Outstanding Finish Vaults ORU to Fourth Place Finish at Bob Sitton InvitationalThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team posted one of the best rounds in school history Thursday in the final round of the Bob Sitton Invitational, jumping to fourth in the standings at 874 (296-294-284). Only twice since 2013 has ORU posted a lower score. Arkansas State finished the tournament at even par 852 (288-282-282) to earn the 10-stroke victory.
ORU Jumps in Standings in Round Two of Bob Sitton InvitationalThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team matched its season low with a 294 Wednesday in the second round of the Bob Sitton Invitational to move up to seventh place out of 24 teams. Arkansas State leads the way at 570 (288-282) with ORU sitting at 590 (296-294).
Weather Alters Day One of Border OlympicsRainy weather forced an early suspension during the first round of the Border Olympics, which started Friday morning at Laredo Country Club. Four teams have yet to have finished their opening rounds.
ORU Finishes Play at the Wyoming Desert IntercollegiateThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team held steady on Sunday at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate, shooting 309 to finish the tournament 21st at 916 (311-296-309). Oregon won the tournament by nine shots after shooting 838 (282-271-285).
ORU Improves 15 Shots at Desert IntercollegiateDay two was much more promising for the Oral Roberts men’s golf team as the Golden Eagles shot 296, a 15-shot improvement, in the second round of the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate. ORU currently sits at 607 (311-296) after two rounds and is in 21st place.
Golden Eagles Start Spring at Wyoming Desert IntercollegiateThe Oral Roberts men's golf team started its spring season in California this weekend as the Golden Eagles began the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate. Cody Burrows is tied for 11th overall, leading ORU to a 311 score after 18 holes, putting the Golden Eagles 20th overall.
ORU Announces 2017 Hall of Fame ClassThe Oral Roberts University Athletic Department has announced its 2017 Hall of Fame Class, which will be honored at halftime of the ORU men’s basketball game against IUPUI January 14, which will tip off at 3 p.m. Former ORU student-athletes Charleton Dechert (men’s golf), Faithy Kamangila (women’s track/cross country), Sam McCants (men’s basketball) and Tyler Saladino (baseball) make up the 2017 class of inductees.
Men's Golf Adds Two During November Signing PeriodThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team took advantage of the November signing period and added two new golfers, including Mike Biata, who will join the team in the spring semester. Dustin Hasley will join the Golden Eagle squad as a freshman in the fall of 2017.
ORU Takes 10th at Herb Wimberly IntercollegiateThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team continued to play well and broke 300 as a team for the fourth straight round as the Golden Eagles shot 882 (292-294-296) to finish 10th overall at the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate.
Low Scores Put ORU Ninth at Herb Wimberly IntercollegiateTwo of the best rounds of the season put the Oral Roberts men’s golf team in ninth place after two rounds of the Herb Wimberly Intercollegiate Monday. ORU shot 292-294—586 on day one of the event while Grand Canyon holds a 12 shot lead as the only team under par as a team, shooting 277-280—557.
ORU Takes 12th at Paintbrush InvitationalThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team matched their second best round of the season in the third round of the Paintbrush Invitational Tuesday and finished 12th overall, just behind Iowa and Colorado State.
Darkness Halts Play at Paintbrush InvitationalJust shy of finishing the second round, darkness halted play at the Paintbrush Invitational, with the Oral Roberts men’s golf team sitting in 12th place in an outstanding field of competition that includes a pair of Big 12 teams as well as teams from the Big 10 and Pac 12.
ORU Takes Eighth at Memphis IntercollegiateFor the second tournament in a row the Oral Roberts men’s golf team saved its best round for last as the Golden Eagles finished with a 296 to take eighth at the Memphis Intercollegiate Tuesday. ORU finished at 913 (311-306-296) for the tournament while Little Rock came from behind to win the event at 897 (304-303-288).
Men's Golf Ninth at Memphis IntercollegiateScores across the board were inflated as the wind blew through Memphis on Monday in the first round of the Memphis Intercollegiate. The Oral Roberts men’s golf team hung in the middle of the pack and finished the day ninth overall at 617 (311-306).
Men's Golf Earns GCAA Team Academic AwardThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team has earned a 2016 Team Academic Award from the Golf Coaches Association of America, it was announced by the organization this week.
