2013-14 Men's Golf News
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June 20, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 20, 2014) – After advancing to the fourth round of match play at the 119th British Amateur Championship on Friday, Rhys Pugh’s (Pontypridd, Wales) run came to an end as the ETSU rising senior fell to England’s Daniel Brown 3 and 2 at the Royal Portrush Golf Club.
June 19, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 19, 2014) – A pair of ETSU men’s golfers are enjoying successful summer stints as rising senior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) has advanced to the third round of match play in the 119th Amateur Championship and incoming freshman Cayman Ratliff (Kingsport, Tenn.) qualified for the 2014 U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship earlier this week.
May 22, 2014
NORMAN, Okla. (May 22, 2014) – Sophomore Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) earned PING All-Region honors, which was announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America on Thursday.
May 17, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. (May 17, 2014) – After making a move in Friday’s second round, the ETSU men’s golf team couldn’t propel its way into the top five as the Buccaneers finished tied for eighth at the Eugene Regional on Saturday at the Eugene Country Club.
May 16, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. (May 16, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team made a move on day two of the NCAA Regional as the Bucs jumped into eighth-place at 29-over-par 589 on Friday from the Eugene Country Club.
May 15, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. (May 15, 2014) – Junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) paced the ETSU men’s golf team in Thursday’s opening round of the NCAA Regional as the Welshman fired a 2-over-par 72 and the Bucs sit in 11th-place at 16-over-par 296 at the Eugene Country Club.
May 14, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. (May 14, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team makes its 23rd NCAA Regional appearance this week as the Bucs begin play in the Eugene Regional on Thursday from the Eugene Country Club.
May 05, 2014
EUGENE, Ore. (May 5, 2014) – For the 23rd time in program history, the ETSU men’s golf team will play in the NCAA Regional as the Bucs head to Oregon for the Eugene Regional, which will be played May 15-17 at the Eugene Country Club.
April 30, 2014
MACON, Ga. (April 30, 2014) – A day after being named Second Team All-Atlantic Sun, ETSU junior golfer Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) landed A-Sun All-Academic honors as it was released by the league office on Wednesday.
April 29, 2014
MACON, Ga. (April 29, 2014) – Junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) and sophomore Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) were named Second Team All-Atlantic Sun as the league office released its men’s golf postseason honors on Tuesday.
April 22, 2014
BRASELTON, Ga. (April 22, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team needed to make up 11 shots in the final round of the Atlantic Sun Championship, but despite posting the lowest score on Tuesday, the Bucs were unable to gain any ground on the leaders.
April 21, 2014
BRASELTON, Ga. (April 21, 2014) – Despite posting the second-lowest score of the day, the ETSU men’s golf team was still unable to gain any ground on the leaders following second round play at the Atlantic Sun Championship on Monday at The Legends Golf Club.
April 20, 2014
BRASELTON, Ga. (April 20, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team carded an 11-over-par 299 and sit in fourth-place after the first round of the Atlantic Sun Championship, which began Sunday at The Legends Golf Club.
April 19, 2014
BRASELTON, Ga. (April 19, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team begins its quest for an Atlantic Sun Championship Sunday morning as the Bucs begin play at The Legends Golf Club in Braselton, Ga.
April 06, 2014
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 6, 2014) – Sophomore Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) fired a third-round 5-under-par 66 on Sunday to help propel the ETSU men’s golf team to a sixth-place overall finish at the Mason Rudolph Championship at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.
April 05, 2014
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 5, 2014) – After shooting a 10-over-par 294 in first round action on Friday, the ETSU men’s golf team carded a 299 second round on Saturday to place eighth overall on the team leaderboard with a 593 (+25) at the Mason Rudolph Championship.
April 04, 2014
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 4, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team wrapped up first round play at the Mason Rudolph Championship on Friday; sitting in seventh after posting a team score of 294 at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.
April 03, 2014
FRANKLIN, Tenn. (April 3, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team makes its final tune up before the Atlantic Sun Championship as the Bucs prepare for the Mason Rudolph Championship, which begins Friday morning at the Vanderbilt Legends Club.
March 17, 2014
WILMINGTON, N.C. (March 17, 2014) – Due to cold and rainy conditions in Wilmington, N.C., the final round of the Seahawk Intercollegiate was cancelled on Monday morning at the Country Club of Landfall.
March 16, 2014
WILMINGTON, N.C. (March 16, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team overcame cold and rainy conditions to move its way into second-place following the first two rounds of the Seahawk Intercollegiate on Sunday at the Country Club of Landfall in Wilmington, N.C.
