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Gophers’ men’s golf improving despite no school competitions this fall

Thomas Longbella lines up a shot on the putting green in the indoor golf training facility in April 2019. The facility borders the Les Bolstad Golf Course and allows for practice throughout winter months.

Matthew Kennedy

September 23, 2020

Gophers’ men’s golf keeps fresh outside of NCAA play.

Former Gopher qualifies for 2019 US Amateur Championship

Nolan O'Hara

July 17, 2019

When the 2019 U.S. Amateur Golf Championship heads to historic Pinehurst Resort and Country Club in just under a month, former University of Minnesota golfer Josh Persons will be in attendance.  Persons qualified after placing first at a qualifier event in Fargo, North Dakota.   "I've just kind of bee...

Peronnin shines in final collegiate outing, Minnesota golf takes eighth at Big Tens

Jack White

April 27, 2017

Senior Emie Peronnin finished third in what might be her final competition as a Minnesota golfer, just two strokes shy of the Big Ten Championships victor.But the senior wasn’t completely satisfied with her performance. “If you had told me the week before that ‘you’re going to finish third and...

Thomas Longbella shines in UMN freshman golf season

Drew Cove

April 13, 2017

No matter the sport, no matter the setting, competitiveness is in his blood.One of Minnesota’s newest golfers, freshman Thomas Longbella is a competitive player for many reasons.“It was always a goal of mine to beat [my older brother] — to be better than him,” Longbella said. “He’s just k...

Gophers start spring seasons on high note

Runar Arnorsson plays at the Windsong Farm Golf Club during the Gopher Invitational on Sept. 13, 2015.

Drew Cove

February 14, 2017

Minnesota started off the spring season strong this weekend.The seventh-seed men took third at the Big Ten Match Play tournament, and the women placed sixth at the Florida State Matchup over the weekend.“We really had a great weekend as a team,” said men’s head coach John Carlson. “To go down th...

Gophers golf teams set to begin spring seasons

Junior Heather Ciskowski plays at the fourth annual Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 at the Minikahda Club.

Drew Cove

February 9, 2017

It’s golf season again, and Minnesota is heading down south to begin its spring slate.The men’s team goes to the Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast, Fl., and the women’s team goes to the Don Veller Seminole Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fl.“It’s been going really well,” said men’s head coa...

Women’s golf close out fall season, men tie for seventh

Junior Heather Ciskowski plays at the fourth annual Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 at the Minikahda Club.

Drew Cove

October 28, 2016

Freshman Thomas Longbella is only four tournaments into his collegiate career, but already has a top-ten finish.Both Minnesota golf teams played tournaments this week, one in Texas, one in Kentucky.The men’s team finished its fourth tournament of the season Tuesday and tied for seventh over No. 46 Ne...