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Gophers ride strong third round to finish in tie for 11th

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

Nick Jungheim

February 27, 2019

Last week, Minnesota women's golf head coach Michele Redman expressed her satisfaction with her team's improvement in their first tournament of the spring season.  This week, the Gophers improved more over three rounds than any other team in The Gold Rush tournament in Seal Beach, California. After a tricky first r...

Wu’s outstanding performance highlights improved Gophers

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

Nick Jungheim

February 20, 2019

While local courses may not be opening any time soon, Minnesota's women's golf team got to escape winter — if only for a few days — to compete in their first tournament of the spring. After defeating Michigan 7.5-6.5 in match play in Naples, Florida on Feb. 2, the Gophers returned to the Sunshine ...

Golf teams cap off season looking to youth

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

Nick Jungheim

October 25, 2018

Both the men's and women's golf teams are building towards the future. With plenty of young talent on both programs, this fall served as an early glimpse at what the teams can become in the spring. Men try to build on young talent The men's team notched a pair of top five finishes in the fall, coming...

Golf teams conclude fall seasons

Angus Flanagan drives a ball at the 12th hole during the Gopher Invitational at Windsong Farms Golf Club in Independence, Minnesota on Sunday, Sept. 10.

Nick Jungheim

October 24, 2018

With temperatures dropping and leaves changing colors, the fall season has officially come to an end for Minnesota's men's and women's golf teams. Both traveled to warmer climates and played their final rounds until February on Tuesday. The men finished ninth place in the in the Royal Oaks Intercoll...

An experience to share from Maggie Heggerston

Nick Jungheim

October 18, 2018

Over the past four years, the faces on Minnesota's women's golf team have changed significantly. Players graduate or transfer and new recruits take their place. Experienced leaders play an important role in the preparation and growth of younger teammates. For the Gophers, that leader is Maggie Heggerston. On a roster ...

Gophers finish 10th at Ron Moore Intercollegiate

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

Nick Jungheim

October 9, 2018

After hosting two tournaments in two weeks to begin the fall, Minnesota's women's golf team finally got a couple weeks to practice before traveling to Colorado to compete in the Ron Moore Intercollegiate over the weekend. The Gophers finished 10th in the field of 16 teams, their best finish of the se...

Joanne Free adapting to key role with Gophers

Round 1 of the women's ANNIKA Intercollegiate Golf Tournament at the Royal Golf Club in Lake Elmo MN, Sept. 16, 2018.  (Photo/Craig Lassig)

Nick Jungheim

October 4, 2018

Joanne Free wasted no time becoming one of the most important players for the women's golf team. She played in all nine tournaments as a freshman, posting a stroke average of 76.58.  That total was third-best on the team and the fourth-best of all-time among Gophers freshmen. Now in her sophomore...

Grace Kellar is right where she belongs on the golf course

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

Nick Jungheim

September 20, 2018

Sophomore Grace Kellar's success on the course shouldn't come as a surprise to anybody. It always seemed likely she would become a great athlete. The only question was, in which sport? "I grew up playing a lot of sports," Kellar said. "Basketball was actually my main one until, I'd say about 8th or 9t...

Minnesota gets a taste of top competition at Annika Intercollegiate tournament

Nick Jungheim

September 20, 2018

Not only did Minnesota have to compete with some of the nation's top programs, they also had to compete with the weather. Heavy rain interrupted the first round of the Annika Intercollegiate, held in Lake Elmo, Minnesota on Monday. Luckily, conditions were good enough to finish round one the following...

Golf teams host tournaments to start season

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

Nick Jungheim

September 13, 2018

The men's golf team features young talent coming into the 2018-2019 season. It didn't take them long to show their potential. They opened their season facing a tough assignment with the Gopher Invitational at Windsong Golf Course in Independence, Minnesota on Sunday.  The Gophers, who hosted th...