2016-17 Men's Golf Headlines

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    March 23, 2017
    Oglethorpe Athletics to Celebrate Start of Division III Week with Cookout on Sunday, April 2 The Oglethorpe athletic department will celebrate the start of NCAA Division III Week on Sunday, April 2, with a cookout that will be ongoing during the baseball game against Centre and the men's lacrosse game against Hendrix that afternoon. The cookout will take place from noon to 3 p.m., and will be held at Petey's Party Pavilion, the landing overlooking right field at Anderson Field.
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    March 22, 2017
    Jacob Arnett Nabs SAA Men's Golfer of the Week Honors Sophomore Jacob Arnett of the Oglethorpe men's golf team earned SAA Men's Golfer of the Week accolades Wednesday, as voted by the league's coaches, marking the second consecutive tournament out of which an Oglethorpe men's golfer has taken SAA Golfer of the Week honors and the first weekly conference honor of Arnett's career.
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    March 19, 2017
    Men's Golf Ties for Second Place at Jekyll Island; Arnett Wins First Career Individual Medal The Oglethorpe men's golf team recovered very well from a rocky first day at the Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational this weekend, playing excellent golf over the remaining two days at the Jekyll Island Golf Club and finishing tied for second overall, four strokes back of champions Greensboro, after posting a 7-over-par 295 for the day and a 15-over 879 for the tournament as a whole.
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    March 16, 2017
    Men's Golf Set to Host 18th Annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational Oglethorpe University and the Jekyll Island Authority are set to welcome 30 men's teams and 24 women's teams to the Jekyll Island Golf Club Friday through Sunday for the 18th annual Jekyll Island Collegiate Invitational. This year's field has teams from 18 states, and will include 310 players from some of the best programs in the country. The men's field will feature 15 of the top 25 in the most recent Golfstat Relative Ranking. Remarkably, 24 of the teams in the tournament are ranked in the top 60, making this the deepest field in tournament history.
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    March 10, 2017
    Men's Golf Seventh in Latest Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll The Oglethorpe men's golf team earned the No. 7 spot in the latest Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, released Friday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The Stormy Petrels maintained the seventh spot in the previous poll after a third-place finish at the Callaway Gardens Intercollegiate in Pine Mountain on Monday and Tuesday.
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    March 09, 2017
    Patrick Mills Shares SAA Men's Golfer of the Week Honors Sophomore Patrick Mills of the Oglethorpe men's golf team got his spring season off to an outstanding start early this week, earning a share of the SAA Men's Golfer of the Week award with this third-place finish at the Callaway Gardens Collegiate Invitational in Pine Mountain.
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    March 06, 2017
    Men's Golf Fires Final Round 297 to Move Five Spots Up Leaderboard into Third Place at Callaway Gardens The Oglethorpe men's golf team fired the best round of any of the 18 teams involved in the Callaway Gardens Collegiate Invitational Tuesday, putting up a 9-over-par 297 to vault five spots up the leaderboard and finish in third place at 24-over 600 for the tournament, just four strokes behind champions Emory.
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    January 19, 2017
    National Student-Athlete Rankings Put Men's Golf Top Five College Factual has released their 2017 National Student-Athlete Rankings for Division III, and Oglethorpe was ranked fourth out of 41 total schools for its men’s golf program.
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    November 22, 2016
    Oglethorpe SAAC Finishes Successful First Annual Toy Drive for Patients at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta The Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committtee (SAAC) wound up their First Annual Toy Drive last week and delivered the toys received to the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite Hospital on Friday.
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    November 18, 2016
    Men's Golf Finishes Fall Season at No. 8 in Coaches Poll The Oglethorpe men's golf team earned the No. 8 spot in the final Division III Golfweek Bushnell Coaches Poll of the fall season, released Friday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The Stormy Petrels dropped a single spot from the No. 7 position they held in the previous poll.
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    October 21, 2016
    Men's Golf Checks In at No. 7 in Latest Coaches Poll The Oglethorpe men's golf team dropped to seventh in the latest Division III Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll, released Friday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). The Stormy Petrels fell from fourth position in the previous poll down to seventh in the current one after a third place finish in the Royal Lakes/Oglethorpe Fall Invitational and a ninth place finish at the Golfweek D3 Fall Invitational, both in October.
