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Florida redshirt freshman Matthew Kress swings his club during the Southeastern Conference Championships Thursday, April 20, 2023. / Photo by Leslie White

Florida men’s golf’s season ends in fourth round of NCAA championship

Texas, the host of the 2023-24 NCAA championships, decided to hold the event at a course no team in the country had seen this season: the Omni La Costa Resort north course. It presented a challenge to all golfers. The course was unfamiliar and contained grasses that Florida hadn’t seen much of in collegiate competition.  Florida advanced to the fourth and final round of stroke play but failed to place in the top eight to secure a spot in the match play finals

Florida women's golf coach Emily Glaser and Maisie Filler at Mark Bostick Golf Course on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 / UAA Communications photo by Tim Casey

The big sister program: How Florida women’s golf brings its team together

The Florida women’s golf team came into the 2023-2024 season with a unique split in the class of its players. The roster included a majority of upperclassmen and new players. Coach Emily Glaser, who is in her 12th year as head coach, wanted to find a way to unite her team by using her seniors' experience to its advantage. From this, the big sister program was formed. 

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