2004-05 Men's Golf News

June 20, 2005
Heath Posts Best Professional Finish
LUMBRES, France -- Former Augusta State standout James Heath shot a final round of one-over 72 Sunday and tied for third at the Aa St Omer Open at Aa St-Omer Golf Club.

June 19, 2005
Turner Takes 12th At Monroe Invitational
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Augusta State's Emmett Turner carded a final round of three-over 73 Saturday and finished in a tie for 12th at the 65th Annual Monroe Invitational Championship at Monroe Golf Club.

June 14, 2005
ASU Lands Four All-America Selections
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State’s senior trio of Kalle Edberg, Scott Jamieson and Emmett Turner, along with sophomore Major Manning, have each been named PING All-America selections, according to a recent announcement from the Golf Coaches Association of America.

June 10, 2005
USA Takes Back Palmer Cup
MOSEL, Wis. -- Augusta State's Kalle Edberg and Scott Jamieson earned three points Thursday for Team Europe, yet it wasn't enough to prevent Team USA from reclaiming possession of the Palmer Cup with a 14-10 victory at Whistling Straits Irish Course.

June 7, 2005
Turner Named Academic All-District
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State senior Emmett Turner has been selected to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District III University Division Men’s At-Large Team, according to a recent announcement from the CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Academic All-America committee.

June 4, 2005
Jags 10th At NCAA Championships
OWINGS MILLS, Md. --Augusta State sophomore Major Manning finished alone in fourth place Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championships at Caves Valley Golf Club just outside of Baltimore. The fourth-ranked Jaguars posted a final round of seven-over 287 and finished alone in 10th place with a four-round total of 44-over 1164 (286-289-302-287).

May 28, 2005
Jags Look To Ride Momentum
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The fourth-ranked Augusta State men's golf team departs Sunday for the NCAA Championships and Caves Valley Golf Club in Owings Mills, Md., just outside of Baltimore.

May 21, 2005
Jaguars Take NCAA Central Regional
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Fifth-ranked Augusta State fired a one-over 281 Saturday morning to capture the NCAA Central Regional at Warren Golf Course on the campus of the University of Notre Dame.

May 15, 2005
ASU Takes Second At The Maxwell
ARDMORE, Okla. -- Augusta State posted a 10-under 270 Sunday and finished in second place, just one shot behind top-ranked Oklahoma State in the 14th annual Perry Maxwell Intercollegiate at Dornick Hills Country Club.

May 10, 2005
Jamieson Named Player-of-the-Year
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State senior Scott Jamieson, currently the 19th-ranked player in the nation and a recent selection to the 2005 European Palmer Cup Team, has been named the NCAA All-Independent Player-of-the-Year in a vote by sports information directors of the 15 institutions who compete as a Division I independent in men’s golf.

May 10, 2005
Jags' Turner Named Nelson Finalist
NORMAN, Okla. -- The Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) has announced the finalists for the 2005 Byron Nelson Award presented by Cleveland Golf, in cooperation with the Four Seasons Resort and Club Las Colinas and the Salesmanship Club of Dallas. Finalists for the 2005 Nelson Award include Scott Anderson of Ohio State, Pepperdine’s Michael Putnam, Nicholas Thompson of Georgia Tech, Augusta State’s Emmett Turner and Lee Williams of Auburn.

May 9, 2005
Jags Headed To Central Regional
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s golf program earned its eighth consecutive postseason bid and its 11th in the last 13 years when the Jaguars were made an at-large selection Monday by the NCAA Golf Committee. The Jags, ranked as high as sixth in the nation, will compete as the No. 2 seed in a NCAA Central Regional field that includes seven of the top 25 and 19 of the top 48 teams in the nation, according to the latest Golfstat rankings.

April 21, 2005
Pair Of Jags To Play In Palmer Cup
NORMAN, Okla. -- Augusta State seniors Kalle Edberg and Scott Jamieson have been selected to represent Europe in the 2005 Palmer Cup presented by Monster, according to a recent announcement from the Golf Coaches Association of America and European head coach Magnus Grankvist.

