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U.S. Men’s National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

U.S. Men’s National Golf Team wins Walker Cup
November 8, 2019
The men’s team completed the tournament in Hoylake, England, with a score of 15.5, edging out the British-Irish team’s score of 10.5. 

U.S. Men’s National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

U.S. Men's National Golf Team wins Walker Cup
September 26, 2019
This is the first time the U.S. Walker Cup team has won a matchup in an away contest in 12 years.

Leading the Way: Stanton Schorr leads golf team as his last season comes to close

Stanton Schorr teed-off during the practice round at the Brickyard Golf Club before the home tournament. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.
March 27, 2019

Although Stanton Schorr’s last season as a star Mercer Golf player is almost complete, his name will not be forgotten once he graduates in May. During his time as a member of the Mercer golf team,...

Lauren Whyte: New Assistant Coach to Women’s Golf

New assistant golf coach for Mercer women’s golf, Lauryn Whyte. Photo provided by Mercer Athletics.
September 28, 2018

Lauren Whyte was named the new assistant golf coach for Mercer women’s golf by head coach Michele Drinkard back in early August. Whyte joins the Bears after playing two years at Baylor and then two at...

Mercer men’s golf assistant coach leaves corporate office for the green

Mercer’s new men’s golf assistant coach, Jordan Harlacher.
August 31, 2018

Jordan Harlacher built a golf program at his alma mater, Kenyon College in Gambio, Ohio, that moved into the category of Top Division III colleges/universities in the country. He is originally from Mechanicsville,...

Schanen first at Mercer named GSGA Women’s Player of the Year

Payton Schanen was recently named the 2017 Georgia State Golf Association Women's Player of the Year.
February 12, 2018

Payton Schanen, a junior at Mercer, was recently named the 2017 Georgia State Golf Association Women's Player of the Year. She is the first from the Mercer golf program to receive this honor. “I...

Golfer Spencer Ball is starting the year off with a driving ambition

Spencer Ball didn’t start playing golf until his freshman year of high school. In his first season on the Mercer Golf Team, he has finished two tournaments in the Top 20.
October 19, 2017

Spencer Ball didn’t start playing golf until his freshman year of high school. In his first season on the Mercer Golf Team, he has finished two tournaments in the Top 20. “I was a little late to...

Club golf improves in second tournament

Mercer Club Golf has their first tournament of the year.
October 9, 2017

T.J. Long and Nate Hahn started a club golf team at Mercer last semester to prolong their dream of playing competitive golf. Now, after the club’s second ever tournament, the team is showing signs...

Golf came naturally for Mercer’s Kiko Rosete

Kiko Rosete, Mercer Mens golfer, practices on a par 3 course at Idle Hour Golf & Country Club on Tuesday, Feb. 21.
February 22, 2017

Golf is a game that demands technique, confidence and strategy. It’s not a sport that can easily be mastered. However, sometimes the “golf gods” bless certain individuals. Kiko Rosete, a Mercer...

Freshman Lauren Lighfritz makes immediate impact on the course

Freshman Lauren Lightfritz hitting the ball golf ball as she went on to finish first among her teammates in their first tournament.
October 9, 2016

Lauren Lightfritz always sets her eyes on the prize. At her first college tournament, Lightfritz finished as the top Mercer golfer. Golfing since the age of seven, Lightfritz has worked tirelessly to...

Inside the Den: Softball’s Kaytlin Haney

Photo courtesy of Mercer Marketing.
April 1, 2016

https://soundcloud.com/the-cluster-sports/inside-the-den-softballs-kaytlin-haney What's it like moving from Texas to Macon, Georgia? Justin and Hayes are joined by softball's Kaytlin Haney on this week's...

Inside the Den: A Just Ruling

Hayes Rule (left) is looking to carry on the legacy left by his brother Trey (right)
Photo provided by Hayes Rule
March 27, 2016

Justin Baxley and Hayes Rule are back in this week with another Inside the Den podcast.  On this week's show, Justin sits down with a very special guest to talk about Mercer Golf. The guys also talk...

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