2015-16 Men's Golf News

June 28, 2016
Europe Reclaims Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club
FORMBY, England – Augusta University men’s golf senior Robin Petersson and Team Europe defeated the United States, 18.5-11.5, to reclaim the Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club. Team Europe bettered Team USA for the second straight day in singles, 5.5-4.5. The United States now leads the all-time series 10-9-1.

June 25, 2016
Europe Widens Lead at Arnold Palmer Cup
FORMBY, England – Europe dominated the third round singles matches to extend its lead to 13-7 at the Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club. Augusta University men’s golf senior Robin Petersson is competing for Team Europe and the host side earned seven of the 10 points available on Saturday and need only 2.5 points to reclaim the Arnold Palmer Cup.

June 24, 2016
Robin Petersson To Represent Team Europe In 2016 Palmer Cup June 24-26
NORMAN, Okla. – The Arnold Palmer Cup teams for both Europe and the United States were announced on Friday on Golf Channel’s Morning Drive and Augusta senior Robin Petersson was named to the European squad. The annual Ryder Cup-style competition will be played June 24-26 at Formby Golf Cub in Formby, England.

June 24, 2016
Robin Petersson Named PING All-American Honorable Mention, Begins Palmer Cup
FORMBY, England – Augusta University men’s golf senior Robin Petersson picked up a PING All-America honorable mention honor on the eve of the 2016 Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club in Formby, England. Petersson is representing Team Europe in the Ryder Cup-style competition and the first round foursomes pairings teed off on Friday morning.

June 8, 2016
Augusta Golf Camp Set For June 13-16
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's and women's golf programs have announced plans to host the 2016 Augusta Golf Camp from June 13-16 at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro R

May 31, 2016
Petersson Picked For DI PING All-Region Team
EUGENE, Ore. – The Division I PING All-Region honorees were announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Saturday, May 29 and Augusta University senior Robin Petersson made the list for the Southeast Region.

May 18, 2016
Augusta Seals Sixth At NCAA Stillwater Regional
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Augusta University men’s golf team missed a trip to the NCAA Championships by two just strokes on Wednesday afternoon when they finished round three of the NCAA Stillwater Regional in sixth place 48-over par at Karsten Creek Golf Club.

May 17, 2016
Jags One Shot Out Of Fifth Place At NCAA Stillwater Regional
STILLWATER, Okla. – The Augusta Jaguars are one stroke behind Louisville for a top-five spot through two rounds in the NCAA Stillwater Regional at Karsten Creek Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon.

May 16, 2016
Augusta Grabs NCAA Regional Bid To Oklahoma For 19th All-Time Appearance
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The 2016 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championships teams were announced on Golf Channel Morning Drive and the No. 30 ­Augusta Jaguars are headed to the NCAA Division I Men's Golf Regional at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Okla., hosted by Oklahoma State University.

May 16, 2016
Augusta Sits Top Five To Begin NCAA Stillwater Regional
STILLWATER, Okla. – The No. 30 nationally-ranked Augusta Jaguars commenced round one of the NCAA Stillwater Regional on Monday and are tied for fifth with No. 31 Purdue at 15-over par at Karsten Creek Golf Club.

April 25, 2016
Augusta Wins MEAC Championship, Robin Petersson Wins Back-to-Back Title
SAVANNAH, Ga., - The No. 30 Augusta Jaguars claimed the top five spots individually to win their second consecutive Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championship with a commanding 30-under par performance on Saturday at Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah, Ga. With the win, Augusta earns an automatic qualifier to the NCAA Tournament and awaits the regional selection show.

April 22, 2016
All Five Jags In Top 10 At MEAC Championship
SAVANNAH, Ga., - The No. 30 nationally ranked Augusta Jaguars have all five players in the top 10 through 36 holes at the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Championship and are leading the event 12-under par on Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah, Ga.

April 21, 2016
Jags Leading MEAC Championship By Three Strokes Through Round One
SAVANNAH, Ga., - Augusta University senior Robin Petersson and junior Jake Marriott are tied for first place after the opening round of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Championship on Friday afternoon at Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah, Ga. The No. 30 Augusta Jaguars are in first place four-under par and lead the seven-team field by three strokes.

April 20, 2016
Jags Look To Repeat At MEAC Championship April 21-23
NORFOLK, Va., - The Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) will host its 2016 Men’s Golf Championship April 21-23 at Crosswinds Golf Club in Savannah, Ga.

