BATON ROUGE – Fresh off their spring-opening victory at The Prestige at PGA West on Wednesday, the No. 5-ranked LSU Tigers will take their momentum to Oakbourne Country Club in Lafayette where they square off against another strong field at the 32nd-annual Louisiana Classics hosted by the University of Louisiana-Lafayette.
LA QUINTA, Calif. – Led by a 4-under par 67 in Wednesday's final round and a second-place individual finish by sophomore All-American Sam Burns, No. 3-ranked LSU kept its crown at The Prestige at PGA West while defending its team title with a four-shot victory over Pepperdine in the event held at the Greg Norman Course.
LA QUINTA, Calif. – The No. 4-ranked LSU Men's Golf team erased a 10-shot deficit to Stanford and Pepperdine at the start of Tuesday's second round at The Prestige at PGA West as the Tigers fired the lowest team score in the field with a 6-under par 278 to grab a one-shot lead after 36 holes at the Greg Norman Course.
LA QUINTA, Calif. – Senior All-American Eric Ricard broke par in his first round of the spring season as he carded a 1-under par 70 on the Greg Norman Course to lead the No. 4-ranked LSU Tigers in Monday's opener at The Prestige at PGA West as he finished the day in a tie for 12th place in the 17th-annual event held at PGA West.
BATON ROUGE – The No. 4-ranked LSU Men's Golf team is ready to shake off the rust from its winter break and defend its team championship at The Prestige at PGA West as the 2017 spring season kicks off with the 17th-annual event beginning with Monday's opening round at the Greg Norman Course at PGA West in La Quinta, California.
BATON ROUGE – LSU's sophomore All-American Sam Burns was named among 28 players from across the country in the NCAA Division I ranks to the initial 2017 Ben Hogan Award Watch List on Wednesday afternoon in a joint announcement Wednesday by Colonial Country Club, the Friends of Golf and Golf Coaches Association of America.
BATON ROUGE – LSU's sophomore All-American Sam Burns was recently honored by the Southern Golf Association as the organization's Amateur of the Month for November on the strength of his victory at the 2016 Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic where he won by three shots at El Paso Country Club.
BATON ROUGE – Former LSU Tigers Ken Looper and Ben Taylor were among 52 golfers improving their Web.com Tour status for the 2017 season at the Web.com Tour Q School Finals this weekend as Looper tied for eighth place and Taylor tied for 19th place in the event held at Orange County National in Winter Garden, Florida.
ORLANDO, Fla. – LSU senior All-American Brandon Pierce was announced Friday as the recipient of the 2016 David Toms Overcoming Adversity Award presented by the American Junior Golf Association in conjunction with the Golf Coaches Association of America as he was honored live on Golf Channel's Morning Drive program.
BATON ROUGE – Success for LSU student-athletes in the classroom reached an all-time high as the NCAA recently reported the Graduation Success Rate score of 88 for the Tigers, four points better than the previous high which was set a year ago.
BATON ROUGE – On the strength of a fall season in which he picked up two tournament titles and did not finish outside the Top 10 in any of his six starts, LSU All-American Sam Burns cracked the Top 5 of the initial Arnold Palmer Cup Ranking released by the Golf Coaches Association of America as the No. 3-ranked American.
EL PASO, Texas – LSU sophomore Sam Burns added his name alongside many of the all-time greats of the game when he fired a 5-under par 66 in Sunday's final round to claim a three-shot victory with a final score of 12-under par 201 at the 2016 Sun Bowl Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic at El Paso Country Club.
BATON ROUGE – Three former LSU golfers took a big step toward earning their Web.com Tour status for the 2017 season on Friday as Ken Looper, Ben Taylor and Zach Wright each advanced to the Web.com Tour Q School Finals in December by finishing among the Top 18 in their respective second stage tournaments.
BATON ROUGE – As American citizens took to the polls Tuesday to shape the landscape of their country for the next four years on Election Day, the LSU Men's Golf program did the same on National Signing Day on Wednesday by signing three of the nation's top recruits in the Class of 2017 to National Letters of Intent.
LAHAINA, Maui – Not since Tommie Mudd at the 1985 LSU Invitational had an LSU Tiger fired 9-under par in a single round until sophomore All-American Sam Burns lit up Ka'anapali Golf Club with a bogey-free 9-under par 62 in Sunday's final round to lead the third-ranked Tigers to third place at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic.
LAHAINA, Maui – With sophomore Nathan Jeansonne firing a team-low 4-under 67, senior Brandon Pierce carding a 3-under 68, and sophomore Sam Burns adding a 1-under 70, the third-ranked LSU Tigers held their position in second place after Saturday's second round at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic held at Ka'anapali Golf Club.
LAHAINA, Maui – Senior All-American Brandon Pierce and sophomore All-American Sam Burns fired No. 3-ranked LSU into contention on the first day of action at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic as the Tigers broke par in Saturday's opening round with a team score of 1-under par 283 at Ka'anapali Golf Club to finish one shot back.
BATON ROUGE – The No. 3-ranked LSU Men's Golf team will wrap up its 2016 fall season with a trip to the islands this weekend while teeing it up at the Ka'anapali Collegiate Classic beginning Friday at the Royal Course at Ka'anapali Golf Club in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. Each of the three rounds will begin with a 1:30 p.m. CT shotgun start.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Sophomore Luis Gagne fired the team's low round Sunday with a 4-under par 68 and fellow sophomore Sam Burns cracked the Top 10 of the final leaderboard as the top Tiger for the weekend to lead LSU to an 11th-place team finish at this year's Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate at the Lakeside Course.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – All-American Sam Burns will battle for a fourth-straight top-10 finish to open his sophomore season after posting a team-low even-par 72 in Saturday's second round at the Creekside Course with LSU wrapping up the day in 12th place overall at 15-over par for the weekend at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Sophomore All-American Sam Burns continued his red-hot start to the season Friday as he fired a 3-under par 69 with seven birdies and four bogeys on his scorecard at the par-72 Lakeside Course to set the early pace for No. 1-ranked LSU on the opening day of action at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate.
"Brotherhood." That's the word defensive back Dwayne Thomas chose to describe his relationship with his Tiger teammates over the past five years.
BATON ROUGE – After wins at the Maui Jim Intercollegiate and David Toms Intercollegiate in recent weeks, the No. 2-ranked LSU Tigers eyes their third-straight tournament title at the Golf Club of Georgia Collegiate this weekend as the tournament will be held on both the Lakeside and Creekside courses beginning Friday.
BATON ROUGE – Four LSU Tiger golfers tied for medalist honors as LSU easily walked away with the team title in the annual David Toms Intercollegiate Sunday at the University Club.
BATON ROUGE – Eighteen holes is all that separates the No. 2-ranked LSU Tigers from a successful defense of their David Toms Intercollegiate title and their second-straight tournament championship this season as they wrapped up Saturday's action at The University Club 22 shots clear of the field at 5-under par as a team.