2011-12 Golf News and Stories

Golf - Heffernan Earns NGCA All-American Scholar Honor

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Saint Mary's golfer Janice Heffernan was one of 86 NCAA Division III women's golfers to be named to the 2011-12 National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar Team.

Golf - O'Brien Earns All-American Honors as Belles Finish Fifteenth

ANGOLA, Ind. - Doyle O'Brien earned All-American accolades by virtue of her top-ten finish while the Saint Mary's golf team finished fifteenth at the 2012 NCAA Division III Championships.

Golf - O'Brien's Low Round Helps Belles to Best NCAA Score in Program History

ANGOLA, Ind. - Doyle O'Brien shot the low round of the day with an even-par 72 to help the Saint Mary's golf team to their best single-round score at the NCAA Championships in program history with a 320.

Golf - Belles Hold Ground on Day Two of NCAA Championship

ANGOLA, Ind. - The Saint Mary's golf team took eight strokes off of their team score from yesterday for a 323, which is also the best 18-hole round of the 2011-12 season for the Belles to this point.

Golf - Belles in Fifteenth After Day One at NCAA Championship

ANGOLA, Ind. - The Saint Mary's golf team currently sits in fifteenth place after the first day of competition at the 2012 NCAA Division III Golf Championship hosted by Trine University.

Golf - Belles Bound for Nationals With Automatic Qualifier

MARSHALL, Mich. - The Saint Mary's golf team will be at the 2012 NCAA Division III Golf Championships in May as they claimed the conference's automatic bid on Saturday. Saint Mary's will be making their seventh overall appearance and fourth in-a-row at the NCAA Championships.

Golf - Belles Maintain Lead Heading Into Final Round

MARSHALL, Mich. - The Saint Mary's team maintained their lead in the hunt for the conference's automatic qualifying bid to the NCAA Championship at the second of three 18-hole rounds.

Golf - Belles Set Tone for MIAA NCAA Qualifier

HOLLAND, Mich. - The Saint Mary's golf team fired a 324 and holds a 21-stroke lead after the first of three 18-hole rounds which will determine the conference's recipient of the automatic qualifying bid to the 2012 NCAA Championships.

Golf - Belles Claim Fifth at Loaded Spring Fling

NORMAL, Ill. - The Saint Mary's golf team moved up a spot and claimed fifth place at the talent-loaded Illinois Wesleyan Spring Fling on Sunday.

Golf - Belles Post Best Score So Far, Sit in Sixth

NORMAL, Ill. - The Saint Mary's golf team shot their best single round of the year with a 325 on Saturday as they currently hold sixth place after day one of the Illinois Wesleyan Spring Fling.

Golf - Belles Finish Fourth at Southwestern

GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Saint Mary's golf team finished in fourth place at the Southwestern Invitational after a 342 team score on Tuesday.

Golf - Belles in Fourth After First Day in Texas

GEORGETOWN, Texas - The Saint Mary's golf team shot a 345 on the first day of the Southwestern University Invitational to stake claim to fourth place.

Golf - Day Two at Phoenix Invitational

Due to a change in the schedule and previously set travel plans, the Saint Mary's golf team was unable to complete day two of the Phoenix Invitational.

Golf - Belles in Third at Phoenix Invitational

PEORIA, Ariz. - The Saint Mary's golf team shot a 331 and is in third place at the Phoenix Invitational at the Westbrook Golf Course on their spring break trip.

Golf - Belles Finish Third In MIAA Standings, Matuszak and Brown All-MIAA

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - The Saint Mary's golf team matched their 337 score yesterday on Saturday as they wrapped up the fall 2011 MIAA season with a third place finish.

Golf - Belles in Third at First Round of MIAA Finale

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - The Saint Mary's golf team turned in their best round of the fall 2011 season while taking third place at the first day of a 36-hole finale of the MIAA season.

Golf - Belles Take Third at Final MIAA Jamboree

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. - The Saint Mary's golf team shot a 344 behind a 76 by Natalie Matsuzak to take third at the final MIAA Jamboree of the Fall season on Thursday.

Golf - Belles Just One Shot Behind First at Kalamazoo Jamboree

KALAMAZOO, Mich. - The Saint Mary's golf team finished just one stroke behind Hope for second place at the MIAA Jamboree hosted by Kalamazoo at Milham Park Golf Course on Saturday.

Golf - Jamboree Suspended Due to Rain

MARSHALL, Mich. - The third of four MIAA jamborees of the fall women's golf season was suspended due to rain. No make up or resumption of play has yet been announced.

Golf - Belles Place Sixth at Storm-Shortened DePauw

CLAYTON, Ind. - Despite teeing off an hour earlier than originally scheduled due to incoming storms, the 2011 version of the DePauw Small College Classic was cut short due to storms and lightning at Deer Creek Golf Club.

Golf - Belles in Sixth After Day One at DePauw

CLAYTON, Ind. - The Saint Mary's golf team shot a 350 at the Deer Creek Golf Club and currently sits in sixth place after the first day of the DePauw Small College Classic.

Golf - Belles Finish Third at the Ravines

SAUGATUCK, Mich. - The fifth-ranked Saint Mary's golf team finished third at the MIAA Jamboree hosted by Hope at the Ravines Golf Course on Wednesday.

Golf - Belles Finish Second at Opening MIAA Jamboree

ANGOLA, Ind. - The fifth-ranked Saint Mary's golf team finished second at the opening MIAA Jamboree of the season, hosted by Trine University at Zollner Golf Course.

Golf - Belles Finish Ninth at O'Brien National Invitational

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The fifth-ranked Saint Mary's golf team shot a 343 on day two to finish with a 681 at the highly-touted O'Brien National Invitational on Monday.

Golf - Belles in Eighth After Day One of O'Brien National Invitational

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - In one of the most highly-competitive NCAA Division III golf tournaments outside the national championship, the fifth-ranked Saint Mary's golf team is currently in a tie for eighth place after the first day of the O'Brien National Invitational.

Golf - Belles Fall in Cross Town Clash

NOTRE DAME, Ind. - The Saint Mary's golf team opened up the 2011 season with a tough match up against NAIA Bethel College on Saturday at the Warren Golf Course.