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Norman Xiong just had a great summer, and he’s filling big shoes for men’s golf

Norman Xiong has been playing golf at a high level for most of his life, but he has never had a year quite like this one. His latest victory at the Nike Collegiate Invitational at the Pumpkin Ridge Golf Club in Portland, Oregon, was just the latest in a batch …

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Norman Xiong wins second tournament of the season

Sophomore Norman Xiong’s steady performance at the Nike Collegiate Invite earned him the top spot in the Portland, Oregon, tournament. He finished at 13-under par to win over 74 other golfers from around the country. He narrowly beat University of Southern California’s Justin Suh and Stanford’s Brandon Woo, who tied …

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Men’s golf ends streak, places eighth at Trinity Forest Invite

The Oregon men’s golf team wrapped up the Trinity Forest Invitational on Tuesday, finishing in eighth place overall in Dallas. The Ducks were 8-over par after the three-day event, snapping their streak of 15-straight top-five team finishes. Florida topped the other 12 schools competing, shooting 17-under. Ryan Gronlund was the …

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Norman Xiong wins men’s golf opener, Ducks finish fourth

Sophomore Norman Xiong tied for first to lead Oregon men’s golf to a fourth place finish in the Rod Myers Invitational at Duke University Golf Club on Sunday. Xiong shot 12-under par over the two-day tournament to share the individual title with Wake Forest’s Will Zalatoris. The 2017 NCAA Men’s …

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Ducks lose to Sooners in NCAA Championships, failing to repeat as champions

Facing an uphill battle throughout the NCAA Championships, the Oregon Ducks golf team played from behind throughout the six-day event in Sugar Grove, Illinois, and couldn’t come back against the Oklahoma Sooners. The Ducks trailed throughout and lost the national championship to the Sooners, finishing the NCAA tournament as runner-ups. …

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Oregon men’s golf to play for back-to-back national titles on Wednesday

For the second year in a row, the Oregon men’s golf team will be playing for a national championship. To get there, the No. 5 Ducks had to defeat the No. 4 seed Oklahoma State Cowboys and the No. 1 seed Vanderbilt Commodores back-to-back on Tuesday. They won both matches …

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Oregon baseball ends regular season with 10-1 loss to UCLA

Oregon baseball wrapped up their regular season schedule with a 10-1 loss to the UCLA Bruins on Saturday afternoon at PK Park. The Ducks finish the regular season 30-25 and a 12-18 record in the Pac-12 conference. “Its been a long year, but we have a lot to build for …

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Oregon’s Wyndham Clark will play the NCAA championships in honor of his late mother

At 3 years old, an excited Wyndham Clark went with his mother to the driving range to hit a couple buckets of golf balls. Three years later, he hit his first hole in one. It was at that moment when Clark fell in love with the sport of golf. He credits …

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Preview: Oregon golf heads to Sugar Grove, Illinois, looking to repeat as national champions

Following the school’s first golf national championship in program history, the Ducks have set themselves up to be part of the 30-team field competing for a national championship again in 2017. The title defense begins Friday, May 26 at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Illinois. In what was expected by …

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Ducks’ season ends with 24th-place finish at NCAA Championships

Oregon’s season wrapped up on Monday afternoon as the Ducks finished 24th in the stroke-play portion of the NCAA Championships in Sugar Grove, Illinois. Only the top eight teams from stroke play advance to match play. Despite its finish, Oregon played its best golf over the final two rounds. But …

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Oregon golf takes third in Baton Rouge Regional to advance to NCAA Championships

Following the program’s first ever national championship last spring, the Oregon Ducks men’s golf team will get a chance to repeat in next week’s NCAA Championships. Thanks to its third-place finish in the Baton Rouge Regional, the team qualified for the NCAA Championships in Sugar Grove, Illinois, next week. The top-five …

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Preview: Men’s golf heads to Baton Rouge looking to qualify for NCAA Championships

The Oregon men’s golf team will compete in the three-day Baton Rouge Regional beginning Monday. If the Ducks finish in the top-five of the regionals, they will advance to participate in the NCAA Championships with a chance to repeat as national champions. The NCAA Championships are held in Sugar Grove, …

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Oregon finishes third in Lubbock Regional to advance to NCAA Championships

Oregon women’s golf shot a 4-under 284 in the final round of the Lubbock NCAA Regional Tournament on Wednesday to finish third and advance to the NCAA Championships for the second straight year. The team’s third place finish is the best in program history. Following her career-best round on Tuesday where …

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Norman Xiong finds strong support system in journey from Guam to Eugene

When Oregon’s men’s golfer Norman Xiong was 6 years old, with the help of his uncle, he traveled from his home country of Guam to California participate in the six-and-under junior world golf tournament. That is where Xiong caught the eye of instructor Rick Johnson. “I see this chubby Asian kid …

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Oregon golf wins Pac-12 Championships team title, Clark takes individual title

The Oregon Ducks men’s golf team capped off its regular season by clinching the program’s first Pac-12 Championship since 1959 on Sunday. Wyndham Clark took home the individual championship giving the Ducks their first medalist since 1978. It was a two-team race to the finish as the Ducks won the title by …

