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Blazers prepare for last regular season invitational

The VSU men’s golf team is looking to finish the regular season with their first tournament win of the season at the Argonaut Invitational on Monday, April 5 and Tuesday, April 6. The tournament will be held at the Pensacola Country Club in Pensacola, Fla. and is being hosted by West Florida. The golf team will enter the tournament ranked ...

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More history to be made as The 2020 Masters plays out in Augusta

The 2020 Masters Tournament is underway in Augusta, Georgia. The Masters is one of the four major championships in golf. It is usually the first major of the year and, unlike the other three, it is always held in the same location. This year’s tournament will be the 84th edition of The Masters. Originally scheduled to be played on April ...

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Men’s Golf Team Finishes Fall Slate

The Valdosta State men’s golf team has wrapped up their fall slate, one that was shortened due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. As they look to continue to improve, they prepare for a seven-tournament slate in the spring. VSU participated in two tournaments in the fall. The Blazers finished, tied for fourth, at the Camden Collegiate, which took place on ...

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Blazers Spark a Flame, Send Message in Cougar Invitational

The Blazers came into Tuesday with a one-shot lead, and after Jordan Long tallied three straight birdies to start his round, it appeared as though the Blazers were in the process of starting their season with a victory. “I just got hot early. Had an easy up-and-down on 1, I had a kick in (tap in) on holes two and ...

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VSU Golf Prepares for Country Club of Columbus

The Country Club of Columbus measures only 6,515 yards long, but the course will play more difficult and the stakes will be much bigger as Matt Anderson, Jordan Long and a trio of freshman take on this venue and a quality field Monday to tee off the 2018 season. Established in 1909, this well-maintained Donald Ross design has stood the ...

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VSU hosts tournament

Written by Joshua Miller, Contributor The VSU golf team is getting set to tee off their spring break here in Titletown for the prestigious First Federal Southeastern Collegiate golf tournament. The Blazers will compete against 17 other teams in this 54-hole event at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club March 12th, 13th and 14th. VSU Head Golf Coach Jared Purvis said the ...

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VSU golf looking to keep high finishes coming

Written by Jake Johnson, Contributor VSU golf will tee off on the 2017 portion of their 2016-2017 campaign after a scorching hot start in 2016 on Feb. 13 and 14 in The Matlock. The team finished in the top five in its first three tournaments, including a win at the UIS Island Getaway in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico. Head Coach ...

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Golf playing in Puerto Rico for second time

Written by Jonathon Hembree, Correspondent While students are sitting in class on Monday, Oct. 24, the Blazer golf team will be in sunny Puerto Rico playing in the UIS Island Getaway Tournament. Valdosta State finished sixth overall out of 11 teams at the UIS Island Getaway Tournament last year around the same time. This year Coach Richard Purvis is aiming ...

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VSU golf rolls into tournament action

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

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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