2013-14 Golden Eagle Men's Golf News
May 2, 2014
Ben Huskey marks newest addition to Golden Eagle golf program
Head coach Polk Brown added the final piece to the recruiting puzzle for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team, rounding out the 2014-15 class by recently signing Sevier County High School's Ben Huskey.
April 30, 2014
Thomas, Griffin each collect three honors as Brown announces team awards
Less than a week removed from garnering his first career All-Ohio Valley Conference nod, men's golfer Mitch Thomas received another great honor. The sophomore was named the Gilbert Darcy Most Valuable Player as head coach Polk Brown announced the 2013-14 team awards recently.
April 27, 2014
Final day of OVC Championships cancelled, Tech finishes tied for eighth
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. - For the second straight year, the Tennessee Tech men's golf team was denied the chance to upgrade its position in the final round of the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, as the final 18 holes were not able to be completed on Sunday at The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at The Shoals in Muscle Shoals, Ala. due to inclement weather.
April 26, 2014
Golden Eagles show huge improvement in second round of OVC Championships
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. - The Tennessee Tech men's golf team made huge strides on the second day of the Ohio Valley Conference Championships, shaving 26 strokes off its first round score to move into a tie for eighth place Saturday afternoon.
April 25, 2014
Golden Eagles ninth after first day at OVC Championships
MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala. - The Tennessee Tech men's golf team set itself up for a big second day on the links in Muscle Shoals, Ala. Friday, finishing the first day of the Ohio Valley Conference Championships in ninth place and with plenty of room to move up.
April 25, 2014
Thomas selected to All-OVC team after leading Tech in scoring average
Tennessee Tech golfer Mitch Thomas continues to prove himself as one of the best in the Ohio Valley Conference, as the sophomore garnered All-OVC honors for the first time of his career Friday night.
April 24, 2014
Golden Eagles prepared for OVC Championship hunt in Muscle Shoals
Just one more practice round sits in the way of the Tennessee Tech men's golf team and a chance at the Ohio Valley Conference title. Barely one year removed from a remarkable third place finish in the event, the Golden Eagles head to Muscle Shoals, Ala. for their chance at this year's conference crown.
April 13, 2014
Golden Eagles tie for sixth in final event of regular season
LEXINGTON, Ky. - In their final event of the regular season, the Tennessee Tech men's golf team put together a strong showing, as the Golden Eagles tied for sixth place in the UK Bluegrass Invitational Sunday morning.
April 12, 2014
Tech men's golf sitting pretty in fifth after first day of UK Bluegrass Invitational
LEXINGTON, Ky. - Two strong, consistent rounds proved to be just the start the Tennessee Tech men's golf team needed Saturday afternoon, as the Golden Eagles finished day one of the UK Bluegrass Invitational in fifth place and within striking distance of second.
April 11, 2014
Golden Eagles wrap up regular season at Bluegrass Invitational
There's just one more tune up before the Ohio Valley Conference tournament for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team, as the Golden Eagles head to Lexington, Ky. for the Bluegrass Invitational this weekend.
April 8, 2014
Golden Eagles wrap up Red Wolf Intercollegiate in tie for 11th
JONESBORO, Ark. - The Tennessee Tech men's golf team held on for a tie for 11th place at the Red Wolf Intercollegiate at RidgePointe Country Club Tuesday afternoon, holding off a late surge by Northern Iowa while catching the University of New Orleans for the tie.
April 7, 2014
Golden Eagles tied for 11th after two rounds at Red Wolf Intercollegiate
JONESBORO, Ark. - Consistent play from multiple sophomores helped the Tennessee Tech men's golf team kick off the Red Wolf Intercollegiate at RidgePointe Country Club with a solid start, as the Golden Eagles finished 36 holes Monday for a total score of 609 to tie for 11th.
April 6, 2014
Golden Eagles return to action at Red Wolf Intercollegiate
With more than two weeks away from the links, it's finally time for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team to return to action. The Golden Eagles will participate in the Red Wolf Intercollegiate hosted by Arkansas State beginning Monday.
March 18, 2014
Kendrick paces Tech to fourth place at Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate
SEVIERVILLE, Tenn. -- Paced by a sizzling 69 from sophomore Tanner Garland, the Tennessee Tech men’s golf team vaulted all the way to fourth place Tuesday, shooting the third-best score of the day in the 2014 Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate at Sevierville Golf Course.
March 17, 2014
Golden Eagles see improvement on first day of Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate
A 14-stroke improvement in the second round bumped the Tennessee Tech men's golf team a couple of spots in the team standings heading into Tuesday's final round of the Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate at Sevierville Golf Club.
March 15, 2014
Golden Eagles to host second annual Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate in Sevierville
After a very successful inaugural year of hosting its own tournament at Sevierville Golf Club, the Tennessee Tech golf teams will play host to the second annual Bobby Nichols Intercollegiate Monday and Tuesday, once again convening in Sevierville, Tenn.
