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Next generation of leadership emerging for Ducks

Caroline Inglis is having a career year for the Ducks. She is the 16th ranked women’s amateur golfer in the world and her 73.19 stroke average is best on the team. She is without a doubt the leader on this team, and her teammates can attest to that. “On the golf …

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Oregon readies for final stretch as championship season nears

One month and one regular season tournament separate the Oregon men’s golf team from the beginning of championship season. It hasn’t been the season head coach Casey Martin envisioned. Compared to last season’s breakthrough, in which the Ducks won five regular season tournaments, they’ve finished first in just one tournament …

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Sulman Raza wins Northwest Classic, Ducks finish second

Despite rainy and windy conditions, which momentarily suspended play on Monday, Oregon men’s golf redshirt junior Sulman Raza took home first place at the Northwest Classic in Canby, Oregon on Tuesday. Raza, who finished a combined 10-under for the tournament, held at the Willamette Valley Country Club, finished par or …

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Ducks can’t overcome early deficit at Southern Highlands Collegiate, finish 10th

In a quick turnaround from last week’s Southwestern Jones Invitational, the Oregon men’s golf team fell behind early at the Southern Highlands Tournament in Las Vegas and finished 10th on Wednesday. The Ducks fell behind much of the field early into the tournament and shot a combined 16-over 304 in …

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Ducks drop a spot in final round, finish fourth at Gator Invite

The Oregon women’s golf team shot a 37-over par (877) and finished fourth out of 13 teams at the Gator Invitational in Gainesville, Florida this past weekend. It is its third top five finish of the spring season. For the tournament, the younger Ducks set the pace for the team. Freshman …

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Ducks hitting their stride as NCAA Championships approach

After a somewhat disappointing fall, Oregon women’s golf is on a hot streak to start an important spring season. The Ducks opened their season with a win over Oregon State in the Civil War Match Challenge and finished fourth at the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford, a tournament in which they held …

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Aaron Wise named Pac-12 men’s golfer of the month

The accolades continue to pour in for Oregon men’s golf sophomore Aaron Wise. Wise was named Pac-12 men’s golfer of the month for February, in which he shot an average round score of 69.67. The Lake Elsinore, California native took home first place honors at the Amer Ari Invitational on …

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Oregon places fourth at Southwestern Jones Invitational

Led by Zach Foushee and Edwin Yi, Oregon men’s golf finished in fourth place (+5) at the Southwestern Invitational in Thousand Oaks, California on Tuesday. Foushee was the most consistent golfer for the Ducks in the two-day, three-round tournament. The senior shot one-over in each of the first two rounds …

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Oregon cruises to Westbrook Invitational win

The Ducks women’s golf team continued its strong play to open the spring season as it shot 10-under par to win the Westbrook Invitational in Peoria, Arizona. This is the first tournament win of the season for the Ducks, and the team’s 54-hole score (854) is tied for the third-best total in …

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Ducks struggle in final round, finish fourth at Stanford

Oregon women’s golf followed an impressive first round with a disappointing final round at the Peg Barnard Invitational at Stanford on Sunday. The Ducks finished fourth out of 13 teams after winning the tournament last year. The Ducks sat in first place after the first day of the tournament came to an …

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Oregon’s Aaron Wise named to Ben Hogan Award Watch List

Oregon sophomore Aaron Wise was one of 25 collegiate golfers named to the Ben Hogan Award Watch List, the school announced in a press release Wednesday. The award is given annually to the top men’s collegiate golfer. Wise, fresh off a win at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii, has four collegiate …

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Aaron Wise wins Amer Ari Invitational, Ducks finish tied for third

Behind Aaron Wise’s first-place finish, the Ducks started their spring season tied for third at the Amer Ari Invitational in Waikoloa, Hawaii. Wise shot a career low eight-under 64 on the third and final round Saturday and finished the tournament 16-under overall. The win was the fourth of Wise’s college …

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Q&A: Teddy Oitzman, Roberto Lebrija to fulfill dream of playing college golf together

When Teddy Oitzman verbally committed in January 2015 to play golf for Oregon, his work wasn’t done. Oitzman was still trying to convince his friend, Roberto Lebrija, to join him. The two became friends when Lebrija moved from Mexico City to Oitzman’s hometown of Rancho Santa Fe, California. They began …

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One year after near-fatal experience, Van Williams is grateful to be alive

Few days go by in which Van Williams doesn’t think about the morning his heart stopped beating. Williams, now in his third year as an Oregon men’s golf assistant coach, was out on a run in Eugene the morning of Nov. 30, 2014. He intended to meet his wife, Dani Williams, somewhere …

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Men’s golf recruit Kevin Geniza chooses Oregon, eyeing future playing career

Oregon men’s golf head coach Casey Martin was surprised when Kevin Geniza called him last October. Geniza, a senior at Crescent Valley High School in Corvallis, had previously committed to Santa Clara University, only to decommit right before his senior year began. Santa Clara initially attracted Geniza for several reasons: …

