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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...

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Iowa women’s golfer finds motivation from unlikely source for strong finish

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 14, 2021

Freshman Klara Wildhaber has been a consistent weapon for the Iowa women’s golf team this season — securing top-10 finishes in four of Iowa’s six tournaments so far this season — but her scorecards...

A member of the University of Iowa women’s golf team practices her putting on Thursday, Sept. 14, 2017.

Iowa women’s golf wins UNI Spring Invitational

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter April 12, 2021

The Iowa women’s golf team battled through wet and windy conditions to win the UNI Spring Invitational at Pheasant Ridge Golf Course in Cedar Falls, Iowa, over the weekend. With temperatures in...

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.

Strong second round propels Iowa women’s golf to second-place finish

Chris Werner , Sports Reporter March 31, 2021

Last season, the Iowa women’s golf team finished runner-up at the Entrada Invitational hosted by BYU early March, its best finish of the season. Before the team had an opportunity to build on...

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,...

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.

Second-place team finish puts Iowa women’s golf back on track

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 18, 2021

Iowa head women’s golf coach Megan Menzel said that she has already put a spring tournament hosted by BYU on next year’s schedule. Following the Hawkeyes’ runner-up finish at the BYU Spring...

Iowa sophomore Brett Permann tees off during the Diane Thomason Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on September 30th, 2018.The Hawkeyes placed 1st overall.

Iowa women’s golf headed to Utah

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 14, 2021

Following a record-setting performance in mid-February at the Rebel Beach Invitational in Las Vegas, Iowa’s women’s golf team was excited to get back on the course and continue the momentum. At...

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,...

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Iowa women’s golf’s Zetiler makes history

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter March 2, 2021

Last month, at the Rebel Beach Intercollegiate in Las Vegas, Nevada, Iowa women’s golf’s Lea Zeitler was tied for the lead heading into the third and final round of competition — and she didn’t...

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...

Dwight the dog, Finkbine Golf Course’s new course dog. Contributed.

Meet the canine sidekick to the new Finkbine superintendent

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter September 24, 2020

When Tim Gravert’s golf course dog died from cancer this past winter, the new Finkbine superintendent knew he needed to fill the vacancy quickly. Starting a new job at a new course, Gravert set...

Iowa women’s golf’s Galloway wins intrasquad match-play title

Iowa women’s golf’s Galloway wins intrasquad match-play title

Chris Werner, Sports Reporter September 21, 2020

Even though the Iowa women’s golf program can’t compete in tournaments as a team this fall because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the group is trying to simulate competitive situations as best it can. Last...

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