NDSU golf

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…