San Diego State golf

SDSU MEN'S GOLFER P.J. SAMIERE SECURES BERTH IN U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztec rising senior wins sectional qualifier in Hawaii

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July 21, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s golf rising senior PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) earned a spot in the 2017 U.S. Amateur Championship after winning his United States Golf Association sectional qualifier last Monday in Kapolei, Hawaii.

SCHAUFFELE WINS FIRST PGA TOUR TITLE AT GREENBRIER

 

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July 10, 2017 (White Sulpher Springs, W.Va.,) - Former San Diego State men’s golf All-American Xander Schauffele (San Diego, Calif.) captured the first PGA Tour title of his career Sunday after winning The Greenbrier Classic in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

EX-SDSU WOMEN'S GOLFER SIRENE BLAIR EARNS WGCA ACADEMIC HONORS

 

Aztec graduate receives All-American Scholar Team recognition for second straight year

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July 10, 2017 (San Diego) - Recent San Diego State graduate Sirene Blair (South Jordan, Utah) has earned a spot on the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholar Team for her performance in the classroom during the 2016-17 academic year.

SDSU'S P.J. SAMIERE WINS CALIFORNIA STATE AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztec rising senior claims five straight matches en route to title

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June 25, 2017 (San Francisco) - San Diego State men’s golf standout PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) captured the prestigious California State Amateur Championship on Saturday after defeating Noah Norton (Chico, Calif.), 1-up, in a thrilling 36-hole final at the historic Olympic Club in San Francisco, California.

EX-SDSU GOLF STAR XANDER SCHAUFFELE TIES FOR FIFTH AT U.S. OPEN

 

Aztec alumnus earns exemption to next year’s championship

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June 18, 2017 (Erin, Wisc.) - Making his first major championship appearance, former San Diego State All-American Xander Schauffele (San Diego, Calif.) tied for fifth place at the 117th U.S. Open on Sunday after carding a 3-under-par 69 during the final round at Erin Hills Golf Club.

EX-SDSU GOLFER XANDER SCHAUFFELE QUALIFIES FOR U.S. OPEN

 

Former Aztec star advances out of Memphis sectional

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Photo:  Schauffele will compete in the 117th U.S. Open in Erin, Wis.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

June 6, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State All-American Xander Schauffele (San Diego, Calif.) clinched a berth in the 2017 U.S. Open Championship Tuesday, emerging from a five-way playoff to grab one of two remaining spots in the United States Golf Association (USGA) sectional qualifier in Memphis, Tennessee.

SDSU'S P.J. SAMIERE EARNS PING ALL-WEST REGION HONORS

 

Aztec men’s golf junior collects first career all-region award

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May 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s golfer PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) was one of 26 student-athletes named to the PING All-West Region team, as announced Saturday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

EX-SDSU GOLFER EMMA HENRIKSON QUALIFIES FOR U.S. OPEN

 

Former Aztec star finishes second at sectional qualifier in Arizona

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May 25, 2017 (San Diego) - Former San Diego State All-American Emma Henrikson (Malmö, Sweden) has earned a spot in the 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Championship after finishing second in her United States Golf Association (USGA) sectional qualifier Monday in Scottsdale, Arizona.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES SEASON WITH EIGHTH PLACE REGIONAL FINISH

 

Aztecs fall short of third straight berth in NCAA Championships

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Photo:  Blake Abercrombie led the Aztecs with a 73 during the final round of the NCAA regionals on Wednesday.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team saw its 2016-17 campaign come to a disappointing conclusion Wednesday with an eighth-place finish at the NCAA Washington Regional at Aldarra Golf Club. The Aztecs fired a combined 14-over-par 298 during the final round to complete the tournament with a 54-hole total of 30-over 882 on the par-71, 6,885-yard course layout.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO EIGHTH AFTER ROUND TWO AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs just four shots in back of coveted fifth-place position

