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Iowa men’s golf to host home tournament, women’s golf travels to Indiana

Iowa men’s golf to host home tournament, women’s golf travels to Indiana

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 15, 2021

The Iowa men’s golf team will try to defend its 2019 Hawkeye Invitational title this weekend at Finkbine Golf Course. The two-day, 54-hole event will feature 13 of the Midwest’s best teams like...

Iowa sophomore Alex Schaake poses for a portrait at Hoak Family Golf Complex on Tuesday, April 24, 2018. (Ben Allan Smith/The Daily Iowan)

Recent success has Iowa men’s golfer Schaake looking toward Hawkeye Invitational

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 7, 2021

At the last playing of the Hawkeye Invitational two springs ago, Iowa men’s golfer Alex Schaake collected his first and only collegiate victory to date. Schaake shared top individual honors with...

Iowa's Alex Schaake putts during a tournament at the Donald Ross Course at the Cedar Rapids Country Club in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

Iowa men’s golf finishes seventh at inaugural Calusa Cup

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 6, 2021

After his opening round of 76 at the inaugural Calusa Cup in Naples, Florida, Sunday, Iowa men’s golf senior Alex Schaake sat in 31st place — just 16 spots shy of last place in the 47-man field. His...

Benton Weinberg takes a starting shot during a golf invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Iowa came in first with a score of 593 against 12 other teams.

Iowa men’s golf to host inaugural Calusa Cup

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 1, 2021

This weekend, Iowa men’s golf will host the inaugural Calusa Cup in Naples, Florida. The three-day, 54-hole stroke play event will begin Sunday and feature what could be the best field of the...

Benton Weinberg takes a starting shot during a golf invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Iowa came in first with a score of 593 against 12 other teams.

Iowa men’s golf falls to Florida in dual match

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 30, 2021

When unranked Iowa men’s golf scheduled a match-play dual against No. 11 Florida, winning odds did not appear to be in the Hawkeyes’ favor. On Monday, the red-hot Gators — that have won two...

Iowa head coach Megan Menzel talks to Manuela Lizarazu during the Diane Thomason Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on September 30th, 2018.The Hawkeyes placed 1st overall.

Iowa golf teams hit the road

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 28, 2021

The Iowa men’s and women’s golf teams are back on the road for a pair of early-week events. The men’s team will face the University of Florida in an 18-hole match play match in Naples, Florida,...

Gonzalo Leal putts during a golf invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Iowa came in first with a score of 593 against 12 other teams.

Iowa men’s golf wins Spartan Collegiate

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 10, 2021

On the final day of play at the Spartan Collegiate in Sea Island, Georgia, Tuesday afternoon, Iowa men’s golf found itself trailing the event’s leading team by double-digit strokes. As they...

Gonzalo Leal watches the ball after driving it during a golf invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Iowa came in first with a score of 593 against 12 other teams.

Iowa men’s and women’s golf teams set for third tournament of the year

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 7, 2021

Iowa men’s and women’s golf teams will compete this week, with the men traveling to the Spartan Collegiate in Sea Island, Georgia, and the women competing at the Wildcat Invitational in Tucson,...

Iowa women's golfer Lea Zeitler. Contributed.

Iowa golf programs impress during stroke play tournaments

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter February 17, 2021

Both the men’s and women’s golf teams were in action this week as the men traveled to Charleston, South Carolina, for the Kiawah Invitational, and the women teed it up in Las Vegas at the Rebel...

Benton Weinberg takes a starting shot during a golf invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Saturday, April 20, 2019. Iowa came in first with a score of 593 against 12 other teams.

Iowa men’s golf makes history at Big Ten Match Play

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter February 7, 2021

After senior Alex Schaake expressed real optimism that the Hawkeyes could win their first team event of the shortened 2021 season, the Iowa men’s golf team came within one match of doing just that. A...

Iowa's Alex Schaake poses for a portrait at Hoak Family Golf Complex on Tuesday, April 24, 2018.

Iowa men’s golf ready for return to action

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter February 4, 2021

Senior Alex Schaake and the Iowa men’s golf team will have one simple goal in mind when they tee it up at this weekend’s Big Ten Match Play Championships at Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast,...

Iowa's Alex Schaake drives during a tournament at the Donald Ross Course at the Cedar Rapids Country Club in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

Unusual fall season prepares Hawkeye golfers for future professional careers

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter December 15, 2020

Professional golf is not all glitz and glamour.  The PGA Tour is the pinnacle of the sport and usually the only professional golf on television that casual sports fans watch. But there’s a lot more...

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