing at 72-over par. Senior Cathleen Santoso, a Sydney, Australia native, tied for 20th place individually, finishing at 3-over 75. She paced the Ducks in …

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Men’s golf crumbles late, finishes fourth at Paintbrush Invitational

The Oregon Ducks men’s golf team finished its second tournament of the fall season with a fourth-place finish in Denver, Colorado, in the 15-team Paintbrush Invitational. The Ducks put up a score of 4-over par to finish the tournament. Oklahoma State took first with a 14-under to end the tournament. The …

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Oregon men’s golf finishes fifth in Nike Collegiate Invitational

In their first competition since defeating Texas to capture their first ever national championship last spring, the Oregon Ducks finished fifth in the 15 team Nike Collegiate Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Vanderbilt took first in the tournament followed by Florida, Georgia and Oklahoma to round out the top five. Redshirt senior Wyndham …

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Women’s golf finishes tied for ninth at Windy City Collegiate

Oregon women’s golf wrapped up its second day of the Windy City Collegiate on Tuesday in Chicago, Illinois. The Ducks finished strong, shooting 3-over as a team in the third, and final round on Tuesday, after shooting 6-over and 7-over on Monday. The strong finish put the Ducks at 16-over …

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Freshman Amy Matsuoka is as ‘calm, cool and collected’ as they come

In just its second tournament of the year, the Eat/West Match Challenge, Oregon found itself matched up against Ohio State in the first round of match play. Coming down the stretch, freshman Amy Matsuoka and her opponent were locked in a tightly contested match, which would inevitably lead to a playoff hole. …

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Men’s golf season preview: Ducks look to defend national title

Oregon men’s golf will begin its defense of its national championship this fall at the start of the 2016-17 season. The Ducks will begin with the Nike Collegiate Invitational Oct. 2-4, the Paintbrush Intercollegiate Oct. 10-11, and the East Lake Cup Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. Oregon begins the season as the No. …

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Oregon takes second in East/West Match Challenge

Oregon took Wisconsin to the last shot on the last hole in the championship match of the East/West Match Play Challenge in Ann Arbor, Michigan, but couldn’t come away with the victory, falling 3-2. Oregon took home championship honors last season when they defeated Colorado 3-2. This season, the Ducks …

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Ducks golf team finishes third in first tournament of the season

Oregon opened its 2016-2017 golf season with a third place finish at the Red Raider Invitational in Lubbock, Texas. The Ducks were led by a trio of underclassmen who all finished in the top 15 individually. Freshman Amy Matsuoka and sophomore Petra Salko each finished the weekend with a six-over …

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Women’s golf season preview: busy fall in store for deep Oregon team

During their first team meeting of the fall several days ago, Oregon women’s golf head coach Ria Scott and her team recalled their first fall meeting of last year. Around a year ago, the coaching staff asked the team if they thought they could win a national championship. The answer last …

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Oregon wins first NCAA Men’s Golf Championship in front of hundreds at Eugene Country Club

Another day and another match rally later, the fate of Oregon men’s golf’s season once again fell on Sulman Raza and his putter. This time, against top-seed Texas in the NCAA Championships match finals at Eugene Country Club on June 1, 18 holes wasn’t enough to decide the match between Raza …

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Sulman Raza delivers knockout blow to Illinois, sends Oregon to NCAA Championship finals

For the first time in a long time, Oregon men’s golf didn’t need Aaron Wise to put the team on his back. Instead, redshirt junior Sulman Raza clinched Oregon’s spot in the the NCAA Championships team finals against top-seeded Texas after he sunk a par putt on the 18th hole …

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Oregon’s Aaron Wise wins 2016 NCAA individual title on his home course

For the first time in its history, Oregon men’s golf has an individual national champion. Oregon sophomore Aaron Wise won the stroke play portion of the 2016 NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at the Eugene Country Club Monday, May 30, finishing the four-round tournament five-under 275 — two strokes better than USC’s Rico …

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Oregon’s Aaron Wise shoots 64 in round three, moves to first on individual leaderboard

Aaron Wise had hovered around par throughout the first two days of NCAA Championships, flashing moments of brilliance, only to come back down to earth with missed opportunities that often resulted in bogeys. “I felt like I was getting things going and then I’d make a silly mistake and throw …

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Oregon shoots top team score in round two, jumps 15 spots to fourth place

A day removed from a slow start in round one, Oregon men’s golf proved Saturday afternoon how significant its home-course advantage could be in the second round of NCAA Championships. The Ducks shot three-under 277 as a team – the best overall team score through two rounds of stroke play. …

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After sluggish start, Oregon finishes first round of NCAA Championships 11-over

Oregon played nervous from the outset when it teed off in the first round of NCAA Championships at Eugene Country Club Friday morning. On the Ducks’ very first hole, only Aaron Wise’s tee shot landed on the fairway. Edwin Yi shot far right of the fairway. Zach Foushee and Sulman Raza’s …

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Oregon returns to familiar Eugene Country Club for NCAA Championships

Aaron Wise couldn’t remember the last time he practiced at Eugene Country Club when the topic came up Thursday. “Wow, a long time ago,” the sophomore golfer said. “Before Pac-12 [Championships] or something like that.” With the Eugene Country Club hosting the NCAA Championships, NCAA rules prohibited the Ducks from practicing at the …

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Triple-bogey from Oklahoma State keeps Oregon’s National Championship hopes alive

When Oregon women’s golf finished its fourth round of the NCAA Tournament at the Eugene Country Club, the team still didn’t know its fate. The Ducks had had a disappointing round. When senior Caroline Inglis dropped in the last putt of the day to put them at 8-over, they sat in ninth place tie …

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Inglis sets course record, Oregon jumps to fifth at NCAA Championships

As senior Caroline Inglis walked off the green of ninth and final hole at Eugene Country Club on Saturday, she was greeted by thunderous applause. “That was loud,” she said to her teammates. It was loud. And she deserved it. Inglis had just set a course record, a seven-under par 65, …

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Welcome to the Club: Eugene Country Club hosts the NCAA Golf Championships

Over 100 years ago, some prominent figures in the developing city of Eugene set out with a plan. These businessmen and university professors recognized a blooming interest in golf in the U.S., especially along the West Coast. In 1899, these entrepreneurs purchased the land that would become the South Willamette Golf …

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Ducks prepare for NCAA Championships at Eugene Country Club

For the third time in head coach Ria Scott’s tenure, Oregon has advanced to the NCAA Championships. What makes this year’s event even more special for Oregon is that it gets to play on its home course, Eugene Country Club. “It was a great feeling,” Scott said about advancing. “I …

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Oregon places 2nd in Tucson Regional, advances to NCAA Championships in Eugene

An up and down season for Oregon men’s golf filled with high expectations has reached its pinnacle. The Ducks finished second out of 14 teams at the Tucson Regional Wednesday, earning a spot in the NCAA Championships, which UO is hosting at Eugene Country Club May 27-June 1. The Ducks …

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Oregon golf’s Aaron Wise takes aim at NCAA Championships before turning professional

The world’s No. 6-ranked amateur golfer didn’t realize how much he liked competitive golf until he left it. Aaron Wise, a sophomore Oregon men’s golfer, has been swinging a golf club since he was just a year old, when he would use his neck for support as he swung. The …

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