Ryan Brehm is plenty used to difficult golf courses.But Erin Hills, in eastern Wisconsin? “The course is sick, man!” Brehm said shortly after completing nine practice holes earlier this week. Welcome to the U.S. Open, where the rough is thick, the greens are lightning quick, and even the slightest mistakes are penalized at a significantly more devastating rate than, say, the Sony Open.
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They were happy tears for Michigan State freshman golfer Allyson Geer. After finishing a poor round of golf a couple months ago, her coach, Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll, said she had some good news to cheer her up. Meijer had extended Geer an invitation into the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give – which she had to keep secret until Thursday, when all three player exemptions were publicly announced for next week’s LPGA Tour event in Grand Rapids. Blythefield Country Club will host the 72-hole, four-day, $2 million event June 15-18.
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Michigan State women’s golfer Allyson Geer has been awarded a sponsor exemption to play in the Meijer LPGA Classic, it was announced by the tournament on Thursday, June 8 in East Lansing. The 2017 Meijer LPGA Classic will take place June 15-18 at Blythefield Country Club in Grand Rapids.
Michigan State women’s golf head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll joined an elite class of golfers on Saturday, June 3, as she was inducted into the Michigan Golf Hall of Fame at Ferris State University’s Katke Golf Club. Slobodnik-Stoll joined PGA Master Professional Bob Ackerman of West Bloomfield, PGA Professional Brian Cairns of Walled Lake, PGA Tour veteran Tom Gillis of Lake Orion, former LPGA Tour player Suzy Green-Roebuck of Ann Arbor, the late Alex Ross, who won the U.S. Open 110 years ago, in the Hall’s class of 2017.
Former Michigan State women’s golfer Allyssa Ferrell will make her LPGA Tour debut at the Shoprite LPGA Classic Presented by Acer, June 2-4 in Galloway, New Jersey.
The 2017 Michigan State men’s golf season saw a little bit of everything: success, disappointment, injuries and yet another trip to the NCAA Tournament. Despite it being a season of ups and downs, MSU found a way for the highs to prevail.
Michigan State men’s golfers Charlie Netzel and Sam Weatherhead have been named Division I PING All-Midwest Region, as announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) on Saturday.
Michigan State junior golfer Sarah Burnham has been named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) honorable mention All-America team, it was announced by the organization on Tuesday, May 23. It marks the second straight year Burnham has garnered the honor.
The Michigan State women’s golf team’s season came to a close on Monday in the third round of the NCAA Championships in Sugar Grove, Illinois.
A day after play was canceled due to inclement weather, the Michigan State women’s golf team returned to action on Sunday in the second round of the NCAA Championships at Rich Harvest Farms in Sugar Grove, Ill.
Wind, rain and unseasonably low temperatures plagued the opening round of the NCAA Women’s Golf National Championships on Friday in Sugar Grove, Illinois, at Rich Harvest Farms.
At this week’s NCAA Division I Women’s Championship at Rich Harvest Farms, there are five Spartan players coaching – Emily Glaser (Florida head coach), Stacy Snider (Ohio State assistant), John Koskinen (Miami assistant), Slobodnik-Stoll and Powers.
If the members of the Michigan State women’s golf team act – and play – like they’ve been there before, it’s because they have. It’s true that most of the Spartans will be making their NCAA Championships debut when they tee it up against Oregon and Clemson in Friday morning’s first round of stroke play at the Rich Harvest Farms course in Sugar Grove, Ill.
Michigan State men’s golf completed play at the Washington Regional, finishing 11th with a 44-over 896 (300-301-295). The regional took place at the par 71 6,885-yard Aldarra Golf Club outside Seattle.
For the 11th time under head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll and the 13th time in program history, the Michigan State women’s golf team will be competing in the NCAA National Championships.
After enduring a nearly four-hour rain delay, the Michigan State men’s golf team finally completed the second round of the Washington Regional Tuesday. After two rounds of play, the Spartans remain 12th with a 33-over 601 (300-301).
After one round at NCAA Regionals, Michigan State men’s golf stands 12th at the Washington Regional on Monday. The Spartans finished the first 18 holes with a 16-over 300. The regional is taking place at the par 71 6,885-yard Aldarra Golf Club outside Seattle.
Michigan State junior Sarah Burnham will compete for an exemption to play in the LPGA Volvik Championship by taking part in the Great Lakes Shootout at Travis Point Country Club on Tuesday in Ann Arbor.
Michigan State men’s golf heads west to Sammamish, Washington for the NCAA Regionals May 15-17 at Aldarra Golf Club. This is the Spartans second-straight season in the NCAA Regionals after finishing tied for eighth at the Stillwater Regional last season.
After surviving a season fraught with concerns, motivation is the least of the Michigan State men’s golf teams worries heading into the NCAA Championships.