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

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

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...

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

Wu’s outstanding performance highlights improved Gophers

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...

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

Golf teams cap off season looking to youth

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...

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.

Golf teams conclude fall seasons

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...

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...

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

Gophers finish 10th at Ron Moore Intercollegiate

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...

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)

Joanne Free adapting to key role with Gophers

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...

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

Grace Kellar is right where she belongs on the golf course

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...

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...

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

Golf teams host tournaments to start season

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...