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Blazers’ Golf set for Super Regional at Mission Inn

The best teams, the best players, and, according to Golf Advisor, the best golf course in Florida will all collide on March 9-11 for what will be, without question, Division II Golf’s strongest Super Regional. Present at Mission Inn Resort & Club’s El Campeón will be the nation’s top three ranked teams in Barry, Lynn, and West Florida,  No. 6 ...

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VSU begins Four Person Golf Scramble

VSU Campus Recreation is getting ready to tee-off with itsannual Four Person Golf Scramble tournament. The tournament dates back as far as 1997 and has been played every year since then. This year’s tournament will take place on May 23 at Stone Creek golf course. “Four Person Scramble” is not structured like any regular game of golf because it’s played ...

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Blazers’ Golf fares well in conference awards

The coaches representing the Gulf South Conference casted their votes, and on Monday, the results were released. Now, I join in to present my own opinions on “Coach of the Year,” “Player of the Year,” and “Freshman of the Year”as well as my choices for an all-conference team. So without further ado… Player of the Year For the Blazers, the ...

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Column: This generation yearned for Tiger Woods

I was born in ’95, too young to remember Tiger’s record-breaking performance in ’97, not quite old enough to fully appreciate his dominance at Pebble three years later. Still, I had grown up in the “Tiger Era,” an environment where it was Tiger vs. the field, red Nike shirts, and a tiger head cover over my driver. Having a PGA ...

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Blazers finish No. 2 in GSC championship

VSU came into Crossings in need of a stout performance to ensure a postseason appearance. They came in second place with the help of an all-time turnaround that occurred on Monday. Three Blazers arrived on the grounds in the top 10 after Sunday, but two-time All-GSC performer Matt Anderson wasn’t one of them. After an opening round 77, a session ...

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Preview: Blazers heads to Magnolia Grove for conference championship

Robert Trent Jones has designed or lent a hand in the layout of over 500 golf courses worldwide. On April 15-16,  none will play a more prominent role than Crossings at Magnolia Grove, where the VSU Blazers hope to win the Gulf South Conference Tournament. The first architect inducted into the World Golf Hall of Fame, Jones studied landscape architecture, ...

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Blazers play as ‘individuals’ at Pensacola tourney.

For the first time in my year of VSU golf coverage, I didn’t know what place the Blazers came in. It soon came to my attention that top player Matt Anderson and Sophomore Wesley Hanson had both withdrawn from the field at the Argonaut Invitational Tuesday. Anderson decided to at Pensacola Country Club’s driving range, while Hanson did so on ...

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Healy, Blazers come with vengeance to Pensacola

On June 4, 1905, Pensacola became the first home for private club golf in Florida when Wm H. Knowles acquired a golf course that lay within the territory of the Navy Park Driving Association. Not only was Knowles the president of this association but also happened to be the man who gained possession of the Pensacola Country Club in 1902. ...

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Top freshman withdraws, Blazers finish 14th in Eatonton

The Blazers came in 14th of 15 teams this week at the Bobcat Invitational, after posting the highest team total in Round 3, when their low man in Monday’s first two rounds withdrew a half an hour prior to his scheduled tee time. “I withdrew due to a wrist injury,” Healy said.  “I went to bed with my wrist just ...

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Blazer blow chance at postseason bid at Kinderlou

I got on Baytree Road, continuing to drive, taking a left on Melody Lane, another at St. Augustine, making a the turn at West Hill Avenue. From there, I stayed on Highway 84 some six and a half to seven miles, eventually completing a 17 minute drive to Kinderlou Forest Golf Club, where the Blazers moved in all sorts of ...

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