2016-17 Men's Golf News
February 21, 2017
Augusta Starts Spring On The Cali Coast At Southwestern Invitational
WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif. – The Augusta University men’s golf team begins the spring 2017 season for the second consecutive season at the Southwestern Invitational, hosted by Pepperdine University, in Westlake Village, Calif., Feb. 27-28 at North Ranch Country Club.
December 7, 2016
Augusta Men’s Golf Gains Four Freshmen In Early Signing Period
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Director of Golf and head men’s golf coach Jack O’Keefe announced the program’s four-member early signing class for the 2017-18 season. The Jaguars gained a quartet of freshmen in Olof Gunnarsson, Laken Hinton, Alex Shead, and Constantin Unger. All four signed National Letters (NLI) of Intent during the early signing period and are set to join the team next season.
November 21, 2016
Augusta Men’s Golf Finishes Fall Season
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s golf team competed in five events in the fall of 2016 and the Jaguars finished top 10 in every tournament.
November 21, 2016
Henrik Norlander Second At The RSM Classic For First Top-10 Finish On PGA Tour
ST. SIMONS ISLAND, Ga. – Former Augusta Jaguar All-American Henrik Norlander tied for second on Monday morning in a sudden death playoff in The RSM Classic at Sea island Golf Club. The second place finish for Norlander is the best of his PGA Tour career.
November 10, 2016
The Birdie Club Announces Augusta University Golf Social & Scramble For Nov. 10-11
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Birdie Club and the Augusta University men's and women's golf teams will host the second annual Augusta University Golf Social at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. The social event is on the eve of the Augusta University Golf Scramble on Friday, Nov. 11 at Forest Hills Golf Club.
November 1, 2016
Augusta Finishes Fall Season In Second Place At East Bay Deli Classic
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s golf team finished their fall season at the East Bay Deli Classic on Tuesday afternoon with a second-place showing at Turtle Point Golf Club. The Jaguars finished four shots off the lead out of 22 teams and need seven shots above par.
October 31, 2016
Augusta Men’s Golf Takes The Lead At East Bay Deli Classic After 36 Holes
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Augusta Jaguars surged into first place in round two of the East Bay Deli Classic at Turtle Point Golf Club on Monday afternoon. The Jaguars command an eight-shot lead over the 22-team field and have one more round to go on Tuesday in their last event of the fall season.
October 30, 2016
Augusta Three Shots Off The Lead At Kiawah
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s golf team teed off in Kiawah Island, S.C., for the second time this fall season in the East Bay Deli Classic at Turtle Point Golf Club. After the opening round on Sunday, Augusta is in second place out of 22 teams and three strokes off the lead.
October 18, 2016
Augusta Ties For Eighth At Tavistock Collegiate Invitational
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Augusta Jaguars finished the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational 14-over par on Tuesday at Isleworth Country Club to take a tie for eighth place in their fourth event of the fall. Augusta improved by one spot in round three to finish tied with No. 1 Illinois out of 15 teams.
October 17, 2016
Jaguars Slip To Ninth After 36 Holes At Isleworth Country Club
ORLANDO, Fla. – Augusta University is in ninth place out of 15 teams after two rounds at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational on Monday at Isleworth Country Club. The Jaguars are six-over par with one more round to play.
October 16, 2016
Augusta Tied For Fifth To Open Tavistock Collegiate Invitational
ORLANDO, Fla. - The Augusta Jaguars made their sixth-consecutive appearance at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational on Sunday and shot even-par 288 to share a tie with No. 36 Arizona State in fifth place after round one at Isleworth Country Club.
October 15, 2016
Augusta Makes Sixth Straight Appearance At Tavistock Collegiate Invitational Oct. 16-18
ORLANDO, Fla. – The Augusta University men’s golf team tees off in their fourth event of the fall at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational Oct. 16-18 in Orlando, Fla. Hosted by the University of Central Florida and North Texas, the TCI will be held at Isleworth Country Club for 54 holes of golf.
October 4, 2016
Augusta Signs For Sixth Place At NC State Wolpack Intercollegiate
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s golf team finished with their third top-10 finish of the young season on Tuesday at the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Lonnie Poole Golf Course. Augusta carded sixth out of 17 teams to finish 11-over par.
October 3, 2016
Augusta Third After 36 Holes At Wolfpack Intercollegiate
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s golf team returned to the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate on Monday as defending champions and are in third place after two rounds in the 2016 addition at Lonnie Poole Golf Course.
October 3, 2016
Patrick Reed Guides Team USA To Ryder Cup Win
CHASKA, Minn. - Former Augusta men’s golf All-American Patrick Reed made his second appearance in the Ryder Cup and guided the United States to a 17-11 victory in the 41st addition at Hazeltine National Golf Club on Sunday.
September 30, 2016
Augusta Men’s Golf Looks To Repeat At NC State Wolfpack
RALEIGH, N.C. – The Augusta University men’s golf team returns to the NC State Wolfpack Intercollegiate October 3-4 at Lonnie Poole Golf Course for their third event of the fall. Augusta is the defending champion after winning the 2015 title.
September 25, 2016
Augusta Men’s Golf Ninth at Maui Jim Invitational
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Augusta University men’s golf team steadily climbed the leaderboard and finished ninth in the inaugural Maui Jim Invitational on Sunday at Mirabel Golf Club. Augusta finished seven shots over par in the 16-team field in Georgia State’s event.
September 22, 2016
Augusta Men’s Golf Reveals 2016-17 Online Media Guide
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s golf team unveiled their 2016-17 online media guide and fans can view it on Augustajags.com – the official website for Jaguar Athletics.
