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Former NDSU Golfer Holmgren Wins First Professional Event

Won Minnesota Open to compete state tournament Trifecta

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. — From walk-on at North Dakota State to Atlantic Sun individual champion at Florida-Gulf Coast, it’s been quite the journey for Van Holmgren to earn his first professional win. Van Holmgren has already won a state champion and amateur  title in Minnesota, now he can add on the first professional win, which also came in the home state….

Shanley Golf’s Skarperud Looks to End Senior Season With State Title

Was EDC's senior athlete of the year

FARGO, N.D — As a four-year captain for the Shanley boys golf, Jake Skarperud will represent his school one last time at state. Going in as the the EDC senior athlete of the year, the state’s top qualifier in stroke average and winner in five of the eight tournaments played the mentality is simple. “The biggest thing is just to…

NDSU’s Deziel Becomes First Golfer From Program to Play in Regional as Individual

The East Grand Forks Native won the Summit League Championship

FARGO, N.D — North Dakota State Men’s Golf’s Nate Deziel is playing 2Pac’s California Love because the East Grand Forks native is heading to Stockton for the NCAA Tournament Regional  as an individual. Its Deziel’s first trip to the tournament after becoming the first golfer from NDSU to win the summit league title setting a 54-hole record. The green wave…

Local Golfers Put Up Top 30 Finishes at the Bobcat North Dakota Open

Tournament ended in playoff

FARGO, N.D. — The final day of the Bobcat North Dakota Open at Fargo Country Club. Pros from the Dakotas Tour along with local amateur  golfers looking to make birdies and bring home home hardware as tournament champions. On the amateur side, North Dakota State golfer, Brock Winter, came off a second round low score of 68. Despite bogeying two…

Shanley Alum Johnson Leaving Legacy With NDSU Men’s Golf

Finishes Bison career fourth in strokes average and fifth in scoring average

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State men’s golf just wrapped up their season with a third place finish at the Summit League Championships. It was the final tournament for Moorhead native and Shanley alum Lucas Johnson and did it by finishing in style. NDSU men’s golf’s lone senior Lucas Johnson made his final walk up to the 18th green this…

From Walk-On to U.S. Amateur: NDSU’s Van Holmgren And His Journey As A Division One Athlete

Holmgren is going into his junior season with the Bison

FARGO, N.D. — Not every division one athlete earns a scholarship and not every walk on goes on to succeed at the division one level. North Dakota State golfer Van Holmgren is changing that stigma in his own way. Holmgren had a very unconventional path to becoming a division one athlete. After becoming a Minnesota state champion as a high…

NDSU’s Isrealson Tied for 21st After Second Day of Golf Regional

Bison still sit in 13th place in the team standings.

STOCKTON, Calif. (NDSU Athletics) – Sophomore Andrew Israelson shot a 1-under par 71 to lead North Dakota State University on the second day of the NCAA Pacific Regional on Tuesday, May 15, at The Reserve at Spanos Park. Israelson, a native of Staples, Minn., is tied for 21st with a 36-hole 1-under par 143 (72-71), pacing NDSU. The Bison remained in 13th…

NDSU Men’s Golf Captures First Summit League Title

Bison advance to the NCAA tournament.

NEWTON, Kan. (NDSU Athletics) – North Dakota State won its first Summit League men’s golf championship on Tuesday, May 1, beating runner-up Denver by two shots in the final round at Sand Creek Station. NDSU earned the league’s automatic berth into the NCAA regionals. The full field for the NCAA championship will be announced in a selection show Wednesday, May 2,…

NDSU Opens New Indoor Golf Practice Facility at the SHAC

Short Game Facility alleviates need for golfers to go off-campus to practice

FARGO, N.D. — NDSU golfers used to  go off–campus to get their swings in the winter. Now, a new facility inside the Sanford Health Athletic Complex has made NDSU golf training year–round. “It’s the same temperature everyday, and we can rely on that, and we can rely on having a good practice every day,” said senior golfer Natalie Roth. The brand–new…