After three tournaments in four weeks, the Gators are no strangers to the physical challenges of a rigorous, professional-style schedule.
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The Gators operated with a marathon mindset on Monday.
When the Gators return to Las Vegas in a few weeks, it won’t be a chance to gamble and hit the strip.
Gordon Neale smashed his club into the mulch.
Last year, he shot the lowest round and tournament of his college career. This year, his team is looking for more.
Over on the West Coast, late lead changes decided the fate of Florida’s women’s golf team.
At the Florida Challenge on Jan. 30, the first test for coach Emily Glaser’s freshmen golfers was a grueling 11-hour, 36-hole gauntlet of cold weather and stiff competition.
Senior Ryan Orr had never won a tournament as an individual in his four years at Florida. But after shooting 6 under (204) during the two-day Sea Best Invitational, Orr captured his first title by one stroke over teammate Alejandro Tosti.
The No. 3 Gators performed well on Day 1 of the Sea Best Invitational, starting in the early morning and finishing late into the afternoon with a hole-in-one, a sweep of the top-three spots and an overall team lead after playing 36 holes on the day.
After a slow start to the 2016 season, the Florida men’s golf team found its rhythm and has been playing with confidence.
Back in October, Florida golfer Gordon Neale received a text.
At the beginning of the Fall season, there were very few questions to be asked about how well the Gators women’s golf team would play.
Nine top-10 individual finishes, four top-five team finishes, two tournament wins and one individual title.
This one was never in doubt.
After the first round of Florida’s final Fall tournament, the Stanford Intercollegiate, the UF women’s golf team found itself falling behind.
While the rest of the team struggled to get under par, junior Alejandro Tosti cruised through the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational in Dallas on Tuesday.
The Florida men’s golf team had a strong second round at the Nike Golf Collegiate Invitational in Dallas, jumping to second place at 8 under par and featuring three golfers within the top-20.