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Lincoln Johnson lines up a putt on the first day of the Gopher Invitational at Windsong Farm Golf Club on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2019. Minnesota was in twelfth position after round one.

 Men’s golf gearing up for winter offseason

by Charlie Levine-Wolf , Sports Reporting Intern
Published November 13, 2021
 As the Gophers enter winter training in preparation for the spring season, adding distance off the tee is a main focus for a young, hungry squad looking for results.
 Lincoln Johnson takes a stroke on the first day of the Gopher Invitational at 
  the 2019 Windsong Farm Golf Club in Independence, Minn. on Sunday, Sept. 9. 2019

Gophers Men’s golf battles in Midwestern showdown

by Charlie Levine-Wolf , Sports Reporting Intern
Published October 8, 2021
Gophers compete in Rich Harvest Farms Intercollegiate, Head Coach Justin Smith discusses the difficulty in practicing high-pressure shots, the youth movement within the program, and much more.
Sophomore Angus Flanagan plays during the Gopher Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

Gophers men’s golf wins first tournament of the spring season

by Matthew Kennedy
Published April 22, 2021
Minnesota had five of its golfers in the top 20 of the leaderboard, with Angus Flanagan taking home his second consecutive individual title as the team tied for first place.
Shane Wiskus poses for a portrait in Cooke Hall on Friday, April 30, 2019.

Gophers men’s gymnastics star Shane Wiskus wins the Nissen-Emery Award

by Michael Lyne
Published April 16, 2021
Wiskus is the fifth Gopher to win the Nissen-Emery and the first Gopher since 2015 when Ellis Mannon received the award.
Sophomore Angus Flanagan plays during the Gopher Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

Gophers’ Angus Flanagan to play in 2021 Walker Cup

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published April 16, 2021
Flanagan is officially on the 10-man roster after previously being a part of the 15-player prospect pool in December.
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.

Gophers men’s golf returns winless from Big Ten Match Play

by Matthew Kennedy
Published February 16, 2021
Without Angus Flanagan, the Gophers earned two draws and a loss in Palm Coast, Florida.
Sophomore Angus Flanagan plays during the Gopher Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

Q&A with Angus Flanagan and Justin Smith

by Matthew Kennedy
Published January 18, 2021
Gophers’ golf coach Justin Smith and top player Angus Flanagan weigh in on the Gophers’ seven upcoming tournaments.
Sophomore Angus Flanagan plays during the Gopher Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

Angus Flanagan named to the Great Britain and Ireland Walker Cup team

by Matthew Kennedy, Sports Reporter
Published December 7, 2020
Flanagan would join John Harris (1993, '95, '97, '01) as the only Gophers to ever compete in the event if he makes the squad next spring.
Daily File Photo

Gophers women’s golf coach Michele Redman announces retirement

by Nolan O'Hara, Sports Reporter
Published October 8, 2020
Michele Redman announced her retirement from the Gophers’ women’s golf program. She said the time she’s had at home has been eye-opening and she’s ready for a new chapter.
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.

Gophers’ men’s golf cashes in impressive scores this weekend

by Matthew Kennedy
Published October 8, 2020
Angus Flanagan most notably won the 2020 Minnesota Golf Champions tournament.