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US Open Golf

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.

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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.