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Sam Burns Cruises into Web.com Q-School Finals
Men's Golf 11/13/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU's 2017 NCAA Division I Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Sam Burns took a big step toward achieving full Web.com Tour status for the 2018 season this past week while running away with the second-stage event of Web.com Tour Qualifying School held at TPC Craig Ranch near Dallas.

Men's Golf in Strong Position Ahead of Spring
Men's Golf 11/10/2017

BATON ROUGE It's been a whirlwind five days for the LSU Men's Golf program as the Tigers opened the week by winning the team title at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic in Sunday's fall finale before soaring back into the Top 10 of the national rankings and signing perhaps the nation's No. 1 recruiting class on Thursday.

Men's Golf Signs Elite Class for 2018
Men's Golf 11/09/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU Men's Golf program is sure to remain a national power for years to come after signing arguably the nation's No. 1-ranked recruiting class for the Class of 2018 as head coach Chuck Winstead announced the addition of Garrett Barber, Michael Sanders and Hayden White on Thursday.

LSU's Graduation Success Rate Reaches All-Time High
Athletic Dept. 11/08/2017

BATON ROUGE The success of LSU student-athletes in the classroom reached a new milestone Wednesday as the University scored an all-time high of 90 percent in the most recent Graduation Success Rate released by the NCAA.

Men's Golf Wins Fall Finale in Hawaii
Men's Golf 11/05/2017

MAUI, Hawaii After teeing off in Sunday's final round three shots clear of the field, the 10th-ranked LSU Tigers closed out their fall season with a team score of 6-under par 278 to take home a seven-shot victory from the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic at Ka'anapali Golf Resort for their second win of the fall season.

Men's Golf Takes Lead on Day 2 in Hawaii
Men's Golf 11/05/2017

MAUI, Hawaii The 10th-ranked LSU Tigers closed out Saturday's second round at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic three shots clear of the field as freshman Jacob Bergeron led with a 4-underpar 67 and sophomore Philip Barbaree and freshman Trey Winstead both added rounds of 3-under 68 on the afternoon.

Gagne Sets Pace for Men's Golf on Day 1 in Hawaii
Men's Golf 11/03/2017

MAUI, Hawaii Fueled by eight birdies in a nine-hole stretch early in his opening round, LSU junior All-American Luis Gagne fired a career-low 7-under 64 on Friday to lead the 10th-ranked Tigers into a tie for second place in the first round of the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic being held at Ka'anapali Golf Club.

Men's Golf Wraps Up Fall Season in Hawaii
Men's Golf 11/02/2017

BATON ROUGE The No. 10-ranked LSU Men's Golf team will wrap up a whirlwind fall season with an exciting trip to Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii, this weekend for its fifth tournament in two months with an appearance at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic beginning with Friday's first round at Ka'anapali Golf Club.

Kaufman, Ricard Earn Top Finishes on Pro Tours
Men's Golf 10/30/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU Golf alumnus Smylie Kaufman tied for fourth place at the PGA TOUR's Sanderson Farms Championship while former teammate Eric Ricard won his first professional event at the Adams Golf Pro Tour's Houston National Classic to highlight a strong weekend for the program in the pro ranks.

Winstead Earns Third-Straight Top 10 at Isleworth
Men's Golf 10/24/2017

WINDERMERE, Fla. Freshman Trey Winstead earned his third-straight top-10 finish while matching junior Luis Gagne with a team-best 1-under par 71 in Tuesday's final round as No. 7-ranked LSU tied for seventh place among the 17 teams at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational held at Isleworth Golf & Country Club.

TAF President's Cup Raises Funds for Golf Program
Athletic Dept. 10/24/2017

BATON ROUGE - On Friday, October 13, 2017, Tiger Athletic Foundation held its 19th Annual TAF President's Cup Championship at the University Club Golf Course. This tournament is held each year to raise money in support of the LSU Men's and Women's golf programs. This year, twenty-seven teams teed-up to support LSU student-athletes.

Winstead Leads Men's Golf on Day 2 at Isleworth
Men's Golf 10/23/2017

BATON ROUGE LSU freshman Trey Winstead has his sights set on a third-straight top-10 finish after closing out Monday's second round at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational in a tie for seventh place overall with a bogey-free round of 2-under 70 to break par after 36 holes at Isleworth Golf & Country Club.

Freshmen Lead Men's Golf on Day 1 at Isleworth
Men's Golf 10/22/2017

WINDERMERE, Fla. Freshman Jacob Bergeron opened the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational with his second-straight 3-under par 69 this fall, while fellow freshman Trey Winstead added an even-par 72 to lead No. 7-ranked LSU into fifth place in the field after Sunday's first round at Isleworth Golf & Country Club.

