Bears take second in Las Vegas

It might have been fate that kept the Cal men’s golf team from a win this weekend at the Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters tournament in Las Vegas. The Bears entered the final day of the three-day tournament with a six-shot lead, but lost by a single shot to UNLV on
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Bears Face Strong Field in Las Vegas

Every competition creates a new opportunity for a team or player to rise up above the expectations that rankings elicit. The Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters tournament will provide just that chance for the No. 10 Cal men’s golf team. The three-day tournament, which begins Friday in Las Vegas, brings together the
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Short-handed Bears take third at Long Beach tournament

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The Cal men’s golf team will have to wait another week to celebrate. The No. 10 Bears finished in third place at the Del Walker Match Play Tournament in Long Beach, Calif., on Tuesday, falling short of breaking the school record of three tournament wins in the same year. The
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Bears hope good news continues in Long Beach

The last week has been full of excitement for the Cal men’s golf team. After winning the John A. Burns Intercollegiate Tournament last week in Hawaii, the team was met with more gratifying news: four golfers were accepted to the Haas School of Business. The Bears will try to continue the
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Cal golf team’s record ready to fall

Records are made to be broken. Every sports fan knows that the chase for these records is one of the most exciting parts of cheering on your favorite teams and players. The Cal men’s golf team is chasing a record of its own.

Bears’ third victory is par for the course

A beautiful view was not enough to distract the Cal men’s golf team last week in Oahu, Hawaii. The No. 10 Bears defeated an 18-team field in the three-day John A. Burns Intercollegiate tournament that came down to the final day of the competition. The victory, the Bears’ third of
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Bears to tee off on Palmer course at Hawaii tournament

The Cal men’s golf team is off to paradise this week as the squad begins its second tournament of the year. The team will play in the John A. Burns Intercollegiate tournament in Kuhuku, Hawaii Wednesday through Friday. “This tournament has become a tradition for us,” coach Steve Desimone said.
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Fall sports awards

Best Male Athlete: Ivan Rackov Because he did not win an NCAA championship ring in four years at Cal, Ivan Rackov doesn’t consider his collegiate career a success. But his record and his past performance are both against him on that account. As the 2010 National Player of the Year
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Through the rough

Steve Desimone has never taken anything lying down. Now he’s seeing his perseverance pay off as head coach of the nationally prominent Cal men’s golf team.

“Let’s be pioneers in this.” That was exactly the answer current Cal golf coach Steve Desimone was looking to hear from the headmaster of the College Preparatory School in 1972. His second day into his new position, Desimone, a basketball coach who knew little about soccer, faced his first predicament
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