March 15, 2014
WILMINGTON, N.C. (March 15, 2014) – Coming off a fourth-place showing earlier this week at the General Hackler Championship, the ETSU men’s golf team returns to action this weekend as the Bucs play at the Seahawk Intercollegiate, which will be played at the Country Club of Landfall.
March 11, 2014
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (March 11, 2014) – Junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) and sophomore Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) both posted top-20 finishes as the ETSU men’s golf team wrapped up final round play at the General Hackler Championship on Tuesday afternoon at TPC Myrtle Beach.
March 10, 2014
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (March 10, 2014) -- Junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) led the ETSU men's golf team in the first two rounds of the General Hackler Championship as the Welshman fired a 1-under-par 143 on Monday at the TPC Myrtle Beach.
March 09, 2014
MURRELLS INLET, S.C. (March 9, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team returns to action this week as the Bucs begin play at the General Hackler Championship on Monday from the TPC Myrtle Beach.
February 25, 2014
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 25, 2014)Mateusz Gradecki (Oborniki Śląskie, Poland) and Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) both fired a 1-under 71 in the final round of the Puerto Rico Classic on Tuesday, and the ETSU men’s golf team tied for ninth after carding a 4-over-par 868 from the Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa’s River Course.
February 24, 2014
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 24, 2014) – Coming off a disappointing showing in Sunday’s opening round of the Puerto Rico Classic, the ETSU men’s golf team made a charge on Monday as the Bucs fired a 5-under-par 283 and were led by the strong play of sophomore Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) from the Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa’s River Course.
February 23, 2014
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 23, 2014) – Sophomore Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) led the ETSU men’s golf team as the Bucs wrapped up first round play at the Puerto Rico Classic on Sunday from the Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa’s River Course in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
February 22, 2014
RIO GRANDE, Puerto Rico (Feb. 22, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team returns to action this weekend as the Bucs begin play in the Puerto Rico Classic on Sunday from the Rio Mar Beach Resort & Spa’s River Course in Rio Grande, Puerto Rico.
February 04, 2014
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 4, 2014) – Sophomores Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) and Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) led the ETSU men’s golf team as the Buccaneers finished tied for ninth at the Sea Best Invitational on Tuesday afternoon from the PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.
February 03, 2014
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team sits in the middle of the pack in the 16-team field of the Sea Best Invitational after play was suspended on Monday evening from the PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.
February 02, 2014
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 2, 2014) – The ETSU men’s golf team opens its 2014 season Monday morning as the Bucs gear up for the Sea Best Invitational, which is hosted by Jacksonville University at the PLAYERS Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass.
January 07, 2014
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Jan. 7, 2014) – As the spring semester approaches, ETSU student-athletes will look to build upon an impressive number of academic achievements during the 2013 fall semester.
December 03, 2013
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November 26, 2013
EL PASO, Texas (Nov. 26, 2013) – ETSU junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) began and ended the final round of the Sun Bowl Western Refining All-America Golf Classic with a birdie en route to firing a 1-under-par 70 on Tuesday from the El Paso Country Club.
November 25, 2013
EL PASO, Texas (Nov. 25, 2013) – ETSU junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) wrapped up day one of the Sun Bowl Western Refining All-America Golf Classic on Monday from the El Paso Country Club.
November 24, 2013
EL PASO, Texas (Nov. 24, 2013) – ETSU junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) will play in what is ranked “The No. 1 tournament in collegiate golf” this week as the Buccaneer junior golfer gears up for the Sun Bowl Western Refining All-America Golf Classic, beginning Monday morning at the El Paso Country Club.
November 21, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Nov. 21, 2013) – East Tennessee State University head men’s golf coach Fred Warren announced Thursday that Cayman Ratliff (Kingsport, Tenn.) and Conor Rodrigues (Kingston, Ontario, Canada) have signed their national letters of intent to play for the Bucs next fall.
November 06, 2013
KAUAI, Hawaii (Nov. 6, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team wrapped up its fall season by finishing tied for 10th at the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational on Wednesday from the Makai Golf Club at Princeville.
November 05, 2013
KAUAI, Hawaii (Nov. 5, 2013) – Freshman Mateusz Gradecki (Oborniki Śląskie, Poland) fired a 3-under 69 and led the ETSU men’s golf team in the second of the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational on Tuesday from the Makai Golf Club at Princeville.
November 04, 2013
KAUAI, Hawaii (Nov. 4, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team got off to a strong start in the first round of the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational on Monday from the Makai Golf Club at Princeville.
