LSU Tigers golf

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LSU Tigers golf
LSU Athletics logo.svg
UniversityLouisiana State University
ConferenceSEC
Head coachChuck Winstead (12th season)
LocationBaton Rouge, Louisiana
CourseUniversity Club of Baton Rouge
Par: 72
Yards: 7,700
NicknameLSU Tigers
ColorsPurple and Gold[1]
         
NCAA champions
1940, 1942, 1947, 1955, 2015
NCAA individual champions
Fred Haas (1937)
Earl Stewart (1941)
John Peterson (2011)
NCAA match play
2014, 2015, 2016
NCAA championship appearances
1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1966, 1967, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1997, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 (only top-10 finishes listed before 1984)
Conference champions
1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1953, 1954, 1960, 1966, 1967, 1986, 1987, 2015
Individual conference champions
Fred Haas (1937)
Henry Castillo (1939, 1939, 1940)
Earl Stewart (1941)
Joe Moore (1947)
Eddie Merrins (1953, 1954)
Don Essig (1960)
Howard Fraser (1961)
B.R. McLendon (1965, 1966, 1967)
Vaughn Moise (1969)
Wayne DeFrancesco (1979)
John Salamone (1981)
Emlyn Aubrey (1984)
David Toms (1987)

The LSU Tigers golf team represents the Louisiana State University in the sport of golf. The Tigers compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). They play their home matches on the University Club of Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and are currently coached by Chuck Winstead. The LSU Tigers golf program has won five NCAA national tournament championships and sixteen SEC championships.[2]

Team honors[edit]

The LSU Tigers golf program begun competition in 1932. The Tigers have won five NCAA tournament national championships in 1940 (co-champion with Princeton), 1942 (co-champion with Stanford), 1947, 1955 and 2015.[3][4]

The Tigers have won sixteen SEC conference championships in 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1953, 1954, 1960, 1966, 1967, 1986, 1987 and 2015.[2]

Individual honors[edit]

Three LSU Tigers have won three NCAA individual national championships. They are Fred Haas (1937), Earl Stewart (1941) and John Peterson (2011).[5]

Thirteen LSU Tigers have won eighteen SEC individual titles. They are Fred Haas (1937), Henry Castillo (1939, 39, 40), Earl Stewart (1941), Joe Moore (1947), Eddie Merrins (1953, 54), Don Essig (1960), Howard Fraser (1961), B.R. McLendon (1965, 66, 67), Vaughn Moise (1969), Wayne DeFrancesco (1979), John Salamon (1981), Emlyn Aubrey (1984) and David Toms (1987)[6]

Notable players[edit]

Coaching staff[edit]

Chuck Winstead is the head coach of the LSU Tigers golf team. He has been head coach since 2006. He was also a member of the LSU golf team from 1989-1991.[7]

Facilities[edit]

University Club of Baton Rouge[edit]

The University Club of Baton Rouge in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, is the home of the LSU Tigers and LSU Lady Tigers golf teams and serves as the host site for all of LSU's tournaments.[8][9][10] The University Club is a private facility that was built to be the permanent home of LSU Golf. It has a 7,700 yard, par-72 championship-caliber, 300-acre course.[11][12]

Mary and Woody Bilyeu Golf Practice Facility[edit]

Mary and Woody Bilyeu Golf Practice Facility

The Mary and Woody Bilyeu Golf Practice Facility functions as the golf-learning center for the LSU Tigers and Lady Tigers golf teams.[8] The clubhouse lobby and team meeting room showcases the history of both the men’s and women’s golf programs at LSU. The facility also contains locker rooms for the men's and women's teams and an office for each coach. The practice facility features a 100-yard-long tee box and 10,000-square-foot putting green with bunkers around it.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ LSU Athletics Brand Identity Guidelines for Internal, Vendor or Media Use (PDF). Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "LSU Tigers golf 2017 media guide" (PDF). LSU Tigers athletics department. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  3. ^ "DI Men's Golf: LSU claims title". NCAA. Retrieved March 19, 2017.
  4. ^ "National champs visit 'Morning Drive'". Golf Channel. Retrieved March 19, 2017.
  5. ^ "NCAA Champions". Golf Digest. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  6. ^ "SEC Record Book" (PDF). Southeastern Conference. Retrieved March 18, 2017.[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ "Chuck Winstead Bio". lsusports.net. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  8. ^ a b "The University Club". lsusports.net. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  9. ^ "The University Club". universityclubbr.com. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  10. ^ "University Club of Baton Rouge". PGA of America. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  11. ^ "University Club of Baton Rouge". Golf Digest. Retrieved March 18, 2017.
  12. ^ "University Club". worldgolf.com. Retrieved March 18, 2017.

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