2005-06 Men's Golf News

June 28, 2006
Taylor Lands Spot In The Open
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Former Augusta State standout Vaughn Taylor will play in his second major of the season next month at The Open Championship.

June 27, 2006
Golf House Groundbreaking Held
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State University held a groundbreaking ceremony Tuesday morning, June 26, for its new intercollegiate golf house.

June 26, 2006
ASU Golf Notebook
Former Augusta State standout James Heath fired a six-under 67 Saturday and moved into second place in the European Challenge Tour’s Credit Suisse Challenge at Wylihof Golf Club in Luterbach, Switzerland …

June 20, 2006
Guest 15th At Southeastern
COLUMBUS, Ga. -- Augusta State's Keith Guest finished 15th over the weekend in the Southeastern Amateur at the Country Club of Columbus.

June 18, 2006
Miller Takes Seventh At Monroe
PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- Augusta State’s Jamie Miller fired an even-par 70 Saturday and posted a seventh-place finish in the Monroe Invitational at the Donald-Ross designed Monroe Golf Club.

June 14, 2006
Wilson Aims To Make Major Statement
MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Former Augusta State standout Oliver Wilson embarks on his first professional major championship Thursday when he tees off in the U.S. Open at Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y.

June 12, 2006
Turner Notches Runnerup Finish
STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Former Augusta State standout Emmett Turner carded his second runnerup finish in only his sixth start on the NGA Hooters Tour Sunday when he finished in a three-way tie for second in the Statesville Classic at Statesville Country Club.

June 6, 2006
Booth Cards High Finish At Home
ABERLADY, Scotland -- Augusta State's Wallace Booth kicked off his summer amateur schedule with a solid finish over the weekend in the Scottish Amateur Stroke Play Championship.

June 5, 2006
Wilson Headed To U.S. Open
SURREY, England -- Former Augusta State standout Oliver Wilson played his way into his first professional major championship Monday during U.S. Open sectional qualifying at Walton Heath Golf Club.

May 15, 2006
Jaguars Close 2005-06 Strong
EATONTON, Ga. -- Augusta State fired the low round of the day Monday in the final round of the inaugural Linger Longer Invitational at the Oconee Course on Reynolds Plantation.

May 6, 2006
Jamieson Leads In Lytham
LYTHAM ST ANNES, England -- Scott Jamieson looked right at home on the links of Royal Lytham & St. Annes Golf Club even though the Scotsman had just spent the last four and a half years playing golf in the United States.

April 16, 2006
Jags 11th At Aggie Invite
BRYAN, Texas -- Augusta State posted a final-round 306 Sunday and finished in a tie for 11th in The Aggie Invitational at Traditions Golf Club.

April 12, 2006
Former ASU Standout Cards Runnerup Finish
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. -- Former Augusta State standout Emmett Turner posted the best finish of his brief professional career Sunday, April 9 in the Hooters Tour Classic at Royal Lakes.

April 2, 2006
Coastal Carolina Claims Title
EVANS, Ga. -- Coastal Carolina posted a final round of one-over 289 Sunday to claim a five-shot victory in the 2006 Administaff Augusta State Invitational presented by McCalla Raymer, LLC, at Champions Retreat Golf Club.

March 31, 2006
ASU, Champions Retreat Set To Host Many Of Nation's Finest
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 2006 Administaff Augusta State Invitational tees off Saturday morning with several of the nation’s top golf programs in action at Champions Retreat Golf Club.

March 30, 2006
Jags Halve Match With No. 5 UCLA
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State halved a dual match with fifth-ranked UCLA Thursday afternoon at Forest Hills Golf Club.

March 28, 2006
Miller Cans Clutch Putt For Victory
AWENDAW, S.C. -- Augusta State’s Jamie Miller capped a back-nine charge by sinking a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to capture medalist honors and lead the Jaguars to their best finish of the season Tuesday in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate at Bulls Bay Golf Club.

March 28, 2006
Administaff ASU Invitational Field Taking Shape
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 2006 Administaff Augusta State Invitational presented by McCalla Raymer, LLC, will once again boast one of the top fields in the tournament’s rich history.

March 19, 2006
ASU's Manning Takes Third
STATESBORO, Ga. -- Augusta State fired a final round of one-under 287 Sunday, the second-lowest round of the day, and moved up to a 10th-place finish in the Schenkel E-Z-GO Invitational at Forest Heights Country Club.

March 15, 2006
Jaguars To Face UCLA
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State will take on UCLA in a match-play event preceding the Administaff Augusta State Invitational presented by McCalla Raymer, LLC, Jaguar Director of Golf and men’s head coach Josh Gregory announced Wednesday.

