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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


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

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


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

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...

COMMENTARY: A reformed, more human Tiger Woods does the impossible

COMMENTARY: A reformed, more human Tiger Woods does the impossible

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 22, 2019


Filed under Sports

What Tiger Woods has done in his career—which one could argue began at the age of two on the Mike Douglas show in 1978—isn’t human. What he did last weekend at the Masters, on the other hand, was remarkably human.  As a prodigy junior golfer, his contemporaries would scramble for second place. Victor...

Twins’ journey together set to continue following golf career

Twins’ journey together set to continue following golf career

March 11, 2019


Filed under Golf, Sports

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...

Woods inspires youth again with win

Woods inspires youth again with win

Lawrence Kreymer, Asst. Sports Editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Golf, Sports

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


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

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...

Jackson Park Golf Course sees optimism, doubt and a big price tag

Jackson Park Golf Course sees optimism, doubt and a big price tag

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant So

April 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports

After over 100 years along the South Shore, plans are progressing for Jackson Park and South Shore golf courses to get a $60 million facelift in the form of a PGA-caliber golf course designed by Tiger Woods. The plan recently received support from the South Shore Chamber of Commerce who announced their...

Welcome to Augusta

Welcome to Augusta

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018


Filed under Sports

Commentary: The 2018 Masters was one of the most talked about in recent history with Tiger Woods’ return to form intersecting with many of the game’s new stars including Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy already winning this season. While Woods was largely a non-factor on the weekend, th...

Golf swings into spring season

Golf swings into spring season

Andrew Hattersly, Assistant Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Golf, Men's Sports, Sports

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...

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