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NCAA decision gives spring sports athletes extra opportunity

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2020

DePaul spring sports athletes had to cope with the quick news that they would not be playing another second of their still-young seasons in mid-March, when the Big East shut down all spring sports competition due to the COVID-19 outbreak.  Softball, men’s and women’s tennis, men’s golf, and men’s and women’s tra...

Out on the loop: the best seat in the house

A cover poster for the upcoming documentary Loopers, a history of caddying in golf.

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

DePaul golfer Charlie Spencer-White.

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...

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

Tiger Woods addresses a massive gallery around the 18th green at Augusta National Golf Club after winning his 15th major title.

Shane Rene, Managing Editor

April 22, 2019

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

Senior golfer Bobby Thomas swings away during the Fighting Irish Classic in October, 2017. Thomas finished the tournament with a total score of 223.

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...

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

Freshman Joey McCarthy said he's learned a lot over the course of his freshman year at DePaul. He finish T-8 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...

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

The Jackson Park Golf Course renovation is expected to cost over $60 million.
(Andrew Hattersley | The DePaulia)

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant So

April 23, 2018

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

Tiger Woods opens with a par during the final round of the 2018 Masters.
(Charlie Riedel | AP)

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

April 9, 2018

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

Freddy Thomas averaged 74.41 during the fall season, second on the team behind Joe McCarthy. 
(Photo courtesy of DePaul Athletics)

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...

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