SDSU golf

EX-SDSU GOLFER EMMA HENRIKSON QUALIFIES FOR U.S. OPEN

 

Former Aztec star finishes second at sectional qualifier in Arizona

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May 25, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State All-American Emma Henrikson (Malmö, Sweden) has earned a spot in the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Championship after finishing second in her United States Golf Association (USGA) sectional qualifier Monday in Scottsdale, Arizona.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES SEASON WITH EIGHTH PLACE REGIONAL FINISH

 

Aztecs fall short of third straight berth in NCAA Championships

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Photo:  Blake Abercrombie led the Aztecs with a 73 during the final round of the NCAA regionals on Wednesday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team saw its 2016-17 campaign come to a disappointing conclusion Wednesday with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Washington Regional at Aldarra Golf Club. The Aztecs fired a combined 14-over-par 298 during the final round to complete the tournament with a 54-hole total of 30-over 882 on the par-71, 6,885-yard course layout.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO EIGHTH AFTER ROUND TWO AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs just four shots in back of coveted fifth-place position

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Photo:  PJ Samiere posted his second straight 71 on Tuesday at the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - Enduring two lengthy morning rain delays, the San Diego State men’s golf team slipped two places into the eighth position at the NCAA Washington Regional after recording a combined 10-over-par 294 during the second round at Aldarra Golf Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR SIXTH AFTER ROUND ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere, Gunn Yang tied for 14th individually

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Photo:  PJ Samiere shot a 71 on Monday during the opening round of the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 15, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team remains in a tie for sixth place at the NCAA Washington Regional, along with Penn State, after shooting a collective 6-over-par 290 on Monday during the opening round at Aldarra Golf Club. 

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES 11TH AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair sets program record for lowest 54-hole total at regional event

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May 10, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team saw its season come to a disappointing conclusion on Wednesday after finishing in 11th place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional. The Aztecs fired a collective 10-over-par 298 during the final round for a 54-hole total of 892 (+28) on the par-72, 6,593-yard Rawls Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SLIPS INTO EIGHTH AFTER DAY TWO AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs two shots out of coveted sixth spot heading into Wednesday’s final round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza led the Aztecs with a 72 during the second round of the NCAA Lubbock Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 9, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - Despite shaving two strokes off its combined score from round one, the San Diego State women’s golf team slipped two notches into eighth place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional on Tuesday after posting an 8-over-par 296 during the second round at The Rawls Course on the campus of Texas Tech University.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF IN SIXTH PLACE AFTER DAY ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs’ Blair, Vivaldi among individual top 20

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Photo:  Sirene Blair led the Aztecs with a 72 in round one of the NCAA Lubbock Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 8, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team sits in sixth place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional after firing a collective 10-over-par 298 on Monday during the opening round at The Rawls Course on the campus of Texas Tech University.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF RECEIVES 19TH STRAIGHT NCAA REGIONAL BID

 

Aztecs garner seventh seed in Washington Regional

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May 4, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s golf team will venture to the Pacific Northwest for the 2017 Washington Regional May 15-17 as announced Thursday by the NCAA selection committee. The 37th-ranked Aztecs earned a No. 7 seed for their school-record 19th consecutive regional appearance and 22nd overall since the regional format was launched in 1989.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF, VOLLEYBALL EARN PUBLIC RECOGNITION AWARDS FROM NCAA

 

Both SDSU teams recognized for outstanding academic achievements

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May 3, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s golf and volleyball programs were publically recognized by the NCAA today for their outstanding academic achievements. The recognition comes on the heels of their most recent multiyear Academic Progress Rates (APR), which were both in the top 10 percent of their sport.

