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Chip on his shoulder: Michael Kim’s escape from the underdog role

After years of playing the underdog, Michael Kim is ready to shed the role.

Michael Kim dreams of Augusta. He sees himself sinking a 15-foot putt to win the Masters and to don the legendary green jacket. But more importantly, Kim pictures himself winning against his golf idol, Tiger Woods. “I grew up watching Tiger Woods win all those tournaments,” the sophomore says. “He
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Unstoppable Bears rises to first in nation

So far this fall, the Bears have been bulldozing over all their challengers as they pave the way to a potentially perfect season. On Wednesday, the No. 1 Cal men’s golf team recorded its fourth consecutive victory in dominant fashion. At the Meadow Club in Fairfax, Calif., the Bears trumped
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No dream finish for Cal’s Weaver

Michael Weaver redshirted his junior year of golf to focus on getting into Cal’s Haas School of Business. If current events are any indication, they’ll be better off with him back. The junior reached the final of the U.S. Amateur Open but fell in the final Sunday, losing to Steven
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Joel Stalter and the Bears were part of one of the most successful year in Cal golf history. The squad won a conference title and set a school record for tournament wins.

Bears will try to build off breakout year

No one expected the Cal men’s golf team to break the school record for wins this year. No one expected the Bears to claim their first conference title. Certainly, no one expected them to win their NCAA regional — but they did. The golf world knew that the Bears had
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After historic season, Cal’s season ends in NCAA semis

The Cal men’s golf team wanted to win an NCAA title this year. Even though that did not happen, the Bears’ season was far from a disappointment. The Bears fell to No. 1-seeded Alabama Saturday afternoon in the NCAA match play semifinals at the Riviera Country Club in Pacific Palisades,
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After record year, Bears try to finish out on top

Before this season, the Cal men’s golf team had never won more than three competitions, and had never won a conference title. This season, the squad won a record six tournaments, including its first Pac-12 conference championship. This year’s Cal team has had more success than any other in program
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Bears nab sixth tournament win to advance to Nationals

The Cal men’s golf team finished right where it left off, winning the Stanford NCAA Regional in its first competition since garnering the Pac-12 championship crown two weeks ago. After smashing the school record of three wins on their way to the program’s first conference title, the Bears notched their
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Cal falters in regular season finale

The golf balls were not the only things that got knocked around this weekend at the Western Intercollegiate Tournament in Santa Cruz, Calif. The Cal men’s golf team suffered through one of its toughest competitions of the year, finishing in fifth place on Sunday. No. 1 Texas won the 14-team
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