Stellar 2nd day propels golf to 2nd-place finish in NESCAC qualifier

On Sunday, Sept. 29, the Tufts golf team capped a brilliant weekend of play with a second-place finish in the NESCAC qualifier. Tufts came within two strokes shy of the high mark set by Williams, finishing with a total score for the weekend of 588. With a top-four finish in the qualifiers this fall, Tufts […]

Jumbos open season with 4th place finish at Detrick Invitational

This past weekend, the Tufts golf team kicked off the semester with a renewed spirit, bags refreshed with new tees and clean clubs. Six Jumbos took to the grassy fairways of Newington, Conn., for the Detrick Invitational and propelled the team to a respectable fourth-place finish. The end product was a tournament filled with consistent […]

Tufts golf preps for run at 3rd straight NESCAC championship berth

The 2018–19 season for Tufts golf was an eventful one, filled with strong showings and pivotal performances from many corners of the roster. Last season, a thrilling come-from-behind performance on the second day of qualifiers gave the squad the necessary edge to vault past Williams into fourth place in the NESCAC. That finish landed the […]

Fall Sports Previews

Football The Jumbos will return to the gridiron Sept. 14 as they open the season in a home game against the defending NESCAC champions, the Trinity Bantams. In the weeks to follow, their schedule will not get any easier, as they are set to face off against the Williams Ephs and Amherst Mammoths, who finished […]

Postgame Press: Nearing redemption for Tiger

This is a follow-up to a column published on March 14, in which I wrote about Tiger Woods in the Valspar Championship, where he placed second after a great round of golf. I wrote then of comebacks, but now I have more to write about: redemption. Tiger had a spectacular fall from grace in both […]

Teeing Off: Chappell’s highs, Poulter’s lows, and Major outlook

Hello friends, Sam Nowicki here. Welcome to my final column of the school year. Also, major props to anyone who caught the reference of the first sentence. Slide into my DMs, we’ll be good friends. This past week at the Valero Texas Open, Kevin Chappell broke through for his first career victory in his 180th […]

Teeing Off: I told you so

I’m really not into the whole “I told you so” thing … Oh, who are we kidding? I think I’ve been waiting for this moment more than Wesley Bryan has. On Sunday, PGA Tour rookie (and recurring mention in most of my semester’s columns) Bryan won his first PGA Tour event of his career, the RBC […]

Teeing Off: Make it a Spanish trio

Wow. What a finish. Sergio Garcia has finally won his first major in his 74th appearance. The Spaniard has had so many near misses over the course of his nearly-20-year career in the major championships, going all the way back to the 1999 PGA Championship at Medinah, where a 19-year-old Sergio was just edged out by Tiger Woods. […]

Teeing off: O Canada!

In a day that was supposed to be calm and clear for the native son of our neighbor to the north, Adam Hadwin sure made himself earn his first career PGA Tour win. But, he did earn it (as well as the praise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau). Hadwin entered the final round of the […]

Teeing Off: Stars shine in Mexico City

This week, the golfing world took a trip to our beautiful neighbor to the South: Mexico. The World Golf Championships, an invite-only event (based on world ranking and some other special exemptions), was played at Club de Golf Chapultepec in Naucalpan, Mexico, just west of Mexico City. The event saw a star-studded tournament, with the […]