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Jumbos open season with 4th place finish at Detrick Invitational

This past weekend, the Tufts golf team kicked off the semester with a renewed spirit, bags refreshed with new tees and clean clubs. Six Jumbos took to the grassy fairways of Newington, Conn., for the Detrick Invitational and propelled the team to a respectable fourth-place finish. The end product was ...


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Tufts golf preps for run at 3rd straight NESCAC championship berth

The 2018–19 season for Tufts golf was an eventful one, filled with strong showings and pivotal performances from many corners of the roster. Last season, a thrilling come-from-behind performance on the second day of qualifiers gave the squad the necessary edge to vault past Williams into fourth place ...



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Postgame Press: Nearing redemption for Tiger

This is a follow-up to a column published on March 14, in which I wrote about Tiger Woods in the Valspar Championship, where he placed second after a great round of golf. I wrote then of comebacks, but now I have more to write about: redemption.Tiger had a spectacular fall from grace in both his golfing ...



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Teeing Off: I told you so

I’m really not into the whole “I told you so" thing ... Oh, who are we kidding? I think I’ve been waiting for this moment more than Wesley Bryan has.On Sunday, PGA Tour rookie (and recurring mention in most of my semester’s columns) Bryan won his first PGA Tour event of his career, the ...


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Teeing Off: Make it a Spanish trio

Wow. What a finish. Sergio Garcia has finally won his first major in his 74th appearance. The Spaniard has had so many near misses over the course of his nearly-20-year career in the major championships, going all the way back to the 1999 PGA Championship at Medinah, where a 19-year-old Sergio was ...


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Teeing off: O Canada!

In a day that was supposed to be calm and clear for the native son of our neighbor to the north, Adam Hadwin sure made himself earn his first career PGA Tour win. But, he did earn it (as well as the praise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau).Hadwin entered the final round of the Valspar Championship, ...


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Teeing Off: Stars shine in Mexico City

This week, the golfing world took a trip to our beautiful neighbor to the South: Mexico. The World Golf Championships, an invite-only event (based on world ranking and some other special exemptions), was played at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Naucalpan, Mexico, just west of Mexico City.The event saw ...


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Teeing Off: Fowler wins, Bryan shines

Another week goes by on the PGA Tour and another superstar wins, continuing the trend of 2017. This week it was Rickie Fowler, the 28-year-old So-Cal native taking home the hardware. Rickie began the day with a lot of pressure on him, as he had never before won while holding the 54-hole lead.Rickie ...


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Teeing Off: Mashed potatoes

For the 10th consecutive year, Dustin Johnson is a winner.DJ cruised to five-shot lead, but it was as large as eight at some moments during the final round and it was never close. DJ blew away Riviera as he won for the first time this season in Los Angeles at the Genesis Open.The tournament had an ...


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Hang it up, Tiger

Another hyped event, another dismal performance from Tiger Woods: Tiger withdrew from the Omega Dubai Desert Classic this past weekend. Well, actually, Tiger never made it to the weekend, withdrawing Friday morning after shooting an opening round 77, five shots over par.Tiger pulled out of the event ...


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After strong recruitment, golf chasing trip to Nationals

The 2015-16 golf season was not entirely successful for the Jumbos. Tufts narrowly missed out on qualifying for the NESCAC tournament, finishing sixth in the qualifier at Williams. That left Tufts 19 strokes behind fourth-place Amherst for the final qualifying spot.The season nevertheless had its bright ...



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Nordan, Tufts victorious in Providence

Runners were not the only busy athletes over marathon weekend. The sunny Saturday and Sunday in Rhode Island were home to the Wildcat Spring Invitational and the first team tournament victory for the Tufts program since 2007. The tournament was hosted by Johnson and Wales University at the par-71, ...


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Elliott's third-place finish headlines Tufts' weekend

Playing in their penultimate tournament of the season, the Jumbos finished tied for eighth out of 17 teams at the Hampton Inn Invitational in North Dartmouth, Mass.Tufts started the two-day tournament strong on Saturday, averaging a score of 80.25 among the four scorers on Friday. The total of 321 ...


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Tufts places fifth in Rhode Island

Pouring rain and blistering winds couldn't stop the Jumbos from placing fifth out of 17 teams at the Rhode Island College Invitational.The par-72, 6,458-yard Valley Country Club course was in good condition considering the inclement weather and recently melted snow.This was the first of three tournaments ...