2000-01 Men's Golf News

  • ASU Golf Ranked 11th
    May 02, 2011
    PRINCETON, N.J. - Augusta State University is ranked 11th in the latest edition of the Division I Men’s MasterCard Collegiate Golf Rankings. ASU was ranked 10th last week after reaching fourth four weeks ago.
  • Webb outlasts teammate
    August 24, 2001
    ATLANTA - For three years Michael Webb and Jamie Elson have been friends and teammates at Augusta State. Thursday morning they were flung together as rivals.
  • Bold amateurs enter new era with professional approach
    August 14, 2001
    Like climbing the earth's highest mountains, trying to win the Walker Cup is worth doing simply because it is there. The luxury of an amateur institution is that failed attempts, and there have been many in the past, can be quietly forgotten.
  • British Isles team defends its title
    August 13, 2001
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. - Suspense at Sea Island?
  • Sea Island surge: GB&I
    August 12, 2001
    It is commonly expected that Great Britain and Ireland would dominate the Foursomes -- or alternate shot -- portions of the Walker Cup Match.
  • GB&I in Position for Comeback
    August 12, 2001
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Led by the strong play of Luke Donald and a clutch 3-wood from Jamie Elson, Great Britain & Ireland claimed three of four alternate-shot matches Sunday morning and moved into position to retain the Walker Cup.
  • Elson halves foursome match
    August 12, 2001
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. - Somehow, the pressure putt always seemed to fall on Augusta State's Jamie Elson.
  • Americans Rally at Walker Cup
    August 11, 2001
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - Erik Compton battled back from an early deficit and so did the Americans, winning five of the eight singles matches Saturday afternoon to take a one-point lead over Great Britain & Ireland in the Walker Cup.
  • Great Britain & Ireland Lead Walker
    August 11, 2001
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. (AP) - David Eger nearly whiffed a 4-iron from an awkward downhill lie on the 18th hole, then missed a 10-foot par putt that allowed Great Britain & Ireland to halve the match and take the early lead Saturday in the Walker Cup.
  • Molder, U.S. team eager to regain Walker Cup
    August 11, 2001
    SEA ISLAND, Ga. - Bryce Molder, an All-American for four years at Georgia Tech who broke college scoring records held by Tiger Woods and David Duval, has decided to skip the U.S. Amateur next week to turn professional.
  • ASU’s Jamie Elson Named to Walker Cup Squad
    August 01, 2001
    Augusta, GA - Augusta State University’s Jamie Elson, who led Augusta State’s men’s golf team to a school-best seventh place finish at the 2001 NCAA Championships, has been named to the Great Britain & Ireland squad for the 2001 Walker Cup.
  • Michael Webb Wins Georgia State Amateur Championship
    July 16, 2001
    Atlanta, GA - Augusta State University’s Michael Webb sank a 12-foot eagle putt on the first hole of a sudden-death playoff with Randy Donahoo to win the Georgia State Amateur Championship.
  • United States Defeats GB&I in 2001 Palmer Cup
    June 28, 2001
    Springfield, NJ - The Palmer Cup presented by CSFBdirect, named after legendary golfer Arnold Palmer, ended Thursday at Baltusrol Golf Club as the American collegiate all-stars defeated Great Britain and Ireland 18-6 on the historic Lower Course.
  • Three Players Earn All-American Honors
    June 06, 2001
    PRINCETON, N.J. - Augusta State University’s golf team finished the season ranked seventh in the final edition of the Division I Men’s MasterCard Collegiate Golf Rankings. The top 10 finish marks the highest end-of-the-season ranking in school history for Augusta State.
  • Jaguars finish seventh
    June 03, 2001
    DURHAM, N.C. - Augusta State's golf team could have played the round of its life in Saturday's NCAA Championship and never gotten within shouting distance of the University of Florida. That's how deep into under-par red numbers the Gators went in the final round.
  • Gators catch their prey
    June 03, 2001
    The crowd surrounding the scoreboard near the 18th hole at the Duke University Golf Course could only stare in amazement as the numbers posted by Florida seemed to get lower and redder by the minute. By mid-day it became apparent that everyone else in the NCAA Championship field was playing for second place.
  • Florida rallies to take team title
    June 03, 2001
    Florida went from awful to awesome in the NCAA Men’s Golf Championships at the Duke University Golf Club this week, finishing with a display of sub-par golf that simply blew the field away.
  • NCAA golf notebook
    June 02, 2001
  • Weather, Wildcats befuddle Georgians
    June 02, 2001
    Durham, N.C. --- There were two matters on the minds of the golf coaches and players who sought shelter from the rain in the lobby of the host Washington Duke Hotel: the weather and the Arizona golf team. There was nothing they could do about the weather and very little they could do about the Wildcats.
  • Jaguars welcome rainfall
    June 02, 2001
    DURHAM, N.C. - The rains came at a good time for Augusta State's golf team in Friday's NCAA Championship. The Jaguars just hope too much damage hasn't already been done.
  • Georgia schools remain in contention
    June 01, 2001
    Durham, N.C. --- Erik Compton had his shoes off and his socks rolled halfway off his feet, just far enough to allow him to massage the blisters that had popped up on his heels. Pain? Not after a second-round 68 that helped thrust the No. 1-ranked Georgia golf team back into contention at the NCAA Championships.
  • Arizona still in front after 2nd round
    June 01, 2001
    One old-guard golf school surged back into contention, another traditional power was sent home early for the first time and several smaller schools leapt forward in the standings Thursday at the NCAA Championships.
  • Elson's 65 keeps Jags in running
    June 01, 2001
    DURHAM, N.C. - No one believed Augusta State golf coach Jay Seawell when he said the Jaguars were coming to Duke Golf Club to win the NCAA Championship.
  • Thinking big
    May 31, 2001
    The majority of contending teams at the NCAA Golf Championship are familiar names to sports fans - football and basketball powers such as Georgia, Stanford, Oklahoma, Purdue, UCLA and Washington.
  • Augusta State able to show it belongs
    May 31, 2001
    Durham, N.C. --- Outsiders might see Augusta State as the little fish in the big pond at the NCAA Championships. Pardon coach Jay Seawell and his Jaguars for not sharing that view.
  • Jags display strength in first round
    May 31, 2001
    DURHAM, N.C. - Augusta State had no idea how strong its first-round score in the NCAA Championship was until about six hours after the Jaguars had completed play Wednesday.
  • Augusta State Set for NCAA Golf Championships
    May 28, 2001
    Augusta, GA - Augusta State’s 14th-ranked men's golf team will be participating in the NCAA Division I Golf Championships beginning May 30 through June 2nd. The tournament will be held at the Duke Golf Club in Durham, North Carolina, a 7,088-yard, par 72 layout.
  • ASU Heading To NCAA Finals
    May 19, 2001
    STILLWATER, OK - Augusta State’s men's golf team qualified for the NCAA Championships after finishing seventh on Saturday at the Central Regional being held at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma. This marks the sixth time out of the past nine years the Jaguars have advanced for the NCAA Finals.
  • Jamie Elson and Oliver Wilson Selected to the Prestigious Palmer Cup
    May 17, 2001
    AUGUSTA, GA - More than half the players on the eight-man Great Britain and Ireland team for this year’s Palmer Cup will have ties to collegiate golf programs in the United States.
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