2001-02 Men's Golf News

June 1, 2002
Wilson Caps Off Season With All-American Status
Norman, Okla.—For the first time ever, Augusta State men’s golf team placed a member on the All-America First Team. Junior Oliver Wilson was named to the 10-member squad announced Sunday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

May 31, 2002
Augusta State Trio Headlines 2001-02 All-Independent Men’s Golf Honors
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Augusta State golfers Oliver Wilson and Scott Jamieson were named Player and Freshman of the Year, respectively, and Jaguar coach Jay Seawell was named Coach of the Year to highlight the 2001-02 NCAA Division I All-Independent Men’s Golf honors announced today. Birmingham-Southern junior Stephen Fike rounded out the individual honors as the Newcomer of the Year.

May 29, 2002
Augusta State Finishes Best-Ever Fifth at NCAAs
Columbus, Ohio--The ASU men's golf team saved their best for last. The Jaguars recorded their lowest round of 281 at the 2002 NCAA Golf Championship to secure fifth place overall. The Jags had scores of 289-283-290-281=1143, nine strokes off the champion Minnesota (284-289-283-278=1134; -2). Georgia Tech's Troy Matteson (73-66-70-67=276; -8) won the individualist medallist honors.

May 18, 2002
ASU Shoots Final Round Best, Finishes Fourth
Roswell, Ga.--Posting the best round of the day, Augusta State finished in fourth place at the NCAA Division I East Regional at Ansley Golf Club's Settindown Creek on Saturday. The Jaguars shot a one-over-par 289 to secure their position at the NCAA Championships in Columbus, Ohio May 29-June1.

May 15, 2002
ASU Golfers Hold Banquet; Prepare for Regionals
Augusta, Ga--The Augusta State University men's golf team held their annual banquet Tuesday at Forest Hills Golf Club before heading off to the NCAA Division I East Regionals in Roswell, Ga.

May 10, 2002
Jamieson Holds On For Second at Atlanta Intercollegiate
Stockbridge, GA--Scott Jamieson shot a final round score of 70 to hold off the nation's top-ranked golfer and finish second overall at the Atlanta Intercollegiate at Eagles Landing Country Club Friday. Jamieson finished at 10-under par, one stroke ahead of Camilo Villegas of Florida and nine strokes behind champion Graeme McDowell of UAB.

April 7, 2002
Tennessee Captures Cleveland Golf/ASU Invitational; Skinns Wins in Playoff
Augusta, GA--For the first time since 1997, a team besides Augusta State won the Cleveland Golf/ASU Invitational, presented by Kroger. The University of Tennessee finished an astounding 23 under-par (283-272-286-841) to break the all-time best team score held by the 1999 ASU team (851) at Forest Hills Golf Club (par 72, yard-6840). Volunteer freshman David Skinns won the individual medallist honors in a playoff with Clemson's Gregg Jones.

April 6, 2002
Tennessee Golfers Rewrite Record Book at Cleveland Golf/ASU Invitational
Augusta, GA—The eighth-ranked University of Tennessee men’s golf team, led by David Skinns, played masterfully golf Saturday at the 24th Annual Cleveland Golf/ASU Invitational, presented by Kroger. UT shattered the all-time best second round score and Skinns recorded the best 36-hole score ever.

April 2, 2002
ASU Golf Sixth in South Region Rankings
Augusta, GA--The latest South Region rankings for men's golf list Augusta State University at No. 6 and Oliver Wilson ranked fourth individually. Five of the top seven individuals along with eight of the top 12 teams in the Region will be on showcase at the 24th Annual Cleveland Golf/ASU Invitational this weekend at Forest Hills Golf Course.

March 27, 2002
Jag Golfers Climb Up to No. 16
Augusta, GA—After an impressive victory at the Schenkel/EZ-GO Invitational last weekend, the ASU men’s golf team moved up two spots to No. 16 in the latest GolfWeek Division I poll released Wednesday.

March 25, 2002
Augusta State proves it belongs in elite with Schenkel win
STATESBORO -- Most of the athletic teams at Augusta State University play on the NCAA Division II plane, but on Sunday the school's golf team confirmed that it deserves to be mentioned as one of the best Division I programs in the country.

