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VSU golf rolls into tournament action

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Written by Austin Wells, Sports Writer VSU tied for fifth place Tuesday at the 72 par Tunica National Golf Course as the golf team shot at 24 strokes over par at 888 at the Gulf South Conference Gold Championship. The first two rounds took place Monday, which saw VSU finish sixth place after shooting a first round 303 and a second ...

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Golf swings to improvement

Sports Headers Pt. 4

by Stuart Price The Blazers began their 2015 campaign this Monday and Tuesday at the Matlock Collegiate Classic, which was played at Lakeland, FL’s Lone Palm Golf Club. VSU was represented well and finished the two-day tournament in 9th place out of 15 teams. Shooting the lowest for VSU, with a 3-round score of 217, was returning senior John Fordham. ...

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VSU Brings in its Hall of Fame


by Lia Armistead Bring on the stars for the VSU Hall of Fame Inductions. The VSU 19th Annual Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will be held on Saturday at noon in the Student Union Ballroom. Tickets for this limited space ceremony are 25 dollars a person. The ceremony will celebrate seven class members, including alumni athletes and boosters. “Re-connecting with ...

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VSU golf heads to Lone Star State

written by:  Chris Webb The Valdosta State golf team packs their clubs up for Texas next week as they will compete in the 10th annual St. Edwards Invitational. The two-day tournament is held on Mar. 3-4 at the Grey Rock Golf Club in Austin, Texas. Five top-25 teams will join the Blazers to make up the 16-team field, including defending ...

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VSU Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony to be held Saturday

Written by: Victoria Johnson Nine individuals will join the distinguished gallery of Blazer greats Saturday during the Valdosta State Athletics Hall of Fame ceremonial luncheon in the Student Union. Herb Reinhard, director of athletics, is thrilled for the 18th annual event, which features the largest class since the eight inductees in the initial year,1997. “Each year, it is interesting because ...

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VSU golf team tees up in Lakeland


Written by: Chris Webb With the weather finally warming up, the Blazers are ready to hang up their coats and bring the golf clubs out. Valdosta State’s golf team has recently started getting in gear for the second half of its season. VSU is looking to improve upon its performance the first half of the season that saw the Blazers ...

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Rough outing for VSU golf team this week

Written by: Chris Webb Valdosta State’s golf team had a shaky outing Monday and Tuesday at the Aflac/Cougar Invitational their second tournament of the young season. The week started rough for VSU on Monday with junior Alex Jones having to drop out of the first day of the event due to an apparent battle with food poisoning. He would rejoin ...

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Golf team torches first event

by: Chris Webb Valdosta State University golf team wrapped up its first tournament of the season finishing 9th at the fourth annual Jay Jennison Memorial at The Palencia Club. The Blazers shot a collective 26-over par 890 for the three round event hosted by Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla. The host Saints won the team championship shooting a 1-over ...

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Blazers’ golf team prepared to tee off upcoming season

By: Chris Webb The Valdosta State University golf team is set to tee off their 2013-2014 season Monday, Sept. 23 at the Jay Jennison Memorial. The event is set to take place at The Palencia Club in St. Augustine, Fla., the par 72 layout features 7073 yards of golf. This will be the Blazers first appearance at the tournament since ...

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Former Blazer golfer returns to familiar course

Written by Chris Kessler   Valdosta State alum Brent Witcher is beginning to making a name for himself in ranks of professional golf. The former Blazer will be competing in the South Georgia Classic this week. Witcher will return to the South Georgia Classic for the fourth time. In last year’s Classic, Witcher was able to make the cut for ...

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