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Photo:  PJ Samiere posted his second straight 71 on Tuesday at the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 16, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - Enduring two lengthy morning rain delays, the San Diego State men’s golf team slipped two places into the eighth position at the NCAA Washington Regional after recording a combined 10-over-par 294 during the second round at Aldarra Golf Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR SIXTH AFTER ROUND ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs’ PJ Samiere, Gunn Yang tied for 14th individually

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Photo:  PJ Samiere shot a 71 on Monday during the opening round of the NCAA Washington Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 15, 2017 (Sammamish, Wash.) - The San Diego State men’s golf team remains in a tie for sixth place at the NCAA Washington Regional, along with Penn State, after shooting a collective 6-over-par 290 on Monday during the opening round at Aldarra Golf Club. 

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF FINISHES 11TH AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair sets program record for lowest 54-hole total at regional event

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May 10, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team saw its season come to a disappointing conclusion on Wednesday after finishing in 11th place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional. The Aztecs fired a collective 10-over-par 298 during the final round for a 54-hole total of 892 (+28) on the par-72, 6,593-yard Rawls Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SLIPS INTO EIGHTH AFTER DAY TWO AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs two shots out of coveted sixth spot heading into Wednesday’s final round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza led the Aztecs with a 72 during the second round of the NCAA Lubbock Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 9, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - Despite shaving two strokes off its combined score from round one, the San Diego State women’s golf team slipped two notches into eighth place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional on Tuesday after posting an 8-over-par 296 during the second round at The Rawls Course on the campus of Texas Tech University.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF IN SIXTH PLACE AFTER DAY ONE AT NCAA REGIONALS

 

Aztecs’ Blair, Vivaldi among individual top 20

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Photo:  Sirene Blair led the Aztecs with a 72 in round one of the NCAA Lubbock Regional.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

May 8, 2017 (Lubbock, Tex.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team sits in sixth place at the 2017 NCAA Lubbock Regional after firing a collective 10-over-par 298 on Monday during the opening round at The Rawls Course on the campus of Texas Tech University.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF RECEIVES 19TH STRAIGHT NCAA REGIONAL BID

 

Aztecs garner seventh seed in Washington Regional

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May 4, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State men’s golf team will venture to the Pacific Northwest for the 2017 Washington Regional May 15-17 as announced Thursday by the NCAA selection committee. The 37th-ranked Aztecs earned a No. 7 seed for their school-record 19th consecutive regional appearance and 22nd overall since the regional format was launched in 1989.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF, VOLLEYBALL EARN PUBLIC RECOGNITION AWARDS FROM NCAA

 

Both SDSU teams recognized for outstanding academic achievements

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May 3, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women’s golf and volleyball programs were publically recognized by the NCAA today for their outstanding academic achievements. The recognition comes on the heels of their most recent multiyear Academic Progress Rates (APR), which were both in the top 10 percent of their sport.

THREE SDSU MEN'S GOLFERS EARN ALL-MW RECOGNITION

 

Mendoza, Samiere, Abercrombie garner all-conference accolades

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Photo:  Nahum Mendoza III became just the fifth Aztec player to earn all-MW honors three times.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State men’s golfers Nahum Mendoza III (San Diego, Calif.), PJ Samiere (Kailua, Hawaii) and Blake Abercrombie (Rocklin, Calif.) were each selected to the 2017 all-Mountain West team Thursday in a vote of the league’s 11 head coaches.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF COLLECTS FOUR MOUNTAIN WEST HONORS

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza named MW Freshman of the Year

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza became the fifth MW women's golf Freshman of the Year in school history.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 27, 2017 (San Diego) - San Diego State women's golfer Fernanda Escauriza (Asunción, Paraguay) was named Mountain West Freshman of the Year as the league announced its postseason awards on Thursday. In addition, Escauriza garnered second-team all-MW accolades, joining first-team selections Sirene Blair (South Jordan, Utah) and Georgia Lacey (Del Mar, Calif.) to give the Aztecs three all-conference honorees in the same season for the fifth time in head coach Leslie Spalding’s six-year tenure.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SECURES BERTH IN NCAA LUBBOCK REGIONAL

