2014-15 Men's Golf News

  • Kukula Selected for NCAA Division III PING All-West Region Team
    May 13, 2015
    SALEM, Ore. -- Willamette University senior Ryan Kukula (Ocean Park, WA/Ilwaco HS) has been named to the NCAA Division III PING All-West Region Team for the 2014-15 season by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA). Kukula was one of 24 athletes from the West Coast and Texas selected for All-West Region honors.
  • Bearcats Win NWC Tournament, but Whitworth Claims Conference Title
    April 26, 2015
    SUN RIVER, ORE. -- Willamette University won the 2015 Northwest Conference Tournament by 16 strokes, as the 36-hole event concluded on Saturday, April 26 at Crosswater Golf Course. Whitworth University took second place in the tournament and edged out Willamette for the overall NWC Championship by a single point.
  • Willamette Holds Lead after First Day of NWC Tournament in Men's Golf
    April 25, 2015
    SUN RIVER, ORE. -- Willamette University holds first place with a 16-stroke lead in men's golf after the first day of the 2015 Northwest Conference Tournament at Crosswater Golf Course on Saturday, April 25. The Bearcats carded a team score of 299 in the first round. Whitworth University and Pacific Lutheran University are tied for second place at 315.
  • Bearcats are Set for NWC Tournament in Men's Golf
    April 23, 2015
    SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University men's golf team is tied for second place in the Northwest Conference standings entering the 2015 NWC Tournament, set for Saturday, April 25 and Sunday, April 26 at Crosswater Golf Club in Sun River, Oregon.
  • Bearcats Tie for Second Place at Willamette Spring Thaw
    April 19, 2015
    BEND, Ore. -- The Willamette University men's golf team tied for second place at the Willamette Spring Thaw, as the tournament ended on Sunday, April 19 at Broken Top Club. Linfield College took first place. George Fox University tied with the Bearcats for second. Ryan Kukula (Sr., Ocean Park, WA/Ilwaco HS) of Willamette placed fifth in the individual standings.
  • Bearcats are in Second Place after 18 Holes at Willamette Spring Thaw
    April 18, 2015
    BEND, Ore. -- The Willamette University men's golf team is in second place following the first round of the Willamette Spring Thaw on Saturday, April 18 at Broken Top Club. Ryan Kukula (Sr., Ocean Park, WA/Ilwaco HS) of Willamette is in fourth place.
  • Bearcats to Host Willamette Spring Thaw at Broken Top Club in Bend
    April 17, 2015
    SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University men's golf team will host four other Northwest Conference squads at the Willamette Spring Thaw on Saturday, April 18 and Sunday, April 19 at Broken Top Club in Bend, Oregon. Joining the Bearcats will be George Fox University, Lewis & Clark College, Linfield College and Pacific University.
  • Willamette Finishes Third at NWC Spring Classic in Men's Golf
    April 12, 2015
    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Willamette University finished in third place at the 2015 Northwest Conference Spring Classic, as the tournament concluded on Sunday, April 12 at Olympia Country & Golf Club. Whitworth University won the team championship with a score of 608. Pacific Lutheran University was second at 625 and Willamette was one stroke behind the Lutes at 626.
  • Bearcat Men's Golf Team is Second after First Day of NWC Spring Classic
    April 11, 2015
    OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Willamette University is in second place in the team standings after 18 holes of the 2015 Northwest Conference Spring Classic in men's golf at Olympia Country & Golf Club. The Bearcats shot 310 and trail Whitworth University's leading score of 308 by just two strokes. Pacific Lutheran University is in third place at 315.
  • Willamette Men's Golf Team among Leaders Entering NWC Spring Classic
    April 10, 2015
    SALEM, ORE. -- On the strength of a quality showing at the Northwest Conference Fall Classic, the Willamette University men's golf team sits in second place in the NWC standings as the nine conference teams prepare for the NWC Spring Classic, set for Saturday, April 11 and Sunday, April 12 at Olympia Country & Golf Club in Olympia, Washington.
