Ball State began the Mid-American Conference men's golf Championships April 28 at the Highlands Meadow Golf Club in Sylvania, Ohio.
Only three Ball State men's golfers have won the Mid-American Conference Championship individual title. The first was Kirk Schooley in 1983, and the second was Jamie Broce in 1997. But only one Ball State men's golfer has won it in his first season. Johnny Watts in 2015.
The Ball State Men's Golf team is playing well this spring season. In the last three tournaments, the team has placed fifth, tied for seventh, and tied for sixth.
Ball State men’s golf finished tied for seventh in the Mason Rudolph Invitational this weekend with a final score of 884.
The Men's golf team is in for a busy Spring Break, playing in two three day tournaments just a few days apart from each other. The Cardinals are bringing seven golfers, freshmen Timothy Wiseman and Tyler Pearson, sophomores Johnny Watts, Michael VanDeventer and Michael Makris, senior James Blackwell, and redshirt sophomore Keegan McKinney. The first event will be the Colleton River Collegiate, which is hosted by Michigan State and is being held at the Pete Dye Course at the Colleton River Plantation. Pete Dye is the architect for the course and is well known for his difficult and unforgiving course designs.
The Ball State Women’s Golf Team will be competing in their first tournament of the semester on Friday at the FGCU Eagle Invitational in Estero, Fla., held at Stoneybrook Golf Club.
Ball State men's golf begins its season on Feb. 8 at the Earl Yestingsmeier Match Play tournament held in Dade City, Fla., at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club.
Recently the Ball State men’s golf team traveled to Lahaina, Hawaii for the Ka’anapali Collegiate Classic. While the team finished in 12th place overall, one Cardinal stood out above the rest, finishing third in the entire tournament.
Ball State men’s and women’s golf teams are through the first two rounds in their respective tournaments.
A strong showing from Ball State on Oct. 6 at the Firestone Invitational improved its ranking from 12th place to tied for eighth with just one round to go.
The Ball State women's golf team competed in day one of the Bearcat Classic hosted by Cincinnati in Maineville, Ohio on Monday.
One year after making the NCAA Finals, the Ball State men’s golf team opened 2014 with a victory. Ball State’s No.
Freshman Keegan McKinney was named Mid-American Conference golfer of the week after last weekend’s tournament.