 

Aztecs to make seventh regional team appearance in eight years

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April 27, 2017 (San Diego) - The San Diego State women's golf team received word of its postseason destination on Thursday when the NCAA Division I Women's Golf Committee announced the Aztecs will compete in the NCAA Lubbock Regional, May 8-10, in Lubbock, Texas. SDSU garnered the No. 8 seed for its seventh regional berth in the last eight years and 14th overall since the regional format was introduced in 1993.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF FINISHES FOURTH AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztec senior Gunn Yang ties for third individually     

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April 23, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team finished in fourth place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Sunday after carding a 6-under-par 282 during the final round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF DROPS TO FOURTH AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

 

Aztec senior Gunn Yang tied for fifth individually after 36 holes  

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April 22, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team slipped into fourth place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Saturday after shooting an even-par 288 during the second round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF TIED FOR FIRST AFTER ROUND ONE AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Four Aztecs among individual top 10

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Photo:  Gunn Yang recorded an ace on the par-3 No. 4 Friday during the opening round of the MW Championship.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 21, 2017 (Tucson) - The San Diego State men’s golf team owns a share of lead at the 2017 Mountain West Championship after shooting a combined 9-under-par 279 on Friday during the opening round at OMNI Tucson National Golf Club.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF'S FERNANDA ESCUARIZA CAPTURES MEDALIST HONORS AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs finish second in team standings for second straight year

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Photo:  Flanked by head coach Leslie Spalding and assistant coach Carly Ludwig, Fernanda Escauriza (center) takes the ceremonial plunge into Poppie's Pond after capturing medalist honors on Wednesday. (Justin Tafoya/NCAA Photos, courtesy goaztecs.com)

April 19, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - San Diego State’s Fernanda Escauriza (Asunción, Paraguay) captured the individual title at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Wednesday after shooting a 2-under-par 70 during the final round at Mission Hills Country Club. With her total, the Aztec freshman completed the event with a 54-hole total of 6-under 210 to become the program’s first-ever medalist in a conference tournament.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SLIPS INTO SECOND AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza tied for second individually after second round

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza moved into a tie for second at the MW Championship after tying for the low round of the day with a 3-under 69.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 18, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team slipped one notch into second place at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Tuesday after posting a combined 3-over-par 291 during the second round  at Mission Hills Country Club.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF SHARES LEAD AFTER ROUND ONE AT MW CHAMPIONSHIP

 

Aztecs’ Fernanda Escauriza, Haleigh Krause tied for fourth individually

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Photo:  Fernanda Escauriza (left) and Haleigh Krause are tied for 4th on the individual leaderboard after each shot a 71 in round one of the MW Championship.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 17, 2017 (Rancho Mirage, Calif.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team grabbed a share of the lead at the 2017 Mountain West Championship on Monday after shooting a collective 1-under-par 287 during the opening round  at Mission Hills Country Club.

SDSU MEN'S GOLF COMPLETES ACTION AT WESTERN INTERCOLLEGIATE

 

Aztecs complete second round and then struggle in final round

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April 9, 2017 (Santa Cruz) - San Diego State wrapped up action on Sunday at the Western Intercollegiate. The Aztecs completed Saturday’s postponed second round and then played the final 18 holes at Pasatiempo Golf Course.

SDSU WOMEN'S GOLF TIES FOR 10TH AT PING/ASU INVITATIONAL

 

Aztec senior Sirene Blair ties for 21st individually

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Photo:  Georgia Lacey carded the Aztecs' low round of the day at the PING/ASU Invite with a 71.  Courtesy goaztecs.com

April 9, 2017 (Tempe, Ariz.) - The San Diego State women’s golf team finished in a tie for 10th place at the PING/ASU Invitational on Sunday after shooting a collective 13-over-par 301 during the final round at Karsten Golf Course. With their score, the Aztecs completed the 41st annual tournament with a 54-hole total of 27-over 891, along with Missouri and LSU, on the par-72, 6,337-yard track.