April 17, 2016
Augusta Cards Eighth At The Maxwell In Oklahoma
ARDMORE, Okla. – Ranked No. 29 in the nation, the Augusta Jaguars took eighth place at 16-over par in The Maxwell in Ardmore, Okla., hosted by Oklahoma and Oklahoma State. The Maxwell was scheduled for 54 holes of play across two days, but was called after Saturday’s 36 holes due to weather conditions at Dornick Hills Golf & Country Club.

April 13, 2016
32nd Annual Lauderdale Golf Tournament April 17 At Forest Hills Golf Club
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Join Augusta University on Friday, April 15 for the 32nd-annual Lauderdale Golf Tournament at Forest Hills Golf Club. Spend the day on the links supporting the elite men’s and women’s golf programs at Augusta University as well as scholarship and academic support programs.

April 3, 2016
Jaguars Finish Third At Their 3M Augusta Invitational
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars finished in third place out of 15 teams at their home event in the 38th annual 3M Augusta Invitational on Sunday afternoon at Forest Hills Golf Club. Augusta has finished in the top 10 in all eight tournaments so far this season and has finished third or higher six times.

April 2, 2016
Jaguars Leading Home Event At 3M Augusta Invitational After Two Rounds
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars took the lead in round two to pace the 15-team field through two rounds in their home event at the 3M Augusta Invitational on Saturday at Forest Hills Golf Club. The Jags are 18-under par to sit in first place and lead the event by three strokes.

March 31, 2016
Jags To Host 38th-Annual 3M Augusta Invitational April 2-3
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men's golf team hosts the 38th-annual 3M Augusta Invitational April 2-3 at Forest Hills Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., for one of Division I golf's top events.

March 22, 2016
Augusta Ties For Second With UGA At Linger Longer Invite
GREENSBORO, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars fired their second round at five-under par to finish three shots off the lead and tie for second with No. 2 Georgia at the Linger Longer Invitational on Tuesday afternoon at Great Waters Golf Course. Augusta has finished in the top 10 in all seven tournaments so far this season and has finished third or higher five times.

March 21, 2016
Augusta Ascends To Third At Linger Longer Invitational
GREENSBORO, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars are five shots off the lead after 36 holes of play at the Linger Longer Invitational and sit in third place in the 13-team field at Great Waters Golf Course at Lake Oconee.

March 20, 2016
Jags Sit Sixth To Open Linger Longer Invitational At Lake Oconee
GREENSBORO, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars shot five-under par (283) in round one as a team on Sunday to open the Linger Longer Invitational in sixth place at Great Waters at Reynolds Lake Oconee.

March 14, 2016
Augusta Ties For Fifth At Southern Intercollegiate Championships
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta Jaguars competed in the Southern Intercollegiate Championship for the second straight year in Athens, Ga., and tied for fifth 14-over par in the 14-team field on Monday at Athens County Club.

March 8, 2016
Augusta Holds On To Third At Cleveland Golf/Palmetto Intercollegiate
AIKEN, S.C. – Senior Maverick Antcliff fired his low round of the season with a 67 (-3) to finish one stroke off the overall lead and pace Augusta to third place after round three at the Cleveland Golf/Palmetto Intercollegiate. USC Aiken hosted the two-day event at historic Palmetto Golf Club in Aiken, S.C.­

March 7, 2016
Augusta Third After 36 Holes At Cleveland Golf/Palmetto Intercollegiate
AIKEN, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars are in third place out of 18 teams after rounds one and two at the Cleveland Golf/Palmetto Intercollegiate at historic Palmetto Golf in Aiken, S.C.

March 1, 2016
Augusta Jaguars Fire Best Round To Snag Sixth At Southwestern Jones Invitational
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – The Augusta Jaguars shot three-over par as a team to take sixth in their first tournament of the 2016 season in the Southwestern Jones Invitational at North Ranch Country Club on Tuesday.

February 29, 2016
Augusta Sits Sixth At Southwestern Jones Invitational To Begin 2016
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – The 2016 season began for the Augusta Jaguars at the Southwestern Jones Invitational on Monday afternoon and the Jags are in sixth place at 14-over par after 36 holes at North Ranch Country Club.

February 28, 2016
Augusta Headed To Cali For Southwestern Jones Invitational To Start Spring Season Feb. 29
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – The Augusta University men’s golf team kicks off the 2016 spring season on the west coast at the Southwestern Jones Invitational, hosted by Pepperdine University in Westlake Village Calif., Feb. 29-March 1.

February 14, 2016
Alumnus Vaughn Taylor Wins AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am.
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. – Augusta men’s golf alumnus Vaughn Taylor won the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am., at 17-under par on Sunday at Pebble Beach Golf Links in Pebble Beach, Calif.

