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Southern Indiana “Ruptured Duck” Golf Outing

Published on: June 21, 2022

The Zeta Omicron chapter at the University of Southern Indiana held their annual Zeta Omicron alumni golf outing, “Ruptured Duck,” on Saturday, June 11th.  Two dozen alumni were in attendance at the Saddlebrook Golf Club in Indianapolis, Indiana.  Part of the proceeds will go to the Zeta Omicron chapter for recruitment purposes.  

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Richerson to Lead PGA of American President

Published on: November 2, 2020

On Thursday, October 29, 2020, Jim Richerson (Alpha Delta–William Jewell ’86) was sworn in as president of the PGA of America during its 104th annual meeting held virtually. As the 42nd president, Jim will serve a two-year term. “I’m very humbled and honored to be elected as the Association’s next president,” Jim said. “My focus…

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FSU KA Wins First Amateur Golf Tournament

Published on: September 1, 2020

Flint Bekkers (Gamma Eta–Florida State ’18) competed in the FSGA Summer Am Series hosted Florida State Golf Association’s Summer Amateur Series. Held July 20th and 21st at the Cypress Run Golf Club in Tarpon Springs, Flint outperformed the 47 other golfers with a total score of 143, marking his first win as an amateur. A multi-sport…

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FGCU Swings for Big MDA Donation

Published on: November 18, 2018

The men of Zeta Pi at Florida Gulf Coast University hosted a golf tournament on Saturday, September 29th that raised exactly $10,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the fifth year in a row for such a successful outing. Held at the Raptor Bay Golf Club in Bonita Springs, Florida, 25 teams played, with around only…

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Middle Georgia foursome strikes it big at Pebble Beach

Published on: October 17, 2018

REPOSTED ARTICLE BY BY JOHN KOSATER The chance to play golf at three of the nicest golf courses in the world in a tournament atmosphere was just too much for four local golfers to turn down. So when Chris Murman, a PGA Class A professional, asked Steve Welsh, John Walker IV (Delta Omicron–Clemson ’95) and Cole…

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Delta Phi Hosts Successful Golf Tourney

Published on: September 7, 2018

The men of Delta Phi at Jacksonville State staged another successful gold tournament in memory of KA brother Steve Smith (Delta Phi–Jacksonville State ’85) and his 21-year-old daughter, Sydney, who died tragically in a 2016 auto accident in Roswell, Georgia. The tournament, held at Pine Hill Country Club in Anniston, Alabama on Sunday, August 26th,…

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Landry Named Louisiana PGA Assistant Professional of the Year

Published on: December 7, 2016

Louisiana Assistant Professional of the Year has been awarded to Grant Landry (Gamma Nu–Louisiana-Monroe ’09), PGA Assistant Professional at Baton Rouge Country Club.

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Texas A&M-Commerce Alumni Chapter – Summer 2016 Update

Published on: August 22, 2016

The Texas A&M-Commerce Alumni Chapter held its Annual Alumni Golf Tournament on May 21st, 2016 at Buffalo Creek Golf Club in Rockwall, Texas. As usual, the tournament celebrated an outstanding day of brotherhood including approximately 100 brothers ranging from undergraduates to founding members. The annual event included a calcutta, raffle and auction raising over $5,000 for…

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KA Listed as Greatest Golfer in State of Tennessee

Published on: February 8, 2016

Golf.com recently published the article The Fab 50: The Greatest Golfer From Every State in which it identified the best golfer from each of the 50 states. Several factors were considered to establish the single greatest. According to the article, “Major wins and Tour titles were the most important factor but when tiebreakers were needed we…

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Florida State KA Named Top 10 in College Golf

Published on: October 2, 2015

In GolfWeek’s 2016 College Preview, two-time All-American Jack Maguire (Gamma Eta – Florida State ’15) was listed as one of the top 10 men in college golf. He was also the featured golfer for Florida State in their number 1 ranking of top 10 college golf teams for 2016. Maguire, a junior from St. Petersburg, Florida,…

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