March 11, 2014
Cunningham named all-tournament, Tech finishes second at Grover Page Classic
MARTIN, Tenn. - Five top 20 finishes were more than enough for the Tennessee Tech men's golf to grab second place in the Grover Page Classic as the Golden Eagles wrapped up a great two days in Martin, Tenn. with their first top 5 finish of the spring season and fourth of the year.
March 10, 2014
Golden Eagles in second after Day One of Grover Page Classic
MARTIN, Tenn. - With two rounds down in the Grover Page Classic, the Tennessee Tech men's golf team has put itself in great position for a championship run, sitting just three strokes back of tournament leader Lipscomb.
March 9, 2014
Golden Eagles return to the links at the Grover Page Classic
After a week away from the links the Tennessee Tech men's golf team will return to action Sunday morning, taking part in the 2014 Grover Page Classic hosted by UT Martin in Jackson, Tenn.
February 25, 2014
Golden Eagles top OVC team at conclusion of Snowman Getaway
GOODYEAR, Ariz. - The Tennessee Tech men's golf team gathered key experience against Ohio Valley Conference opponents Sunday morning, holding strong in its position in the Snowman Getaway to defeat both teams from the league.
February 24, 2014
Whitehead's second-round 65 paces Golden Eagles at Snowman Getaway
GOODYEAR, Ariz. - The spring season is officially under way for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team as the Golden Eagles complete 36 of its 54 holes at the Snowman Getaway in Goodyear, Ariz.
February 22, 2014
Golden Eagle men's golf to open spring at Snowman Getaway in Arizona
It's finally time to hit the links for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team as the Golden Eagles head way out west to Goodyear, Ariz. to take part in the Snowman Getaway Monday, Feb. 24 through Tuesday, Feb. 25.
February 6, 2014
Tech men's and women's golf teams picked fourth and sixth in preseason poll
With just a few weeks remaining until the beginning of spring seasons, the Tennessee Tech golf teams will look to put the finishing touches on what promises to be a great year on the links.
January 29, 2014
Catching up with PGA champion and former Golden Eagle Scott Stallings
After winning his third PGA Tour championship with a first place showing Sunday at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines, former Tennessee Tech golfer Scott Stallings is sitting atop of the professional golf world this week.
January 26, 2014
Stallings uses Sunday rally to win Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines
Not a bad way to start the year. In just his second PGA event of 2014, former Golden Eagle great Scott Stallings found himself as the top man in the clubhouse Sunday evening at the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines.
December 31, 2013
SCHOLAR POWER: Tech student-athletes post highest combined GPA in history
Tennessee Tech student-athletes posted the highest combined GPA in school history during the fall semester, with four teams registering the highest semester GPA in the history of their sports.
December 22, 2013
Golden Eagle golf program adds Chattanooga's Alexander Riddle
Alexander Riddle, a promising young golfer who has been key to the success of his Notre Dame High School team in Chattanooga, will continue his career at Tennessee Tech for coach Polk Brown.
December 12, 2013
Tech men's golf unveils 2013-14 spring schedule
Off the heels of quietly successful fall, the Tennessee Tech men's golf has announced what's in store for the spring, releasing its spring schedule. The Golden Eagles will look to build off three top five finishes from the fall competition.
November 6, 2013
Whitehead garners first career adidas® OVC Male Golfer of the Week honors
What a way to finish the fall season! Tennessee Tech men's golfer Lee Whitehead capped a brilliant closing weekend to the Golden Eagle's fall schedule with his first career adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Male Golfer of the Week honor.
November 5, 2013
Golden Eagles collect third top five finish with fourth place in Sapphire, N.C.
SAPPHIRE, N.C. - For the third time this fall season the Tennessee Tech men's golf team cracked the top five in an event. The Golden Eagles nabbed a fourth place finish at the Hummingbird Invitational hosted by Western Carolina Tuesday evening.
November 4, 2013
Tech men's golf team remains in third after second round of Hummingbird Classic
SAPPHIRE, N.C. - With just one round separating the Tennessee Tech men's golf team from its winter break, the Golden Eagles are sitting right where they want to, tied for third place in the Hummingbird Classic in Sapphire, N.C.
November 3, 2013
Golden Eagles in third after first round in Sapphire, N.C.
SAPPHIRE, N.C. - The Tennessee Tech men's golf team accomplished exactly what it was hoping to Sunday morning, getting off to a hot start at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate in Sapphire, N.C.
November 2, 2013
Men's golf team to wrap up fall season at the Hummingbird Intercollegiate
SAPPHIRE, N.C. – It's the final event of the fall season for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team as the Golden Eagles will head east for the Hummingbird Intercollegiate hosted by Western Carolina.
October 15, 2013
Thomas cracks top five again, leads Tech to sixth place finish
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – That's two straight weeks of all-tournament honors for Mitch Thomas as the sophomore led the Tennessee Tech men's golf team to a sixth place finish at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon.
