2013-14 Men's Golf News

June 5, 2014
GRU Augusta Golf Camp Sees Record High Numbers
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Golf program wrapped up its annual Golf Camp on Thursday with a record number of 30 campers attending at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road.

June 3, 2014
Henrik Norlander Advances to U.S. Open
ROSWELL, Ga. – Henrik Norlander helped the Jaguars win back-to-back NCAA Division I championships in 2010 and 2011, and now he’ll play in his first major tournament at the U.S. Open June 12-15 at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club’s Course No. 2 in Pinehurst, N.C.

June 2, 2014
Alex Wennstam Joins PGA Of Sweden, Turns Pro
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Recently completing his collegiate eligibility at GRU Augusta, four-year men’s golf veteran Alex Wennstam will embark on a career as a professional golfer as a member of the PGA of Sweden.

May 27, 2014
Golf Camp Set For June 2nd-5th
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Golf programs have announced plans to host the 2014 Golf Camp from June 2nd-5th at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road.

May 17, 2014
GRU Augusta’s Wennstam Finishes Final NCAA Event
EUGENE, Ore. – GRU Augusta men’s golf senior Alex Wennstam shot a 9-over 79 in his third and final round to finish the NCAA Eugene Regional at 21-over par and tied for 59th overall on Saturday at the Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore.

May 16, 2014
Senior Alex Wennstam Shaves Six Strokes At NCAA Regional
EUGENE, Ore. – Representing the Jaguar men’s golf team as one of ten individuals, senior Alex Wennstam improved his first round score by six strokes at the NCAA Eugene Regional, shooting a 3-over 73 at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore., Friday in the second round of play.

May 15, 2014
Senior Alex Wennstam Wraps Up First Round At NCAA Regional
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men’s golf senior Alex Wennstam opened play Thursday morning as an individual at the NCAA Eugene Regional at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore., to shoot a 9-over 79 on the par-70, 6,990 yard course.

May 14, 2014
Freshman Jake Marriott Advances To U.S. Open Sectionals
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men’s golf freshman Jake Marriott advanced through the U.S. Open Local Qualifying round Monday at Illini Country Club – tying for the low round in the field with a 2-under 69. Marriott will compete in the 36-hole sectional round on June 2nd in either Roswell, Ga., or Memphis, Tenn., for a chance to compete in the U.S. Open June 12-15 in Pinehurst, N.C., at the Pinehurst Resort & Country Club.

May 7, 2014
2014 Birdie Club Banquet Photo Gallery!
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Check out some photos from the annual Birdie Club Banquet that took place in the Jaguar Student Activities Center on Sunday May 4, 2014. The mission of The Birdie Club is to provide much-needed funding for the Jaguar men’s and women’s golf programs through generous donations of individuals and corporations for the purpose of competing at the highest level in intercollegiate golf.

May 6, 2014
Senior Alex Wennstam Advances To NCAA Regional
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men’s golf senior Alex Wennstam has earned a berth as an alternate to compete as an individual in the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf regional at Eugene Country Club in Eugene, Ore., May 15-17.

April 17, 2014
Jaguar Golf Camp Set For June 2nd-5th
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The men’s and women’s GRU Augusta Golf programs have announced plans to host the 2014 Jaguar Golf Camp from June 2nd-5th at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road.

April 6, 2014
GRU Augusta Cards Eighth At 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars wrapped up their home tournament, the 3M Augusta Invitational, on Sunday at Forest Hills Golf Club to take eighth in the 15-team field where seven of the top-25 teams in the nation competed in the 54-hole event.

April 5, 2014
Jaguars 8th At 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguars started out with a slew of birdies to open play at the 3M Augusta Invitational at Forest Hills Golf Club, but dropped the pace to currently sit eighth in the 15-team field after Saturday’s opening 36-holes in shotgun format.

March 31, 2014
Jaguars To Host 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar Men’s Golf team will play host to some of the nation’s best on April 5-6 at the 3M Augusta Invitational, GRU Augusta’s home event at Forest Hills Golf Club.

March 25, 2014
GRU Augusta Holds On To Eighth At Hootie
AWENDAW, S.C. – GRU Augusta steadily climbed the leaderboard while all five Jaguars shot under par in round three to finish the 15-team event eighth at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate on Bulls Bay Golf Club in Awendaw, S.C.

