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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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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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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Cal ties for fourth at Isleworth Invitational

The Cal men’s golf team has been anticipating the Isleworth Collegiate Invitational all season. It was to be the squad’s most competitive tournament of the fall, the pinnacle of the last few months. And while the Bears anticipated the first-rate competition, the result was a fitting end to a fall
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Bears to take on Aztecs, Ducks at MacKenzie Invitational

Last year’s Alister MacKenzie Invitational ended in dramatic fashion as San Diego State roared from 10 strokes behind in the final round to within two of the Cal men’s golf team. While the Bears were able to deflect the Aztec’s arrows to take the tournament title for the second year
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Team looks to junior Homa to lead young Bears squad to prominence

What is the vision of a young, relatively inexperienced Cal men’s golf team for the 2011-2012 season? “I see us winning a National Championship!” said junior Max Homa. “You always have to expect the best.” Though they graduated four seniors from last year’s team, including standouts Eric Mina and Stephen Hale,
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