2010-11 Men's Golf News
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June 15, 2011
Advancing through local and sectional qualifying is a once and a lifetime opportunity … unless you're Joey Lamielle. Just over a week ago, the former FGCU men's golfer took the top spot out of three at the sectional qualifier at Quail Valley Golf Club to earn a spot in this weekend's 111th U.S. Open at Congressional Country Club in Bethesda, Md.
May 04, 2011
Following a season with a pair of team titles and eight top 5 finishes, three members of the FGCU men’s golf team earned postseason accolades from the Atlantic Sun Conference on Wednesday, highlighted by Matt Cote being named the Freshman of the Year, in a vote conducted by the league head coaches.
April 20, 2011
Led by a top 10 finish from junior Alex Medinis, the FGCU men's golf team wrapped up its 2010-11 season on Wednesday afternoon at the Atlantic Sun Championship by finishing in a tie for sixth in the 11-team field in the conference tournament held on The Chateau Course of Chateau Elan.
April 19, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team moved up one spot into fourth place at the Atlantic Sun Championship on Tuesday after firing an even-par 284 at The Chateau Course of Chateau Elan. Junior Brandon Pena played the final 12 holes of the day at four-under par en route to supplying the team's low round at two-under par 69.
April 18, 2011
Highlighted by a two-under par 69 from junior Alex Medinis, the FGCU men's golf team opened play at the Atlantic Sun Championship held at The Chateau Course of Chateau Elan with a 286 to sit in sole possession of fifth place in the 11-team field.
April 17, 2011
Led by senior Dan Mazziotta who will play the final tournament of his illustrious four-year career, the FGCU men's golf team will attempt to capture its first-ever conference title starting on Monday at the Atlantic Sun Championship on The Chateau Course at Chateau Elan.
March 27, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team turned its second straight par or lower round with a 286 on Sunday to move up two spots and close out the 17-team FAU Spring Break Championship in third place at Gleneagles Country Club.
March 27, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team used an even-par 288 in Saturday's second round of the FAU Spring Break Championship at Gleneagles Country Club to move up into fifth place at the 17-team event.
March 25, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team opened play at the FAU Spring Break Championship on Friday with a team score of 293 to sit in sole possession of sixth place after the first day at Gleneagles Country Club. Junior Alex Medinis paced the Eagles with a four-under par 68 to sit in a tie for second overall in the field of 93.
March 24, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team will get its final tune up before the Atlantic Sun Championships in mid-April by taking part in the 16-team FAU Spring Break Championship this weekend at Gleneagles Country Club.
March 16, 2011
Less than 24 hours removed from winning his second individual title of the year at the UCF Invitational, FGCU men's golf senior Dan Mazziotta (Fort Myers, Fla./Cypress Lake HS) has been tabbed the Atlantic Sun Golfer of the Week, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
March 15, 2011
Entering the day with a one stroke lead, FGCU men's golf senior Dan Mazziotta fired his third straight under-par round and went on to defeat Liberty's Robert Karlsson on the second playoff hole to take home medalist honors at the UCF Invitational.
March 14, 2011
Led by a pair of under-par rounds from senior Dan Mazziotta that included a seven-under par 65 in the morning, the FGCU men's golf team got off to a solid start through Monday's opening 36 holes of the UFC Invitational by placing fourth out of the competitive 18-team field at Rio Pinar Country Club.
March 06, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team saved its best round for last at the competitive USF Invitational, carding a four-under par 284 to move up four spots and finish in third place amongst the 21 teams at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club.
March 06, 2011
Despite a five-under par 67 from senior Dan Mazziotta, the FGCU men's golf team slid three places into seventh on Saturday at the 21-team USF Invitational at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club. Mazziotta was the only Eagle under-par, as the Blue and Green turned in a team score of 295.
March 05, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team opened the 21-team USF Invitational at Lake Jovita Golf & Country Club on Friday with a four-man score of three-under par 285 to sit in sole possession of fourth place in the standings.
March 03, 2011
Less than two weeks removed from a runner-up finish at the Rice Intercollegiate, the FGCU men's golf team will open play at the 21-team USF Invitational on Friday at Lake Jovita Country Club South Course.
February 23, 2011
After closing the 11th Annual Rice Intercollegiate with back-to-back rounds of three-under par 69 en route to a second place finish, FGCU junior Brandon Pena has been named the Atlantic Sun Golfer of the Week.
