The Concordia Men's Golf program has announced its schedule for the spring of 2024. On the docket are six varsity events, including the Mankato Spring Invite that will take place in Goodyear, Ariz., over spring break.
Thanks to his top-five placement at the Nebraska Intercollegiate, Drew D'Ercole earned GPAC Golfer of the Week honors for the second time in his career. D'Ercole leads the team with a 74.0 scoring average this season.
While shooting two-over-par both days, Drew D'Ercole claimed his second top-five tournament finish this season. His medal was the highlight of the Nebraska Intercollegiate, which saw the Bulldogs place seventh as a team.
Windy and cool conditions made for higher scores across the board as golfers from 11 different in-state institutions competed in round one of the annual Nebraska Intercollegiate. Drew D'Ercole shot a 74 for the Bulldogs.
Both Jacob Woodmancy and Gavin McWhorter emerged with top 10 individual finishes at the Hastings Bronco Invite. In the team standings, the Bulldog 'A' grouping placed fifth in a field that featured competitors from eight institutions.
Gavin McWhorter performed at a higher level than all but one competitor in the entire field in round one of the Hastings Invite. The Bulldogs will enter round two in fourth place, five strokes off the tournament lead.
At the third official varsity tournament of the fall, the Bulldog 'A' grouping placed 11th while led by one-under-par rounds from Jake Hagerbaumer and Justin Webert on the final day of the Siouxland Fall Invite.
Eight Bulldogs stand within five strokes of each other following two rounds of action at the 2023 Siouxland Invite. Jacob Woodmancy and Jake Richmond tied for the lowest cumulative score in Sioux Center on Monday.
Drew D'Ercole and Justin Webert collected top 10 individual medals at the Blue River Classic as the Bulldogs placed third as a team. Concordia's 'A' squad shot a three-round total of 296-297-291–884 at Highlands Golf Course.
Led by top-10 standings from two Bulldogs, Concordia will enter the second day of the Blue River Classic in third place out of 16 groups. Coach Brett Muller's squad shot 296-297–593 at the home course Highlands on Tuesday (Sept. 5).
Eight of the nine Bulldogs who carded season averages in the 70s last season return to the 2023-24 squad. Depth will again be a strength as Concordia looks to build upon a record-breaking season behind fifth-year standout Drew D'Ercole.
Omaha native Ivan Yabut combines a big game with a big smile and a big heart. The sport of golf has provided Yabut a platform for reaching others and spreading the joy the game has given him.
Led by proven performers Ivan Yabut and Drew D'Ercole, Concordia Men's Golf believes it is primed to move up from last season's GPAC placement of sixth. The Bulldogs return all five competitors who played in last spring's conference championships.
Preseason preparation has begun in earnest as the first week of classes has arrived. Since last season concluded in late April, the Concordia Men’s Golf team has set its sights on making a move within the GPAC.
After a seventh-place GPAC finish, the Concordia men’s squad is looking improve in 2020-2021.
Concordia alum Shawn Rodehorst completed his third season as head women’s golf coach at the University of Nebraska-Kearney in 2019-20. He discussed his coaching career and Bulldog memories in this Q&A interview.
An inspirational student-athlete, senior Nolan Zikas has been named the 2018 winner of the David Toms Overcoming Adversity Award. The award is presented to one collegiate male golfer in the nation each year.
Nolan Zikas and Tylar Samek return to the lineup for head coach Brett Muller's men's golf program. They are likely to be joined by a host of transfers that Muller hopes will help push the team near the top of the GPAC.
Behind the likes of Russell Otten and Nolan Zikas, the 2017-18 Concordia men's golf team has hopes of moving up the conference standings. The Bulldogs open their season Sept. 1 at the Midland Invite.
Nolan Zikas is a winner. In life. On the course. Said Zikas, "I enjoy being an inspiration. I like telling my story. I want kids to know that they can overcome this."