Chuck Winstead, LSU's director of golf, announced the hiring of Andrew Nelson as an assistant coach on Tuesday morning.
Toms Finishes T2nd at U.S. Senior Open
David Toms, the reigning U.S. Senior Open champion, has positioned himself nicely to make a run at the 2019 U.S. Senior Open after rounds of 8-under 62 on Thursday and 3-under 67 on Friday. His two-day total sits at 11-under 129, which has him in third place, three strokes off the lead Steve Stricker (-14).
Baton Rouge, La. – Luis Gagne and David Toms, both former members of the LSU men's golf team, will tee it up at the 119th U.S. Open that will take place at Pebble Beach. Gagne and Toms will both play two rounds of stroke play with hopes of making the cut and advancing to the weekend. Gagne goes off at 8:45 a.m. CT on Thursday morning and plays at 2:30 p.m. CT on Friday while Toms has tee times of 3:03 p.m. CT (Thursday) and 9:18 a.m. CT (Friday).
Luis Gagne went 2-1-1 in his four matches at the Arnold Palmer Cup over the weekend to help Team International win with 33 ˝ points to Team USA's 26 ˝ points.
Luis Gagne, the 2018 U.S. Open low amateur, took second at his sectional tournament on Monday at the Streamsong GC in Streamsong, Fla., with a two-round total of 12-under 134 to clinch his spot at the 119th U.S. Open that will be hosted at Pebble Beach June 13-16.
Philip Barbaree, Trey Winstead and Luis Gagne earned 2019 PING Southeast All-Region honors for the 2018-19 season the Golf Coaches Association announced on Saturday afternoon.
The LSU men's golf team fired its best round of the NCAA Championship on Sunday with a 9-over 297 at the Blessings Golf Club, but the Tigers were unable to make up the ground needed to advance to the fourth round of stroke play on Monday.
Men's Golf in 26th After 2 Rounds at NCAA Championship
Quartet Earn All-Louisiana Men's Golf Honors
The LSU men's golf team scored a 20-over par 308 on day one of the NCAA Championship at The Blessings Golf Club. The 308 has LSU in a tie for 19th place after 18 holes.
The LSU men's golf team will begin play at the 2019 NCAA Championships on Friday at The Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. For the Tigers, it will be their sixth trip to the NCAA Championships in the last seven years under the direction of head coach Chuck Winstead.
Philip Barbaree and Luis Gagne were both named to the All-SEC Second Team, and Nathan Jeansonne earned a nod on the SEC Community Service Team as announced by the conference office on Thursday morning.
Stanford, Calif. – It was an old-fashioned SEC duel for the fifth and final NCAA Championship spot on Wednesday afternoon at the NCAA Stanford Regional, hosted at the Stanford Golf Course, between the LSU and Ole Miss men's golf teams, and the Tigers from Baton Rouge came out on top and advanced to the NCAA Championship for the eighth time in the last 10 season.
A 7-under 273 by the LSU men's golf team moved the Tigers up into sixth place on day two of the NCAA Stanford Regional at the Stanford Golf Course. The Tigers will enter Wednesday's final day of play just three shots outside of the ever-so coveted top-five positioning.
The LSU men's golf team shot an opening round 7-over par 287 on Monday during the opening round of the NCAA Stanford Regional at the Stanford Golf Course. The 287 has the Tigers in ninth place after 18 holes of play.
The LSU men's golf team will tee it for round one of the NCAA Stanford Regional on Monday with a 10:30 a.m. CT tee time alongside Arizona State and Stanford. The Stanford Regional will be hosted at the Stanford Golf Course in Stanford, California.
The LSU men's golf team is headed to the Stanford Regional that will take place May 13-15 at the Stanford Golf Course. The regional will be played in Palo Alto and live scoring for the event will be hosted at Golfstat.com.
Playing in tough and windy conditions, the LSU men's golf team shot a third round score of 13-over par 293 on Friday at the Seaside Course at Sea Island Golf Club. The Tigers finished ninth, one spot away from qualifying for the match play portion of the championship, with a three-round total of 17-over 857 (282-282-293).
A pair of 1-under par 69s by upperclassmen Nathan Jeansonne and Philip Barbaree paced the way for the LSU men's golf team on Thursday at the Seaside Golf Club on day two of the SEC Championship.
Playing like the veteran he is, LSU men's golf senior Luis Gagne fired a 2-under 68 in round one of the SEC Championship on Wednesday to position himself inside the top 10 after 18 holes of play at the Seaside Golf Club.
The SEC Championship for men's golf will begin on Wednesday at the Sea Island Golf Club's Seaside Course. 2019 marks the 19th year the conference championship has been hosted in St. Simons Island, Ga. Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday will feature stroke play, and the top eight teams will advance to a match play portion of the tournament beginning on Saturday. The Tigers enter the tournament ranked No. 11 by Golfstat.
Sam Burns used a final round of 1-under par 70 to bring his four-day, 72-hole total to a 8-under 276 that earned him a ninth-place finish at the RBC Heritage.
Coming off a second-place finish at the Shoal Creek Invitational on Tuesday, the LSU men's golf team will enter the postseason as a unanimous top-15 team according to the two main collegiate golf polls – Golfweek and Golfstat.
The 12th-ranked LSU men's golf team closed out regular season play on Tuesday with a second-place finish at the Shoal Creek Invitational that was hosted at the Shoal Creek Country Club. The Tigers shot a tournament total of 6-over par 870 (285-290-295). All teams at the tournament played 36 holes on Tuesday to finish the tournament.