November 03, 2013
KAUAI, Hawaii. (Nov. 3, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team wraps up its fall season this week as the Bucs gear up for the Warrior Princeville Makai Invitational, which begins Monday from the Makai Golf Club at Princeville.
October 23, 2013
MACON, Ga. (Oct. 23, 2013) – For the second time this month, ETSU men’s golfer Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) received Atlantic Sun Golfer of the Week honors, which was announced by the league office on Wednesday.
October 20, 2013
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 20, 2013) – For the third straight tournament, ETSU junior golfer Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) posted a top-10 finish as the Bucs wrapped up play at the United States Collegiate Championship on Sunday afternoon from The Golf Club of Georgia – Lakeside Course.
October 19, 2013
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 19, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team wrapped up second round play at the U.S. Collegiate Championship, and junior Buccaneer golfer Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) continued his strong play, carding a 1-under-par 71 on Saturday from The Golf Club of Georgia – Lakeside Course.
October 18, 2013
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 18, 2013) – Junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) fired a 3-under-par 69 and freshman Mateusz Gradecki (Oborniki Śląskie, Poland) posted an even-par 72, as the ETSU men’s golf team wrapped up first round play at the United States Collegiate Championship on Friday from The Golf Club of Georgia – Lakeside Course.
October 17, 2013
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (Oct. 17, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team returns to action this weekend as the Bucs gear up for the U.S. Collegiate Championship, which begins Friday at The Golf Club of Georgia – Lakeside Course.
October 13, 2013
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 13, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team finished fourth and junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) tied for eighth as the final round of the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate concluded Sunday afternoon at the Blackthorn Club.
October 12, 2013
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 12, 2013) – Despite seeing its seven-shot lead evaporate on Saturday, the ETSU men’s golf team is still in contention following second round play at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club.
October 11, 2013
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 11, 2013)Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) summed it up best.
October 10, 2013
JONESBOROUGH, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2013) – Coming off its first fall tournament win of the season, the ETSU men’s golf team returns to action this weekend as the Bucs host the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate at Blackthorn Club.
October 08, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2013) – Entering the day three shots back of UNC Greensboro, the ETSU men’s golf team made a move midway through the final round to surpass the Spartans and win the Wolfpack Intercollegiate by 11 strokes on Tuesday afternoon from the Lonnie Poole Golf Course.
October 07, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2013) – Junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) capped off a strong showing for the ETSU men’s golf team on Monday, as the Buccaneer golfer registered a hole-in-one on his second-to-last hole...
October 06, 2013
RALEIGH, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2013) – For the second straight week, the ETSU men’s golf team will be in action as the Bucs gear up for the Wolfpack Intercollegiate, beginning Monday morning from the Lonnie Poole Golf Course at North Carolina State.
October 02, 2013
MACON, Ga. (Oct. 2, 2013) – After posting a top-10 finish at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational earlier in the week, ETSU junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) received Atlantic Sun Golfer of the Week honors, which was announced by the league office on Wednesday.
September 30, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 30, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team placed seventh, while junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) posted a top-10 finish as the Buccaneers wrapped up play at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational Monday afternoon at The Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course.
September 29, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 29, 2013) – Junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) paced the ETSU men’s golf team on Sunday at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational, which is held at The Ohio State University Golf Club’s Scarlet Course.
September 28, 2013
COLUMBUS, Ohio (Sept. 28, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team returns to action this weekend as the Bucs head to Columbus for the Jack Nicklaus Invitational.
September 15, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Sept. 15, 2013) – Adrian Meronk (Wroclaw, Poland) paced the ETSU men’s golf team in its fall opener as the Buccaneer sophomore finished tied for 11th at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate, which concluded Sunday afternoon at UNC Finley Golf Course.
September 14, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Sept. 14, 2013) – After the first two rounds at the Tar Heel Intercollegiate, the ETSU men’s golf team sits in the middle of the pack of the 14-team field from UNC Finley Golf Course.
September 13, 2013
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (Sept. 13, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team opens its 2013 fall season this weekend as the Bucs head to Chapel Hill, N.C., for the Tar Heel Intercollegiate. This marks the first of six fall tournaments for the Blue and Gold.
September 08, 2013
SOUTHHAMPTON, N.Y. (Sept. 8, 2013) – After improving his career mark to a perfect 4-0 in Walker Cup matches on Saturday, ETSU junior golfer Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) couldn’t keep his unblemished record intact Sunday from the National Golf Links of America.
