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

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

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer 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. 
Ebonye Smith, second-year electrical engineering major and lifestyle blogger at Mercer University.

Mercer student becomes a lifestyle blogger

Ivy Marie Clarke, Staff Reporter November 7, 2019
Meet Ebonye Smith: second-year electrical engineering major, golf player of 10 years, orange juice and dystopian novel addict and lifestyle blogger. And she’s only just getting started. 
U.S. Men's National Golf Team wins Walker Cup

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

Micah Johnston, Contributing Writer 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.
Mercer’s new men’s golf assistant coach, Jordan Harlacher.

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

Addison Robinson, Graphic Editor 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,...

Sophomore T.J. Long helped start the Mercer club golf team in order to gain recognition from the varsity program. Photo courtesy of T.J. Long.

Club golf becomes newest team on campus

Hayes Rule, Social Media Editor October 18, 2016

  Sophomore T.J. Long and junior Nathan Hahn wanted to try out for Mercer’s men’s golf team. But when they weren’t given the chance to do so, they took matters into their own hands. If...

The Bears are set to compete in their next tournament on March 11.

Mercer Golf Team gears up for upcoming tournament

Sophie Peel, Staff Writer March 3, 2016

Golf is a uniquely individual sport, but collegiate golf is different because it combines scores from the top five players who compete. The highest score, the  worst score, is dropped and the remaining...

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Top five Mercer sports moments of the fall semester

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer January 30, 2016

5. Jama runs away from competition for Julius Johnson Invitational win Men’s cross country runner Ahmed Jama took the reigns as a freshman for Mercer last semester, leading the Bears in all five of...

Mary Janiga’s life has been intertwined with golf since she was born, as she was named after one of the golf courses that hosts The Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia.

Mary Janiga: Named for greatness

Hayes Rule, Staff Writer October 29, 2015

The game of golf has been with freshman Mary Augusta Janiga from the moment she entered the world. She shares her namesake with the course that takes breathes away  — The Augusta National. The National,...

Ren says that one day, once he's gone from Mercer, he wants to be remembered as a good student.

Mercer Golfer Jerry Ren turns international dream into reality

Nick Wooten, Managing Editor August 31, 2015

The 10-year-old stood next to his father on the range. Somewhere on China’s southern coast, he and the weekend warrior shagged balls. Whack. The ball flew off the tee. It went about 80 or 90 yards...

Sports pyschology: individual versus team

Emily Rochefort October 6, 2014

The rings of British accents chanting “Ole, Ole, Ole, Ole” echoed on the golf course, as Martin Kaymer, playing for Europe, and Steve Stricker, playing for the United States, began the penultimate...

Fall sports overview

Emily Rochefort September 25, 2014

Women’s Soccer On Sept. 7, the Mercer Women’s Soccer Team defeated the Houston University Cougars 3-2. In the third minute of the game, Washida Blackman, senior forward for the Bears, scored off...

Fall preview: who's who in the SoCon

Emily Rochefort August 12, 2014

Men’s Cross Country   At the last Atlantic Sun Conference Championship, the Mercer University Men’s Cross Country team finished seventh out of ten teams. The team graduated three seniors out...

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