More than half of Kansas University’s student-athletes posted a grade-point average of 3.0 or better during the spring semesters, lifting the cumulative GPA to a record 3.04, according to numbers released Wednesday.
As Twitter was blowing up with some of the world’s greatest golfers mocking the USGA for messing with Dustin Johnson’s head for telling him in the middle of his final round Sunday that he might be assessed a one-stroke penalty after he finished, another professional golfer who had a good week was behind the wheel of his car, making his way from Nashville back to Lawrence. By Tom Keegan
Gary Woodland was tied for the lead on Sunday at the Memorial and still very much in contention when he missed an 8-foot par putt on the 17th hole and failed to convert a birdie from about the same distance on the 18th. He tied for fourth and moved up 14 spots in the world ranking to No. 64.
William McGirt thought he hit it big when he won the Cabarrus Classic and pocketed $16,000, the second-largest prize on the Tar Heel Tour. That was in 2007, and it felt like a lifetime ago compared with the perks from winning the Memorial on Sunday. Gary Woodland, a former Kansas University golfer, shot a final-round 73 and fell into a tie for fourth.
Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland is tied for the lead entering the final round of the Memorial.
Kansas University’s men’s golf season ended with a 10th-place finish at an NCAA regional on Wednesday at the Ol’ Colony Golf Course.
Kansas University’s men’s golf team shot a 13-over 301 and remained in 10th place after Tuesday’s second day of an NCAA regional at Ol’ Colony Golf Course.
Following an opening round that saw two Jayhawks in the top 20 at one point, the Kansas University men’s golf team stands in 10th place of the NCAA regionals, after shooting a 308 on Monday.
Sometimes, things really are as enjoyable as they would appear from a distance. For example, taking a college golf road trip after finishing final exams sounds like emerging from a blizzard and landing on a sun-kissed beach that has a seat with your name on it. By Tom Keegan
Kansas University senior golfer Connor Peck advanced to the sectional qualifying round for the 2016 U.S. Open Wednesday. He finished the day in sole possession of third-place, shooting a 3-under, 66 at Wichita Country Club.
When Kansas last qualified for the NCAA Tourney in men’s golf, Todd Reesing had not yet started a game at quarterback, Danny Manning played for the last basketball team to win a national tournament and Kansas Golf Hall of Fame inductee Ross Randall was the coach. By Tom Keegan
Chris Thompson shot the greatest round in the 102-year history of Lawrence Country Club on Friday and left the course in a miserable mood. By Tom Keegan
The Kansas University men’s golf team is headed to an NCAA regional for the first time since 2007 and 18th time in school history. By Tom Keegan
Three Kansas University men’s golfers shot under par to help the Jayhawks move up two spots in the final standings to tie for sixth overall at the Big 12 Championship on Sunday at Whispering Pines Golf Club.
Kansas University men’s golf team improved by nearly 20 strokes in the third round of the Big 12 Championship at Whispering Pines Golf Club, but the Jayhawks remained in eighth place.