The Tennessee Tech men's golf team returns to the links Monday to compete in a tournament hosted by Jacksonville State at Silver Lakes Golf Club. Six of the nine teams in the field are Ohio Valley Conference squads.
The Ohio Valley Conference has announced that the annual OVC women's golf Coach of the Year honor has been named The Bobby Nichols Coach of the Year Award in tribute to the former Tennessee Tech coach and player.
One day after Bobby Nichols would have turned 70, the Ohio Valley Conference announced Thursday that the former Tennessee Tech golfer and coach and one of the state’s greatest ambassadors for the sport will be inducted into the OVC Hall of Fame.
With the third and final round of play canceled due to inclement weather, the Golden Eagles saw one golfer finish in the top 10 of the 45-man field and notched a sixth place team finish on the tournament.
Freshmen Mason Griffin and Sam Schrock led the Tennessee Tech men's golf team Monday in the first round of the Big Blue Classic. The Golden Eagles are tied for fifth in the 12-team event heading into the final round Tuesday.
One final tuneup in tournament play...that's what awaits the Tennessee Tech men's golf team Monday and Tuesday when the Golden Eagles play in the Big Blue Classic. It's the last outing of the season before the OVC Championships later this month.
Freshman Sam Schrock was the team's individual leader as the Tennessee Tech men's golf team jumped one spot in the standings to finish tied for 11th at the Grub Mart Invitational hosted by Jacksonville State.
Tennessee Tech is getting consistent play throughout its lineup, but none of the Golden Eagles have taken a run at the top of the leaderboard following the first two rounds of the Grub Mart Invitational. Tech is in 12th place heading into Tuesday's final round.
The weather has not been kind to Tennessee Tech's athletic teams the past few days. The Golden Eagle men's golf team is hoping to catch a break in the recent rainy streak long enough to compete Monday and Tuesday in a tourney hosted by Jacksonville State.
Scott Stallings, an All-American golfer for Tennessee Tech just a couple years back, heads into the final round of the Transition Championship Sunday just two strokes off the lead in a bid for his first PGA Tour title.
Tyler Cassetty is leading the way as Tennessee Tech wrapped up the first round of the Samford Invitational Monday in a tie for 12th place. The second round was underway late Monday, but may not be competed before dark.
With the start of the spring golf schedule less than a month away, the Tennessee Tech squads are facing some large challenges in 2011, according to Ohio Valley Conference coaches in the annual preseason poll.
There will be a real fight-to-the-finish Tuesday at the men's half of the F&M Bank Intercollegiate, and Tennessee Tech is among a dozen teams with designs on second place. Freshman Sam Schrock leads the Golden Eagles through the first two rounds.
Freshman Sam Schrock is in 17th place to lead Tech individually and four Golden Eagles are in the Top 25 on the leaderboard after the first round of the UT Martin Skyhawk Classic Monday. Tech is in sixth place in the 15-team field.
Lee Maxwell finished 13th of 63 as the Golden Eagle men's golf team combined to score nine strokes higher than Monday's lowest score, placing them at sixth overall at the conclusion of Murray's two day, 54-hole invitational.