March 24, 2014
Jaguars Improve To Sit Tied For 10th At Hootie
AWENDAW, S.C. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars climbed the leaderboard in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate at Bulls Bay Golf Club to sit tied for 10th heading in to tomorrow’s final 18 holes.

March 23, 2014
GRU Augusta Finishes Round One Of Hootie Tied For 12th
AWENDAW, S.C. – GRU Augusta is tied for 12th with rival USC Aiken after the opening 18 holes in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, hosted by South Carolina in Awendaw S.C.

March 21, 2014
GRU Augusta Headed To Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate
AWENDAW, S.C. – GRU Augusta opens play in their fourth tournament of the 2014 season at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate, hosted by South Carolina at Bulls Bay Golf Club in Awendaw, S.C.

March 20, 2014
30th Annual Lauderdale Golf Tournament Set
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Join Georgia Regents University Augusta Friday, April 18 at Forest Hills Golf Club and spend the day on the links in the Lauderdale Golf Tournament to support the elite men’s and women’s golf programs at GRU Augusta as well as scholarship and academic support programs.

March 11, 2014
Solid Round Three Gives Jags Sixth-Place Finish
AIKEN, S.C. – The Jaguars wrapped up the 17th annual Cleveland Golf/ Palmetto Collegiate at Palmetto Golf Club for the final 18 holes with an 876 team score to finish tied for six in the 17-team field Monday.

March 10, 2014
GRU Augusta Tied For 9th In Aiken Tourney
AIKEN, S.C. – The Jaguars opened play at the 17th-annual Cleveland Golf Palmetto Intercollegiate at Palmetto Golf Club to finish the first day’s 36-holes tied for ninth on Monday in the 17-team field.

March 6, 2014
Join The Birdie Club To Support Jaguar Golf
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Jaguar men’s and women’s golf teams are underway with their 2014 seasons and there is still time to join The Birdie Club. View the membership application attached to this email for information on how to join and stay tuned to jaguarsroar.com for details on the upcoming men’s and women’s home golf tournaments.

March 1, 2014
Jaguars Take First at Forest Hills
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta made the most of home-course advantage, placing six golfers in the top ten for a seven-stroke victory in the Forest Hills Collegiate on Saturday, March 1 at Forest Hills Golf Club.

February 25, 2014
Jags Take 6th At Hayt Collegiate Invitational
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – GRU Augusta finished sixth overall at the Hayt Collegiate Invitational at Sawgrass Country Club on Tuesday afternoon with Viktor Edin and Jake Marriott ending both tied for ninth to pace the Jaguars in the 15-team field.

February 24, 2014
GRU Moves To 5th At Hayt Collegiate
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The Jaguars climbed nine spots in the second round of the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational at Sawgrass Country Club to sit 6-over for fifth place led by freshman Jake Marriott’s 4-under 68 and freshman Viktor Edin’s 3-under 69 after round two.

February 23, 2014
Jaguars 14th After Weather Delay At Hayt Collegiate
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – GRU Augusta finished 11-over after the first day of play to sit 14th at the Hayt Collegiate Invitational hosted by North Florida at the Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.

February 21, 2014
Jaguars Open 2014 At John Hayt Collegiate
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta Jaguars return to the Sunshine State to kick off the 2014 portion of their schedule Feb. 23-25 in the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational at historic Sawgrass Country Club in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla. GRU then hosts the Forest Hills Collegiate, a one-day event on March 1 at Forest Hills Golf Club off Wrightsboro Road.

January 20, 2014
Patrick Reed Sets Tour Record at Humana Challenge
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Former Jaguar Golf standout and back-to-back NCAA champion, Patrick Reed set a course record this past weekend at the Humana Challenge with the lowest score under par in the first three rounds of a tournament, finishing at 28-under.

December 2, 2013
O’Keefe Tabbed To Lead Golf Program
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- Jack O’Keefe was named head men's golf coach at Georgia Regents University on Monday, Dec. 2 during an 11:00 a.m., news conference at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House.

November 26, 2013
Jaguars To Introduce New Coach Monday
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- GRU Augusta Athletics will introduce its new men’s golf coach on Monday, Dec. 2, GRU Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced Tuesday.

