Wisconsin.Golf's No. 1-ranked girls golfer in the Class of 2019 thought the recruiting process would lead her away from Wisconsin, but instead it showed Lauterbach that the grass was just as green staying close to home. Read more
The 2016 WIAA Division 3 state champion, acting on the advice of a coach at a rival high school, sought out college golf programs with players who can push him and decided the Eichhorn and the Golden Eagles were a perfect match.
Now 19, he was born with a congenital heart defect called tetralogy of Fallot with absent pulmonary valve and, three open-heart surgeries later, his journey made him a prime candidate for only the third "Round of a Lifetime."
The July 10 golf outing at Blackhawk CC in Madison will celebrate memory of former Regents golfer, raise money for the school's golf programs.
Senior Ben Gilles shoots even-par 72 and grabs a one-stroke lead on Lakeside Lutheran’s Lukas Heckman as Edgewood fires a 310 and leads Lodi by nine after one round of the 36-hole championship. No other school was within 26 strokes of the lead.
A quick look at the teams, individuals and storylines for the 2017 WIAA Division 2 state boys golf tournament, which begins Monday at University Ridge GC in Madison.
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Baranczyk shot 76 and earned medalist honors by one shot over Seeman, whose team edged defending champion Middleton by four shots to take the team title for the second time in three years, but this day was more about raising money ($17,000) and awareness about cancer than it was the golf.
The Wofford recruit gets a 5-foot par putt on the final hole of regulation to fall after hanging on the lip for a split-second and goes on to beat the Milton junior in a three-hole playoff. Hakala's Red Hawks, however, win the team title.
To understand why Valparaiso University stood out as a place Payton Hodson would want to take her golf clubs and her future requires us to navigate the requirements the Middleton senior had in conducting her college search and "filtering" her options as the process went along.
Straight, wife of Winona State men's golf coach Jeff Straight, replaces Julie Hennessy, who resigned as coach in May after a six-year run, and Anderson will become the fifth Wisconsin golfer on the roster in the fall of 2018.
The senior-to-be at Mequon Homestead earned her nickname for how quickly she goes about her business on the golf course, but the process of choosing a college spanned nearly four years and was stressful at times, she said.
Martinez, who finished fourth at the 2016 WIAA Division 1 state meet, chose Loyola over interest from several other Missouri Valley and Mid-American Conference schools.
Wisconsin.Golf's No. 3-ranked girl in the Class of 2018 chooses the Missouri Valley Conference champion Bears over other schools from the conference.
The Wildcats junior becomes the second member of Wisconsin's Class of 2018 to make her college decision, joining South Dakota State-bound Mia Seeman of Milton.
The two schools, which finished 1-2 at the 2015 Fond du Lac sectional before the WIAA awarded Homestead a sectional in 2016, will be the teams to beat at Rolling Meadows GC this fall after the WIAA brings them back together.
In their essays for the award, Walzer wrote of dealing with the adversity of losing a share of the lead at the 2016 WIAA state tournament while Tremblay talked of leading hockey and golf teams that each had a unique chemistry to them.
The Carney, Michigan, golfer -- a fixture on the Wisconsin PGA Junior Tour the last several years -- matches his playing partner from Stoughton with a 2-under-par 69 while first-round leader Brock Hlinak of Kaukauna struggles to a 76.
That left him with a three stroke lead over Lodi’s Jacob Michel and Wausau’s Matthew Tuman entering the second round of the 54-hole event.
DUBUQUE, Iowa — Speedy Kent went from earning one of the final spots in championship flight at the Women's Western Golf Association National Junior Championship to playing in the final match of the whole tournament.
Stankey birdies his final two holes for a final-round 70 and a 5-under-par 211 total and a three-shot win over Barela, who played his final 11 holes in 2-under to shoot 71 and finish at 2-under 214.
Marquette sophomore Matt Murlick, Golden Eagles recruit Hunter Eichhorn and Badgers sophomore Pete Kuhl also earn one of 64 berths after 36 holes of stroke-play qualifying
HAVEN -- Abby Cavaiani spent the first 16 holes Sunday building enough of a cushion to make sure she had enough room on the leaderboard with which to breathe the final two holes.
The Wales resident and Kettle Moraine High School junior bounces back from three bogeys and a double-bogey to birdie her final hole.
ZION, Illinois -- Abby Cavaiani and Emily Lauterbach were in position to make a run at Margaret Hickey in Sunday's final round of the Mid-America Junior Golf Tour Shepherd's Crook Open, but the two Wisconsin golfers couldn't stop Mother Nature.
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The Marquette University recruit from Carney, Michigan, who spent the last five years driving 3½ hours or more each way to junior golf tournaments in Wisconsin, wins the last one he'll ever play against friends he'll remember forever.
Hunt, who hit 12 of 14 fairways and 14 of 18 greens in a final-round 69, finishes the 72-hole championship at 5-under-par 283 -- 17 shots behind winner Akshay Bhatia of Wake Forest, North Carolina, who shot a National PGA Junior-record 61 earlier in the week.
Hlinak shot 1-under 35 on the back nine Monday to hold off Wauwatosa's Jack Blair while Cavaiani shot even-par 36 on the back nine to pull away from Middleton's Alexis Thomas.
ST. ALBANS, Missouri -- With the field cut to the low 70 plus ties, the remaining girls golfers in the National PGA Junior Championship were treated like professionals Friday at the CC of St. Albans. For better or worse.
The incoming senior shoots 73 to make the cut by three shots while Oregon's Taylor McCorkle misses by one and Milton's Mia Seeman misses by five.
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The Weber State recruit leads North Dakota State recruit Alexis Thomas of Middleton by two shots and Payton Hodson of Middleton by three shots.
HUDSON -- Team Minnesota handled Team Wisconsin for the second year in a row in the PGA Junior Cup Matches, splitting the 24 singles matches on Day 2 of the junior golf competition at Troy Burne GC.
SHEBOYGAN FALLS -- Piercen Hunt and Matthew Raab did a fine job keeping pace with Jed Baranczyk and Hunter Eichhorn for nine holes earlier this week at the WPGA Junior Bestball.
MILWAUKEE -- The present of junior golf has never been better, but the future of the game took center stage Wednesday at the WPGA Junior Championship.
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