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Six Aztecs compete in 2020 Tokyo Olympics

by Jason Freund and Andrew Finley // August 13, 2021

San Diego State Athletics was well represented at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics Games. Six athletes represented three different countries. They made the most...

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Former Aztec Xander Schauffelle wins Gold Medal at Tokyo Olympics

by Austin Tarke, Contributor // August 9, 2021

Former San Diego State Aztec Xander Schauffele took home the gold medal at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics for the men’s individual golf event, adding another...

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SDSU alumnus Xander Schauffele looks on after a drive during the 2013 season.

Schauffele has traditional feelings ahead of fourth Masters

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // April 7, 2021

During the past two times at Augusta National, San Diego State men’s golf alum Xander Schauffele finished tied for second in 2019 and tied for 17th last...

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SDSU alumnus Xander Schauffele looks on after a drive during the 2013 season.

Schauffele prepares for unpredictable fall Masters

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 11, 2020

Luscious green grass and trees signifying the fairways from the roughs at Augusta National Golf Course will turn to pure green grass but fall-colored trees...

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SDSU mens golf head coach Ryan Donovan walks the course during the Lamkin San Diego Classic on March 10 at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif.

Q&A: Ryan Donovan discusses alumni, memories heading into 18th year as men’s golf coach

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // November 7, 2020

A couple of weeks ago, San Diego State men’s golf increased the amount of holes they play (doubled from nine to 18 holes due to COVID-19 regulations)...

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SDSU alumnus Xander Schauffele looks on after a drive during the 2013 season.

U.S. Open preview: Schauffele looks to overcome ‘tough’ course

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // September 16, 2020

Usually in a PGA season, a major golf tournament would not be the second tournament on the slate. But in the unprecedented world that we live in, it is.  The...

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SDSU golfer Xander Schauffele

Schauffele comes up short at Tour Championship

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // September 9, 2020

“Down, but never out” was the theme for former Aztec men’s golfer Xander Schauffele at the PGA Tour Championship this past weekend at East Lake Golf...

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SDSU alumnus Xander Schauffele looks on after a drive during the 2013 season.

SDSU men’s golf alumnus Schauffele prepares for PGA Tour Championship

by Breven Honda, Senior Staff Writer // September 3, 2020

The PGA Tour Championship begins this weekend at the East Lake Golf Course in Atlanta as it marks the end to an unprecedented season.  The COVID-19...

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SDSU alumnus Xander Schauffele looks on after a drive during the 2013 season.

Schauffele’s success sets par for SDSU men’s golf

by Tristi Rodriguez, Contributor // October 4, 2017

Former San Diego State men’s golf All-American Xander Schauffele became the first PGA rookie to ever win the Tour Championship on Sept. 24. The 23-year-old,...

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SDSU golfer Xander Schauffele

Aztecs finish third in rainy Oregon Invite

by Cameron Salce, Production Designer // March 27, 2015

Anyone who has played golf in poor weather conditions knows that it can be one of the most frustrating things in the world to do. The club is nearly impossible...

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Mens golf gets sixth place in Lamkin San Diego Classic

Men’s golf gets sixth place in Lamkin San Diego Classic

by Cameron Salce, Staff Writer // March 17, 2015

A home-course advantage can sometimes be all a team needs to dominate a golf tournament. The home team knows the course better than any other competing...

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Xander Schauffele SDSU golf swing

Men’s golf struggles at National Invitational Tournament

by Cameron Salce, Production Designer // March 4, 2015

Consistency is what separates a good golf swing from a great golf swing. If you can swing the club consistently with the same motion every time you are...

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