March 24, 2002
Augusta State Captures 2002 Schenkel E-Z-GO
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Augusta State held off a Sunday challenge from Wake Forest and went on to take a wire-to-wire victory in the 2002 Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational Sunday afternoon at Forest Heights Country Club. The tournament title is the first for the Jaguars in Schenkel history.

March 13, 2002
Jags Finish Second; Haas Wins Honors
Saluda, SC- Berry College shot a 293-294-587 to edge Augusta State’s junior varsity team by three strokes to win the 2002 Eagle Persimmon Hill Invitational.

February 19, 2002
Jag Golfers Ranked 20th
Augusta, GA—After strong showings at the Gator Invite and the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Champion, the ASU men’s golf team has moved up two spots to #20 in the latest Golf World’s Division 1 Men’s Poll, release Wednesday.

February 18, 2002
Jaguar Golfers Finish Sixth at M-B Championship
Ponte Vedra, FL—Freshman Scott Jamieson finished fourth overall as the Augusta State University men’s golf team placed sixth in the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship at Sawgrass Country Club hosted by the University of North Florida.

February 10, 2002
Golfers Finish Fifth at Gator
Gainesville, FL--The ASU men's golf team shot a final round score of 282 to end the tournament with 848 and place fifth at the 25th Annual Gator Invitational, played at the par-70, 6,701 yard University of Florida Golf Course. Louisiana State won the tournament, just two strokes ahead of the Jaguars at 846 while Purdue, Florida and Alabama-Birmingham all tied for second at 847.

November 20, 2001
Wilson, Webb Compete in Golf Classic
El Paso, TX - Augusta State golfers Oliver Wilson and Michael Webb participated in the recent Savane College All-America Golf Classic at the par-71, 6,781-yard course at the El Paso Country Club.

November 11, 2001
Jaguars Finish Ninth at Long Cove Invite
Hilton Head, SC. - Augusta State University finished in ninth place out of 15 teams at the recent Long Cove Invitational, played on the par-71, 7,026-yard Long Cove Golf Course in Hilton Head, SC.

October 15, 2001
Jaguars Finish in Second Place at the Duke Golf Classic
Durham, N.C. - Augusta State University’s men’s golf team finished in second place at the 2001 Duke Golf Classic. The Jaguars finished just six strokes behind tournament champion Virginia Tech (+22).

October 7, 2001
Jaguars Finish in 11th Place at the Carpet Capital Classic
Dalton, GA - Augusta State University’s 16th-ranked men’s golf team finished in 11th place at the prestigious Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic, also known as the Farm.

October 5, 2001
Jaguars in 15th Place at the Carpet Capital Classic
Dalton, GA - Augusta State University’s 16th-ranked men’s golf team is currently in 15th place at the prestigious Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic, also known as the Farm.

September 30, 2001
Augusta State Finishes 12th At Preview
COLUMBUS, OH - Augusta State University’s 16th-ranked men’s golf team finished in 12th place out of 15 teams at the Ping-Golfweek Preview Invitational. The tournament, which boasted all 10 teams which finished in the top 10 at last year’s NCAA Championships (including ASU which finished seventh), was played at the Scarlet Course on the campus of Ohio State University.

September 28, 2001
ASU In 13th After Round One Of The Preview
COLUMBUS, OH - Augusta State University’s 16th-ranked men’s golf team is currently in 13th place out of 15 teams after round one of the Ping-Golfweek Preview Invitational. The tournament, which boasts all 10 teams which finished in the top 10 at last year’s NCAA Championships (including ASU which finished seventh), is being played at the Scarlet Course on the campus of Ohio State University.

September 12, 2001
Successes put Jags on new level
In the 41 years of Augusta State golf, none may be finer than the 2000-2001 season.

September 11, 2001
ASU Finishes Third At Kiawah Island
Kiawah Island, SC - Augusta State University’s 16th-ranked men’s golf team finished in third place at the 2001 Cleveland Golf/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate. The tournament was played at the Osprey Point Golf Club, a par 72, 6,871-yard layout in Kiawah Island, S.C.

September 10, 2001
ASU In Second Place After Two Rounds of Kiawah Island Intercollegiate
Kiawah Island, SC - Augusta State University’s 16th-ranked men’s golf team is currently in second place after two rounds at the 2001 Cleveland Golf/Kiawah Island Intercollegiate. The tournament is being played at the Osprey Point Golf Club, a par 72, 6,871-yard layout in Kiawah Island, S.C.