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Ducks finish ninth at Pac-12 Championship, secure regional bid for tenth straight season

Oregon’s postseason got off to a shaky start earlier this week. The Ducks cut 15 strokes off their score in the final round of the Pac-12 Championships, which concluded play on Wednesday, to finish ninth overall. Cathleen Santoso delivered Oregon’s best performance as she finished tied for 19th overall. The final …

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Postseason preview: Ducks ready for clean slate in advance of Pac-12 Championships in Tucson

Starting this week, the Ducks will get exactly what they need: a fresh start. Postseason play kicks off with regional tournaments two weeks from Monday but Oregon needs to take care of business in conference first. This week, Oregon competes in Tucson, Arizona, for the Pac-12 Championships, which kick off today and …

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Oregon golf finishes regular season with third place finish

The Oregon Ducks finished the 2017 regular season schedule with a third-place finish at the Western Intercollegiate in Santa Cruz, California on Sunday. Every Oregon golfer finished the course over-par, with Wyndham Clark and Norman Xiong leading the team at one-over and two-over par. Ryan Gronlund finished one stroke away …

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Ducks take fourth place at The Goodwin

Facing a quick turnaround from its last tournament earlier in the week, the Oregon Ducks men’s golf team took fourth place in The Goodwin, a three-day, 24-team tournament that concluded on Saturday. A step up in competition, the Ducks saw eight ranked teams, six of which were ranked in the top 28 …

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Oregon sweeps Duck Invitational for fourth win in last five events

Oregon men’s golf dominated every aspect of the 28th Annual Duck Invitational, a 15-team two-day tournament that concluded Tuesday at Eugene Country Club. The Ducks won the team event by 18 strokes and took five of the top six spots in the individual standings. They swept the Duck Invitational for the first time since 2013. It’s …

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Ducks fall flat in Gifford Great 8 Match Play

Oregon struggled in its three rounds of play at the Gifford Great 8 Match Play at Brentwood Country Club and failed to win any of its matches. The Ducks finished last out the eight teams in the field. The Ducks’ struggles could be chalked up to the competition they faced …

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Oregon golf wins Bandon Dunes Championship for second consecutive victory

In a dominant performance, the Oregon men’s golf team picked up its third victory of 2017, winning by 22 strokes at the Bandon Dunes Championship over second place Texas Tech. Three Ducks finished in the top four of the individual standings with the nation’s No. 1 collegiate golfer, senior Wyndham Clark …

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Two Oregon golfers crack top-5 in latest national rankings

Coming off their second victory in three tournaments, the Ducks now have two of the top four college golfers in the nation, according to the new Golfweek/Sagarian rankings released Tuesday. Oregon senior Wyndham Clark is No. 2, up from No. 4 last week, and freshman Norman Xiong is No. 4, …

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Salko paces Ducks in 11th place finish in New Orleans

Oregon wrapped up play on Monday in 11th place at the Allstate Sugar Bowl Intercollegiate in New Orleans. Sophomore Petra Salko lead the Ducks with a score of 4-over par (220), good enough to tie for 22nd individually among the field. As a team, Oregon shot 32-over par (896) and …

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Kelsey Ulep credits recent success to new outlook on life

Up until she injured her groin during a weightlifting session last spring, Oregon junior Kelsey Ulep had started in every tournament possible over the course of her Oregon career. By the time the Duck’s fall season wrapped up in November of 2015, she had played in a total of 55 …

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Oregon men’s golf wins Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate; two Ducks tie for first individually

For the second time in three tournaments, the Oregon Ducks took first place, this time in Palm Desert, California, at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate. The Ducks were led again by what’s become the dynamic duo in Wyndham Clark and Norman Xiong. To finish out the tournament on Sunday, Clark eagled …

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Preview: Sulman Raza will make season debut for Ducks at Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate

Coming off a third place finish in the Amer Ari Invitational in Hawaii, the No. 10 Oregon men’s golf team heads to Palm Desert, California to compete in the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate. The three day tournament starts Friday, Feb. 17 at 7:30 a.m. Senior Wyndham Clark and freshman Norman Xiong, …

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In her first tournament of the year, Kelsey Ulep leads Ducks to second place finish at Peg Barnard Invitational

Oregon has started their spring season off on a high note. On Sunday, led by Junior Kelsey Ulep, the Ducks finished second out of 12 teams in the Peg Barnard Invitational in Stanford, California. Ulep, who didn’t play in the Fall due to an injury, shot a 2-under par (140) …

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Two Oregon golfers make top six of first Arnold Palmer Cup rankings

The Arnold Palmer Cup rankings were announced on Thursday, and a pair of Ducks are in the top six for the American team. Senior Wyndham Clark was listed No. 1, while freshman Norman Xiong was listed No. 6 despite only playing in two tournaments with the Ducks. The top six Americans and the …

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Wyndham Clark named to 2017 Ben Hogan Award watch list

Oregon’s Wyndham Clark has been named one of the 28 members of the 2017 Ben Hogan Award watch list by the Golf Coaches Association, Colonial Country Club and the Friends of Golf. The award is presented annually to the top men’s Division I, II, II, NAIA or NJCAA collegiate golfer. Since …

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