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Men, women finish in 3rd

The IU men’s and women’s golf teams started their 2009-10 season this weekend with third-place finishes in each of its tournaments.

Biggest fan of Watson's run? Indianapolis

While Jack Nicklaus will go down as one of the – if not the – best golfers of all time, one of his many records was in jeopardy until Sunday afternoon.

Age ain't nothing but a number

Sports are for the young.

But on Sunday, 59-year-old Tom Watson proved that even the soon-to-be-eligible-for-Social Security crowd can compete for championships.

David Erdy reacts as he misses his putt on the seventh green during the first round of the U.S. Open Golf Championship at Bethpage State Park's Black Course in Farmingdale, N.Y., Friday, June 19, 2009. Play was suspended on Thursday because of inclement weather.

IU golfer plays in US Open

Amidst men in their mid-to-late 30s, a 19-year-old attempted to make the cut for the 2009 U.S. Open during the third week of June.

IU golfer Jorge Campillo tees off over rocks and water at Ailsa Golf Course June 15 during the 2008 British Amateur Championships in Turnberry, Scotland. Campillo followed this performance by capturing the Spanish National Amateur Championship last week with a 9-under-par 279 and is currently ranked the second-best amateur player in the world.

Campillo captures Spanish Amateur crown

Ever since his eighth birthday, IU senior Jorge Campillo has been battling against his countrymen of Spain on the golf course.
At the Spanish National Amateur Championship last week, Campillo got the better of all of them, winning in dominant fashion by five strokes.

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IU alumnus Ryan Hildebrandt watches his shot off the 10th tee during the 2007 Take It Easy Open at the Links Golf Club July 28, 2007 in New Palestine, Ind. The annual tournament raises money for the John M. Jackson Memorial Scholarship. The event honors Jackson, an IU student and former editor in chief of the Indiana Daily Student, who died in 1996. Hildebrandt, a design editor at the Indianapolis Star newspaper, was one of more than 60 participants at the event.

Friends swing for scholarships

Twelve years after passing away from a brain aneurism during March of his senior year at IU, John Jackson, who served as the Indiana Daily Student’s editor-in-chief for the summer of 1995, is still being publicly remembered by his friends and family.

Overton qualifies for British Open

During his tenure as a Hoosier golfer Jeff Overton made his share of birdies at the IU Golf Course east of campus off State Road 45/46. Now, Overton will take his swings thousands of miles overseas to compete in the 2008 British Open after qualifying by winning The Players Championship at Michigan.

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