Golf

The traumatic brain injury that led to a lifelong love for golf

“The doctors said that I was lucky to be alive,” said Deegan Bee, a 13-year-old junior golf phenom who has been traveling the country to compete in high-stakes golf tournaments. Bee’s path to discovering his love for the game of golf was a bit different; he discovered the game after a traumatic brain injury, or TBI, that left him having to re-learn how to walk and write. Read more

W-golf third at Wildcat Invite

On a cold and rainy day in Tucson, the conference known for sunshine and warm weather took center stage, as three Pacific 10 Conference teams sit atop the leader board after the first round of the Arizona Wildcat Invitational. Read more

M-golf sits fifth after second round in HI

After the second round of play, the UA men's golf team has climbed to fifth place in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate in Honolulu, Hawaii, although they are now 10 strokes behind leader California which sits at 18-under-par. Read more

Men's golf says aloha to Honolulu

There could be trouble in paradise for the Wildcats.The UA men's golf team will begin play today in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate, a three-day tournament hosted by the University of Hawaii in Schofield Barracks, Oahu, Hawaii. Read more

W-golf to tee off spring season

The Arizona women's golf team is set to tee off the spring season Saturday, as play begins in the Peg Barnard Invitational, a two-day event hosted by Stanford University.  Read more

Athlete of the week: Rich Saferian

Rich Saferian, a senior on the Arizona men's golf team, won the Arizona Intercolliage Tournament last week, marking the first individual win for Arizona this season. The Arizona Daily Wildcat caught up with Saferian to discuss his play at the tournament, going pro, and his dream girl. Read more

M-golf fall short of intercollegiate title

After entering the day with a seven-stroke lead, the California Golden Bears found themselves trailing midway through the final round before they prevailed over UA by one stroke at the Arizona Intercollegiate. The Bears only had two of their five players under par, but that was all they needed to win the tournament with a 29-under-par score. Read more

Men's golf tees off spring season

The Arizona men's golf team opens the second half of the season today as play begins in the Arizona Intercollegiate Tournament at the Arizona National Golf Club. Play will begin with 36 holes today, followed by 18 on Tuesday. The tournament field boasts four Wildcat teams, all of which finished the fall portion of the season in the top 30. The rest of the competition has 14 teams, including the No. 3 Florida Gators. Read more