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Out on the loop: the best seat in the house

Out on the loop: the best seat in the house

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

May 28, 2019

Golf is often considered to be a solo pursuit, and for most of us, it is. There is nobody around to pick up the slack when you forget your A-game back at the car. The simple, yet excruciating task of getting the ball in the hole with as few shots as possible falls on the golfer and the golfer alone.  ...

Balanced group leads DePaul to joint best finish in Big East Tournament

Balanced group leads DePaul to joint best finish in Big East Tournament

Joshua Gurevich, Asst. Sports Editor

May 6, 2019

The men’s golf team at DePaul enjoyed one of the most successful seasons in its history. The team culminated its  season finishing second in the Big East Tournament, which tied their best finish in history. Senior Charlie Spencer-White finished tied for second individually, which bested Freddy T...

Twins’ journey together set to continue following golf career

Twins’ journey together set to continue following golf career

March 11, 2019

Twins are often asked the same questions over and over. Are you identical? Who is older? How can people tell you apart? Where is your twin now? That last question is pretty easy for the Thomas twins. Freddy Thomas was born just 11 minutes before his twin, Bobby, on Aug. 21, 1995. Since then they have...

Golf thaws out for spring season with simulator

Golf thaws out  for spring season with simulator

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

February 18, 2019

Even if you’ve never read Malcolm Gladwell’s bestselling book “Outliers,” you’ve probably still stumbled across its central message that practice makes perfect — about 10,000 hours of practice, to be more precise. To master any skill, whether it be baking, darts or the saxophone, Gladwel...

Woods inspires youth again with win

Woods inspires youth again with win

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

October 1, 2018

After five grueling years since his last win at the WGC-Bridgestone Invitational, Tiger Woods got back in the winners circle with his triumph at the Tour Championship last week. For many golf fans, like me, watching Woods win for the first time in five years was a moment we will never forget. We thought...

Men’s golf finishes third at Callawassie

Men’s golf finishes third at Callawassie

Shane Rene, Sports Editor

May 14, 2018

DePaul’s men’s golf team returned to Callawassie Island for the Big East Championship last weekend in the hopes of avoiding another nightmare collapse on the final day. Last year, under the command of long-time head coach Betty Kaufmann, the Blue Demons found themselves at the top of the leaderb...

Golf swings into spring season

Golf swings into spring season

Andrew Hattersly, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

After nearly four months off, the DePaul men’s golf team returned to the course for the spring portion of their schedule last week competing in the Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play. Senior Freddy Thomas said it was nice to start out the spring campaign with match play as opposed to stroke play, whic...

DePaul men’s golf welcomes a new era

DePaul men’s golf welcomes a new era

Shane Rene

October 9, 2017

DePaul men’s golf team members Joe McCarthy, Bobby Thomas and Freddy Thomas say the team’s goal for the season is simple: bring home the Big East Championship title. “I think (winning the Big East) is our unequivocal goal,” fourth-year junior Bobby Thomas said. “We’ve been close — we’...

Club Golf looks for successful transition of power

Club Golf looks for successful transition of power

Dan McDaid

October 3, 2017

As a new student attending a new school, most people would look to join existing clubs that interest them.  Senior Adam Gracik chose a different route and decided to create a club that interested him. In the fall of 2015, Gracik transferred to DePaul as a sophomore from the University of Missouri. He s...

Golf collapses in finale

Golf collapses in finale

Shane Rene

May 7, 2017

Sometimes, golf happens. For DePaul’s men’s golf team, golf happened in brutal fashion last Tuesday when they surrendered a seven-stroke lead on the final day of the Big East Championship to finish fourth out of nine teams, nine strokes off the lead. After playing the first two days 20-over-par...

DePaul Golf tees off the year

DePaul Golf tees off the year

Matthew Paras

September 28, 2014

For most golfers, fall is the time when golf season starts to wind down with the weather getting cooler and people starting to put away their clubs. For DePaul golf, the season is just beginning. After taking the whole summer to improve their individual games, the group of nine players has come back tog...

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