THREE SDSU MEN'S GOLFERS EARN ALL-MW RECOGNITION

 

Mendoza, Samiere, Abercrombie garner all-conference accolades

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Photo:  Nahum Mendoza III became just the fifth Aztec player to earn all-MW honors three times.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s golfers Nahum Mendoza III (San Diego, Calif.), PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) and Blake Abercrombie (Rocklin, Calif.) were each selected to the 2017 all-Mountain West team Thursday in a vote of the league’s 11 head coaches.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF COLLECTS FOUR MOUNTAIN WEST HONORS

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza named MW Freshman of the Year

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza became the fifth MW women's golf Freshman of the Year in school history.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's golfer Fernanda Escauriza (Asunción, Paraguay) was named Mountain West Freshman of the Year as the league announced its postseason awards on Thursday. In addition, Escauriza garnered second-team all-MW accolades, joining first-team selections Sirene Blair (South Jordan, Utah) and Georgia Lacey (Del Mar, Calif.) to give the Aztecs three all-conference honorees in the same season for the fifth time in head coach Leslie Spalding’s six-year tenure.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SECURES BERTH IN NCAA LUBBOCK REGIONAL

 

Aztecs to make seventh regional team appearance in eight years

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April 27, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's golf team received word of its postseason destination on Thursday when the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee announced the Aztecs will compete in the NCAA Lubbock Regional, May 8-10, in Lubbock, Texas. SDSU garnered the No. 8 seed for its seventh regional berth in the last eight years and 14th overall since the regional format was introduced in 1993.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES FOURTH AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztec senior Gunn Yang ties for third individually     

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April 23, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team finished in fourth place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Sunday after carding a 6-under-par 282 during the final round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO FOURTH AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Aztec senior Gunn Yang tied for fifth individually after 36 holes  

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April 22, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team slipped into fourth place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Saturday after shooting an even-par 288 during the second round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR FIRST AFTER ROUND ONE AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Four Aztecs among individual top 10

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Photo:  Gunn Yang recorded an ace on the par-3 No. 4 Friday during the opening round of the MW Championship.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 21, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team owns a share of lead at the 2017 Mountain West Championship after shooting a combined 9-under-par 279 on Friday during the opening round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF'S FERNANDA ESCUARIZA CAPTURES MEDALIST HONORS AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs finish second in team standings for second straight year

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Photo:  Flanked by head coach Leslie Spalding and assistant coach Carly Ludwig, Fernanda Escauriza (center) takes the ceremonial plunge into Poppie's Pond after capturing medalist honors on Wednesday. (Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos, courtesy goaztecs.com)

April 19, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - San Diego State’s Fernanda Escauriza (Asunción, Paraguay) captured the individual title at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Wednesday after shooting a 2-under-par 70 during the final round at Mission Hills Country Club. With her total, the Aztec freshman completed the event with a 54-hole total of 6-under 210 to become the program’s first-ever medalist in a conference tournament.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SLIPS INTO SECOND AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza tied for second individually after second round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza moved into a tie for second at the MW Championship after tying for the low round of the day with a 3-under 69.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 18, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team slipped one notch into second place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Tuesday after posting a combined 3-over-par 291 during the second round  at Mission Hills Country Club.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SHARES LEAD AFTER ROUND ONE AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza, Haleigh Krause tied for fourth individually

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza (left) and Haleigh Krause are tied for 4th on the individual leaderboard after each shot a 71 in round one of the MW Championship.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 17, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team grabbed a share of the lead at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Monday after shooting a collective 1-under-par 287 during the opening round  at Mission Hills Country Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF COMPLETES ACTION AT WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE

 

Aztecs complete second round and then struggle in final round

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April 9, 2017 (Santa Cruz) - San Diego State wrapped up action on Sunday at the Western Intercollegiate. The Aztecs completed Saturday’s postponed second round and then played the final 18 holes at Pasatiempo Golf Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF TIES FOR 10TH AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair ties for 21st individually

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Photo:  Georgia Lacey carded the Aztecs' low round of the day at the PING/ASU Invite with a 71.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finished in a tie for 10th place at the PING/ASU Invitational on Sunday after shooting a collective 13-over-par 301 during the final round at Karsten Golf Course. With their score, the Aztecs completed the 41st annual tournament with a 54-hole total of 27-over 891, along with Missouri and LSU, on the par-72, 6,337-yard track.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DEFENDS CROWN AT SAINT MARY'S INVITE

 

Aztecs capture second tournament title of fall campaign

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Photo: PJ Samiere registered his second runner-up finish of the fall campaign on Wednesday at the Saint Mary's Invite.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