February 23, 2006
Turner Fourth In First Pro Event
MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. -- Emmett Turner fired the low round of the day Thursday and vaulted to a fourth-place finish in his first event as a professional.

February 10, 2006
Jaguars Take 11th In Hawaii
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s golf team posted a second round of 10-over 294 Augusta State shot a final round of 11-over 295 Friday and posted an 11th-place finish in the UH Hilo Intercollegiate at Waikoloa Village Golf Course on the Big Island of Hawaii.

February 8, 2006
Jags Open Spring Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s golf team tees off its spring season later today when the Jaguars begin play in the UH Hilo Intercollegiate.

January 6, 2006
Can Takes Third In New Year's Invitational
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.-- Augusta State's Tarik Can fired a four-under 68 Sunday in the final round of the New Year's Invitational at St. Petersburg (Fla.) Country Club.

December 23, 2005
Pair of Jags Post Solid Finishes At Dixie Amateur
POMPANO BEACH, Fla.-- A pair of golfers with Augusta State ties delivered solid finishes Thursday in the Dixie Amateur at Palm-Aire Country Club.

December 22, 2005
Jags Chalk Up Fall To Experience
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s golf fall season will undoubtedly serve as a learning experience for the young squad in 2006. Head coach Josh Gregory hopes it serves as motivation as well.

November 30, 2005
Jags Land All-American
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s golf coach Josh Gregory announced Wednesday that Michael Gordy has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2006. He is the second early signee for Gregory, now in his fourth season at the helm of the ASU men’s golf program.

November 29, 2005
Newman Inks With Jaguars
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State men’s golf coach Josh Gregory announced Tuesday that Carter Newman has signed a national letter-of-intent to play for the Jaguars beginning in the fall of 2006. He is the first early signee for Gregory, now in his fourth season at the helm of the ASU men’s golf program.

November 27, 2005
Near Miss For Wilson In China
SHENZHEN, China -- England’s Paul Casey fired a closing round 65 to surge through the field and set up a play-off victory over compatriot Oliver Wilson in the Volvo China Open at Shenzhen Golf Club.

November 12, 2005
Jaguars Close Out Fall Schedule
HOWIE-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. -- Georgia Southern knocked Augusta State out of the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship Saturday 4-0-1 at Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort.

November 11, 2005
Jaguars Earn Split On First Day of Match Play
HOWIE-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. -- Augusta State split a pair of matches Friday in the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship at Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort.

November 10, 2005
Jags Close Out Fall Schedule At Match Play
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men's golf program wraps up its fall schedule this weekend when the Jaguars compete in the Hooters Collegiate Match Play Championship at Mission Inn Golf & Tennis Resort in Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

November 6, 2005
Jaguars 17th At Carpet Capital Collegiate
ROCKY FACE, Ga. -- Augusta State posted a 310 Sunday and finished 17th in the Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club.

November 3, 2005
Jaguars Headed Down On The Farm
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The 15th-ranked Augusta State men's golf team returns to action Friday morning when the Jaguars open play in the Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Ga., just outside of Dalton.

November 1, 2005
ASU Eighth At CordeValle Collegiate
SAN MARTIN, Calif. -- Augusta State shot a final-round, eight-over 296 Tuesday and finished tied for eighth in the inaugural CordeValle Collegiate at CordeValle Country Club outside of San Francisco.

October 29, 2005
Augusta State Golf Headed To Opposite Coasts
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- For the second straight weekend, the Augusta State men's and women's golf teams are headed to two of the premiere golf destinations in the country.

October 25, 2005
ASU Finishes 16th At Isleworth
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State posted a three-round total of 53-over 917 to finish in 16th place after the final round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club Tuesday.

October 20, 2005
Big Weekend For Augusta State Golf
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- With a pair of top-five finishes in their first two events of the season, the Augusta State Lady Jaguars continue their 2005 fall schedule when they tee off this weekend in the Taco Bell Intercollegiate.

October 19, 2005
ASU Golf Among Nation's Best
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State was recently named the 11th-ranked men’s collegiate golf program of all time, according to a poll recently released by Golfweek magazine.

October 11, 2005
Jags Finish Ninth At Jerry Pate
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- Augusta State junior Major Manning and freshman Stephen Swanepoel each tied for 14th Tuesday following the third and final round of the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate at Old Overton Golf Club.

October 7, 2005
Jaguars Out To Defend Title
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men’s golf team will look to defend the first of its three regular-season titles from 2004-05 when the Jaguars begin play Monday in the Jerry Pate National Intercollegiate at the par-71, 6,958-yard Old Overton Golf Club in Birmingham, Ala.

