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Golf team manages traveling experience

Golf team manages traveling experience

Zachary Araki, Assistant Editor

April 16, 2019


Filed under Sports

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

Narro rides into fourth year

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019


Filed under Sports

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

Lecturer takes on inclusion in golf

Diamond Hollins, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under On Campus

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

Tee up in Baton Rouge

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2018


Filed under Archive, Sports

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....