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Ducks return from break with ever-important spring season ahead

After a couple months apart, the Oregon men’s golf team will reunite for the spring season with the ultimate goal of reaching the 2016 NCAA Championships in Eugene. The Ducks return to a normal Monday, Wednesday, Friday practice schedule this January at Eugene-area courses, including the Eugene Country Club and Emerald …

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Women’s golf prepares to for ultra competitive spring schedule

The Oregon women’s golf program wrapped up its fall season in early November and finished ninth out of 10 teams in the Nanea Pac-12 Preview, a mark indicative of a somewhat disappointing first half of the season. Oregon had a promising start to its Fall season, finishing its first tournament, the 36th …

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Caroline Inglis lands invite to elite Curtis Cup

Senior Oregon women’s golfer Caroline Inglis capped her impressive fall season with an invitation to practice for the 2016 Curtis Cup. The Curtis Cup will be held in Enniskerry, Ireland at the Dun Lagohaire Golf Club in June of next year. “I think it’s about time that Caroline recognized herself …

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Oregon men’s golf signs three to National Letters of Intent

Head coach Casey Martin signed three golfers to National Letters of Intent on Monday, according to a press release from GoDucks.com. Martin announced the signing of Kevin Geniza, Roberto Lebrija and Teddy Oitzman to his 2016 recruiting class. Geniza won back-to-back 5A Oregon state prep championships for Crescent Valley High …

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After “disappointing” fall season, Oregon golf looks to regroup for the spring

An up and down fall season is over for Oregon men’s golf. Although a season-opening win at the Husky Invitational and Aaron Wise’s individual title at the Jackrabbit were strong starts, Oregon’s fall went south thereafter. The Ducks finished 10th at the Nike Golf Intercollegiate, an event they co-hosted, and …

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Oregon golf wraps up fall season with sixth place finish at the Gifford Collegiate

The Oregon men’s golf team was unable to end its fall season on a high note, finishing sixth out of 15 teams at the Gifford Collegiate Championship in San Diego, California. The No. 29 Ducks reached as high as third place early in the tournament, but regressed in the final …

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Megan Conder takes action on her road to recovery

Sophomore Megan Conder has played sports almost her entire life. Since she was four, she has competed in everything from basketball to soccer to swimming, but she’s found her sport in golf, which she now plays for the University of Oregon. Over her long athletic career, she’s dealt with a …

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Freshmen have career day in final round of Stanford Intercollegiate

Freshmen Kathleen Scavo and Petra Salko both recorded career low scores in the final round of the Stanford Intercollegiate Tuesday. The Ducks moved up a spot to finish in 10th out of 17th teams. Scavo and Salko both rebounded from off days in the second round to finish with career best …

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Oregon native Zach Foushee embraces leadership role with men’s golf

The Oregon men’s golf team was in the midst of transition when Zach Foushee came to Eugene as a freshman in 2012. From 2010 to 2012, the Ducks finished third in the NCAA Championships twice, led by future PGA tour golfers Daniel Miernicki and Eugene Wong. The run was unprecedented …

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Freshman Scavo records eagle on final day of Tar Heel Invitational

Oregon women’s golf recorded its lowest score on its final day of play at Ruth’s Chris Tar Heel Invitational in North Carolina on Sunday, but still dropped a spot to finish 13th out of eighteen teams. Oregon shot 12-over 300 on a day when freshman Kathleen Scavo record her first career eagle. The Ducks, paired …

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Caroline Inglis and newcomers set high bar for Oregon women’s golf

The Oregon women’s golf team capped off its first fall tournament win in three years with a 3-2 victory over Pac-12 rival Colorado. Led by senior Caroline Inglis, the team is now ready to tackle the challenges the 2015 season will bring.

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Oregon men’s golf begins 2015 season with high hopes, lots of pressure

  Expectations are as high as ever for Oregon men’s golf entering the 2015-16 season. In addition to returning the majority of the Ducks’ playing rotation, Oregon is hosting the 2016 NCAA Championships at the Eugene Country Club, one of the team’s home courses. While qualifying for the championships at the Eugene Country …

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What to know in Oregon fall sports

With the 2015 athletic season underway and seven Oregon teams in action, there’s no shortage when it comes to sports. Although some Oregon fans might think the world is over after the football team’s blowout loss Saturday night, there’s still plenty of optimism to be had regarding other sports. Here’s a breakdown …

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Oregon men’s golf ties for first at Husky Invitational

For the second straight year, Oregon men’s golf opened its season with a first place tie in the Husky Invitational. This time, playing at the par-71 Tumble Creek Golf Course in Cle Elum, Washington, the Ducks saw their one-stroke lead disappear in the waning moments of the tournament. Washington’s Frank …

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