The Lion's Roar

When the NCAA cancelled the 2020 Spring golf season, head coach Jake Narro made sure the team focused more in the classroom. Narro would often times make the team scrimmage one another to stay in shape over the offseason.

Narro finds a silver lining during COVID shutdown

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter November 14, 2020

In the middle of March, the National Collegiate Athletic Association suspended all spring sports for two and a half weeks, leaving many teams with the thought that after the suspension, teams will be back...

Participants in the Fightin’ Lions Golf Shamble pose at the Carter Plantation Golf Course in Springfield, La. The event raised over $11,000 for the university golf team.

Fightin’ Lions Golf Shamble raises proceeds for men’s golf team

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter October 28, 2020

The 29th annual Fightin’ Lions Golf Shamble was held at the Carter Plantation Golf Course in Springfield, raising over $11,000 for the university golf team. Alongside the Lion Athletics Association,...

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.

William Meyers hopes final season is his best

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...

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.

Golf team manages traveling experience

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...

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.

Narro rides into fourth year

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...

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

Lecturer takes on inclusion in golf

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...

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

Tee up in Baton Rouge

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,...

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