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Three Iowa men’s golfers earn All-Big Ten honors

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

Robert Read, Sports Editor

May 18, 2020

Three members of the Iowa men's golf team — seniors Alex Schaake and Benton Weinberg, and sophomore Gonzalo Leal Montero — earned Big Ten recognition, the conference announced Monday. Schaake, last year's Big Ten Player of the Year, earned his second straight unanimous selection to the All-B...

NCAA postseason events, Big Ten events canceled

Fans leave the game after the men's basketball game against Western Carolina at Carver-Hawkeye Arena on Tuesday, December 18, 2018. The Hawkeyes defeated the Catamounts 78-60.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020 is a day sports fans will not soon forget. The sports world seemed to stop spinning Thursday afternoon as NCAA announced that it would not conduct any of its postseason championships, including the NCAA Division I men's and women's basketball tournaments. The Big Ten Conference then...

Big Ten to conduct winter and spring sporting events without fans

University of Iowa Athletic Director Gary Barta dresses Faculty Senate members during a Faculty Senate meeting on Oct. 29, 2019.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Big Ten Conference announced Wednesday evening that fans will not be granted entry to any of its remaining 2020 winter or spring events. Those granted access include student-athletes, coaches, credentialed media, and immediate family members of event participants. Sports affected inclu...

Lineup consistency key for Iowa men’s golf

Iowa's Benton Weinberg walks towards the clubhouse during a tournament at the Donald Ross Course at the Cedar Rapids Country Club in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2020

Finding an opportunity to play college golf is often not easy. Rosters are exclusive, typically made up of less than 10 golfers. Occasionally, even rostered golfers struggle to find opportunities to play. Collegiate golf lineups consist of six players. Athletes that don’t crack the top six f...

UI’s Finkbine golf course under new management

The main entrance sign is seen at Finkbine Golf Course on Monday Feb. 24.

Charles Peckman, Senior Reporter

February 24, 2020

Finkbine Golf Course, which is owned by the University of Iowa and services the women's and men's golf teams, is under new management. The move, announced Monday morning, transfers management to Troon, an Arizona-based company specializing in club management, development, and marketing. Altho...

Quality coaching key to Iowa golf’s success

Iowa head coach Tyler Stith walks on the green during the Hawkeye Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Sunday, April 16, 2017. The Hawkeyes finished second, behind Texas Tech, in the tournament after three rounds scoring 859 (-5; 289, 285, 285).

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 17, 2020

Golf is an individual game. Golfers create their own success, but others help them sustain it. Despite the isolation the game provides — both in practice and on the course — outside factors can determine golfers’ effectiveness. Coaching is one of the external factors that can help golfer...

Iowa surges late in Big Ten Match Play

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

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 10, 2020

Fresh off a five-year contract extension, Iowa head men’s golf coach Tyler Stith led his team to Palm Coast, Florida — the home of the 2020 Big Ten Match Play. The Big Ten’s Match Play event is held annually at Hammock Beach Golf Resort’s Ocean Course. The Ocean Course at Hammock Beach...

Iowa struggles in Dallas to end the fall season

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

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 22, 2019

The Iowa men’s golf team struggled on the green over the weekend in its final fall season tournament at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate hosted by Baylor. The team placed 10th out of 12 teams, while No. 6 Southern Methodist earned first place with a team (-27). No. 11 Baylor finished right behind...

Men’s golf completes fall season

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

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 20, 2019

The Iowa men’s golf team completes its fall season in Dallas, Texas, as they compete in the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate hosted by Baylor University. The Hawkeyes’ lineup includes senior Alex Schaake in the No. 1 spot, followed by senior Benton Weinberg, junior Joe Kim, sophomore Gonzalo Leal Montero,...

Iowa men’s golf finishes third out of 14 teams at Fighting Irish Classic

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.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 8, 2019

The Iowa men’s golf team finished in third place at the Fighting Irish Classic hosted by Notre Dame over the weekend.  The Hawkeyes finished with a carded 855 (+3) for three rounds, surpassing Arizona State by eight strokes. No. 17 Notre Dame and No. 10 North Carolina finished in first and secon...

Seniors Alex Schaake and Benton Weinberg look back at their colligate careers

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

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 7, 2019

  For the past four years, Iowa men’s golf has had anchors in Alex Schaake and Benton Weinberg. Now, they’re making their senior years count.  Schaake, the reigning Les Bolstad Award recipient for the Big Ten Golfer of the Year, noted how much he has changed and grown since stepping on...

Men’s golf travels to South Bend

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.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 6, 2019

The Iowa men’s golf team travels to Notre Dame this week to compete in its second-to-last fall tournament, the Fighting Irish Classic. The two-day tournament is comprised of some tough competition such as No. 3 Arizona State, No. 10 North Carolina, Iowa State, Michigan, Michigan State, and Rutgers. Iowa...