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Oregon in seventh after first round

The No. 3 men’s golf team got off to a slow start in the opening round of the Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic on Monday, sitting in seventh place overall. The Ducks shot a 369 (14-over par) as a team, and stood 14 shots behind the leader (No. 43 Pepperdine). …

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Ducks in good position at USC Invitational

The No. 6 men’s golf team continued its strong play in the first round of the USC Invitational, finishing in second through the first 18 holes on Monday. Sophomore Eugene Wong shot a 65 (6-under par) in the first round, giving him a share of the overall lead. Overall, the …

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Oregon sits in ninth after first round

The No. 33 women’s golf team got off to a bit of a slow start at the Bruin Wave Invitational on Monday, finishing tied for ninth place with a score of 295 (seven-over par). Freshman Cheyenne Hickle led the Ducks with a first round score of 70 (2-under par), tying …

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Ducks take 16-stroke victory at USC Invite

The No. 14 men’s golf team blitzed through the final 36 holes to win the USC Collegiate Invitational by 16 strokes. Oregon was easily the most dominant team in the tournament, shooting an 831 (21-under par). It was the first tournament win of the season for the Ducks, as they …

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Oregon sits 10th after two rounds at UCLA

The Oregon women’s golf team fell to 10th place on the second day of the Bruin Wave Invitational. Sitting in ninth place after the first round, the Ducks shot a 307 (19-over par) during the second round on Tuesday. Entering the final round of play today, Oregon is 26-over par …

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Ducks take 13th at Wildcat Invitational

The Oregon women’s golf team finished 13th in Tucson, Ariz., as the Wildcat Invitational came to a close on Tuesday. As a team, the Ducks shot a 310 on the day and finished with a score of 619 overall (51 over par). Senior Kate Hildahl led the way for the …

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Slow start puts Ducks in 12th after Day 1

The No. 33 women’s golf team opened up its second tournament of the spring season in Tucson, Ariz., on Monday. The Wildcat Invitational features six top ten teams, including No. 2 Auburn, No. 3 Arizona State, and No. 5 USC. In what turned out to be a rainy opening round, …

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Ducks finish third at Peg Barnard invite

The No. 38 women’s golf team started the spring season in style with a third place finish at the Peg Barnard Invitational. The tournament, held in Stanford, Calif., provided a nice test for the Ducks with quality opponents like No. 10 California, No. 22 UC Davis, No. 24 Stanford, and …

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Ducks take second at Mauna Lani Invitational

A few days before the opening round of Mauna Lani Invitational, sophomore Daniel Miernicki stated that the team’s goal was to win the tournament. It seemed a lofty wish at the time, given the immense depth of the field. As it turned out, the Ducks came very close to making …

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From Oregon to aloha

Eric Evans With at least another month of winter on the horizon, just about anyone would happily pack their bags for Hawaii. The men’s golf team will do just that as they head to Kamuela, Hawaii, for the Mauna Lani Invitational Wednesday, Feb. 3. It will be Oregon’s first event …

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Oregon, Vijarro off to hot start

Geoff Thurner With about a month left in the fall season, the No. 19 men’s golf team is off to a strong start after placing in the top three in each of their first three tournaments. Still, head coach Casey Martin knows his team can play even better.  “We’ve done …

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Athlete of the Week: Kendra Little

Geoff Thurner Junior Kendra Little is the Athlete of the Week for her dominating play early in the women’s golf season. She has been the Ducks’ top finisher in each of their first three tournaments and placed first overall in two of them. In the team’s first tournament in New …

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Ducks improve, but unsatisfied with play

The No. 32 Oregon women’s golf team moved up one more place in the leader board at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational from Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash., in the final day of action, but it wasn’t nearly enough to erase the disappointment of placing eighth.  From round two, the …

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Ducks take third in Corvallis

Redshirt sophomore John Paton led the Oregon Ducks to a third-place finish at the Giustina Memorial in Corvallis on Tuesday after shooting a final round 69. Paton finished in second place with a 8-under, 208 overall at the par-72 Trysting Tree Golf Course. “I’m really excited for John,” said Oregon …

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Never resting on its laurels

 Now under the operation of golfing fanatics and professionals, the Laurelwood Golf Course at 2700 Columbia St. still transports its patrons to the well-manicured rolling countryside fewer than 10 blocks from campus.

Its history dates back to 1929, when designer Charles Sutton created the layout for one of the most topographically diverse 18-hole courses in the Eugene area. Eugene’s oldest course hit ups and downs over the years, garnering the nickname “Laurelweed” at times because of the low-quality greens and drainage issues. That never dampened public support, though, as generations of Eugene residents continued to pour in.

 

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Ducks working non-stop to improve

Nothing says summer quite like long stretches of green grass waving in the breeze and blue skies overhead. For most college students, enjoying a day like that is scrunched in between days when they aren’t working or going to school. For the men’s golf team, on the other hand, it’s …

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Staying sharp over summer

Media Credit It’s only been a month and a half since the end of spring term, but members of the women’s golf team have already played a summer’s worth of golf. Junior Kendra Little has placed second in two tournaments and qualified for U.S. Women’s Amateur. Senior Felicia Eastick took …

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