UNLV shot 14-over-par 302 on Friday in the first round of the NCAA men’s golf championship at Concession Golf Club in Bradenton, Fla. The Rebels are 25th in the 30-team field, 16 strokes behind leader Illinois.
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The UNLV women’s golf team was up early Monday in Bradenton, Fla., not to play, but to follow the leaderboard at the NCAA women’s championship to see whether its season would continue.
UNLV men’s golf coach Dwaine Knight always has been cautiously optimistic when it comes to injuries and his players’ ability to recover in time to compete.
UNLV is 22nd out of 24 teams entering the third round of the NCAA women’s golf championship in Bradenton, Fla. The top 15 teams after Sunday’s round advance to the final round of stroke play Monday. The top eight then advance to match play starting Tuesday.
Boston College golfer turned down a $10,000 cash prize Monday for making a hole-in-one at a golf tournament in Wyoming, R.I. so he wouldn’t lose his amateur status.
Dana Finkelstein will play her final collegiate golf tournament when she and UNLV tee off Friday at the NCAA women’s golf championship in Bradenton, Fla. Finkelstein is arguably the best player in the 15-year history of the program.
Like most college sports in this era of the BCS and now playoff football, the national championship for men’s golf is more about generating fan interest than fretting over what might be the most demanding test for its participants. It’s all about the number of eyeballs watching. Just ask UNLV coach Dwaine Knight.
UNLV posted Saturday’s best round — 10-under-par 278 — to finish third in the NCAA men’s golf regional at Sagamore Golf Club in Noblesville, Ind. By placing in the top five, the Rebels advanced to the NCAA championships in Bradenton, Fla.
Golf and cards make a great combination for a Las Vegas outing. But put the two together, and add LPGA star Natalie Gulbis as the “dealer” and you’ve got something on a different level.
Las Vegas’ Morgan Goldstein and Veronica Joels were eliminated in the second round of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball championship Tuesday in Bandon, Ore.
Seventy-two players teed off Monday at TPC Summerlin in the Las Vegas local qualifying for the U.S. Open. When it was over, Monte Montgomery, Drew Scott, Keith Clearwater and Curtis Deal advanced to the May 25 sectional qualifying.
Arbor View junior Sam Dickey shot 4-over 76 Monday and is second entering the final round of the Division I boys state golf tournament at Montreux Golf and Country Club in Reno. The Aggies are in second place, three strokes behind Bishop Manogue.
Montreux Golf and Country Club, site of this week’s Division I state boys golf tournament, is one of the longest on the PGA Tour at more than 7,400 yards.
Senior Dana Finkelstein won medalist honors Saturday at the NCAA St. George Regional in St. George, Utah, leading the UNLV women’s golf team to a fourth-place finish and a berth in the NCAA Championship. The Rebels advanced to the NCAAs for the fourth time.
Dana Finkelstein shot a second straight round of 1-over-par 72 and is tied for second place in the women’s NCAA St. George Regional, helping UNLV to sixth place after two rounds of the 18-team, three-round event in Utah.
Dana Finkelstein shot a 1-over-par 72 to help the UNLV women’s golf team to third place after the first round of the 18-team NCAA St. George Regional on Thursday in St. George, Utah. Finkelstein is in a five-way tie for fourth place.
UNLV golfer John Oda was named the Mountain West’s freshman of the year, and Oda joined senior teammates Kurt Kitayama and Carl Jonson on the 10-member all-conference team announced Thursday.
Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth are among the headliners to watch at The Players Championship beginning Thursday at TPC Sawgrasss.
Lindsey Vonn and Tiger Woods announced on Sunday that they are parting ways, citing the strain of their busy schedules.
UNLV senior Kurt Kitayama shot a 1-over-par 72 in the final round of the Mountain West men’s golf championship to win the title by two strokes Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. Kitayama’s 54-hole score of 11-under 202 set a tournament record.
Kurt Kitayama increased his lead to five strokes Saturday with his second straight 6-under-par 65 to give record-setting UNLV an eight-stroke lead after two rounds of the Mountain West men’s golf championship in Tucson, Ariz.
Kurt Kitayama shot a 6-under-par 65 to take a one-stroke lead and put UNLV ahead after the first round of the Mountain West men’s golf championships Friday in Tucson, Ariz. The Rebels have a seven-stroke lead over San Diego State and UNR.
Calvin Peete, the most successful African-American professional golfer on the PGA Tour prior to Tiger Woods, has died at 71 in Atlanta on Wednesday, the PGA Tour said.
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