2018-19 Tartan Men's Golf News

  • Rodgers Named Golf Pride Grips/GCAA Mid-Atlantic Coach of the Year
    June 03, 2019
    Following the most successful season in program history, Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf coach Dan Rodgers was selected as the Golf Pride Grips/Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Division III Mid-Atlantic Region Coach of the Year. This marks Rodgers’ second regional honor after receiving the same accolade following the 2017 campaign.
  • Li Named First Team PING All-America; Folker Named All-Region
    May 20, 2019
    Sophomore Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team has been recognized as a NCAA Division III PING First Team All-American by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).
  • Tartans Place 11th at NCAA Championships
    May 17, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team turned in the program's best finish on the national stage when the Tartans finished 11th at the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Friday. The 72-hole championship event was played at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky, with the final two rounds played on the par-72, 7,190-yard Champion Trace Course. In 2009, the team finished 22nd while the Tartans ended play at the 2017 championships in 31st.
  • Men's Golf Continues Play at NCAA Championships
    May 16, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team played the par-72, 7,190-yard Champion Trace Course in the third round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Thursday at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The Tartans fired a team score of 313 and have a 54-hole score of 912 (307-292-313) and are 11th heading into the final round on Friday morning.
  • Men's Golf Makes Cut at NCAA Championships; Folker Cards One-Under in Second Round
    May 15, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the second round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Wednesday morning and carded a four-over par 292 as team on the par-72, 6,897-yard Keene Run Course at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky. The Cardinal and Gray have a 36-hole score of 599 (307-299) which places them tied for eighth in a field of 42 teams and advances them to rounds three and four of the championship event. Following play on Wednesday, the field was cut to the top 18 teams and the top six individuals not on one of those teams.
  • Men's Golf Opens Play at 2019 NCAA Championships
    May 14, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team opened play at the first round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Championships on Tuesday. The Tartans shot a team score of 307 on the par-72, 7,190-yard Champion Trace Course at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky in are in 16th in a field of 42 teams following the first 18 holes. Illinois Wesleyan University leads the championships after the opening round of play with a one-under-par 287.
  • Li Named Semifinalist For Jack Nicklaus Award
    May 10, 2019
    For the second straight season, sophomore Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been named by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) as a semifinalist for the NCAA Division III Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award presented by Barbasol. The Nicklaus Award recognizes the top players at the Division I, II, III, NAIA and NJCAA levels.
  • Tartan Men’s Golf Receives NCAA Bid
    May 06, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team has been selected to compete in the 2019 NCAA Division III Men’s Golf Championships. The championships will be held May 14-17 at the Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky, on the Champion Trace Course and the Keene Run Golf Course. Transylvania University will be hosting the four-day event.
  • Li Named UAA Men’s Golf Player of the Year; Folker Named to All-UAA Squad
    April 30, 2019
    Sophomore Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team has been named University Athletic Association (UAA) Player of the Year, as voted on by the association coaches. Li, also a first-team selection, is joined by sophomore Jason Folker (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Forest) who garnered second team accolades.
  • Li Ties School Record, Fires 67 in Final Round of Strimer Memorial Invitational
    April 28, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team carded a 288 during the final round of the Strimer Memorial Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on Sunday to finish in a tie for second. Sophomore Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) tied a school record with a four-under par 67 to lead the Tartans on the par-71 Oakhaven Golf Club in Delaware, Ohio. The Cardinal and Gray ended the event with a 588 (300-288) to tie for second.
  • Scavone Cards School Record 67 at Opening Round of Strimer Memorial Invitational
    April 27, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team opened play on Saturday at the Strimer Memorial Invitational hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University on the par-71 Oakhaven Golf Club in Delaware, Ohio. Freshman Henry Scavone (Birmingham, Mich./Birmingham Seaholm), who entered the event as an individual, carded a four-under par 67 which ties the school record for the lowest round in program history. The Tartans as a team carded a score of 300 in the opening 18 holes of play.
  • Student-Athlete Video Series: Adrian Berger & Patrick Tan | Men's Golf
    April 15, 2019
    The Department of Athletics interviewed senior men's golf athletes Adrian Berger and Patrick Tan in the fourth installment of the student-athlete video series for 2018-19.
  • Tartans Finish Tied for Second at The Hershey Cup
    April 08, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team ended play at the final round of The Hershey Cup on Monday and carded a 36-hole of 610 (301-309) to tie for second out of 15 teams. The two-day event was hosted by the University of Rochester and played on the par-71, East Course at Hershey Country Club.
  • Knauth Leads Tartans at First Round of The Hershey Cup
    April 07, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team opened play on Sunday at the 15-team Hershey Cup. The Tartans as a team are in third after carding a 301 on the par-71, East Course at Hershey Country Club. The two-day, 36-hole event finds Franklin & Marshall leading with a 294 followed by Wittenberg University with a 295.
  • Tartans Finish Sixth at Wynlakes Intercollegiate
    April 02, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team carded a final round of 299 at the Wynlakes Intercollegiate in Montgomery, Alabama on Tuesday, and placed sixth with a 36-hole score of 603 (304-299). Host, Huntingdon College won the 15-team event with a score of 575 (289-286). The 36-hole event was played at the par 72, 6,979-yard Wynlakes Golf & Country Club and featured nine teams ranked in the top 25 nationally.
  • Tartans in Fifth Following Opening Round of Wynlakes Intercollegiate
    April 01, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the first round of the Wynlakes Intercollegiate in Montgomery, Alabama on Monday, and carded a team score of 304. The field is comprised of 15 teams, including nine teams ranked in the top 25 nationally. The 36-hole event is being played at the par 72, 6,979-yard Wynlakes Golf & Country Club.
