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Bridget Boczar: The mastermind and golfer

Bridget Boczar: The mastermind and golfer

Summer Weathers, Sports Reporter October 12, 2022

Bridget Boczar is a 1-2 punch. She is in the honors college, majoring in mathematics, and also holds a spot on Oakland University's golfing team.  Boczar is a graduate from Plymouth High School. Having...

Amalia Shahzan finished second among Oakland golfers with a score of +5. Photo courtesy of OU Athletics.

Women’s golf finishes 8th at Delores Black Falcon Invitational

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter April 13, 2022

The Oakland University Golden Grizzlies women’s golf team wrapped up their regular season with an eighth-place finish at the Delores Black Falcon Invitational in Bowling Green, Ohio, on April 9-10. The...

Ayden Roupe is a professional disc golfer. Disc golfing has seen a rise in popularity since the pandemic.

Disc Golf: A rising sport that thrived throughout the pandemic

Payton Bucki, Campus Reporter March 15, 2022

When Oakland University freshman Ayden Roupe told me he was a professional disc golf player, I quite literally laughed out loud. It wasn’t until he produced a pro card from his wallet that my chuckling...

A member of Oakland Universitys womens golf team lines up for a putt on Monday, Sept. 27.

Oakland University women’s golf places fifth in Golden Grizzlies Invitational

Reece Taylor, Sports Reporter October 6, 2021

The Oakland University women’s golf team placed fifth at the Golden Grizzlies Invitational on Sept. 26-27.  The Golden Grizzlies Invitational is a stroke play tournament at Oakland University’s...

Thomas Giroux at the United States Amateur Four-Ball Championship in May.

Golfer Thomas Giroux talks goals, trying not to get caught up in successes

Lauren Reid, Content Editor June 30, 2021

With an end goal of turning pro and playing on the PGA Tour, senior golfer Thomas Giroux is looking ahead and trying not to get caught up in all the tangible success.  Giroux had an outstanding season...

The OU Mens Golf team holding their new Horizon League Championship trophy.  After finishing in second place the past four years, the team finally earned their first Horizon League Championship in program history.

Men’s golf wins Horizon League Championship

Matthew Scheidel, Sports Editor May 4, 2021

The Oakland University men’s golf team won the Horizon League Championship last week for the first time in program history. Thomas Giroux was the medalist with a score of 214 (-2). He credited his...

PARAMUS, NJ - AUGUST 23: Brian Stuard plays his shot from the ninth tee during the third round of The Barclays at The Ridgewood Country Club on August 23, 2014 in Paramus, New Jersey. (Photo by Ross Kinnaird/Getty Images)

Oakland alum Stuard bags first PGA TOUR win

Journeyman, n.: 2. an experienced reliable worker, athlete, or performer especially as distinguished from one who is brilliant or colorful (Merriam-Webster)In the press conference (click here to watch)...

Oakland mens golf will compete in the Earl Yestingsmeier Invitational all day on April 15-16 in Muncie, Indiana.

Sophomore rising: Jake Kneen takes on the Horizon League

Hannah Gorosh April 3, 2016

Sophomore golfer Jake Kneen was named Oakland’s Student Athlete of the Week for the week of March 14-21.  Kneen gained his recognition from shooting a four-under-par 68 at the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate...

Greens to open come spring

By Sean Gardner March 17, 2015

The sun is shining, the snow is melting and the sounds of birds chirping return as golf season inches closer.For Oakland University, this means preparing its two courses – R & S Sharf and Katke-Cousins...

Katke-Cousins offers pristine golfing

By Matt Saulino September 16, 2014

Golfers across the country, some more avid than others, play for a wide range of reasons. Whether it be for the challenge, the scenery, or to spend time with friends, it is a hobby that is usually considered...

Smooth start to golf season despite long winter

Smooth start to golf season despite long winter

By Joseph Bach June 3, 2014

In a year that saw record-breaking amounts of snowfall in Michigan, Oakland University golf courses Katke-Cousins and R&S Sharf remained, for the most part, unscathed by the harsh winter.Rumors of detrimental...

Sporting blitz for the week of April 30

By Jackson Gilbert April 29, 2014

Track and FieldThe Oakland University men and women’s track and field team has been busy the last few weeks. David Koponen was named the Horizon League men’s runner of the week last Tuesday after posting...

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