November 6, 2013
Bogey-Free 65 Delivers Round One Lead for Taylor Floyd at eGolf Tour’s Cabarrus Classic
CONCORD, N.C. -- Like countless professional golfers throughout the country, Taylor Floyd spent the vast majority of his fall months chasing the dream at Web.com Tour Q-School, successfully advancing through both the pre-qualifying and first stages to reach the halfway point in the annual trek towards golf’s higher grounds.

November 5, 2013
Jaguars Close Out Fall Ninth In Florida
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- GRU Augusta combined for a 304 Tuesday during the third and final round of the Eagle/Osprey Intercollegiate at Deerwood Country Club.

November 4, 2013
GRU Ninth In Jacksonville
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- GRU Augusta posted rounds of 298 (+10) and 307 (+19) Monday during the first two rounds of the Eagle/Osprey Intercollegiate at Deerwood Country Club.

October 29, 2013
Jags 11th At Royal Oaks
DALLAS, Texas. – The Jaguars shot a 369 Tuesday afternoon to finish 11th at the sixth-annual Royal Oaks Intercollegiate at the Royal Oaks Country Club.

October 22, 2013
Jaguars 14th At Isleworth
WINDERMERE, Fla. -- GRU Augusta posted a 310 Tuesday afternoon in the third and final round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club. The ICI, now its 10th year of existence, is annually one of the top intercollegiate events in the nation.

October 21, 2013
Jaguars Slip To 12th At Isleworth
WINDERMERE, Fla. -- The GRU Augusta Men’s Golf squad combined for an 8-over 296 Monday in the second round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club. The ICI, now its 10th year of existence, is annually one of the top intercollegiate events in the nation.

October 20, 2013
Jaguars 11th At Isleworth
WINDERMERE, Fla. -- The GRU Augusta Men’s Golf squad carded a five-over 293 Sunday in the opening round of the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club. The ICI, now its 10th year of existence, is annually one of the top intercollegiate events in the nation.

October 6, 2013
Jaguars Take Eighth At Brickyard
MACON, Ga. -- GRU Augusta recorded its low round of the season Sunday in the third and final round of the Brickyard Collegiate Championship, hosted by Mercer University at The Brickyard at Riverside.

October 5, 2013
Jaguars Ninth At Brickyard
MACON, Ga. -- GRU Augusta combined for a 3-over 291 Saturday in the second round of the Brickyard Collegiate Championship, hosted by Mercer University at The Brickyard at Riverside.

October 4, 2013
Jags Open In Eighth At Brickyard
MACON, Ga. -- GRU Augusta posted a first round of 5-over 293 Friday afternoon in the opening round of the Brickyard Collegiate Championship, hosted by Mercer University at The Brickyard at Riverside.

October 1, 2013
Jaguars’ Thompson Named Interim Coach
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- GRU Augusta Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced Tuesday the appointment of Kory Thompson as interim head coach for the Jaguar Men’s Golf program.

September 24, 2013
McPherson Resigns As Golf Coach
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- GRU Augusta Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced Tuesday the resignation of Jaguar Head Men’s Golf Coach Kevin McPherson.

September 15, 2013
Jaguars Open Season Sixth In Illinois
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- GRU Augusta posted a 9-over 289 Sunday in the third and final round of the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields (Ill.) Country Club.

September 14, 2013
Jaguars Climb To Seventh
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- GRU Augusta booked an 8-over 288 Saturday in the second round of the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields (Ill.) Country Club.

September 13, 2013
Jags Open Season In 10th Place
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- GRU Augusta opened the 2013-14 season Friday afternoon by posting a first-round 296 in the Olympia Fields Country Club/Fighting Illini Invitational at Olympia Fields (Ill.) Country Club.

September 12, 2013
Jags Set For Season Opener
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- The GRU Augusta Men’s Golf program kicks off the 2013-14 season this weekend in the Prairie State.

September 5, 2013
Jaguars Unveil 2013-14 Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. -- One of the most daunting schedules in school history awaits the GRU Augusta Men’s Golf program, according to an announcement Thursday from Jaguar Head Coach Kevin McPherson, who recently put the finishing touches on this season’s slate.