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Fears paces female golfers to 3rd place mark in conference

Bryson Jones

April 25, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

Head coach Gary Guyer and sophomore Lacey Fears led the Mercer University women’s golf team to a third place finish at the Atlantic Sun Conference Championship. Guyer’s squad was in the hunt for the title after posting a 298 in the opening round at the Venetian Bay Golf Course.  Mercer’s 298 was...

Viva la sport!

Viva la sport!

Garret McDowell

April 11, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports, Sports Columns

I’m going to be honest; I really couldn’t get into golf besides being a Tiger groupie for a long time. I felt it boring and a bit of a drag, making me wince whenever I would walk into a room with golf on. I really couldn’t stand the atmosphere, and to me, it didn’t feel like it could keep me ...

'Golfer of the Week' Beale leads Bears to 3rd place at Irish Creek

'Golfer of the Week' Beale leads Bears to 3rd place at Irish Creek

Matt Williams

April 11, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team rebounded from a disappointing showing at the Linger Longer Invitational, an event that they co-hosted with Kennesaw State University at Great Waters Golf Course in Eatonton, with a stellar performance at the Irish Creek Invitational at Irish Creek Golf Course in Kanna...

Golf finishes 11th at Linger Longer

Matt Williams

March 28, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team is coming off of their best performance of the season, finishing fourth at the Seminole Intercollegiate at Southwood Golf Course in Tallahassee, Fla. On Mar. 24-25, they co-hosted the Linger Longer Invitational at Great Waters Golf Course in Eatonton, with Kennesaw State...

Men's golf falls to 15th at John Hayt, shines with 4th at Seminole

Matt Hickman

March 14, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team has recently had some disappointing tournaments, though it appears that their slump is finally coming to an end in dramatic fashion. On Feb. 20-21, the Bears participated in the Mobile Bay Intercollegiate Magnolia Grove Crossings Golf Course in Mobile, Ala. The tournament...

Women's golf ties for 18th at Kiawah Classic

Bryson Jones

March 14, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

On Feb. 26, the Mercer women’s golf team headed to Kiawah, S.C. for the Edwin Watts/Kiawah Island Classic. When asked about the team’s performance on day one of the tournament, Head Coach Gary Guyer simply said, “We could have played better.” Sophomore Lacey Fears fired a two-over 74 to lead...

Women's golf wins 2nd tournament of year at JU Classic

Bryson Jones

February 22, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer women’s golf team and Head Coach Gary Guyer recently pulled out a much-needed victory in the JU Classic hosted by Jacksonville University. On day one, Mercer sophomore Lacey Fears fired a score of 71, one under par, to lead the entire tournament. Junior Aurelie Wiriath was tied for second after day on...

Bradley's bunch struggles at JU's Sea Best Invite at TPC Sawgrass

Matt Williams

February 8, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team had a disappointing beginning to the spring season, coming in ninth in the Sea Best Invitational at TPC Sawgrass, hosted by Jacksonville University. Heading in the final round on Tuesday, Jan. 31, the Bears were in sixth. After the last round, however, they were in ninth...

Lady golfers to compete for final place in top five

Bryson Jones

January 25, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer women’s golf team is looking to set a standard of excellence going into the 2012 competitive season. Led by Head Coach Gary Guyer the team looks to take the precedent set in the fall of 2011 and take that momentum into the spring of 2012 to finish well in conference play. The lady golfers...

Men's golf sets lofty goals

Matt Williams

January 25, 2012


Filed under Golf, Sports

As the championship part of Mercer’s golf schedule quickly approaches, the Bears have several goals that are still set clearly in their sights. During the fall semester schedule, new Head Coach Steve Bradley and new Assistant Coach Jacob Davidson were still trying to feel out their new team while dealing...

Men's golfers display consistency, progress throughout fall campaign

Joshua Morrison

December 7, 2011


Filed under Golf, Sports

The Mercer men’s golf team’s opening season of the 2011-2012 campaign can be characterized with consistency and progress as the Bears played their way through three fall events including the annual home match at the Brickyard. The Bears’ opening campaign was the first season with newly signed head...

Women's golf caps a solid fall, highlighted by Eat-A-Peach

Joshua Morrison

December 7, 2011


Filed under Golf, Sports

Mercer’s women’s golf team had a historic season as the Lady Bears captured their second ever Eat-A-Peach Collegiate during the 2011 fall campaign. Mercer began their fall schedule during the first week of September as they traveled to Huntsville, Alabama to participate in the Chris Bannister classic....

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