Golf

Sun Devils Defend at ASU Thunderbird Invitational

By: Kayla Mortellaro TEMPE, Ariz.--- The ASU men’s golf team are in a groove that has resulted in five wins during the spring season. Over the weekend, the Sun Devils successfully defended their home tournament, the 2015 ASU Thunderbird Invitational. As a team, the Devils finished at 25 under par (815) for three tournament rounds. Iowa State finished in second place ... Read More »

2015 ASU Thunderbird Invitational

By: Kayla Mortellaro The Arizona State men’s golf team have competed in nine golf tournaments from the fall and spring seasons, accumulating four team titles. The team has shown great consistency all year by not having a finish worse than sixth place. Since the start of 2015, the Sun Devils improved to finishing atop of their competition with all four ... Read More »

JTBC Founders Cup Champion

By: Kayla Mortellaro  The sixth tournament of the 2015 LPGA season produced a sixth different winner and a rookie that outlasted the veterans chasing her down. Hyo Joo Kim hoisted the trophy Sunday afternoon at the JTBC Founders Cup at Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix, Ariz. Kim, 19 from South Korea, finished the four rounds at 21 under (65-69-66-67), three ... Read More »

LPGA JTBC Founders Cup Preview

By: Kayla Mortellaro The LPGA tour has come to town to kick start nine-straight domestic events on the 2015 season. As the sixth tournament of the season, the JTBC Founders Cup starts Thursday, March 19- March 22 at Wildfire Golf Club in Phoenix, Ariz. Wildfire Golf Club enters its fourth year as the host course. The course layout is a par 72 ... Read More »

O’Sullivan Captures Gateway Classic

By: Kayla Mortellaro  Overcast skies on Sunday afternoon didn’t slow down 16-year-old amateur Hannah O’Sullivan from capturing the 2015 Gateway Classic at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz. O’Sullivan, a Chandler, Ariz., resident shot -15 (67-65-69=201) to win by four strokes and become the youngest to ever win a Symetra Tour event. Haley Italia finished in second place at -11 ... Read More »

Sun Devils Win Three-Straight

By: Kayla Mortellaro  The Arizona State men’s golf team does it again. ASU competed in The Prestige at PGA West in La Quinta, Cali.,  February 16-18, and the result was a familiar outcome; a first place victory. The Sun Devils have opened up their spring season with three- straight team titles. This marks the first time an ASU squad has ... Read More »

LPGA Hopefuls Begin Season at Gateway Classic

By: Kayla Mortellaro The Gateway Classic kicks off the Symetra Tour season February 20-22 at Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, Ariz. The Symetra Tour gives women professional golfers the opportunity to hone their skills and travel the country in pursuit of the chance to earn enough money at year end to join the LPGA tour. The top 10 on the ... Read More »

Davis Love III to Get Second Crack at Ryder Cup Captaincy

By: Kayla Mortellaro  Professional golfers don’t get mulligans during tournament rounds. But Davis Love III will get a second chance. According to Tim Rosaforte of the Golf Channel, Love III will captain the U.S. Ryder Cup squad for the second time in 2016. The official announcement is set for February 24 by the PGA of America at their headquarters in ... Read More »

Tiger Woods Steps Away Indefinitely

By: Kayla Mortellaro The golf world will be without Tiger Woods, indefinitely. Woods announced Wednesday that he was stepping away from the PGA Tour until his game returns to a top- professional level. “Right now, I need a lot of work on my game, and to still spend time with the people that are important to me,” Woods said on ... Read More »

ASU Men’s Golf Off to Hot Start

By: Kayla Mortellaro Arizona State men’s golf has jumped out of the gates for the 2015 spring season with team tournament wins and individual headlines. The 21st ranked Sun Devils opened the spring season with a victory at the Arizona Intercollegiate, firing a team total of 12 under par over three rounds of golf. The Devils scorched the field, defeating ... Read More »