In an unsurprising move, Stanford junior golfer Patrick Rodgers announced Monday on Twitter his decision to join the professional ranks after the conclusion of the spring season. The announcement ends brewing speculation over the Avon, Ind., native’s immediate future after he rose to the top spot in the World Amateur Golf Rankings.
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Offseasons for athletes have their ups and downs. Sure, there’s the relaxation time, the opportunity to pursue other endeavors and improve on one’s game. On the other hand, extended time away from competition can be boring and tedious for an athlete. For the No. 9 Stanford men’s golf team, the long wait between the fall and spring seasons is finally over, as the Card is scheduled to compete at the Amer Ari Invitational in Kona, Hawaii starting Thursday.
The No. 11 Stanford men’s golf team experienced firsthand the wild nature of the Lone Star State as it pulled out a solid second place finish at the Royal Oaks Intercollegiate, which concluded yesterday in Dallas. Led by junior Patrick Rodgers, senior Cameron Wilson and sophomore David Boote, the Cardinal used a late third-round push to surge back into second place behind No. 6 Oklahoma State, the tournament champion.
Only one team event removed from a crushing, season-ending tournament at the NCAA regionals in May and the graduation of key players Andrew Yun and Steve Kearney, the Stanford men’s golf team is seemingly back on top again. The Cardinal thoroughly dominated the 14-team field at the inaugural Erin Hills Invitational in Erin, Wis., winning by eight strokes over conference foe UCLA. In doing so, junior Patrick Rodgers also collected the individual win, the sixth of his collegiate career.
Facing its first score-low-or-go-home test of the season, the No. 10 Stanford men’s golf team begins play at the NCAA Columbus Regional today looking to… Continue Reading »
The No. 8 Stanford men’s golf team shot a combined 15-over-par 365 in Tuesday’s third round, falling one place to fifth in the team standings. Sophomore Patrick Rodgers, the second highest ranked golfer in the conference, failed to break par for the second consecutive day and is now sitting alone at 10th in the individual race.
The No. 10 Stanford men’s golf team will take to their home course Thursday for the first and only time this season, looking to continue their strong play at the 45th annual U.S. Intercollegiate