September 07, 2013
SOUTHHAMPTON, N.Y. (Sept. 7, 2013) – ETSU junior golfer Rhys Pugh (Pontrpridd, Wales) did his part for the Great Britain and Ireland team, but when play concluded on the opening day of the 44th annual Walker Cup, the Americans were left holding a dominating lead at the National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y.
August 20, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Aug. 20, 2013) – For the second time in his career, Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) will play in the Walker Cup as the Buccaneer junior golfer was named to the Great Britain and Ireland Team, which was announced by the R&A on Monday.
August 14, 2013
BROOKLINE, Mass. (Aug. 14, 2013) – After moving into match play via a playoff early Wednesday morning, ETSU junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) couldn’t continue his run in the U.S. Amateur, as England’s Max Orrin defeated the Buccaneer golfer 1-up in the round of 64 at The Country Club.
August 14, 2013
BROOKLINE, Mass. (Aug. 14, 2013) – Seventeen golfers battled for the remaining 15 slots of match play in the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship on Wednesday morning, and ETSU rising junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) advanced to the round of 64.
August 01, 2013
NORMAN, Okla. (Aug. 1, 2013) – The East Tennessee State University men’s golf team was one of 143 programs to receive academic honors from the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA), which was released by the organization late Wednesday.
July 19, 2013
GULLANE, Scotland (July 19, 2013) – ETSU rising junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) missed the cut at the 2013 Open Championship after posting a two-round score of 161 on Friday afternoon at Muirfield.
July 17, 2013
GULLANE, Scotland (July 17, 2013) – East Tennessee State University rising junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) makes his Open Championship debut Thursday morning as the Welsh product tees off at Muirfield at 7:28 (ET).
July 15, 2013
GULLANE, Scotland (July 15, 2013) – Tee times for the 2013 Open Championship at Muirfield were released Monday, and East Tennessee State University rising junior Rhys Pugh (Pontypridd, Wales) is scheduled to tee off Thursday morning at 7:28 (EST).
July 15, 2013
GDANSK, Poland (July 15, 2013) – The ETSU men’s golf team highlighted the leaderboard this past weekend at the Citi Handlowy XIX Polish Amateur Men’s Open Championship, which was held at the Postołowo Golf Club.
July 11, 2013
TOWNSEND, Del. (July 11, 2013) – The rest of the players in the Delaware State Golf Association’s Amateur Championship were probably wondering if Chris Hickman (Centreville, Md.) really played all 72 holes.
July 03, 2013
Greetings from the Southern Conference! In appreciation of those who support and follow our institutions, I wanted to share a few thoughts with you on our future.
June 11, 2013
JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (June 11, 2013) – During a press conference Tuesday inside the D.P. Culp University Center, the East Tennessee State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics was officially welcomed back into the Southern Conference. In addition, it was announced that ETSU Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Richard Sander has signed a one-year extension with the program.
June 01, 2013
HILTON HEAD, S.C. (May 30, 2013) – East Tennessee State University, Mercer University and the Virginia Military Institute have been extended invitations to join the Southern Conference beginning July 1, 2014, SoCon Commissioner John Iamarino announced from the league’s spring meetings Thursday.
FB ETSU Kingsport, Tenn.
Oct 23, 6:00 p.m. Scrimmage at J. Fred Johnson Stadium
MSOC ETSU 0 Greenville, S.C.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Furman 3
VB ETSU 2 Birmingham, Ala.
Oct 24, 6:00 p.m. Samford University 3
WGOLF Palmetto Intercollegiate Kiawah Island, S.C.
Oct 26 10th of 20
WSOC ETSU 2 Cullowhee, N.C.
Oct 26 Western Carolina 3
MSOC UNC Greensboro 1 OT
Oct 28 ETSU 0
MBB Blue/Gold Scrimmage Freedom Hall
Oct 30, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31 2 of 10
WCC Southern Conference Championship Kernersville, N.C.
Oct 31 4 of 10
WTEN ETSU Knoxville, Tenn.
Oct 31 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
VB ETSU 0 Greensboro, N.C.
Oct 31 University of North Carolina at Greensboro 3
WTEN ETSU
Nov 1 University of Tennessee Fall Invite
WBB Milligan College Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 12:00 p.m. ETSU
FB ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 3:00 p.m. Homecoming scrimmage
WSOC ETSU Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 5:30 p.m. UNC Greensboro
VB University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Johnson City, Tenn.
Nov 1, 7:00 p.m. ETSU
MSOC ETSU Macon, Ga.
Nov 1, 8:00 p.m. Mercer
WTEN ETSU
Nov 2, 8:00 p.m. University of Tennessee Fall Invite