February 10, 2016
Men’s Golf Head Coach Jack O’Keefe Inducted Into Arkansas Golf Hall of Fame
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s golf Head Coach Jack O’Keefe has been inducted into the 2016 Arkansas Golf of Fame, the Arkansas State Golf Association (ASGA) announced on Feb. 1, 2016.

January 27, 2016
Augusta Golf Adds Alumnus Mitch Krywulycz As Assistant Coach
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s golf programs named former Jaguar from 2007-2011 and back-to-back National Champion Mitch Krywulycz as the new assistant coach. Krywulycz will assist both the men’s and women’s programs.

November 23, 2015
Gustav Andersson Signs With Augusta In NLI Early Signing Period
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s’ golf team gained freshman Gustav Andersson in the National Letter of Intent (NLI) early signing period, Head Coach Jack O’Keefe announced Monday morning.

November 17, 2015
Men’s Golf MEAC Ring Ceremony Nov. 21 At Jaguar Basketball Home Game
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s golf team will receive their 2015 MEAC Conference Championship rings and a banner with be hung in the rafters of Christenberry Fieldhouse on Saturday, Nov. 21 during halftime of the men’s basketball game against Paine College.

November 10, 2015
Augusta University Golf Set For Jaguar Golf Scramble
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s golf teams and The Birdie Club will host the 2015 Jaguar Golf Scramble at Forest Hills Golf Club this Friday, Nov. 13.

November 3, 2015
Robin Petersson Wins Kiawah Classic, Augusta Finishes Tied For Third
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Augusta University senior Robin Petersson shot back-to-back rounds in the 60s to take first place individually at the 2015 Kiawah Classic by Aramark while the Jaguars finished tied for third out of 22 teams. Inclement weather washed out round three scheduled for Tuesday.

November 2, 2015
Petersson Leads Event, Jags Third After 36 Holes At Kiawah Classic
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – No. 33 Augusta University is in a tie for third place out of 22 teams after the second round at the 2015 Kiawah Classic by Aramark at Turtle Point Golf Course. Jaguar senior Robin Petersson’s 66 (-6) in round two moved him into first-place overall.

November 1, 2015
Augusta Tied For Second At Kiawah Classic By Aramark
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Jaguars began their final tournament of the fall season at the Kiawah Classic by Aramark and No. 33 Augusta University is in a tie for second place with No. 22 Virginia after 18 holes at Turtle Point Golf Club.

October 20, 2015
Jags Finish Tavistock Collegiate Invitational In 10th Place
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s golf team placed 10th after all 54 holes of play at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational Monday in Orlando, Fla., at Isleworth Country Club on Tuesday afternoon.

October 19, 2015
Augusta University Climbs To Ninth At TCI
ORLANDO, Fla. – The No. 32 ranked Augusta University Jaguars improved to ninth place after two rounds at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational Monday in Orlando, Fla., at Isleworth Country Club.

October 18, 2015
Augusta Sits In 10th At Tavistock Collegiate Invitational
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s golf team, ranked No. 32 by Golfstat.com, sit in a tie for 10th place after the opening round at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational Sunday in Orlando, Fla., at Isleworth Country Club.

October 14, 2015
Augusta Begins 11th-Annual Tavistock Collegiate Invitational Oct. 18
ORLANDO, Fla. – Coming off a first-place showing at the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate, the Augusta University men’s golf team travels to the 11th-annual Tavistock Collegiate Invitational at Isleworth Country Club in Orlando, Fla., for a three-day event hosted by UCF and Texas Tech from Oct. 18-20.

October 7, 2015
Jaguars Earn First Win As Augusta University
AUGUSTA, Ga. – For the first time as Augusta University, the Jaguar men’s golf team won a tournament title with a first-place showing at the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course.

October 6, 2015
Augusta University Wins NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate
RALEIGH, N.C. – Officially competing as Augusta University for the first time, the Jaguar men's golf team climbed seven spots to finish in first place at five-over par on Tuesday in the 16-team field at the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Jaguar senior Robin Petersson won the overall event at six-under par to take the individual trophy.

October 5, 2015
Augusta Begins NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate Oct. 5
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s golf team commenced the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate at the Lonnie Poole Golf Course on Monday, Oct. 5. Teams will tee off in a 11:30 a.m. shotgun format due to the weather.

October 5, 2015
Petersson Tied For First At NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate, Augusta Sits Eighth
RALEIGH, N.C. – Augusta University men’s golf senior Robin Petersson is tied for first overall at the the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate and the Jaguars sit in a tie for eighth after the opening 18 holes on Monday at the rainy Lonnie Poole Golf Course.