September 22, 2016
Jaguars Play Inaugural Maui Jim Invitational Sept. 23-25
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – The Georgia State men’s golf team will host a field of 16 teams Sept. 23-25 for the inaugural Maui Jim Invitational in Scottsdale, Ariz., beginning on Friday. The Augusta University men’s golf team joins some of the top teams from around the country to play Mirabel Golf Club Friday-Sunday in a 54-hole event.
September 14, 2016
Jake Marriott Wins The Invitational at The Ocean Course
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – Jaguar senior Jake Marriott started the 2016-17 season with a first-place victory in The Invitational at The Ocean Course in Kiawah Island, S.C. The Jaguars finished tied for fifth one-under par in the two-day event on The Ocean Course, one of five historic courses at Kiawah Resort for College of Charleston’s home event.
September 13, 2016
O’Keefe & Smith Promoted To New Titles
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant announced on Tuesday that head men’s golf coach Jack O’Keefe has been named the Director of Golf and assistant softball coach Evan Smith is now the associate head coach.
September 7, 2016
Men’s Golf Starts New Season On Kiawah Island Sept. 12
KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. – The Augusta University men’s golf team begins its fourth season under head coach Jack O’Keefe on Sept. 12 at The Invitational at Kiawah in Kiawah Island, S.C.
August 31, 2016
JP van der Walt named Assistant Coach For Augusta University Golf
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University announced JP van der Walt as the new assistant coach for the women’s and men’s golf programs on Wednesday afternoon. JP van der Walt, from Plettenberg Bay, South Africa, comes from a golf family with ties to the PGA Tour and has experience coaching in the NCAA.
August 28, 2016
Patrick Reed Grabs Fifth Win On PGA Tour
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – Augusta Jaguar All-American Patrick Reed won the fifth PGA Tour event of his professional career on Sunday afternoon with a victory in The Barclays at Bethpage State Park on Sunday. Reed held off the rest of the field on the Black Course in the final round and ended the 72-hole event with a 275 (-9).
August 22, 2016
Jaguars Wrap Play At 116th U.S. Amateur
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – The Augusta Jaguars concluded their campaign at the U.S. Amateur Championship as Robin Petersson ended his run in the round of 64 and Jake Marriott and Broc Everett in the first round of stroke play at Oakland Hills Country Club.
August 15, 2016
Petersson Tied For Second To Start U.S. Amateur With A 65 (-5)
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Augusta University 2016 senior Robin Petersson is tied for second at the 116th U.S. Amateur Championship after he fired a five-under 65 in round one on Monday afternoon at Oakland Hills Country Club.
August 14, 2016
Augusta Jags Trio Tees Off At U.S. Amateur Championship August 15
TOWNSHIP, Mich. – Augusta University rising junior Broc Everett, rising senior Jake Marriott, and 2016 senor Robin Petersson begin play in the 116th U.S. Amateur August 15 at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township, Mich.
August 11, 2016
Jaguar Men’s Golf Reveals 2016-17 Agenda
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University men’s golf head coach Jack O’Keefe guided the Jaguars to their 20th NCAA Tournament appearance last season and the third under his tenure. With O’Keefe entering his fourth year at the helm of the program, Augusta is ready to continue their success with focus on the 2016-17 schedule that was released Thursday afternoon.
July 27, 2016
Everett Qualifies For U.S. Amateur To Complete Augusta Trio
ST. PAUL, Minn.. – Augusta men’s golf rising junior Broc Everett qualified for the 2016 U.S. Amateur on Monday afternoon and joins Robin Petersson and Jake Marriott to represent the Jaguars.
July 21, 2016
Jaguar Quartet Picks Up Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholar Awards
NORMAN, Okla. - Cleveland Golf/Srixon All-America Scholars for Divisions I, II, III, and the NAIA have been announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) and Augusta University 2015-16 seniors Maverick Antcliff and Robin Petersson and juniors Emmanuel Kountakis and Jake Marriott earned the award.
July 21, 2016
Talented Twosome Inks With Augusta Jags Men’s Golf For 2016-17
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Augusta University head men’s golf coach Jack O’Keefe announced the addition of incoming freshman Gustav Andersson and junior-transfer Ryan Johnson who will join the Jaguars for the upcoming 2016-17 season.
July 20, 2016
Marriott Qualifies For 2016 U.S. Amateur With First Place Showing In Missouri
ST. PETERS, Mo. – Augusta University men’s golf rising senior Jake Marriott was the low medalist at the 2016 U.S. Amateur Qualifier at Old Hickory Golf Club on Tuesday afternoon. Marriott bested the 75-man field to qualify for the 116th U.S. Amateur Championship August 15-21 at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Township, Mich.
July 12, 2016
Patrick Reed Becomes First Jaguar To Qualify For Olympic Games
AUGUSTA, Ga. – He won back-to-back National Championships and was named an All-American twice. Now former men’s golf star Patrick Reed will compete for Team USA in the 2016 Rio Olympics for golf’s return to the Summer Games. Reed becomes the first student-athlete for the Augusta Jaguars to qualify for the Olympic Games.
June 28, 2016
Europe Reclaims Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club
FORMBY, England – Augusta University men’s golf senior Robin Petersson and Team Europe defeated the United States, 18.5-11.5, to reclaim the Arnold Palmer Cup at Formby Golf Club. Team Europe bettered Team USA for the second straight day in singles, 5.5-4.5. The United States now leads the all-time series 10-9-1.