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LSU golf coach opted not to pull Toms card to get job

Ten years ago, despite having a good relationship with David Toms, a man Chuck Winstead dubs “the consummate LSU Tiger,” Winstead did not lean on Shreveport’s PGA Tour star when LSU’s head coaching position became available. 1,508 more words

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Former Loyola star anchors LSU's NCAA title team

Two years ago, Eric Ricard left East Ridge Country Club nearly a broken golfer. At the time, he was a star at Loyola College Prep and one of the favorites to win a state championship. 538 more words

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Purple reign: LSU men's golf wins national title

Purple and gold beads flew as the LSU men’s golf team attempted to raise the national champion trophy at Concession Club on Wednesday.

The party was on in Bradenton, Florida, where the Tigers captured their first NCAA golf crown in 60 years with a 4-1 victory against USC. 816 more words

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LSU golf advances to Elite 8 at NCAAs

It wasn’t pretty, but the LSU men’s golf team earned a spot in the match play portion of the NCAA Golf Championship on Monday.

The Tigers entered the final round third and finished seventh, but the top eight teams advanced in the 72 stroke-play competition. 175 more words

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Shreveport's Ricard, LSU rolling at NCAA final

Former Loyola College Prep star Eric Ricard fired 4-under 68 – tied for Sunday’s best round of the day — and vaulted him into the top 10 in the 156-player field entering the final stroke-play round at the NCAA Championship in Bradenton, Florida. 202 more words

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LSU men win first SEC golf title in 28 years

The LSU Tigers rallied to win their first SEC golf championship in 28 years Sunday in St. Simons Island, Georgia. The victory was the first since David Toms’ sophomore season in Baton Rouge. 522 more words

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After months of preparation, Backel qualifies for Sanderson Farms

Nervously, Camden Backel stood over the ball.

It wasn’t a difficult putt. Not even close.

But it was a putt that could change his life. 700 more words

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