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Category: Iowa men’s golf

Hankins switches from coaching to administration at Iowa

[ 0 ] August 5, 2014

Mark Hankins made men’s golf at Iowa relevant and give the program a national identity in his seven seasons as coach. But now he’s moving on to a new challenge. Hankins, 44, was named an assistant to the director of athletics at Iowa on Tuesday. “It’s really hard,” Hankins said of giving up his coaching […]

Survey: Help enhance your HawkCentral experience

[ 0 ] July 11, 2014

We’re grateful that so many of you make us a trusted home for Hawkeyes sports coverage. And we want to serve you even better, giving you focused, improved, in-depth information and access year-round. So this is your chance to tell us what you want and how we can guide your Iowa sports experience across every […]

Hawkeyes’ Ihm to make pro golf debut at John Deere Classic

[ 0 ] May 22, 2014

Former Iowa golfer Steven Ihm will make his professional debut at this summer’s John Deere Classic. A three-time all-Big Ten selection for the Hawkeyes, Ihm has received a sponsor’s exemption to the PGA Tour event for a second straight year. The John Deere Classic takes place July 10-13 at TPC Deere Run in Silvis, Ill. […]

Iowa men’s golf sixth after first day of NCAA Regional

[ 0 ] May 15, 2014

Iowa and Iowa State are both just off the NCAA Finals qualification pace after the first day of play at the Columbia (Mo.) Regional. The Hawkeyes are in a share of sixth place at a cumulative total of 3-over 291. Iowa State is two strokes further back in eighth place at 5-over 293. Oklahoma State […]

Hawkeyes now expect NCAA success

[ 0 ] May 14, 2014

Mark Hankins probably would be nearing legendary status if he had the same success coaching football or men’s basketball at the University of Iowa as he’s had coaching men’s golf.

Iowa golfers on a hot streak this spring

[ 0 ] April 30, 2014

Two weeks ago at the Boilermaker Invitational, the Iowa men’s golf team went into the final round of play fourth out of 15 teams. Then the Hawkeyes shot the second-best round in school history on the final day, shooting 14-under par to win the tournament. That’s how things have gone this spring. Iowa finished fourth […]

John Deere Classic a satisfying experience for Hawkeyes’ Steven Ihm

[ 0 ] July 12, 2013

SILVIS, Ill. – Steven Ihm’s goal is to play on the PGA Tour someday. And the Iowan’s experience this week at the John Deere Classic has done nothing to change his plans. “I know I can play,” said Ihm, who shot a second-round bogey-free 69 Friday and missed the cut by two shots. “Playing with […]

Iowa men’s golf team advances to NCAA finals

[ 0 ] May 19, 2012

Freshman Ian Vandersee’s 5-under-par 66 today was the low round of the day and ignited Iowa’s final-round rally at the NCAA men’s golf regional in Athens, Ga., earning the Hawkeyes a coveted spot in the NCAA finals. In the Bowling Green, Ky., regional, Iowa State’s Nate McCoy closed with a 71 and became the first […]

Hawkeyes in 11th place after first round of regional golf

[ 0 ] May 17, 2012

Iowa and Iowa State have some catching up to do after the first round of NCAA men’s golf regionals Thursday. The Hawkeyes are in 11th place, shooting a 4-over-par 288 at the Athens, Ga., regional. Barrett Kelpin and Ian Vandersee led Iowa with even-par 71s. Joseph Winslow and Chris Brant added 73s and Steven Ihm […]

Iowa golf team prepares for another NCAA regional

[ 0 ] May 16, 2012

Iowa’s once-chilly national reputation in men’s golf is melting away. “They definitely say we’re an underdog based on the fact that we do come from the Midwest,” fifth-year Hawkeye coach Mark Hankins said. “They don’t take us for granted any more. But we still have a chip on our shoulder.” Iowa competes in its fourth […]