September 29, 2015
Augusta University Takes Third At Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Augusta University men’s golf team finished third overall at the Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational in the 12-team field at seven-over par led by Jaguar senior Robin Petersson who placed in a tie for third overall.

September 28, 2015
Jags In Fifth Place After 36 Holes At Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Jaguar men’s golf team opened in a shotgun format for 36 holes of play at the Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday and the Jags are in fifth place in the 12-team field paced by senior Robin Petersson who is tied for fourth overall.

September 25, 2015
Jags Tee Off At Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational Sept. 28
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The Jaguar men’s golf team continues the fall portion of their schedule on Monday, Sept. 28 at the Graeme McDowell Shoal Creek Invitational in Birmingham, Ala.

September 20, 2015
Jaguars T9 At OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – The Jaguar men's golf team wrapped play at the Olympia Fields / Fighting Illini Invitational in Olympia Fields, Ill., and GRU Augusta carded ninth out of 15 teams on Sunday afternoon in their first event of the 2015-16 season.

September 18, 2015
Jags Tee Off At OFCC/Fighting Illini Invite, Sit Tied For Eighth
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – The Jaguar men’s golf team began their 2015-16 campaign on Friday at the Olympia Fields / Fighting Illini Invitational in Olympia Fields, Ill., and GRU Augusta is tied for eighth place with UNLV at seven-over par on Friday afternoon – despite teams not finish due to weather.

September 16, 2015
Men's Golf Tees Off For First Time In 2015-16 At OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational Sept. 18
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. - The Jaguar men’s golf team begins their 2015-16 campaign on Friday at the Olympia Fields / Fighting Illini Invitational in Olympia Fields, Ill.

September 14, 2015
Henrik Norlander Posts Course Record, Wins Hotel Fitness To Claim PGA Tour Card
FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Former Jaguar men’s Golf All-American Henrik Norlander shot a course-record 10-under 62 on Sunday to win the Web.com Tour Finals-opening Hotel Fitness Championship and claimed his PGA Tour Card for the 2015-16 season.

September 10, 2015
GRU Augusta Golf Releases 2015-16 Online Media Guides
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta women’s and men’s golf teams unveiled their 2015-16 online media guide and fans can view it on jaguarsroar.com – the official website for Jaguar Athletics.

August 19, 2015
Antcliff Wins Match Play Opener At U.S. Amateur
OLYMPIA FIELDS, Ill. – GRU Augusta men’s golf rising senior Maverick Antcliff outlasted Adrian Meronk from East Tennessee State University and won the opening round of match play on Wednesday to move on to the round of 32 at the 115th United States Amateur at Olympia Fields Country Club.

August 18, 2015
Maverick Antcliff Advances To Match Play At U.S. Amateur
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men’s golf rising senior Maverick Antcliff shot a round-two 65 (-5) at the 2015 U.S. Amateur at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill, and advanced to match play sitting tied for sixth overall at three-under par.

August 3, 2015
Petersson Named All-American Scholar By Golf Coaches Association Of America
NORMAN, Okla. - Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for Divisions I, II and the NAIA have been announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America and rising senior Robin Petersson represented the GRU Augusta men’s team on the Division I list.

August 3, 2015
Antcliff & Everett Qualify For 115th U.S. Amateur
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men’s golf senior Maverick Antcliff and sophomore Broc Everett qualified for the 2015 U.S. Amateur on August 17- 23 at Olympia Fields Country Club in Olympia Fields, Ill.

August 3, 2015
Jake Marriott Wins 2015 Aflac Cup
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men’s golf rising junior Jake Marriott won the 2015 Aflac Cup on July 25 at The Oglethorpe Invitational, hosted by the Wilmington Island Club in Savannah, Ga. The Aflac Cup was awarded to the player with the combined best tournament results of three major amateur tournaments: The Southeastern Amateur, hosted by the Country Club of Columbus in Columbus, Ga., The Rice Planters Amateur, hosted by the Snee Farm Country Club in Mt. Pleasant, S.C., and The Oglethorpe Invitational.

July 23, 2015
Men’s Golf Gains Three In 2015-16 Recruiting Class
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The GRU Augusta men's golf team and Head Coach Jack O'Keefe announced that three new student-athletes have signed and will play for the Jaguars in the 2015-16 Division I golf season.

July 9, 2015
Men’s Golf Reveals 2015-16 Schedule
AUGUSTA, Ga. – GRU Augusta men’s golf Head Coach Jack O’Keefe announced the full competition slate for the Jaguars in the upcoming 2015-16 schedule on Thursday morning.