  • Kukula Named NWC Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week
    March 31, 2015
    SALEM, ORE. -- Willamette University senior Ryan Kukula (Sr., Ocean Park, WA/Ilwaco HS) has been chosen as the Northwest Conference Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week after taking 15th place out of 78 golfers at the prestigious West Cup on March 23-24 at the Tukwet Canyon Champions Course in Beaumont, California.
  • Willamette Finishes Eighth at West Cup, as Kukula Places 15th
    March 24, 2015
    BEAUMONT, CALIF. -- Willamette University took eighth place out of 15 teams at the prestigious West Cup, as the tournament concluded on Tuesday, March 24 at the Tukwet Canyon Champions Course. University of Redlands (Calif.) earned first place in the team standings.
  • Willamette is Tied for Ninth after First Round at West Cup
    March 23, 2015
    BEAUMONT, CALIF. -- The Willamette University men's golf team is tied for ninth place after the first round of the West Cup on Monday, March 23 at the Tukwet Canyon Champions Course. University of La Verne (Calif.) leads the field at the prestigious event, which included nine nationally ranked NCAA Division III teams.
  • Second Round of Pioneer Invitational in Men's Golf is Canceled
    March 15, 2015
    PORTLAND, ORE. -- The second round of the Pioneer Invitational in men's golf was canceled on Sunday, March 15 due to water on the course at the Heron Lakes Golf Club. As a result, the first round results from Saturday now represent the final results. Willamette tied for second place in the team standings.
  • Bearcats Tied For Second Place after First Day of Pioneer Invitational
    March 14, 2015
    PORTLAND, ORE. -- Led by top five scores from Ryan Kukula (Sr., Ocean Park, WA/Ilwaco HS) and Jonathan Ross (Sr., Tukwila, WA/Foster HS), Willamette University was tied for second place in the team standings after one day of play at the 36-hole Pioneer Invitational on Saturday, March 14 at Heron Lakes Golf Club.
  • Bearcat Men's Golfers Ready for Challenge at Pioneer Invitational
    March 13, 2015
    SALEM, ORE. -- Willamette University will meet fellow Northwest Conference contenders Whitworth University and Pacific Lutheran University during the Pioneer Invitational in men's golf on Saturday, March 14 and Sunday, March 15. The tournament, which will be played on the Great Blue Course at Heron Lakes Golf Club in Portland, Ore., is being hosted by Lewis & Clark College.
  • Wilson is Selected as NWC Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week
    March 03, 2015
    SALEM, ORE. -- Clark Wilson (So., Ocean Park, WA/ Ilwaco HS) from Willamette University has been selected as the Northwest Conference Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week after tying for first place at the Willamette Cup on Saturday, Feb. 28. Wilson also contributed to Willamette winning the team championship.
  • Bearcats Win Team Title at Willamette Cup in Men's Golf
    March 01, 2015
    BANKS, ORE. -- Willamette University took first place in the team standings at the Willamette Cup in men's golf on Saturday, Feb. 28 at Quail Valley Golf Course. The Bearcats recorded a team score of 301 to win by three strokes over Linfield College at 304. Pacific University was third at 342. Clark Wilson (So., Ocean Park, WA/ Ilwaco HS) of Willamette and Taylor Klopp of Linfield tied for medalist honors at 73. Steven Rodriguez (Jr., Red Bluff, CA/Mercy HS) of WU placed third just one stroke back at 74. Peter Mitzel (So., Red Bluff, CA/Red Bluff HS) for the Bearcats and Grant Loriaux of Linfield tied for fourth place at 75.
  • Bearcats to Compete against Pacific and Linfield at Willamette Cup
    February 25, 2015
    SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University men's golf team will begin the 2015 spring season by competing at the Willamette Cup against Pacific University and Linfield College on Saturday, Feb. 28 at Quail Valley Golf Course in Banks, Ore. Action is scheduled to include 18 holes.