October 26, 2016 (Pebble Beach) - Bolstered by three top-six individual finishes, the San Diego State men’s golf team captured its second tournament crown of the fall season at the Saint Mary’s Invitational on Wednesday after shooting a 10-under-par 274 during the final round at Poppy Hills Golf Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF DEFENDS TITLE AT GOLFWEEK CONFERENCE CHALLENGE

 

Four Aztecs finish among individual top 15

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September 28, 2016 (Wolcott, Colo.) - San Diego State successfully defended its team title at the Golfweek Conference Challenge on Wednesday after posting a 54-hole total of 2-over-par 866 at Red Sky Golf Club. Despite firing a collective 11-over 299 during the final round, the Aztecs emerged victorious by eight shots over two second-place squads Denver and Pepperdine (+10), while Old Dominion, Tennessee and Washington State all tied for fourth at 17-over for the week.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF LEADS AFTER DAY ONE IN NEW MEXICO

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere tied for first individually

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September 23, 2016 (Alberquerque) - The 23rd-ranked San Diego State men’s golf team surged to an eight-stroke lead at the William H. Tucker Intercollegiate on Friday after carding a combined 3-under par 573 during the first two rounds at the par-72, 7,555-yard UNM Championship Course.

AZTECS' WOMEN'S GOLF: SIRENE BLAIR TAKES SECOND AT NEW MEXICO TOURNEY

 

Aztec senior breaks 54-hole school record with 13-under 203

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September 13, 2016 (Alberquerque) - San Diego State women’s golfer Sirene Blair (South Jordan, Utah) finished second at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational Tuesday after posting a school-record 54-hole total of 13-under-par 203 at UNM Championship Course. The Aztec senior fired a final-round 70 on the par-72, 6,317-yard track to jump one spot on the individual leaderboard for her 11th top-five placement as a collegian. In the process, Blair eclipsed her own program standard of 11-under 205 set at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown last October.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF IN FIRST AFTER DAY ONE AT GOPHER INVITE

 

Aztecs’ Blake Abercrombie tied for fifth on individual leaderboard

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September 10, 2016 (Independence, Minn.) - With four players among the individual top 20, the San Diego State men’s golf team vaulted into the lead at the Gopher Invitational on Saturday after shooting a collective 3-over-par 571 during the first two rounds at the par-71, 7,388-yard Windsong Farm Golf Club.

EX-AZTEC GOLFER J.J. SPAUN VICTORIOUS ON WEB.COM TOUR

 

Former SDSU star captures title at News Sentinel Open in Tennessee

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August 22, 2016 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State men’s golf standout J.J. Spaun emerged victorious at the Web.com Tour’s News Sentinel Open presented by Pilot on Sunday after shooting a 5-under-par 66 during the final round at Fox Den Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF ANNOUNCES 2016-17 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to co-host Lamkin San Diego Classic in March

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August 10, 2016 (San Diego) - San Diego State head men’s golf coach Ryan Donovan released his team’s 2016-17 schedule on Wednesday, with a return visit to exclusive Pebble Beach in late October and a challenging trip to Las Vegas next spring highlighting the Aztecs’ slate, along with a home tournament in mid-March.

SDSU GOLF REVEALS 2016-17 SCHEDULE

 

Aztecs to compete in 10 regular-season events

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Photo: transfer golfer Daniela Anastasi courtesy goaztecs.com

August 2, 2016 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s golf team will play 10 tournaments across five states during the 2016-17 campaign as sixth-year head coach Leslie Spalding unveiled the Aztecs’ highly anticipated schedule on Tuesday.

SDSU STUDENT GUNN YANG WINS U.S. AMATEUR GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP, EARNS START AT MASTERS

 

East County News

August 21, 2014 (San Diego)—Gunn Yang, a sophomore at San Diego State University, became the second Aztec ever to win the U.S. Amateur Golf Championship in Georgia. Only Gene Littler back in 1953 has matched the feat, Go Aztecs reports.

Yang joins an elite list of professional golfers whose names are engraved on the Havemeyer Cup, including Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Phil Mickelson, and Tiger Woods.