Men's Golf - Archives 2017-18

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LSU Men's Golf Finishes Fourth at The Prestige
Men's Golf 02/21/2018

LA QUINTA, Calif. Junior All-American Luis Gagne closed out The Prestige at PGA West on a strong note with a third-place finish. Gagne's solid play helped the No. 9 ranked Tigers jump two spots, to fourth place in the team standings.

Men's Golf Wraps Up First Round of The Prestige
Men's Golf 02/20/2018

LA QUINTA, Calif. Junior All-American Luis Gagne and freshman Jacob Bergeron opened their first round at The Prestige at PGA West in red figures, after each carded a 1-under 71 to place them in a tie for ninth place. The No. 9 Tigers sit alone in sixth-place after they posted a team score of 3-over par 287.

First Round at The Prestige Cancelled
Men's Golf 02/19/2018

LA QUINTA, Calif. Due to extreme winds in the area, Monday's opening round of The Prestige at PGA West men's golf tournament has been cancelled. The tournament will now be a 36-hole event, with round one starting tomorrow.

LSU Men's Golf Travels to La Quinta for The Prestige at PGA West
Men's Golf 02/18/2018

BATON ROUGE, La. The No. 9-ranked LSU men's golf team is set to defend its back-to-back championship titles at the 18th annual Prestige at PGA West in La Quinta, California.

Men's Golf Moves to No. 9 in Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll
Men's Golf 02/16/2018

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's golf team moved up one spot to No. 9 in the latest Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, which was released on Friday.

Men's Golf Takes Fourth at Sea Best
Men's Golf 02/06/2018

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. LSU junior Luis Gagne closed out Tuesday's round at the Sea Best Invitational in red figures as he carded a team best 4-under 66, while fellow junior Nathan Jeansonne added a 2-under 68 to help the Tigers secure a fourth-place finish.

Jeansonne Leads Tigers After Two Rounds at TPC Sawgrass
Men's Golf 02/05/2018

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. Nathan Jeansonne opened his spring season Monday by firing rounds of 2-under 68 and even-par 70 to lead the No. 7-ranked Tigers into a tie for sixth place on the opening day of the 10th annual Sea Best Invitational.

LSU Recognizes 3.0 Student-Athletes
Athletic Dept. 02/05/2018

BATON ROUGE A total of 209 LSU student-athletes have been recognized for finishing the 2017 fall semester with a GPA of 3.0 or higher, the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes announced Monday.

Men's Golf Begins Spring at Sea Best Invitational
Men's Golf 02/04/2018

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, FL The No. 7-ranked LSU Men's golf team will tee off Monday, Feb. 5 in its first tournament of the spring at TPC Sawgrass Dye's Valley Course for the 10th annual Sea Best Invitational.

Sam Burns Cruises into 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 Tour status for the 2018 season this past week while running away with the second-stage event of 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.