  • Bearcats Take Second at NWC Fall Classic in Men's Golf
    October 26, 2014
    NEWBERG, ORE. -- Willamette University held a five-stroke lead after the first round of the Northwest Conference Fall Classic in men's golf, but Whitworth University won the second round by 13 strokes, forcing the Bearcats to take second place in the final standings on Sunday, Oct. 26. The tournament was held at Chehalem Glenn Golf Course.
  • Men's and Women's Play Suspended in First Round of NWC Fall Classic
    October 25, 2014
    NEWBERG, ORE. -- High winds and rain forced a suspension of play in the NWC Fall Classic for men's golf and women's golf at the Chehalem Glenn Golf Course on Saturday, Oct. 25. Play was partially completed when the conditions became too severe. Action resumed at 4 p.m., but darkness prevented the first round from being completed.
  • Bearcats Ready to Compete during NWC Fall Classic at Chehalem Glenn
    October 24, 2014
    SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University men‚??s golf team will compete against all eight of its Northwest Conference rivals this weekend at the NWC Fall Classic, set for Saturday, Oct. 25 and Sunday, Oct. 26 at the Chehalem Glenn Golf Course. Willamette is the defending champion.
  • Bearcats Defend Title at GFU Culturame Classic, Kukula Finishes Second
    October 12, 2014
    ALOHA, ORE. -- Behind the strength of five players finishing inside the Top 10, Willamette University defended its team title at the GFU Culturame Classic hosted by George Fox University Sunday at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club.
  • Defending Champion Bearcats Lead after Day #1 of Culturame Classic
    October 11, 2014
    ALOHA, ORE. -- The Willamette University Bearcats, who are the defending champions, hold a slim one-stroke lead over tournament-host George Fox University after Saturday's opening round of the GFU Culturame Classic being played at The Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club.
  • Willamette Looks to Repeat as Culturame Classic Champions
    October 10, 2014
    SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University men‚??s golf team will look to defend its team title this weekend on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 11 and 12, at the GFU Culturame Classic hosted by George Fox University. Tee times are scheduled for 12 p.m. (PDT) on Saturday and 8 a.m. (PDT) on Sunday.
  • Kukula Earns Honorable Mention on Division III PING All-America Teams
    September 24, 2014
    SALEM, ORE. -- For the first time since 1963, Willamette University's men's golf team had a student-athlete earn All-America honors.
  • Career-Low Round Helps Kukula Earn Athlete of the Week
    September 23, 2014
    SALEM, ORE. -- Thanks to a career-low six-under-par 64 in the second and final round that secured medalist honors at the Pacific Fall Opener, Ryan Kukula (Sr., Ocean Park, WA/Ilwaco HS) was named Northwest Conference Men's Golf Student-Athlete of the Week according to an announcement Tuesday by the conference office.
  • Kukula Earns Medalist Honors With Career-Low Round at Season-Opener
    September 21, 2014
    BANKS, ORE. -- Ryan Kukula (Sr., Ocean Park, WA/Illwaco HS) erased a one-shot deficit with a single-round, career-low six-under 64 to win the Pacific Fall Opener by eight strokes, as Willamette University's men's golf team finished second overall. The two-day event was played at Quail Valley Golf Course located west of Portland.
  • Mitzel Tied for Lead, Bearcats in Second after Day #1 of Fall Opener
    September 20, 2014
    BANKS, ORE. -- After the first 18 holes of the season, the Willamette University men‚??s golf team is seven strokes off the lead Saturday at the Pacific Fall Opener hosted by Pacific University of Oregon. The two-round tournament is being played at Quail Valley Golf Course west of Portland.
  • Willamette Begins Fall Season at Pacific Invitational This Weekend
    September 18, 2014
    SALEM, ORE. -- The Willamette University men‚??s golf team hits the links for the first time this season on Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 20 & 21, at the Pacific Invitational hosted by Pacific University of Oregon. Tee times are set for 11 a.m. (PST) on Saturday and 10 a.m. (PST) on Sunday.