September 29, 2005
Turner Fourth At USGA State Team Championship
BLUFFTON, S.C. -- Terrence Miskell recorded his third consecutive sub-par round to lead Texas to the title at the 2005 USGA Men’s State Team Championship, which concluded Thursday at the par-72, 7,073-yard South Course at Berkeley Hall.

September 28, 2005
ASU Takes Seventh At Preview
SUNRIVER, Ore. -- Augusta State junior Major Manning posted a final round of one-over 73 Wednesday as the Jaguars settled for a seventh-place finish in the PING/Golfweek Preview at Crosswater Club at Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Ore.

September 24, 2005
New-Look Jaguars Headed To Oregon
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Augusta State men's golf team will have an entirely new look when the Jaguars tee it up Monday, Sept. 26, in the first round of the PING/Golfweek Preview at Sunriver Resort's Crosswater Golf Club in Sunriver, Ore.

September 21, 2005
ASU Invitational To Have New Venue
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The Administaff Augusta State Invitational intercollegiate golf tournament will have a new venue in 2006, Augusta State Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced Wednesday, Sept. 21, during a 2:00 p.m. press conference at Champions Retreat Golf Club.

September 20, 2005
ASU Athletics To Conduct Press Conference
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Augusta State Director of Athletics Clint Bryant will conduct a press conference Wednesday, Sept. 21, at 2:00 p.m. to discuss the future of the Augusta State University Invitational intercollegiate golf tournament.

September 11, 2005
Edberg Ties For 19th in Professional Debut
VAXHOLM, Sweden -- Former Augusta State standout Kalle Edberg shot a final round 73 Sunday at the Waxholm Golf Club to finish in a tie for 19th place at the Telia Challenge Waxholm.

September 6, 2005
Wilson 23rd on European Tour
CRANS-SUR-SIERRE, Switzerland -- European Tour rookie Oliver Wilson managed a two-over 73 Sunday and finished in a tie for 23rd at the Omega European Masters.

August 23, 2005
Near Miss For Turner At U.S. Amateur
ARDMORE, Pa. -- Emmett Turner shot a two-over 72 Tuesday at Philadelphia Country Club in the second round of stroke-play qualifying at the 105th U.S. Amateur Championship.

August 21, 2005
Turner Ready For U.S. Amateur
AUGUSTA -- Former Augusta State standout Emmett Turner tees off in the 105th U.S. Amateur Championship Monday afternoon. It his first appearance in the USGA's oldest championship after being an alternate each of the last three years.

August 21, 2005
Taylor Successfully Defends PGA Tour Title
RENO, Nev. --Vaughn Taylor carded an even-par 72 Sunday in the final round to capture the PGA Tour's Reno-Tahoe Open at Montreux Golf and Country Club for the second consecutive year. Despite his even-par effort, Taylor established a new 72-hole tournament scoring record with a total of 21-under 267 (64-67-64-72), breaking the previous mark by four shots.

August 17, 2005
Taylor Set To Defend At Reno-Tahoe Open
RENO, Nev. -- Former Augusta State standout Vaughn Taylor looks to defend his first PGA Tour title when he tees off Thursday in the first round of the Reno-Tahoe Open at Montreux Golf and Country Club.

August 8, 2005
ASU's Turner Claims South Carolina State Amateur
DANIEL ISLAND, S.C. -- Former Augusta State standout Emmett Turner tied a course record Sunday with an eight-under 64 to overcome a two-shot deficit and capture the 74th Annual South Carolina State Amateur Championship at Daniel Island Club's Beresford Creek Course.

July 10, 2005
Guest 48th At State Amateur
SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Augusta State's Keith Guest shot a final-round 80 Sunday in the 84th Annual Georgia Amateur Championship at The Savannah Golf Club.

July 1, 2005
Turner Ties For 17th At The Dogwood
ATLANTA, Ga. -- Augusta State's Emmett Turner combined to shoot six-under-par in his final two rounds Thursday and Friday at The Dogwood Invitational at Druid Hills Golf Club.

June 27, 2005
Booth Captures East of Scotland Open
FIFE, Scotland -- Augusta State's Wallace Booth shot an even-par 71 Sunday to capture the BP East of Scotland Open Stroke Play Championship at Lundin Golf Club.

June 27, 2005
Turner 46th At Northeast Amateur
RUMFORD, R.I. -- Augusta State's Emmett Turner fired a one-under 68 Sunday in the final round of the 44th Annual Northeast Amateur Invitational at Wannamoisett Country Club.