April 7, 2005
ASU Makes Upward Move
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With back-to-back, top-two finishes, including a victory in last weekend’s Augusta State University Invitational presented by Administaff, the Augusta State men’s golf team has jumped into the top 10 in two of collegiate golf’s rankings.

April 3, 2005
Jags Rally To Capture Invitational Title
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State battled back from a late deficit Sunday afternoon to overtake third-ranked Georgia and claim the Augusta State University Invitational hosted by the Augusta Golf Association and presented by Administaff at Forest Hills Golf Club.

March 29, 2005
Jags' Jamieson Cards First Collegiate Title
AWENDAW, S.C. -- Augusta State senior Scott Jamieson shot a final round, three-under 68 Tuesday and earned the first collegiate victory of his career at the inaugural The Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate outside of Charleston at Bulls Bay Golf Club. Jamieson won by five shots over Wake Forest’s Webb Simpson and was seven strokes clear of Kentucky’s John Holmes and Chan Song of Georgia Tech.

March 29, 2005
Nation's Elite Headed To Augusta
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 2005 Augusta State University Invitational hosted by the Augusta Golf Association and presented by Administaff will once again boast one of the top fields in the tournament’s rich history.

March 20, 2005
Jags Take Eighth At Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Augusta State posted a final round of seven-over 295 Sunday and finished in eighth place in the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club.

March 17, 2005
No. 10 Jaguars Back In Action
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State travels to Statesboro, Ga., this weekend to participate in the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club.

February 22, 2005
Jaguars Fourth At Mercedes
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. -- Augusta State fired the second-lowest round of the day -- an even-par 288 -- and moved up to a fourth-place finish Tuesday in the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship at Sawgrass Country Club.

February 20, 2005
Jags Tee It Up Sunday At Sawgrass
AUGUSTA , Ga. -- The 17th-ranked Augusta State men's golf team, fresh off a solid sixth-place showing at the TaylorMade/Waikoloa Intercollegiate last weekend in Hawaii , gets right back to work when the Jaguars tee it up in the Mercedes-Benz Collegiate Championship beginning Sunday, Feb. 20 at Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach , Fla.

February 11, 2005
Jaguars Hang Sixth-Place Effort In Hawaii
WAIKOLOA, Hawaii -- Augusta State fired a final round of 14-under 274 Friday and moved up to a sixth-place finish in the TaylorMade/Waikoloa Intercollegiate at the Waikoloa Village Golf Club Kings’ Course. The 12th-ranked Jaguars finished with a three-round total of 37-under 827, the second-best, 54-hole total in school history.

February 8, 2005
Jags Look For Strong Spring Start
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 12th-ranked Augusta State men’s golf team opens its 2005 spring schedule on Wednesday, Feb. 9 when the Jags tee it up in the 15th annual TaylorMade Waikoloa Intercollegiate at the Waikoloa Beach Resort Kings’ Course on the “Big Island” of Hawaii.

December 23, 2004
Jaguar Golf Inks Pair
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s golf coach Josh Gregory announced Thursday that Janne Kaske and Stephen Swanepoel have signed national letters-of-intent to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2005. The duo represents the early signees for Gregory, now in his third season at the helm of the ASU men’s golf program.

November 28, 2004
Heath Fourth In Professional Debut
MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Former Augusta State standout James Heath carded a final round of two-under 69 Sunday and finished in fourth place in his professional debut in the 47º Abierto Mexicano (2004 Mexico Open) at Club de Golf La Hacienda.

November 23, 2004
ASU Ranked 12th in Final Fall Poll
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With a pair of top-five finishes, including a victory at the prestigious Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate, the Augusta State men’s golf team wrapped up its fall season with a No. 12 national ranking in the GCAA (Golf Coaches Association of America)/Precept Coaches Poll. The Jaguars also remained in the top 20 in the final Golfweek magazine rankings, finishing at No. 14.

