Last Build Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:46:05 EDT
Tue, 27 Sep 2016 14:00:00 EDTMatt Kuchar and Roberto Castro enjoyed a strong finish their PGA Tour seasons over the weekend, tying for 15th and 17th places, respectively, at the Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club. Kuchar wound up the season No. 18 in FedEx Cup points, while Castro finished in the No. 22 position.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 22:19:00 EDTChris Petefish earned his first top-10 finish of the year, while he and his Georgia Tech teammates battled strong winds Sunday but held position and finished in sixth place at the inaugural Maui Jim Invitational.
Sat, 24 Sep 2016 19:29:00 EDTChris Petefish and Luke Schniederjans continued their hot hands Saturday, each firing 4-under-par 67s to help Georgia Tech’s 17th-ranked golf team move up to fifth place after 36 holes at the inaugural Maui Jim Invitational.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 20:29:00 EDTChris Petefish fired a 3-under-par 68, and Luke Schniederjans added a 2-under 69 Friday for Georgia Tech’s golf team, which posted a 4-under-par round of 280 and stands in seventh place after the opening round of the inaugural Maui Jim Invitational.
Thu, 22 Sep 2016 11:58:00 EDTGeorgia Tech’s golf team makes the first of two trips to the Western time zone this fall when the 17th-ranked Yellow Jackets travel to Scottsdale, Ariz., this weekend for the inaugural Maui Jim Invitational.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:29:00 EDTFor the third time in the 10-year history of the FedEx Cup Playoffs, two Georgia Tech alumni will tee it up at East Lake Golf Club for the season-ending Tour Championship. This year, Roberto Castro joins playoff finale regular Kuchar in the 30-player field when the event begins Thursday.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 16:47:00 EDTEven as Nicholas Thompson began playing more golf, the south Florida teenager didn't give thought to winding up in the Georgia Tech Athletic Hall of Fame, let alone earning four All-America honors or All-ACC recognition three times.
He just knew he kept playing the sport better and better, even without fancy coaching, to the point where golf pushed another sport off the front burner.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:12:00 EDTIn one of the great performances of 2016 by a Georgia Tech alumnus, Roberto Castro shot a final-round 67 to comfortably finish in third place at last weekend’s BMW Championship in Carmel, Ind. In doing so, the Alpharetta, Ga., native leaped from 53rd to 21st in the FedEx Cup points standings and advanced to next week’s Tour Championship at East Lake Golf Club.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:03:00 EDTLuke Schniederjans turned his first college road trip into a victory celebration Sunday, when the Georgia Tech freshman won the Carpet Capital Collegiate in the first golf tournament of the school year.
It took a while for the Yellow Jackets to hit their stride as they fired a 13-under par 275 Sunday at the par-72 Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Ga., to move from 10th place into a tie with Florida for fifth in the first golf tournament of the school year.
It didn’t take Schniederjans long to match and surpass his oldest brother.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 19:41:00 EDTFreshman Luke Schniederjans fired a bogey-free 2-under-par 70 Sunday and held off several challenges to capture medalist honors, and Georgia Tech finished strong with a 13-under-par round to tie for fifth place at the 28th Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Ga.
Sat, 10 Sep 2016 22:54:00 EDTFreshman Luke Schniederjans fired a 6-under-par 66 Saturday and grabbed a share of the 36-hole lead, while Georgia Tech struggled to a 7-over-par 295 and stands in 10th place heading into the final round at the 28th Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Ga.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 18:07:00 EDTJames Clark fired a 3-under-par 69 Friday, pacing Georgia Tech to an opening round of 286 (-2) and a ninth-place standing at the 28th Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Ga.
Fri, 09 Sep 2016 10:48:00 EDTIt’s swell to have more golfers to go around, yet as Georgia Tech gets down to business for the first time this season, a bigger roster does not guarantee success and alarms are still going off around the Yellow Jackets.
Really, one might say that bells never stop ringing in Bruce Heppler’s head.
Wheels turn forever in there, and Tech’s coach – whose perpetual energy and ideas drove the Jackets to 11 ACC titles in his first 20 years on The Flats – rolled out a doozy of plan to prepare for the Carpet Capital Collegiate this weekend.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 17:42:00 EDTGeorgia Tech’s golf team, which returns everyone from last year’s NCAA regional team but has a fresh look with four freshmen, gets its fall schedule underway this weekend with the 28th Carpet Capital Collegiate at The Farm Golf Club in Rocky Face, Ga.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 17:09:00 EDTRoberto Castro and Matt Kuchar have advanced to the BMW Championship, the third leg of the PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup playoffs, which begin Thursday at Crooked Stick Golf Club in Carmel, Ind. Castro tied for 24th last weekend at the Deutsche Bank Championship in Boston, while Kuchar tied for 46th.