The women’s team was ranked 12th in the nation, and junior Sierra Brooks was named a Golfweek Preseason Second-Team All-American heading into the first tournament of the fall season. Both have proven themselves to be worthy of their preseason praise following their first day in their opening competition. The Gators are in the lead at the Cougar Classic after one round and Brooks is atop the individual leaderboard.
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With one putt, senior Gordon Neale put a merciful end to day one of the Carpet Capital Collegiate for the Gators.
The NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Committee announced Thursday afternoon that Florida men’s golf coach J.C. Deacon has been issued a public reprimand for his actions at the 2018 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf National Championships in Stillwater, Oklahoma, on May 28.
The Florida men’s golf team came out strong in the second round of stroke play at the NCAA Championships on Saturday afternoon.
The No. 6 Florida men's golf team finds itself in a deep hole following first round play in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
Seven top-five team finishes. Four top-three finishes. Two team wins. Nine top-five individual finishes. Two individual championships.
Two quadruple bogeys, two triple bogeys, five double bogeys, 14 bogeys, 10 birdies and the rest pars.
Sierra Brooks, as usual, led the UF women’s golf team into battle on Friday at the NCAA Championships in Stillwater, Oklahoma.
History was set on the final day of the NCAA Kissimmee Regional.
If the Gators men’s golf team’s performance on Monday at the NCAA Kissimmee Regional was any indication, then Florida plays better on the back nine then it does on the front.
Faced with over an hour of rain delays at the Watson Course at Reunion Resort, the Florida men’s golf team didn’t allow the weather affect its postseason aspirations.
In round one of the NCAA Austin Regional, senior Taylor Tomlinson shot the second-worst score on her team. On Tuesday, in round two, she shot Florida’s highest score.
After a top five finish at the SEC Championship, sophomore Marta Perez was slipped into the number one spot for the Florida Gators women’s golf team. Having a lot of momentum going into the NCAA Regional, expectations were high for her.
On the third playoff hole of the SEC Championship, UF sophomore Andy Zhang had a chance at individual victory over Ole Miss’ Cecil Wegener with a putt just a couple feet away from the hole. He calmly sank the putt, pumped his fist, shook Wegener’s hand and embraced his coach, J.C. Deacon. “You got it, you won,” Deacon said in between Zhang’s “Oh my God.”
The No. 11 Florida men’s golf team needed to have a big day on Thursday to have any hope of advancing to match play following a tough first day of the SEC Championship at the Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Georgia.