Men's Golf

Former KU golfer Ryan Vermeer wins PGA Professional Championship, qualifies for six tour events, including PGA Championship

Former University of Kansas golfer Ryan Vermeer qualified for the PGA Championship for the second year in a row Wednesday by winning the PGA Professional Championship at Bayonet Black Horse in Seaside, California.

Tom Keegan: Andy Spencer defends Watson Challenge title, edges Tom Watson by one stroke

Olathe — All in all, not a bad Sunday afternoon for University of Kansas rising junior golfer Andy Spencer.

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KU golfer Harry Hillier a major talent and work in progress

"I’ve watched 27 years of golf and he has about as high a ceiling as I’ve been around. Now whether he gets there, that’s up to him. He’s going to have to work harder." — KU men's golf coach Jamie Bermel and freshman Harry Hillier.

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Kansas misses cut, putting end to historic men's golf season

Kansas moved up six spots Sunday to finish 23rd in the 30-school NCAA tournament championships, and even after it became obvious the team wouldn’t make the cut to play another day, a little drama remained.

Kansas fades on long, hot day at NCAA golf championship

The difficulty of the course, the short turnaround, the searing heat and the enormity of the stage combined to make this not just another Saturday on the golf course for the Jayhawks.

KU golfer Andy Spencer finishes first day of NCAA play with great shot in the dark

Andy Spencer, No. 1 player for the University of Kansas golf team, decided to hit one more shot, and it was a beauty.

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Kansas golfers ready to tackle challenging Karsten Creek

Other than sophomore Andy Spencer, the University Kansas golfers had not played a round on Karsten Creek, Oklahoma State’s home course and site of the NCAA golf finals, until today’s practice round.

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Hillier brothers have long and short games covered for KU golf

Harry, the younger brother, is more outgoing and arrived in the spotlight in need of taming, compared to his older brother, who is more reserved and naturally blessed with a personality befitting the expectations that accompany his role.

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Kansas golfers prepare in style for national finals after winning NCAA regional

The five Kansas golfers who won the NCAA Pacific Regional last week and delivered the university in the NCAA finals for the first time since 2000, gathered Tuesday at the new practice facility at Jayhawk Club to field about the upcoming tournament at Karsten Creek in Stillwater, Oklahoma, which starts Friday.

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Kansas head golf coach Jamie Bermel shares what fueled team to win regional, end 17-year drought

The five Kansas golfers competing at the Pacific Regional wondered why assistant coach Chris Wilson and wife Heather weren’t at the team dinner on the eve of Wednesday’s final round, so head coach Jamie Bermel summoned the composure to do what he had to do and told them the truth. It wasn’t easy.

Kansas in third, one stroke behind co-leaders heading into final day of men's golf regional

If the Kansas men’s golf team can play as well in Wednesday’s third and final round of the NCAA Pacific Regional as it did in the first two, the Jayhawks will qualify for the NCAA Championships for the first time since 2000.

Daniel Sutton catches fire, vaults Kansas into second at NCAA golf regional

Kansas senior Daniel Sutton caught fire on the back nine of the first day of competition at the men’s golf NCAA Stockton Regional and carried the Jayhawks into a second-place standing, three strokes behind Iowa State and one stroke ahead of Alabama, the nation’s seventh-ranked team.

Chase Hanna finishes round with two eagles in three holes at Costa Rica Classic

Chase Hanna, Big 12 individual golf champion as a senior at Kansas in 2017, eagled two of his final three holes Friday in the Costa Rica Classic, carding a 3 on a pair of par-5 holes.

Chris Thompson finishes eighth in tournament Tour pro Chris Thompson, a two-time golf All-American at Kansas, survived a rough start in Sunday's final round of the United Leasing and Finance Championship played at Victoria National in Newburg, Ind. to finish eighth.

Chris Thompson tied for third, two strokes off lead, heading into final round of tour event

Two-time Kansas All-American and Lawrence Country Club member Chris Thompson shot a 3-over par 75 and dropped two spots into a third-place tie heading into the final round of the United Leasing and Finance Championship, a Tour event.

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