October 14, 2013
Golden Eagles tied for sixth through two rounds at The Links at Novadell
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. - As head coach Polk Brown predicted, there were plenty of birdies up for grabs at the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate and the Tennessee Tech men's golf team took advantage, tying for sixth place through the event's first two rounds.
October 13, 2013
Tech men's golf team makes its way to F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate
HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. – Momentum is sure to be a key to the week for the Tennessee Tech men's golf team, as the Golden Eagles head to the F&M Bank APSU Intercollegiate in Hopkinsville, Ky. Monday morning.
October 9, 2013
Mitch Thomas earns first adidas® OVC Male Golfer of the Week honors
It's been a whirlwind week for sophomore golfer Mitch Thomas. The Knoxville native led the Tennessee Tech men's golf team to a fourth-place finish at the Bearcat Invitational Tuesday and earned adidas® OVC Male Golfer of the Week honors on Wednesday.
October 8, 2013
Thomas cruises to second, helps Tech grab fourth at Bearcat Invitational
HEBRON, Ky. - One of the toughest things to do in sports is lead a golf tournament wire-to-wire. The Tennessee Tech men's golf team couldn't quite pull off the amazing feat at the Bearcat Invitational, but the Golden Eagles salvaged an impressive fourth place finish in the 16-team event.
October 7, 2013
Golden Eagles soar to top after first round of Bearcat Invitational
Off the power of huge first rounds from Mitch Thomas (first place) and Lee Whitehead (tied for second), the Tennessee Tech men's golf team sits atop the leaderboard after 18 holes at the Bearcat Invitational.
October 6, 2013
Tech men's golf team travels north for Bearcat Invitational in Hebron, Ky.
HEBRON, Ky. – Despite the threat of early inclement weather, the Tennessee Tech men's golf team will return to action Monday morning as the Golden Eagles travel north for the 2013 Bearcat Invitational hosted by the University of the Cincinnati.
October 1, 2013
Thomas cracks top 15, leads Tech to eighth-place finish in Murray, Ky.
MURRAY, Ky. - The comeback wasn't in the cards, but the Tennessee Tech men's golf team still managed to finish strong at the Miller Memorial Invitational Tuesday afternoon, tying for eighth place behind the steady play of sophomore Mitch Thomas.
September 30, 2013
Men's golf team eighth after first two rounds of Miller Memorial Invitational
MURRAY, Ky. - Two rounds through its first action in two weeks, the Tennessee Tech men's golf team has already experienced a load of ups and downs at the Miller Memorial Invitational.
September 29, 2013
Tech men's golf team back in action with trip to Miller Memorial Invitational
MURRAY, Ky. – Following nearly two weeks of inactivity, the Tennessee Tech men's golf team will return to the golf course Monday morning as it heads northwest for the 10th annual Miller Memorial Invitational hosted by Murray State.
September 10, 2013
Golden Eagle men's golf team nabs fifth place at Sam Hall Intercollegiate
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - It's only been one week, but the Tennessee Tech men's golf team is showing that last year's third place finish in the Ohio Valley Conference tournament was no fluke. The Golden Eagles placed fifth at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate Tuesday afternoon.
September 9, 2013
Tech men's golf team in seventh after solid start at Sam Hall Intercollegiate
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - After just two short rounds, it seems as if the Tennessee Tech men's golf team has picked up right where it left off from the 2012-13 season. The Golden Eagles sit in seventh out of 15 teams at the Sam Hall Intercollegiate.
September 8, 2013
Golden Eagle men's golf team tees off the 2013-14 season in Hattiesburg
HATTIESBURG, Miss. – It’s time for golf at Tennessee Tech University as the Golden Eagle men’s golf team will tee off for the first time of the 2013-14 season as it participates in the Sam Hall Intercollegiate this week.
August 5, 2013
Four Golden Eagles to compete in 98th Annual Tennessee Amateur Championship
With just a few weeks remaining before the 2013 school year kicks off, four members of the Tennessee Tech men's golf team are still trying to squeeze as much golf as possible out of the summer as they can.
July 31, 2013
Former Tech golfer Lee Maxwell qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship
Just months after playing his final round as a member of the Tennessee Tech men's golf team, former Golden Eagle Lee Maxwell is representing his alma mater in historic fashion after qualifying for the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship Tuesday afternoon.
July 19, 2013
Golden Eagle men's fall golf schedule features trips to five tournaments
Following the release of the 2013 fall schedule by head coach Polk Brown, it's apparent that the Tennessee Tech men's golf team will be racking up the miles this fall, competing in five tournaments hosted by schools from five states over three months.
July 17, 2013
Stallings in his fourth Major, tees off Thursday in British Open
Scott Stallings plays this week in the British Open, meaning the former Golden Eagle All-American will have played in all four major championships in the first three years of his PGA career.