Marquette Wire

Marquette Men’s Golf: Motz leads Golden Eagles once again

Trey Killian

October 18, 2011

Filed under Sports

The Marquette men’s golf team finished in 11th place out of seventeen teams at the Windon Memorial Classic after shooting a collective 42 over par. Sophomore Michael Motz led the team shooting 7 over par over three rounds and...

Freshmen forge ahead after season of improvement

Erin Caughey

April 26, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

With one last swing of the club, the Marquette men’s golf team finished its 2011 spring season April 19 at the Big East Championship tournament. The men topped the eventual Big East champs Notre Dame during a match play event...

Kretz, Sieg looking for golf’s second Big East title

Erin Caughey

April 14, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Senior Ben Sieg and the men’s golf team could really use a time machine. With the Big East Championships approaching, a trip down memory lane, say to 2008, would do wonders. That year the Golden Eagles were the first team...

Weekend results on links encouraging

Erin Caughey

March 29, 2011

Filed under Sports

Stroke after stroke and round after round, the men’s golf team continued its improvement after its best finish of the season, tying for eighth during the annual FAU Spring Break Championship. This has also been its best finish in its three yea...

Kretz a leader and role model

Erin Caughey

March 24, 2011

Filed under Featured, Sports

Stepping up to the tee, senior Kelly Kretz places his ball, steps back to survey the fairway, focuses and then takes an easy swing back. As the club and ball collide, the common “ping” sound reverberates around the course, and...

Golf team runs into trouble in Tampa

Erin Caughey

March 8, 2011

Filed under Sports

A warm weekend wasn’t enough for Marquette men’s golf, who faced some difficulties at the South Florida Invitational in Dade City, Fla. At the first big invitational of the spring season, the men struggled at the 21-team,...

Kretz fires final round 64; Golden Eagles take sixth

Trey Killian

November 4, 2010

Filed under Sports

This fall golf season had been one of close shaves for senior Kelly Kretz. He had turned in solid performances but had been frustrated with himself at times, coming within a few shots of what he has described as “really good...

Kretz paces MU with tie for 14th finish

Trey Killian

October 28, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Senior Kelly Kretz led the Marquette men’s golf team to a ninth place finish in the St. Mary’s Invitational in Seaside, Calif. Kretz shot a team-best five over par and compiled an overall score of 221 over three rounds...

New golf coach brings Jesuit values

Trey Killian

September 14, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette golf team’s head coach Stephen Bailey may be a new face on campus, but the values he brings with him are quite familiar. Bailey, hired in July, comes to Marquette from Northwestern University, where he held...

McDonald, MU conclude disappointing season

Andrei Greska

April 22, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

It wasn’t supposed to be this bad. Just two years removed from a conference championship, the Marquette men’s golf team finished one of the most disappointing seasons in coach Tim Grogan’s 19-year tenure with an underwhelming...

Distractions before Big East Championships

Andrei Greska

April 15, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

Startling news disrupted the Marquette men's golf team's preparation for the Big East Championship earlier this week as the Marquette Athletic Department announced that coach Tim Grogan would be taking an indefinite leave of absence. Grogan...

Cold start for MU golfers in spring season

Andrei Greska

March 9, 2010

Filed under Featured, Sports

The Marquette men’s golf team came out of its winter hibernation and the results of the layoff were evident as it finished tied for 19th out of 23 teams at the USF Ron Smith Invitational in Dade City, Fla. The Golden Eagles...