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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...

Women’s golf cancels Mexico event after Board of Regents ruling

Flags wave during the Hawkeye Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on April 15, 2017. University Heights and Iowa City are looking to rezone land around Finkbine to develop a university-owned apartment complex off of Melrose Avenue.

Robert Read and Katie Ann McCarver

March 10, 2020

The Iowa women's golf team has cancelled the Hawkeye El Tigre Invitational in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on March 19-21 due to the state Board of Regents suspending travel outside of the United States. In its place, the Hawkeyes will host the Diane Thompson Invitational in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Ma...

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...

Zeitler proving to be superstar for Iowa golf

Zeitler proving to be superstar for Iowa golf

Austin Hanson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

Hailing from Fiecht/Mieming Tyrol, Austria, Lea Zeitler is Iowa women’s golf’s superstar. Despite being a true freshman, Zeitler has shown the poise of an upperclassman on the golf course this season. Zeitler burst onto the scene for the Hawkeyes during the fall campaign. She made her Iowa ...

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 women’s golf team travels to Mexico to complete the fall golf season finale

Iowa's Manuela Lizarazu follows her putt during the Diane Thomason Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on September 30th, 2019. The Hawkeyes placed 1st overall.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 31, 2019

The Iowa women’s golf team concludes the 2019 fall golf season in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico this weekend at The Battle of the Beach hosted by Texas Christian University. The tournament takes place Nov. 1-3 at the par-72, 6,250-yard Club Campestre San Jose, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. for rounds...

Women’s golf understands the importance of the fall season

Iowa's Manuela Lizarazu follows her putt during the Diane Thomason Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on September 30th, 2019. The Hawkeyes placed 1st overall.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 21, 2019

Every Hawkeye sports team understands the grind of practice and competition during their average four-month season. Golf is one of the unique sports with two separate seasons, and the Iowa women’s golf team knows the importance of each. “The fall is super important for us, especially when you...

Women’s golf finishes ninth at Magnolia Invitational

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.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 16, 2019

The Iowa women’s golf team finished in ninth place out of 11 teams over the weekend at the Magnolia Invitational in Starkville, Mississippi. Louisiana State finished first at the event, with Mississippi State and Auburn coming in second and third, respectfully. Freshman Jacque Galloway, native of...

Women’s golf heads to Mississippi for the Magnolia Invitational

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.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

October 10, 2019

The Iowa women’s golf team competes in its second-to-last tournament of the fall season next weekend as they travel to Starkville, Mississippi, to play in the Magnolia Invitational, hosted by Mississippi State. The Hawkeyes last played in Starkville in 2014 for the then-Old Waverly Bulldog Invitational....

Women’s golf brings young talent to the green

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.

Cassie Buchholz, Sports Reporter

September 30, 2019

The Iowa women’s golf team is no stranger to being hungry out on the green, and they’re ready to face the rest of the fall season with new faces. The Hawkeyes added four freshmen to their roster for the 2019-20 season, the most newcomers in a single season since 2014. Austria native Lea Zeitler...

Women’s golf falls to Indiana in match play

Iowa's Shawn Rennegarbe tees off during the Diane Thomason Invitational at Finkbine Golf Course on Sept. 30, 2018.The Hawkeyes placed first overall.

Cassandra Buchholz, Sports Reporter

September 25, 2019

The Iowa women’s golf team lost the match portion of the East-West Match Play Challenge hosted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, 4-1, against fifth place Indiana over the weekend.  Iowa finished stroke-play with a 36-hole score of 595 (+19). In her collegiate debut, freshman Lea Zietler won...