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    October 17, 2016
    Park Leads Men's Golf Individuals at Chick-fil-A Collegiate Invitational The Oglethorpe men's golf team finished out its fall season with some very good performances from a group of six individuals Tuesday at the Chick-fil-A Collegiate Invitational in Rome, Georgia. The group on was led on Tuesday by freshman Kenny Park, who carded the best round by any Stormy Petrel over the course of the 36-hole tournament at Stonebridge Golf Club. He posted an even-par 72 to move 28 spots up the leaderboard into a tie for 15th place at 5-over-par 149, 14 strokes behind individual medalist Osborn Theam from LaGrange.
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    October 09, 2016
    Men's Golf Finishes Golfweek D3 Invite in Ninth Place, Garnering Fourth Top 10 Finish of Fall The Oglethorpe men's golf team put up its best round of the Golfweek Division III Fall Invitational Tuesday at the Raven Golf Club, posting an 8-over-par 292 to finish ninth with a 3-day, 36-over-par 888 for the week at Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort in Miramar Beach, Florida. That mark put them 34 strokes behind champion Texas-Tyler and made them one of a pair of SAA teams to place in the top 10.
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    October 05, 2016
    Oglethorpe Athletics Online Team Store Now Open at stormypetrelsteamshop.com We're proud to announce the grand opening of the official Oglethorpe Stormy Petrel online team store! Fans will now be able to purchase all their official Oglethorpe athletics apparel, with a portion of the proceeds benefiting the Oglethorpe athletic department!
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    October 04, 2016
    Men's Golf Takes Third at Royal Lakes Fall Invitational The Oglethorpe men's golf team finished third at their fall tournament on Tuesday, posting a 5-over-par 293 on the day to record a 36-hole score of 1-under 575 at the Oglethorpe-Royal Lakes Fall Invitational at Royal Lakes Golf and Country Club in Flowery Branch, Georgia. That mark put them four strokes back of champion Greensboro over the course of the 2-day event.
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    September 30, 2016
    Oglethorpe SAAC to Raise Money to Fight Pediatric Cancer on Family Weekend The Oglethorpe Student-Athlete Advisory Committee will be presenting a variety of activities surrounding Family Weekend here on campus. The events will culminate with a fundraiser at the SAA soccer doubleheader against Sewanee Saturday afternoon beginning at 4:30 p.m. on the Oglethorpe Track and Field.
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    September 25, 2016
    Men's Golf Takes Second at Prestigious Gordin Classic The Oglethorpe men's golf team took second place at the Gordin Collegiate Classic in Delaware, Ohio, this week, posting a 17-over-par 301 on Monday to finish at 25-over 877 for the 54-hole tournament at the Delawre Golf Club, 30 strokes behind champions Huntingdon. The Stormy Petrels finished a stroke ahead of SAA opponent Rhodes and saw sophomore Kyle Shealy and Jacob Arnett earn spots in the top 10.
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    September 18, 2016
    2016 Men's Golf Fall Preview The Oglethorpe men's golf team will return Sunday as they host the NCAA Division III Fall Preview at the Mission Inn Resort and Club in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, at the exact same site where they'll host the NCAA Division III Men's Golf Championship in May. The event will feature both the El Campeon and Las Colinas courses at the site, both of which will feature prominently in the NCAA Championship, as well.
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    September 18, 2016
    Men's Golf Finishes Seventh at NCAA Fall Preview The Oglethorpe men's golf team put up a 13-over-par 301 Monday at the NCAA Division III Men's Fall Preview in Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida, on a difficult scoring day on the El Campeon course at Mission Inn Resort and Club, moving three spots up the leaderboard into a tie for fourth heading into Tuesday's final round. The Stormy Petrels stand at 23-over 599 for the tournament, putting them 24 strokes behind leaders Huntingdon.
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    August 26, 2016
    Men's Golf Begins Season Ranked Fourth in Coaches Poll The Oglethorpe men's golf team will begin the 2016-17 season where they left off at the end of the 2015-16 season: in the top five of the Bushnell Golfweek Division III Coaches Poll. The Stormy Petrels earned the No. 4 spot in the preseason poll released by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) Friday afternoon. They received one of the 19 available first-place votes, as well.
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    August 23, 2016
    Petey the Petrel Helps Gwinnett Braves Mascot Chopper Celebrate Birthday at Coolray Field Petey the Petrel, the beloved mascot of the Oglethorpe Stormy Petrels, made an appearance at Gwinnett County's Coolray Field on Saturday night. Petey and a wide variety of other mascots from the Atlanta area were there to help celebrate Chopper's birthday during that evening's Gwinnett Braves game against the Rochester Red Wings. Chopper is the groundhog mascot of the Gwinnett Braves, the Triple-A affiliate of the Atlanta Braves.