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TCU Golf 2018-2019

Discussion in 'Scott Nix Frog Fan Forum' started by JogginFrog, Sep 2, 2018.

  1. I'll put this on here because it is golf about Fort Worth's own Ben Hogan-- one of best to ever play the game.
    Just watched an old movie titled "Follow The Sun" on FXM (258 on Directv) about this great man.
    How great? He won 69 major titles, surviving WW2 service and a near fatal car wreck in 1949.
    Hogan made a comeback and won the triple crown ( 3 majors) in 1953, despite being only 5'8" by 145 lbs.
    The movie shows a lot of Fort Worth and the local courses-- well worth a watch when they re-run it.
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  2. Ugh. Barjon shoots a final-round 74 and drops to T29, three shots outside of the qualifying mark for the top 18 in Florida. Meanwhile, Corpening goes low with a 65 in Mobile, but winds up T21, one shot out of a playoff.

    Julien Brun begins his bid tomorrow for the European Tour at the Q School finals; 156 players compete for 25 cards, with a cut made after four rounds.
  3. #43 JogginFrog, Nov 10, 2018
    Last edited: Nov 13, 2018
    Julien Brun with a 3-under 69 in round 1 (of 6) at the European Tour Q School finals. It's a solid start. While he's T56, his score came on the more difficult of the two courses being used at the Lumine resort near Barcelona. The Hills course played nearly two full shots harder than the Lakes course, so it will take some time to gauge where the players stand.

    Follow progress here: http://www.europeantour.com/europea...d=2018595/leaderboard/index.html#/leaderboard

    Update 1: Through two rounds, Julien is T43 at -6. Still within striking distance of qualifying, but more work to be done.
    Update 2: Brun shoots a third-round 75 to drop to T86, seven shots out of qualifying range. He'll need to move back up into the top 70 to survive the fourth-round cut.
    Update 3: A fourth-round 77 ends Julien's bid; he will most likely return to the Challenge Tour.
  4. 2005 TCU grad J.J. Killeen was featured last week on the Web.com Tour podcast Golf's Next Wave. After missing out on the big show in 2010 by a single shot at Q School, Killeen went on to win twice and be named player of the year on the Web.com (then Nationwide) Tour in 2011 and played on the PGA Tour in 2012.

    After surgeries, he retired as a playing professional and has opened 4ORE Golf in Lubbock, a TopGolf-like range/entertainment center where he also teaches.

    On the podcast, he talks about his new venture and his playing days. Discussion of his time at TCU begins around 34:00.


    If you're stuck in Lubbock, you now know where to spend your time.
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  5. College golf is about to get a draft.

    Talks are ongoing between the PGA Tour and college coaches, but the upshot is that the top college players will be able to earn status on various PGA tours based on their performance. One goal to keep kids in college longer by offering a clearer path to the pros. Details yet to be announced, but it's good news for college players and coaches.
  6. #46 JogginFrog, Dec 4, 2018
    Last edited: Dec 4, 2018
    TCU signed five new men's golfers on national signing day from four countries: Argentina, Denmark, France and the USA. With six seniors graduating, Coach Montigel could offer recruits an immediate shot at playing time.

    Gustav Frimodt of Denmark is the highest ranked in the World Amateur Golf Rankings at 129, which is comparable to where freshman starter Alejandro Aguilera was when he signed. Aymeric Laussot of France is 334 in the WAGR rankings and Argentina's Mateo Fernandez de Oliveira has been ranked as high as 243 in the WAGR, so some good talent coming. Of local interest, Trinity Valley's Chris Berzina signed with the Frogs.


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