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Marquette Golf: Things finally coming together after good fall season

Trey Killian

November 6, 2012

Every year, the Marquette golf team uses the fall to get a feel for its roster and its capabilities. It’s a time of transition and preparation for the spring, or at least that’s what the Golden Eagles have tried to make i...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Last place finish marks end of Prickette’s Marquette career

Trey Killian

October 25, 2012

The Marquette golf team had a bit of a relapse after winning its first tournament in four years two weeks ago. The Golden Eagles finished at the bottom of the team leaderboard, in 12th place, at the Pinetree Intercollegiate in Kennesaw, Ga., which ended Tuesday. Coach Steve Bailey...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Golden Eagles score first tournament win under Bailey

Trey Killian

October 9, 2012

It’s been a tough few years for the Marquette golf team. Before Sunday, the program had not won a tournament since the 2008 Big East Championship. Under third-year coach Steve Bailey, the Golden Eagles had finished anywhe...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Golden Eagles finish 11th at Windon Memorial Classic

Trey Killian

September 25, 2012

The Marquette golf team finished 11th out of 15 teams this weekend at the Windon Memorial Classic. While youth power was the common theme last weekend for the Golden Eagles, this tournament was a reversion back to upperclassmen...

Marquette Golf: New faces set to tee off new season

Trey Killian

September 11, 2012

  The Marquette men’s golf team is trying to reverse its fortunes in 2012-13 after several years of low finishes and overall disappointment. With four new players joining the squad this season, the roster has a fr...

Marquette Golf: Swift hopes impressive summer gives him a boost this fall

Trey Killian

August 30, 2012

Summer is often looked at as a time of rest and relaxation before the trials of the school year return in the fall. But for sophomore golfer CJ Swift, it was a time for taking steps toward greatness. Swift competed amongst some of the best amateur golfers in the nation in several tournamen...

Men’s Golf: Marquette drops rare dual meet to Florida Atlantic

Trey Killian

April 17, 2012

The Marquette men’s golf team went a little off the beaten path last Friday, taking on Florida Atlantic in a rare dual match at the par-72 Abacoa Golf Course. The Golden Eagles lost 304-299 to the Owls in one day of competition ...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Bailey says team is ‘really close’

Trey Killian

March 20, 2012

The Marquette men’s golf team climbed a little higher up the ladder Sunday, finishing up play in 10th place in the 15-team Bandon Dunes Championship. The results still fell short of the Golden Eagles’ expectations, but finishing five spots out of last place was an improvement that co...

Marquette Men’s Golf: Lineup changes hope to bring new result

Trey Killian

October 6, 2011

The Marquette men’s golf team will head to Lemont, Ill., this weekend for the John Dallio Memorial tournament with a retooled lineup and high hopes for a strong placing. Among the new faces in the lineup are junior Ryan Prickette and freshman ...

Kretz a leader and role model

Erin Caughey

March 24, 2011

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

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,...