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Kent Wired

Men’s golf looks to improve from Fall 2019

Amanda Levine Sports editor February 15, 2020

Men’s golf coach Jon Mills began every season just like his previous three seasons with Kent State. Except for in the 2019-2020 season, he began his new position as the head coach, transitioning from...

2018 NCAA Mens Golf National Championship participate at the Karsten Creek Golf Club. May 28, 2018 in Stillwater, Oklahoma, Hosted by Oklahoma State University

Jon Mills: From Canada to first new men’s golf coach in 41 years

Zachary McKnight September 4, 2019

Jon Mills grew up in Belleville, Ontario, in a golfing family.That background led him to Kent State’s golf team, then the PGA Tour. Now, he is KSU’s first new golf head coach in 41 years.Mills started...

Herb Page headshot

Herb Page’s retirement reverberates across Kent State’s golf community

Zachary McKnight March 10, 2019

Herb Page made Ben Curtis into a PGA Tour champion.Page made Jon Mills into a dominant All-American.Page turned Kent State golf into a national powerhouse.Under Page's tutelage, the Kent State men's golf...

The program that Herb Page built: How the KSU men’s golf coach created a national powerhouse

Amanda Levine October 14, 2018

In the doorway of the Ferrara & Page Golf Training and Learning Facility, there’s a plaque dedicated to Ben Curtis, the winner of the 2003 Open Championship and a former Kent State all-American. In...

Then a sophomore, Kent States Gisli Sveinbergsson tees off on the 16th hole at the Mid-American Conference championship in Nashport, OH. The Flashes won the conference, while Sveinbergsson won golfer of the year. [FILE]

Flashes leapfrog Ball State in final day to secure MAC championship

Amanda Levine April 29, 2018

Heading into the final day of the Mid-American Conference Championships, the Kent State men’s golf team sat in second place behind Ball State.The Flashes moved up one spot in the final round to win the...

Rain-soaked Flashes named co-champions at Boilermaker Invitational

Amanda Levine April 16, 2018

With the weather against them, the Kent State men’s golf team was still able to finish strong in the two-round Boilermaker Invitational.Due to weather conditions, Sunday’s final round was cancelled....

Kent State among nation’s best with second-place finish at Aggie Invitational

Amanda Levine April 9, 2018

In its previous two tournaments before the Aggie Invitational, the Kent State men’s golf team finished lower than Texas A&M, the No. 2 team in the country.After having not played on a course for...

Then a sophomore, Kent States Gisli Sveinbergsson tees off on the 16th hole at the Mid-American Conference championship in Nashport, OH. The Flashes won the conference, while Sveinbergsson won golfer of the year. [FILE]

Flashes prepare for nation’s best at Aggie Invitational

Amanda Levine April 6, 2018

The Kent State men’s golf team was ranked No. 28 in the country to start the season.Now, after a couple of ups and downs, the Flashes are ranked No. 31, three spots up from last week’s rankings.After...

Kent States Pimnipa Panthong poses with her trophy after coming in first place at the BYU at Entrada Classic. The Flashes finished second out of 14 teams.

From Thailand to Kent, up-and-coming Panthong adjusts to college golf, American culture

Amanda Levine April 1, 2018

At first, Pimnipa Panthong wasn’t interested in coming to Kent State. Her main goal was to immediately play professional golf.At the time, coach Greg Robertson and assistant coach Maddi Swaney had another...

Kent States Pimnipa Panthong poses with her trophy after coming in first place at the BYU at Entrada Classic. The Flashes finished second out of 14 teams.

Panthong chosen to compete in Arnold Palmer Cup

Amanda Levine March 15, 2018

Pimnipa Panthong will be joining nine other golfers on the international team at the 2018 Arnold Palmer Cup.“I’m very happy and excited because it’s a big tournament,” Panthong said. “It’s...

Then a sophomore, Kent States Gisli Sveinbergsson tees off on the 16th hole at the Mid-American Conference championship in Nashport, OH. The Flashes won the conference, while Sveinbergsson won golfer of the year. [FILE]

Flashes finish third at Louisiana Classic

Amanda Levine February 28, 2018

Ian Holt tied for third place in the 33rd annual Louisiana Classic, and the Kent State men’s golf team finished in third place behind Texas A&M and Illinois.After the first round of the tournament...

Then a sophomore, Kent States Gisli Sveinbergsson tees off on the 16th hole at the Mid-American Conference championship in Nashport, OH. The Flashes won the conference, while Sveinbergsson won golfer of the year. [FILE]

Flashes look to carry success into spring season

Amanda Levine February 23, 2018

After finishing the fall season ranked No. 22, the Kent State’s men’s golf team enters the spring ranked No. 28 in the country, according to NCAA Division I sports.Coach Herb Page said the program...

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