November 7, 2004
Jags 11th at Carpet Capital Collegiate
ROCKY FACE, Ga. -- Augusta State carded a three-over 291 Sunday and moved up to 11th place in the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic at The Farm Golf Club.

October 31, 2004
Jags Excel At World Amateur
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico -- The Augusta State men’s golf program, the only U.S. collegiate golf program with two players in the field, was well represented at the 2004 World Amateur Team Championships at Rio Mar Country Club, which concluded when Sunday's final round was cancelled due to inclement weather.

October 29, 2004
ASU Vaults Up National Rankings
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With back-to-back, top-five finishes in two of the nation’s premier events, the Augusta State men’s golf team has jumped up to 14th in the latest Golfweek magazine rankings.

October 27, 2004
Jaguars Finish Fifth At Isleworth
WINDERMERE, Fla. -- Augusta State posted a final round of five-over 293 Tuesday and finished in fifth place in the inaugural Isleworth Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club.

October 24, 2004
Former Jaguars Post Solid Sunday Finishes
Former Augusta State standout Oliver Wilson, the only three-time All-America in school history, carded a final-round 67 Sunday in the Bouygues Telecom Grand Final in Bordeaux, France. Wilson's five-under effort earned him a tie for eighth and a 15th-place on the European Challenge Tour money list, securing his 2005 European Tour card.

October 22, 2004
No. 20 Jags Travel to Orlando For Isleworth Collegiate Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Riding the momentum from its win at the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate two weeks ago, Augusta State travels to Orlando, Fla., this weekend to compete in the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational, a brand new event.

October 12, 2004
Augusta State Takes Jerry Pate
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Augusta State fired a 12-under 272 Tuesday to overtake the top two ranked teams in the nation and capture the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate at the par-71, 6,958-yard Old Overton Golf Club.

October 9, 2004
Jags Bound For Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State Jaguars head to Birmingham, Ala., to take on many of the nation's top teams in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate at Old Overton Club on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 11 and 12.

September 15, 2004
Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic Postponed
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Georgia Tech officials announced Wednesday that due to weather concerns from the anticipated arrival of Hurricane Ivan, the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic golf tournament scheduled for this weekend in Rocky Face, Ga., has been postponed. The event, which features host Georgia Tech and 12 of the nation's top 25 teams at The Farm Golf Club, has been rescheduled for Friday-Sunday, Nov. 5-7.

September 12, 2004
Wilson Ties For Fifth On Challenge Tour
Malmö, Sweden -- Former Augusta State standout Oliver Wilson fired a one-over 72 Sunday and vaulted into a tie for fifth place in the final round of the Telia Grand Prix at Ljunghusens Golf Club.

September 11, 2004
Jaguars Finish 11th At Inverness
TOLEDO, Ohio --Augusta State opened its 2004-05 season with a tie for 11th Saturday in the Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational at Inverness Club.

September 10, 2004
Jamieson Strong For Scotland
AYRSHIRE, Scotland -- Augusta State's Scott Jamieson posted a 3-2-1 record in six matches as the Home Internationals concluded Friday at Prestwick Golf Club.

September 9, 2004
Jaguars Ready To Bounce Back
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With a veteran lineup returning for the second straight season, the Augusta State men’s golf squad opens its 2004-05 season Friday when the Jaguars compete at the Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational in Toledo, Ohio.

September 5, 2004
Wilson Jumps To Sixth In Austria
VIENNA, Austria --Former Augusta State standout Oliver Wilson fired a five-under 66 Sunday and improved 11 spots on the leaderboard, finishing in a three-way tie for sixth in the BA-CA Austrian Golf Open on the European Challenge Tour at Fontana Golf Club.

August 29, 2004
Wilson Eighth In Sweeden
STOCKHOLM, Sweden --Former Augusta State standout Oliver Wilson posted a one-over 71 Sunday and finished in a tie for eighth in the Skandia PGA Open on the European Challenge Tour at Arlandastad Golf Club.