Torgerson Earns NCAA Postgraduate ScholarshipOral Roberts men’s golfer Trevor Torgerson has earned an NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship, it was announced by the NCAA this week. With a perfect 4.00 GPA in biology, Torgerson was also a CoSIDA Academic All-American this season.
Burrows Finishes Runner-Up at OGA Stroke PlayRising sophomore Cody Burrows battled until the end and finished runner-up at the Oklahoma Golf Association Stroke Play Championship, which finished June 29 from Oaktree Country Club.
Torgerson, Lee, Named to Academic All-League TeamsWith the conclusion of the 2016 Summit League Golf Championships, The Summit League has announced its Academic All-League Teams as voted on by a panel of each institution's faculty athletics representatives and sports information directors. The student-athletes named to the teams were honored for their academic and athletic performances this season.
Torgerson's 4.00 Earns Him Academic All-District HonorsWith a 4.00 career GPA, Oral Roberts senior men’s golfer Trevor Torgerson has earned Academic All-District honors as selected by CoSIDA. With the honor, Torgerson will now be eligible for Academic All-America honors, which will be voted on later in the month.
ORU Takes Fifth at Summit League ChampionshipOral Roberts seniors Trevor Togerson and Blake Brorman finished their careers with a bang as both finished at or below par in the final round of the 2016 Summit League Men’s Golf Championship Tuesday. ORU finished in fifth as a team at 904 (311-295-298) while South Dakota State led from wire to wire to win the team championship at 878 (292-292-294).
Golden Eagles Move Up at Summit League ChampionshipA 16-shot improvement by the Golden Eagles moved the Oral Roberts men’s golf team up the leader board Monday in the second round of the 2016 Summit League Championship. Sitting in a tie for fourth at 606 (311-295) with 18 holes to play, ORU is just four shots out of second place. South Dakota State leads the team race at 584 (292-292).
ORU Playing Catch Up After Round 1 of Summit League ChampionshipDespite solid rounds from the number three and four golfers, the Oral Roberts men’s golf team will spend the next two days trying to make up ground after shooting 311 to put themselves in a tie for seventh in the first round of the Summit League Championship.
Burrows Earns All-Summit League HonorsOral Roberts freshman golfer Cody Burrows earned First Team All-Summit League honors, it was announced Saturday night prior to the start of the 2016 Summit League Men’s Golf Championship. The awards were determined through a vote by the league's nine head coaches.
Bryson Scott Signs with Golden Eagle GolfAfter signing five new golfers during the November signing period, the Oral Roberts men’s golf program has announced another signee in Bryson Scott, who will join the Golden Eagles as a freshman next season.
ORU Holds Steady in 8th at ORU ShootoutThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team played well in the final round but couldn’t make up any ground as the Golden Eagles finished in a tie for eighth overall at 923 (300-320-303—932). Arkansas State (294-289-293—876) won the team championship, while Zach Bauchou of Oklahoma State, who was competing as an individual, won individual medalist honors.
ORU Tied for 8th at ORU ShootoutThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team faltered in the second round and finished the day tied for 8th at the 2016 ORU Shootout at Forest Ridge GC. Arkansas State (294-289—583) edged Central Arkansas (301-285—586) for the team lead, while ASU’s Oswin Schlenkrich holds a four shot lead in the individual race at 141 (71-70). ORU shot 300-320—620 and is tied with South Dakota (313-307) for eighth.
Tough Finish Puts ORU 13th at Seattle U Redhawk InvitationalThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team posted its best round of the tournament, but took some big numbers as the final round of the Seattle U Redhawk Invitational came to a close. ORU finished the tournament with a 54-hole score of 949 (324-316-309) while 27th-ranked Washington won the team championship at 897 (301-305-291).
Golden Eagles 10th at Chambers BayPlaying at the famous Chambers Bay Golf Club, the Oral Roberts men’s golf team sits in 10th place after 36-holes of the Seattle U Redhawk Invitational, presented by OGIO. Washington leads the way at 606 (301-305), while ORU shot 640 (324-316).
M. Golf Finishes 13th at First Tee ClassicThe Oral Roberts men’s golf team finished the Little Rock/First Tee Classic with a 54-hole score of 927 (308-307-312) to finish 13th overall at the event. Lipscomb took home the team championship at 884 (300-289-295).