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10 KU golfers earn first-team academic All-Big 12 honors

Ten University of Kansas golfers have been named to the 2019-20 men’s and women’s academic All-Big 12 squads, the school announced Monday.

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KU Athletic Director Jeff Long says Kansas has not considered cutting sports in wake of COVID-19 pandemic

While colleges and universities across the country wrestle with the idea of cutting sports to save money in the midst of the COVID-19 crisis, University of Kansas Athletic Director Jeff Long said no such discussions had taken place in Lawrence. By Matt Tait

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KU golfers facing unusual stay-or-go scenario in wake of COVID-19 crisis

With the NCAA recently granting additional eligibility to all spring sports athletes, KU golf seniors Andy Spencer and Drew Shepherd are facing the decision of moving on with their lives or returning to KU for a second shot at their senior seasons. By Matt Tait

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KU AD Jeff Long says cost-cutting measures not on the horizon for Kansas Athletics

Pay cuts taken by coaches in the Iowa State University athletic department this week will not be replicated at the University of Kansas for now, KU Athletic Director Jeff Long said. By Matt Tait

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NCAA to give spring sport athletes extra year of eligibility

The NCAA will permit spring sport athletes — such as baseball, softball and tennis players — who had their seasons shortened by the coronavirus outbreak to have an additional year of eligibility.

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Big 12 Conference cancels spring sports seasons

The Big 12 Conference on Friday evening announced that all conference and nonconference spring sports competitions through the end of the academic year have been canceled. By Matt Tait

KU men's golf places 4th at Bandon Dunes Championship

After the final round, the Kansas men’s golf team finished in fourth place and shot 7-over par 859 at the Bandon Dunes Championship on Tuesday. The Jayhawks’ top-five finish marks the fifth of the season.

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Former KU All-American golfer Ryan Vermeer wins second consecutive national honor

For the second year in a row, former University of Kansas All-American golfer Ryan Vermeer has been named a PGA Professionals Player of the Year. By Matt Tait

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There's a $1.5M difference between average head coaching salaries for men's, women's teams at KU, report shows

According to KU's annual Equity in Athletics report, at the University of Kansas the average salary of head coaching positions of men’s teams is over $1.5 million more than that of the head coaches of women’s teams. The report, which was due Oct. 15 to the NCAA, was recently requested and acquired by the Journal-World. The report also notes that women's teams, in contrast to men's, lose millions of dollars a year.

Jayhawks finish pool play at the Big 12 Match Play Championship

After two days and four rounds, the Kansas men’s golf team will await the final round of pool play of the Big 12 Match Play Championships at the Houston Oaks Golf Club on Sunday in Houston, Texas.

Jayhawks place 8th at William H. Tucker Intercollegiate

After 72 holes, Kansas men’s golf placed eighth on the team leaderboard at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate at the UNM Championship Golf Course in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Jayhawks sit in 10th place entering final round at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate

After to back-to-back rounds Friday, the Kansas men’s golf team made a push in the second round and sits in 10th place on the team leaderboard heading into the final round at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate at UNM Championship Course.

Jayhawks finish tied for 4th at the Windon Memorial Classic

After the final round at the Windon Memorial Classic, the Kansas men’s golf team finished tied for fourth with a score of 3-over par 855 at the Conways Golf Club in Lake Forest, Illinois.

KU men's golf places 2nd in season opener

Kansas men’s golf team finished in second place out of 16 teams and shot a three round, 8-under par 856 at the Badger Invitational at University Ridge Golf Course.

KU men's golf in 1st place entering final round

Through two rounds at the Badger Invitational, the Kansas men’s golf team is tied for first place on the team leaderboard with Notre Dame at University Ridge Golf Course.