  • Tartans Hold a Second Spring Invitational
    March 24, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team hosted a second spring invitational on Sunday at the par 70 Longue Vue Club in Verona, Pennsylvania. The Tartans had five golfers compete all as individuals while Saint Vincent College won the seven-team event after carding a 307. Top individual medalist honors went to Andrew Sikorski from Heidelberg University after shooting a three-over par 73.
  • Men’s Golf Hosts Annual Spring Invitational
    March 23, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team hosted its annual spring invitational on Saturday at the par 70 Longue Vue Club in Verona, Pennsylvania. The Tartans had 10 golfers compete all as individuals while Grove City College won the seven-team event after carding a 321. Top individual medalist honors went to Nate Yackovich from Saint Vincent College after shooting a one-over par 71.
  • Tartans Place Seventh at Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 17, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team finished play at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Sunday with a seventh-place finish. The Tartans ended with a 54-hole score of 880 (291-293-296) after carding a 296 in the last round. The three-day event is being played on the 6,700-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island. The field is comprised of 30 teams which has 14 of the nation's top 25 teams in Division III including four of the top five.
  • Tartans in Fifth Following Second Round of Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 16, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team continued play at the second round of the 54-hole Jekyll Island Collegiate Saturday. The Tartans are currently in fifth after 36-holes of play with a total of 584 (291-293) after carding a 291 on Saturday. The three-day event is being played on the 6,700-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island. The field is comprised of 30 teams which has 14 of the nation's top 25 teams in Division III including four of the top five.
  • Tartans Fire a 291 to Open Play at the Jekyll Island Collegiate
    March 15, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed in the first round of the Jekyll Collegiate Invitational on Friday. The Tartans carded a team score of 291 and are currently tied for sixth in a field comprised of 30 teams, with 14 of the nation's top 25 in Division III including the top four. The three-day, 54-hole event is being held on the 6,700-yard, par-72 Pine Lakes Course on Jekyll Island.
  • Men’s Golf Finishes Second at UAA Championship Match Play
    March 10, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team competed at the University Athletics Association (UAA) Championship match play final Sunday against Emory University, the nation’s top team, and dropped a hard fought 3-2 decision. The two-day, 36-hole championship was played at Hammock Beach Resort on the 6,776-yard, par-72 Conservatory Course in Palm Coast, Florida.
  • Men’s Golf Advance to Third Straight UAA Championship Match Play Final
    March 09, 2019
    The Carnegie Mellon University men’s golf team competed at the University Athletics Association (UAA) Championships on Saturday in a four-team match play format. The 2019 championships are being played at Hammock Beach Resort on the Conservatory Course in Palm Coast, Florida. In the opening round, the Tartans faced New York University and defeated the Violets 4-1. Hammock Beach Resort Conservatory Course is a par-72, 6,776-yard course.
  • Summer Tournament Creates Bond between Coach and Player
    March 07, 2019
    Carnegie Mellon University sophomore Jason Li and head men’s and women’s golf coach Dan Rodgers both competed in the 114th West Penn Open during July of 2018 at the distinguished Oakmont Country Club. The tournament which hosts both amateur and professional golfers allowed Li the unique opportunity to play in the same tournament as his coach. Li and Rodgers’ experience as competitors on the notoriously challenging course launched their successful fall season as both coach and as player.
  • Tartans Conclude Play at 2018 Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational
    October 16, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team completed play at the 2018 Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational Tuesday. The Tartans finished tied for 11th in a field of 18 teams with a three-round total of 889 (285-306-297). The Raven Golf Club in Sandestin, Florida, played host to the 54-hole event on the 6,711-yard, par-71 course.
  • Men's Golf Continues Play at Golfweek DIII Fall Invite
    October 15, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team continued play at the second day of the 2018 Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational on Monday. The Tartans are currently tied for 11th in a field of 18 teams after 36-holes of play with a two-round total of 591 (285-306). The three-day event is being played on the 6,659-yard, par-71 Raven Golf Club in Sandestin, Florida.
  • Li Leads Tartans at Opening Round of Golfweek DIII Fall Invite
    October 14, 2018
    Sophomore Jason Li (Sewickley, Pa./Sewickley Academy) of the Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team is tied for fourth individually following his opening round of three-under par 68 at the 2018 Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational which was played Sunday afternoon. The three-day, 54-hole event is being held at par 71, 6,659-yard Raven Golf Club in Sandestin, Florida. The Tartans are currently third after carding a team score of one-over par 285.
  • Men’s Golf Places Fifth at The Tartan Invitational
    October 09, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team, ranked 11th nationally, competed in the final round of The Tartan Invitational on Tuesday and carded a team score of 295. The Tartans placed fifth in a field of 12 teams with a 900 (303-302-295). The 54-hole, two-day event was hosted by Carnegie Mellon and played at the historic Laurel Valley Golf Club in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, which is a par 72, 7,156 yard course.
  • Folker Leads Men’s Golf at First Day of The Tartan Invitational
    October 08, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team, ranked 11th nationally, opened the first 36 holes The Tartan Invitational on Monday with a score of 605 after carding rounds of 303 and 302 and are in seventh in a field of 12 teams. The 54-hole, two-day event is hosted by Carnegie Mellon and being played at the historic Laurel Valley Golf Club in Ligonier, Pennsylvania, which is a par 72, 7,156 yard course.
  • Tartans Finish Fifth at Gordin Collegiate Classic
    October 02, 2018
    The Carnegie Mellon University men's golf team, ranked 11th nationally, competed in the final round of the 54-hole Gordin Collegiate Classic hosted by Ohio Wesleyan University at the par 72, 7,098-yard, Columbus Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. The Tartans fired a 299 in the final round to finish with an 878 (289-290-299) and placed fifth out of 13 teams.
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