The Minnesota Daily

Redman taking summer without in-person contact with players in stride

Redshirt Christine Portillo tees off at the sixth annual Minnesota Invitational at the Prestwick Golf on Monday, Sept. 10. 2018.

Matthew Kennedy

June 24, 2020

For the last eight seasons, head coach Michele Redman has worked to instill a winning culture within the Gophers' women's golf program.  Joining the program in August 2011, Redman has seen great success with young golfers. Two Gophers' freshmen, Joanne Free and Grace Kellar, ranked in the top-f...

Standout Kate Lillie and Gophers ready to take on tough competiton at ANNIKA Intercollegiate

Logan Moe

September 15, 2019

Gophers golf fans have plenty of reasons to be excited about the 2019 season. The women's team showed heart rising from the bottom of the standings on the final day of play at the Minnesota Invitational, and will look to build on that success as they head into the ANNIKA Intercollegiate tournament in...

Gophers show grit in final round of Minnesota Invitational

Freshman Grace Kellar drives the ball during the Minnesota Invitational on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minnesota.

Logan Moe

September 12, 2019

The Gophers women’s golf team kicked off their season at home on Monday, hosting the Minnesota Invitational at Prestwick Golf Club. But through 18 holes, the Gophers found themselves in last place among 15 teams, with no home-field advantage to speak of.  The Gophers quickly faced adversity falling b...

UMN golf fans hope youth, experience will earn success this coming season

Sophomore Angus Flanagan plays during the Gopher Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018.

Logan Moe

September 5, 2019

Both of the University’s golf programs will have the benefit of youth and veteran experience on their side during the 2019-20 season. The women’s team will play their first two tournaments in Minnesota, showcasing the team's abilities on their home turf. The women first play the Minnesota Invitatio...

Golf teams to trade youth for experience next season

Freshman Grace Kellar drives the ball during the Minnesota Invitational on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minnesota.

Nick Jungheim

May 2, 2019

With the opening of the new golf facility on St. Paul campus, the golf teams felt like they had a chance to get better over the spring season. That turned out to be exactly the case. Making good use of their new home, both the men's and women's golf teams turned in some of their best performances th...

Minnesota finishes 10th at the Big Ten Championships

Freshman Grace Kellar drives the ball during the Minnesota Invitational on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Prestwick Golf Club in Woodbury, Minnesota.

Nick Jungheim

April 22, 2019

While Minnesota finished 10th out of 14 teams in the Big Ten Championships over the weekend, the leader board doesn't tell the entire story. In reality, the team looked to have improved dramatically from their 11th place finish last weekend at the Lady Buckeye Invitational. Minnesota played well on t...

Muyu Wu sets example for young team in final season

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

Nick Jungheim

April 18, 2019

In the fall of her senior season, Muyu Wu's best finish was a tie for 33rd place in the Ron Moore Women's Intercollegiate. This spring, she's placed in the top-30 in all four of the team's tournaments. Wu has saved the best golf of her collegiate career at Minnesota until the very end, setting multiple ...

Golf teams use weekend tournaments to tune up for end of the season

Sophomore Evan Long plays during the Gopher Invitational on Sunday, Sept. 9 at Windsong Farm Golf Club in Maple Plain, Minnesota.

Nick Jungheim

April 15, 2019

With the season beginning to wind down, both the men's and women's golf teams completed in tournaments this weekend that served as tune-ups for their upcoming conference tournaments.  Competing in the Rutherford Intercollegiate in State College, Pennsylvania, the men's team finished in sixth pla...

New golf facility is tremendous benefit to teams

Junior Thomas Longbella lines up a shot on the putting green in the new indoor golf training facility on Monday, April 1. The facility borders the Les Bolstad Golf Course and allows for practice throughout winter months.

Nick Jungheim

April 4, 2019

Until recently, the men's and women's golf teams had no place to call their own during the long Minnesota winters. When temperatures dipped and snow piled up outside, the teams would have to utilize a number of different facilities around the Twin Cities metro area to practice.   That all chang...

Minnesota shows continued improvement with 7th place finish

Sophomore Muyu Wu plays at the fourth annual Minnesota Invitational on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2016 at the Minikahda Club.

Nick Jungheim

March 20, 2019

Coming off a strong finish to their last tournament, the women's golf team used a strong opening round on Monday to conclude the Juli Inkster Invitational at Meadow Club with an 884 (+20) — tied for their best finish-to-par of the season. The Gophers tied for 7th place at the competition, their fir...