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Does America Have a  Fighting Chance in the 2014 Ryder Cup?

Does America Have a Fighting Chance in the 2014 Ryder Cup?

September 24, 2014

By Sam Belden The Ryder Cup is a biennial exhibition that pits the very best American golfers against the best European golfers in a team match play high-profile event lasting three days. This year’s...

Late Rounds Doom Golf at Cornell

Late Rounds Doom Golf at Cornell

September 24, 2014

By Sam Belden Fordham golf faltered on the last day of the Cornell Invitational, causing them to tie for ninth out of 15 teams. Although the Rams were tied for fourth heading into the last day, the...

Golf Stuck In Rough at Colgate

Golf Stuck In Rough at Colgate

September 17, 2014

By Sam Belden The Fordham golf team kicked off its season by placing 12th out of 14 teams at the Colgate Invitational. The tournament was held on Sept. 6 and 7 at Seven Oaks Golf Club in Hamilton, New...

Golf Heads to Clubhouse

April 30, 2014

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By DREW CASEY STAFF WRITER Since competing at the Rhody Invitational on April 6, the Fordham golf team has been busy. On April 12 and April 13, the team traveled to Mohegan Sun Country Club in Baltic, Conn. for the New England Division I Golf Championships. In the 36-hole event, the squad finished in sixth place out of 10 teams. Senior co-captain Brandon Nolan led the way, recording a 74 on Saturday and a 75 on Sunday t...

Golf Returns to the Tee

April 9, 2014

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By DREW CASEY STAFF WRITER After a brutal winter, the Fordham golf team has teed it up again. However, it has not been easy. “It’s definitely been tough getting back into the swing of things,” said junior Brian Engstrom when asked about the cold. On the other hand, Drew Dufresne embraced the semi-warmer weather. “Sticking to a somewhat altered routine and being confident that the work in the gym was going to he...

Spring Preview: After Long Winter, Golf Eager to Tee Off

March 5, 2014

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By DREW CASEY STAFF WRITER The weather has not been kind to the Fordham men’s golf team during this winter offseason. Since concluding its fall season back on Oct. 28 at the Lehigh Invitational, the team has had very few opportunities to practice outdoors. One would not expect them to have many chances to hit balls, but this winter has been more brutal than usual. “As far as hitting balls goes, we haven’t been able...

Golf Wraps Up Fall Season at Lehigh Invitational

October 30, 2013

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By DREW CASEY STAFF WRITER The Fordham golf team concluded its fall season at the Lehigh University Invitational on Oct. 27 and 28 at Saucon Valley Country Club in Bethlehem, Pa. In its third consecutive 36-hole tournament, the team finished in fifth place out of seven teams. Junior co-captain Jeff Hogan led the way for the Rams, posting a two round cumulative score of 11-over-par. Hogan’s finish was good for a tie ...

Golf Nearing End of Fall Season

October 23, 2013

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By DREW CASEY Staff Writer   The Fordham golf team has continued its 2013 fall campaign over the past 14 days, competing in two 36-hole tournaments. On Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 12 and 13, the team traveled to Philmont Country Club in Huntington Valley, Pa. to compete in the Temple Invitational. The squad finished tied for 16th, but co-captains Jeff Hogan and Brandon Nolan both posted one-over-par 71’s on Sunday....

Golf Finishes Tied for 11th at Yale’s Macdonald Cup

October 9, 2013

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By DREW CASEYStaff WriterAfter a much needed off week, the Fordham golf team competed in the Macdonald Cup at the Yale Golf Course in New Haven, Conn. and finished tied for 11th out of 14 teams.The Rams hoped that they would turn in their best finish of the season this past weekend, and they seemed poised to do so after the first round. After Saturday morning’s 18, the team was in seventh place and only four shots back of ...

Golf Ties for Ninth at Colgate Invitational

September 11, 2013

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By DREW CASEY CONTRIBUTING WRITER The PGA Tour golf season may be winding down, but the Fordham golf season is just beginning. The team kicked off its fall campaign this past weekend at Seven Oaks Golf Club in Hamilton, N.Y. as part of the Colgate Fall Invitational. After a rocky start that left the team in 12th place after the first round, the team rallied in Saturday’s second 18 to move into ninth place. The team of ...

Fordham Golf Tees Up for Atlantic 10 Championship

April 24, 2013

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By BOBBY THOMPSON STAFF WRITER The Rams golf team has been busy on the links this spring. The Rams started off the spring with two 8th place finishes in Pennsylvania at a weather-shortened La Salle Invitational and Villanova’s annual Wildcat Invitational. At the La Salle Invitational, individuals Nick Polvino and Ben Alcorn actually led the way for Fordham, finishing higher than any of the starters. They rounded out the...

Golf Team Returns Four of Five Starters from 2012 Season

March 6, 2013

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By BOBBY THOMPSON STAFF WRITER The Fordham golf team’s spring season kicks off on March 24 at the La Salle Spring Invitational, which is held at the Talamore Country Club in Ambler, Pa. The Rams will attempt to defend their victory from last March, after capturing the 2012 La Salle Invitational by 10 strokes. Fordham head coach Paul Dillon is confident that the Rams will be able to go back to back and get their first...

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