Amy Olson

LPGA’s Amy Olson Competes In Local Pickleball Tournament

A newly hired instructor at Courts Plus in Fargo helped host a eight-team tournament including the pro golfer

FARGO, ND (KVRR) – There’s not nearly as much to do in a COVID-19 world but Tim Fiechtner has found a way to keep some people engaged: the second annual Fix Freezer Fargo Pickleball Shootout at Courts Plus in Fargo, featuring 16 top-tier players North Dakota, Minnesota, and Wisconsin. “I know all these guys,” said Fiechtner, a newly hired Pickleball…

Amy Olson Falls One Shot Short of First Major in Emotional Final Round

Lost her father-in-law; father of NDSU Linebackers coach, Grant, on Saturday night

HOUSTON  – Oxbow native Amy Olson fell one shot short of history Monday afternoon finishing second at the U.S. Women’s Open in what would’ve been her first win and first major championship on the LPGA Tour. Heading in to the final round, Olson learned that her father-in-law, Lee Olson, father of NDSU Linebackers coach, Grant Olson, died unexpectedly Saturday night….

Olson Gears Up For LPGA’s Next Major This Weekend

ANA Inspiration Starts Thursday

FARGO, N.D. — Oxbow’s Amy Olson gears up for the LPGA’s second major of the season, the ANA Inspiration, starting Thursday in California. Since the Tour’s restart in July, Olson has found some success. The former Bison has one top ten and one top-20 finish. In the last major, The Women’s Open at Royal Troon, lead after day one and…

Olson Leads Women’s British Open After Day One

Shot 4-under par, 67 to take three shot lead

TROON, SCOTLAND — A four-under par first round propelled Oxbow’s Amy Olson to the top of the leaderboard at the AIG Women’s Open at Royal Troon in Scotland. The North Dakota State graduate shot a 67 for a three stroke lead. Best ball-striking day of my life,” Olson said in a post-round interview. Winds were up to 50 mph at…

Hoge, Olson Find Themselves A Top Leaderboards on the PGA, LPGA Tours

Hoge tied for first; Olson tied for second after first round of Tournaments

FARGO, N.D. — Fargo’s Tom Hoge had himself a day at the PGA Tour’s Wyndham Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina. Hoge shot a career-tying best round on Tour of 62. Seven birdies on the day, including an eagle on the par-5 15th hole and a nice chip in on the par- 3 16th. The Fargo South alum is tied for…

Current LPGA, Former NDSU Golfer Amy Olson Named to Summit League Hall of Fame

Holds NCAA record for individual wins

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Current LPGA and former North Dakota State Women’s Golfer Amy Olson was named to the Summit League Hall of Fame Class of 2020. Olson remains the NCAA career leader in women’s golf individual victories with 20. Golfing for the Bison from 2009-2013,  she broke the old mark of 17 set by LPGA star Juli Inkster. Olson…

Pro Golfer Amy Olson Partners With Austad’s Golf To Provide Clean Water In Africa

The native North Dakotan felt inspired after visiting Zambia in 2015.

FARGO, N.D. – After learning about Golf Fore Africa , a non-profit that provides clean water and health, Amy Olson decided to join them on a trip to Zambia. “Going over to Africa and seeing the need over there, and seeing how with just a bit of opportunity, which water provides, how much human potential is released. And seeing the…

Former NDSU Golf Standout Amy Olson Returns to Fargo

The LPGA Pro was on Campus to Promote the Women's PGA Championship

FARGO, N.D. — It’s been six years since Amy Olson played golf at NDSU, but she returned to campus Wednesday afternoon and still had plenty of fans waiting for her. “I don’t get a lot of time back here now so it is really good to be able to see familiar faces, people that have supported me from when I…