August 22, 2004
Former Jaguar Captures First PGA Tour Victory In Playoff At Reno-Tahoe Open
RENO, Nev. -- Former Augusta State standout Vaughn Taylor came out on top in a four-man playoff Sunday in the PGA Tour's Reno-Tahoe Open at Montreux Golf and Country Club. Taylor birdied the first playoff hole, the par-four, 429-yard 18th to defeat veterans Scott McCarron and Steve Allan and fellow PGA Tour rookie Hunter Mahan.

August 21, 2004
ASU's Edberg Ties For Ninth In European Amateur
Skövde, Sweden --Augusta State's Kalle Edberg carded an even-par 72 Saturday and finished in a tie for ninth in the European Amateur at Skövde Golf Club.

August 9, 2004
Heath Closes With 74 At KLM Open
HILVERSUMSCHE, The Netherlands -- Former Augusta State standout James Heath made his first cut Friday in the European Tour's KLM Open at Hilversumche Golf Club in The Netherlands. Heath followed up his two-over 72 on Thursday with an even-par round of 70 Friday. He added a two-over 72 Saturday and closed with a 74 to tie for 75th at eight-over 288.

August 9, 2004
Turner Finishes Ninth At South Carolina State Amateur
BLYTHEWOOD, S.C. -- Augusta State's Emmett Turner turned in a final round of one-over 73 Sunday and finished in a four-way tie for ninth in the South Carolina State Amateur at Columbia Country Club.

August 1, 2004
Heath Wins English Amateur
Former Augusta State standout James Heath capped off a brilliant amateur season by winning his national amateur championship July 31. He defeated 19-year-old David Horsey 3 and 2 in the 36-hole final of the English Amateur Closed Championship at Notts Golf Club.

July 30, 2004
ASU's Turner Comes Up One Shot Short
BENTON HARBOR, Mich. -- Augusta State's Emmett Turner fired consecutive rounds of even-par 70 Friday in the third and fourth rounds of the 102nd Western Amateur at Point O' Woods Golf & Country Club.

July 25, 2004
Wilson Takes Third At JJB Sports North West Challenge
GREATER MANCHESTER, England -- Oliver Wilson posted an even-par 70 Sunday and finished in a tie for third place at six-under 274 in the JJB Sports North West Challenge at Marriott Worsley Park Hotel & Country Club. He finished two shots behind Frekrik Henge of Sweden, who began the day tied for 14th but moved to the top of the leaderboard on the strength of a three-under 67.

July 18, 2004
Turner Ties For Ninth At The Players Amateur
BLUFFTON, S.C. --Augusta State's Emmett Turner turned in a final round of three-over 75 and tied for ninth place Sunday in The Players Amateur at Belfair Golf Club's West Course.

July 18, 2004
Taylor Posts Seventh-Place Finish At B.C. Open
ENDICOTT, N.Y. --Vaughn Taylor carded his best final round of the season Sunday, firing a six-under 66 to vault into a tie for seventh in the PGA Tour's B.C. Open at En-Joie Golf Club.

July 12, 2004
ASU's Guest Takes 32nd At State Am
ATHENS, Ga. -- Augusta State's Keith Guest carded rounds of 79-76 over the weekend and tied for 32nd at the Georgia Amateur Championship at Athens Country Club.

July 12, 2004
Former Jaguar Taylor 14th at John Deere Classic
SILVIS, Ill. -- Former Augusta State All-America Vaughn Taylor carded an even-par 71 in his final round Sunday at the John Deere Classic and finished in a six-way tie for 14th place at the TPC at Deere Run.

July 9, 2004
Turner Upset At Carolinas Amateur Championship
PINEHURST, N.C. -- The top two seeds were knocked off in the first round of match play in the Carolinas Amateur Championship at the Country Club of North Carolina's Dogwood course.