February 22, 2011
Despite another sparkling three-under par 69 from junior Brandon Pena in Tuesday's final round, the FGCU men's golf team couldn't fend off a five-under par 283 from No. 51 New Mexico State en route to finishing second at the 11th Annual Rice Intercollegiate at Westwood Golf Club.
February 21, 2011
After carding a three-under par 285 in the morning round, the FGCU men's golf team followed with a seven-under par 281 in the second round on Monday to sit in first place by three strokes at the 11th Annual Rice Intercollegiate being played at Westwood Golf Club.
February 20, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team takes the course for the second time in the spring season on Monday morning when play at the 11th Annual Rice Intercollegiate commences at Westwood Golf Club with a 36-hole first day. The event features 15 teams, including six in the top 100 of Golf Week's current rankings.
February 01, 2011
The FGCU men's golf team wrapped up play at the Jacksonville Invitational held on the PLAYERS Stadium Course at the TPC at Sawgrass on Tuesday by finishing in 10th place in the 15-team field that included nine of Golf Week's Top 100.
January 31, 2011
Back-to-back scores of 304 on Monday at the competitive Jacksonville Invite put the FGCU men's golf team in sole possession of ninth place in the 15-team field after the first two rounds on the PLAYERS Stadium Course at the TPC at Sawgrass.
January 30, 2011
After putting together a successful fall season that included a pair of wins and two more runner-ups, the FGCU men's golf team will begin its championship spring campaign at the competitive Jacksonville Invitational on the PLAYERS Stadium Course at the TPC at Sawgrass Monday morning.
January 06, 2011
Former FGCU men's golfer Derek Lamely and 33 other Tour winners from last year will open the 2011 PGA Tour season on Thursday at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions played on the Plantation Course in Kapalua, Hawaii.
December 01, 2010
After closing out the fall season with an individual win at the Stetson Invitational, FGCU senior Dan Mazziotta has been named the Atlantic Sun Golfer of the Month for November, announced by the league office on Wednesday.
November 22, 2010
First-year FGCU men's golf head coach Brent Jensen dipped into the local talent pool to land his first recruit, announcing the signing of Bishop Verot's Jack Hernandez (Fort Myers, Fla./Bishop Verot HS) to a National Letter of Intent on Monday afternoon.
November 09, 2010
Entering the final round with a 10-stroke lead, the FGCU men's golf team held on to its double-digit advantage with a final round one-over par 289 on Tuesday en route to claiming the Stetson Invitational title for the second straight year at Victoria Hills Golf Club.
November 08, 2010
On the strength of a record-setting 16-under par 272 in Monday's second round of the Stetson Invitational, the FGCU men's golf team ended the first day of the three-round event at Victoria Hills Golf Club with a 10-stroke lead heading into Tuesday's final 18 holes.
November 07, 2010
With one team title already to its credit this season, the FGCU men's golf team will close out its fall slate at the Stetson Invitational with a chance to defend its 2009 title at last year's event. The 54-hole event will begin with two rounds on Monday at Victoria Hills Golf Club.
November 02, 2010
The FGCU Athletic Department will provide the unique combination of fine dining with the total sports experience when it hosts the Dinner on the Diamond event on Sunday, Dec. 5 on the Swanson Stadium Field.
October 27, 2010
After a disappointing first day at the Saint Mary's Invitational, the FGCU men's golf team responded with its best round of the 54-hole tournament, carding a 293 in the final round to move up three spots into 11th place out of the 15-team field at Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Courses.
October 26, 2010
On a day in which just two teams broke par, the FGCU men's golf team saw its string of six consecutive par or better rounds come to an end with scores of 304 and 305 to sit in a tie for 13th place after the first two rounds of the Saint Mary's Invitational at Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Courses.
October 24, 2010
With one tournament title and a pair of runner-up finishes already to its credit this fall, the FGCU men's golf team will return to action for the first time in 12 days on Monday when it opens play at the Saint Mary ‘s Invitational at Bayonet & Black Horse Golf Courses in Seaside, Calif.
October 12, 2010
Owning a 15-stroke lead heading into Tuesday, the FGCU men's golf team finished off a strong tournament by shooting an even-par 288 to take home first place at the 14-team Mizuno Savannah Intercollegiate hosted by Georgia Southern at Savannah Quarters Country.