Men's Golf Takes Momentum to Isleworth
Men's Golf 10/21/2017

BATON ROUGE Fresh off its first win of the season at the David Toms Intercollegiate two weeks ago, the No. 7-ranked LSU Tigers take their momentum to Isleworth Golf & Country Club in Windermere, Florida, this week where they join a strong 17-team field at the Tavistock Collegiate Invitational beginning Sunday.

Men's Golf Climbs to No. 6 in Golfweek Rankings
Men's Golf 10/13/2017

BATON ROUGE In the wake of its runaway win at the David Toms Intercollegiate last weekend, the LSU Men's Golf team returned to the Top 10 of the national rankings as the No. 6-ranked team in the country with the release of the latest Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index on Thursday afternoon.

Men's Golf Sweeps David Toms Intercollegiate
Men's Golf 10/07/2017

BATON ROUGE Junior Luis Gagne and freshman Jacob Bergeron shared medalist honors and the LSU Tigers defended their team title at the David Toms Intercollegiate with their third-straight win in the event and seventh in nine years with an impressive final round Saturday at the University Club.

Men's Golf Takes Lead on David Toms Day 1
Men's Golf 10/06/2017

BATON ROUGE The LSU Men's Golf team is off and running in defense of its team title as junior All-American Luis Gagne fired a 2-under par 70 and freshman Jacob Bergeron broke par with a 1-under 71 to hand the Tigers a three-shot lead in Friday's opener at the ninth-annual David Toms Intercollegiate.

Men's Golf to Host David Toms Intercollegiate
Men's Golf 10/05/2017

BATON ROUGE With thunderstorms expected in the Baton Rouge area this weekend, the schedule of events for the ninth-annual David Toms Intercollegiate has moved up one day with the LSU Men's Golf team playing host to its annual fall tournament beginning Friday at 1 p.m. CT at the University Club.

Men's Golf Takes Fourth at Maui Jim
Men's Golf 09/24/2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Freshman Trey Winstead fired the team's lowest round of the weekend with a 4-under par 68 while fellow freshman Jacob Bergeron added a 3-under 69 in Sunday's final round at Desert Forest Golf Club to lead the LSU Men's Golf team to fourth place at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate.

Men's Golf Moves Into Contention at Maui Jim
Men's Golf 09/23/2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. The No. 7-ranked LSU Tigers will tee off in Sunday's final round at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate just three shots off the lead in their title defense as they posted a team score of 1-under par 287 in Saturday's second round to climb into a tie for third place at 4-over par 580 through 36 holes.

Gagne Leads Men's Golf on Day 1 in Arizona
Men's Golf 09/22/2017

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. LSU All-American and defending Maui Jim Intercollegiate individual champion Luis Gagne set the early pace for the Tigers in their own title defense as he fired a 1-under par 71 in Friday's opening round at Desert Forest Golf Club to crack the Top 10 of the leaderboard in a tie for seventh place.

Men's Golf to Defend Titles at Maui Jim
Men's Golf 09/21/2017

BATON ROUGE After sweeping team and individual titles at last year's Maui Jim Intercollegiate in record-setting fashion, the LSU Men's Golf team is back to defend both its crowns in the event beginning Friday at Desert Forest Golf Club in Scottsdale, Arizona. Tee times are set to begin at 9:30 a.m. CT.

Jeansonne Leads Men's Golf to Fourth in Georgia
Men's Golf 09/10/2017

ROCKY FACE, Ga. Junior Nathan Jeansonne improved his score by a stroke for a second-straight day when he fired a 3-under par 69 in Sunday's final round to lead the No. 7-ranked LSU Men's Golf team to a fourth-place team finish in its fall opener at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic held at The Farm Golf Club.

Gagne Fires 67 in Carpet Capital Round 2
Men's Golf 09/09/2017

ROCKY FACE, Ga. Two-time All-American Luis Gagne scribbled six birdies and just one bogey on his scorecard Saturday for a team-low round of 5-under par 67 as he led the way for the No. 7-ranked LSU Men's Golf team in the second round at the Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic being held at The Farm Golf Club.

Jeansonne Breaks Par in Carpet Capital Round 1
Men's Golf 09/08/2017

ROCKY FACE, Ga. With six birdies dotting his scorecard in Friday's opener at the 29th-annual Carpet Capital Collegiate Classic, Nathan Jeansonne broke par with a 1-under 71 in the first round of his junior season to lead No. 7-ranked LSU into a tie for fifth place in the event being held at The Farm Golf Club.