Walker, a 2016 Lakeview High graduate and a current golfer at Michigan State University, shot a 74 in his final round to win the tournament by one stroke, edging out former Lakeview golf standout Jared Multer, who was runner-up. Multer just finished up his collegiate career at Eastern Michigan University. Kory Roberts, another Lakeview grad in the final playing group, shot a 76 and finished fourth. Casey Bess had the best round of Day 2 with a 73 and climbed to take third overall.
Source: Battle Creek Enquirer
Michigan State women’s golf head coach Stacy Slobodnik-Stoll has announced the Spartans’ schedule for the upcoming 2017-18 season.
Michigan State men’s golfers Charlie Netzel and Michael Sharp have been named Srixon/Cleveland Golf All-America Scholars, as announced by the GCAA. In total, now just 15 MSU golfers have earned this prestigious honor.
Michigan State men’s golf was recognized by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) with All-Academic Team honors for achieving a grade point average of 3.0 or better for the 2016-17 academic year. This was the fifth-straight season that the Spartans were honored as a GCAA All-Academic Team.
Michigan State women’s golfers Paz Marfa Sans and Katie Sharp have been named to the 2016-17 Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-America Scholar Division I Team, it was announced by the organization on July 5.
Here’s an update on the summer performances of some current and former Spartans
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.
Source: Detroit News
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.
Source: Detroit Free Press
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.