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The Lion's Roar

William Meyers hopes final season is his best

In his fifth year at the university, Meyers is preparing for a life in professional gold after he leaves the university, whether it be before or after he finishes his graduate degree.

Jacob Lofton, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2020

After coming into his freshman year with a new coach and spending his senior season injured, graduate student and golf player William Meyers is ready to finish out his time with the university in a strong way. When Meyers began his career, he was the only American on the team. This year, the team is...

Golf team manages traveling experience

From managing schoolwork to packing for possibly a seven-hour drive, the golf team is familiar with traveling for each tournament. Despite any obstacles, the team finds positives in the trips such as the opportunity to bond.

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 16, 2019

With no home field, the golf team faces obstacles and rewards when traveling to each tournament. The team generally leaves the day before practice rounds on Saturday for possibly a six to seven hour drive and returns Tuesday after competition. Kristofer Kerr, a sophomore golfer, shared his experience ...

Narro rides into fourth year

Jake Narro, the head coach for the golf team, has been playing golf since he was 2 years old. Narro joined the Lions in 2014.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

After decades of golf experience, Jake Narro, head coach of golf, started his fourth season with the university. Narro, who grew up in Meridian, Mississippi, first played a game of golf at the Lakeview golf course when he was 2 years old. He discussed his journey since then. “My father helped me ...

Lecturer takes on inclusion in golf

Chad Duffaut, a graduate student, addresses inclusion in sports with

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019

In celebration of Black History Month, Chad Duffaut aimed to not only educate students on the discrimination against African-Americans in golf today but also recognize the strength and resilience of those pushing to be included in the sport. Duffaut presented "Obstruction: African American Golfers...

Tee up in Baton Rouge

The university golf team faced 14 teams from 13 universities at the David Toms Intercollegiate.

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018

The university golf team faced 14 teams from 13 universities at the David Toms Intercollegiate. Louisiana State University hosted the tournament in Baton Rouge from Oct. 6-7. Kristofer Kerr, a sophomore, finished round one at the top for the university and tied for 24th overall in the tournament....

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