October 11, 2010
The FGCU men's golf team owns a healthy 15-stroke advantage heading into Tuesday's homestretch of the 54-hole Mizuno Savannah Intercollegiate after carding a record-tying 13-under par 275 to close out the two-round first day at Savannah Quarters Country Club.
October 09, 2010
The FGCU men's golf team will look to carry over the momentum from its second place showing at the competitive 12-team Renaissance Invitational last weekend when it heads to Georgia for the Mizuno Savannah Intercollegiate hosted by Georgia Southern at Savannah Quarters Country Club.
October 04, 2010
Despite shooting a solid one-under par 287 on Monday, the FGCU men's golf team couldn't hold on to its two-stroke leading heading into today's final round as No. 32 Xavier fired a six-under 282 to claim the Renaissance Invitational at The Club at Renaissance.
October 03, 2010
Led by junior Brandon Pena's two-under par 140 (69-71) over the first two rounds of the Renaissance Invitational on Sunday, the FGCU men's golf team holds a two-stroke lead after the first day of the 12-team tournament at The Club at Renaissance in Fort Myers.
October 02, 2010
Despite not playing host in this weekend's Renaissance Invitational, the FGCU men's golf team will get to stay home when they participate in the 12-team tournament that will be held on Sunday and Monday at The Club at Renaissance in Fort Myers.
September 29, 2010
The Florida Gulf Coast University men's golf and tennis teams were hard at work building Natural Playscape, a new concept in playgrounds being introduced by Child Care of Southwest Florida. Playscape is an all natural themed playground with outdoor learning and playing components.
September 26, 2010
The FGCU men's golf team carded a four-man score of 305 in Sunday's final round of the John Dallio Memorial Tournament hosted by DePaul University to finish in second place, just two strokes back of IUPUI in the 13-team field at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club.
September 25, 2010
After a rough start to the morning round, the FGCU men's golf team showed its experience over two rounds (36 holes) on the opening day of the John Dallio Memorial Tournament hosted by DePaul University to lead the 13-team field heading into Sunday's final round at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club.
September 24, 2010
The start of the 10th season of FGCU men's golf will have a new look when first-year head coach Brent Jensen leads the Eagles into the John Dallio Memorial Tournament hosted by DePaul University at Ruffled Feathers Golf Club in Chicago.
August 19, 2010
Newly-appointed FGCU men's golf head coach Brent Jensen announced the addition of Taylor “BoBo” Marshall to the 2010-11 roster on Thursday. Marshall, a native of Monroe, Ga., will be a freshman and have four years of eligibility.
August 12, 2010
Former FGCU men's golfer Derek Lamely will be a part of the 156-player field at this weekend's 92nd PGA Championship that will begin on Thursday morning at historic Whistling Straights.
August 09, 2010
FGCU men's golf junior-to-be and local Fort Myers High School product Alex Medinis capped a strong summer by winning the 19th Florida State Amateur Match Play Championship this past weekend at the Ritz-Carlton Golf Club & Spa in Jupiter, Fla.
July 27, 2010
After opening with a one-under par 71 in Monday's opening round, FGCU men's golf senior-to-be Dan Mazziotta closed out play at the U.S. Amateur sectional qualifier by finishing in fifth place out of the 39-player field at Old Corkscrew Golf Club on Tuesday.
July 08, 2010
After serving as an assistant under legendary coach and instructor Dr. Jim Suttie the past two years, FGCU Director of Athletics Ken Kavanagh announced on Wednesday that Brent Jensen has been promoted to head men's golf coach, just the second in program history. Suttie, one of America's 50 Greatest Teachers by Golf Digest since 2000, will stay with the program and assume his new role of Director of Golf Operations for both the men's and women's teams.
June 28, 2010
A trio of FGCU golfers concluded play at the 93rd Amateur Championship on Sunday at Arnold Palmer's Bay Hill Club & Lodge in Orlando, Fla. Sophomore Alex Medinis (Fort Myers, Fla.) tied for fifth place to lead the Eagle competitors.
June 17, 2010
As the U.S. Open gets underway on Thursday, former FGCU golfer Derek Lamely will take to the course for the first major tournament of his young PGA career. Lamely earned his place in this weekend's tournament following a six-way playoff for the final five spot at the sectional qualifier in Columbus, Ohio, on June 7.