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PGA Golfer, Fred Funk, on JuCo & Being cut from Maryland

Fred Funk has been a Stryker brand ambassador since 2011 and is one of the most recognizable names and personalities in professional golf. Funk underwent total knee replacement in November 2009 and received Stryker’s GetAroundKnee® – reversing what could have been a career-ending injury. He won the JELD-WEN Tradition the following season, becoming the first player to win

December 10, 2020 Keirsten Sires

Going Pro in Football, Women’s Basketball and Men’s Golf

Football According to the NCAA, as well as data from the NFL’s draft in 2018, only 1.6% of NCAA football players go on to play professionally. In their research, they found that, there were “256 draft picks in 2018, 255 of whom were former NCAA players. NCAA to Major Pro figure [was] calculated using [this]

February 17, 2020

A Rhodes College Golfer and her Battle with Depression

A Rhodes College athlete was concerned for her mental health.  Making the transition from high school to college life can be an arduous process for young adults. The transition happened to be extremely challenging for one student-athlete who was about to play her sport at the collegiate level. Former Rhodes College golfer Jessica Ritter (’15)

January 30, 2019

University of Michigan Women’s Golf Coach, Mandi Morrow, Talks Pure Talent & Swing Mechanics

Mandi Morrow has been with the University of Michigan women’s golf team for several years. She has made it to the NCAA postseason advancing to the NCAA Finals twice. In 2015 it was for Tulane, and in 2017 it was for Michigan. Morrow has been a driving force in U-M’s success in the Big Ten

December 23, 2018

Oklahoma State University Men’s Golf & University of Tennessee at Knoxville Women’s Golf Coach Advice

Women’s and Men’s Golf go about recruiting in two different ways…. Or do they? Look through these two interviews and see if there are any differences between division I golf athletics when it comes to the female and male gender! You decide if there even is any. After your decision, dive into how they can

August 11, 2018

Fairfield University Men’s and Women’s Head Golf Coach, Doug Holub, on Highlight Tapes and Fitting In

Doug Holub began coaching the men’s and women’s golf teams at Fairfield University in September of 2016 and had had much success since. Holub began his coaching career after graduating from Fairfield Prep, then Florida Southern College in 1999, where he earned his degree in Sociology. When reflecting on these timelines, Holub recommends student-athletes reach

May 8, 2018

Tips to Prepare for Competitive Golf

Golf is a mentally challenging sport, so you need to be focused and driven. What once was considered a lazy man’s sport, is now a physical sport in addition to mental sport. Here are five tips that competitive golfers can use to maximize their skills and lower their score. Tip 1: Play Your Own Game

September 14, 2017