ETSU Standout Loy in Contention for Palmer Cup

NORMAN, Okla. (Nov. 16, 2017) -- ETSU women's golfer Hee Ying Loy (Johor, Malaysia) is in the running for one of the most prestigious honors in collegiate golf -- a spot in the Arnold Palmer Cup. Event organizers announced November 15 that the Bucs junior and reigning Southern Conference Player of the Year is 19th among International players. The top 12 men's and women's players, American and International, earn spots in the Arnold Palmer Cup. The top six in the last pre-event rankings – due out next spring – automatically qualify.

Former Buc Muehl Earns European Tour Card

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE, England (Nov. 7, 2017) -- Former ETSU golfer Nina Muehl (Vienna, Austria) has taken an important step forward in her professional career, securing a full-time exemption to the Ladies’ European Tour for next year. Muehl finished tied for 6th in the LET Access Series El Saler tournament in Valencia, Spain on October 27. The result put her 3rd in the LETAS 2017 Order of Merit, where the top five earn their tour cards for the 2018 Ladies European Tour. The LETAS is the official developmental tour to the Ladies European Tour, much the same role the Tour serves to the men’s PGA Tour in the United States. The native of Vienna, Austria finished in the top ten in ten of her last 13 tournaments, and shot a course record 64 in the second round of the Bossey Ladies Championship in Bossey, France on August 16.

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Bucs Move Up Two Spots in Final Round of Palmetto

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 24, 2017) – Propelled by their best round of the tournament, ETSU’s women’s golf team moved up two spots Tuesday on the third and final day of the Palmetto Intercollegiate in Kiawah Island, S.C. The Bucs’ 297 team score was ten shots better than Monday’s second round and put them at 918 for the tournament. Tuesday’s result lifted ETSU to 13th in the standings in their final event of the 2017 fall season.

ETSU Moves Up at Day 2 of Palmetto

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 23, 2017) – ETSU’s women’s golf team took a step up in the second round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate tournament on Monday, with four of the five players improving their scores, and the one who didn’t remaining in contention for Medalist honors. The Bucs’ team score 307 was seven shots better than Sunday’s first round, bumped them to 15th in the team standings, and put the team in a position to contend for a spot in the top ten in tomorrow’s final round.

Bucs complete round one at Palmetto

KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (Oct. 22, 2017)– On a day when birdies were hard to come by, ETSU’s women’s golf team finds itself in 16th place after the first round of the Palmetto Intercollegiate tournament, Sunday in Kiawah Island, S.C. The Bucs’ Hee Ying Loy (Johor, Malaysia) was one of only six players to finish break-even or better on the par-72, 5981-yard Turtle Point Golf Course. The junior went even par on Sunday – going 36 on the front nine and 36 after the turn – to tie for 5th on the individual leaderboard.

Bucs Prep For Final Fall Tournament

JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (Oct. 21, 2017) – ETSU’s women’s golf team has made strides in its 2017 fall season, and will get in one more tournament before winter arrives. The Bucs begin play tomorrow in the Palmetto Intercollegiate, at the Turtle Point Golf Course in Kiawah Island, S.C. The three-round event concludes on Tuesday, October 24.

Melecka Leads Bucs to Strong 2nd at Johnie Imes

COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 3, 2017) – The ETSU women’s golf team put two players in the top three on the leaderboard – including medalist Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic) – and finished a solid second after the final two rounds of the Johnie Imes Invitational on Tuesday in Columbia, Mo. Missouri, the home team, won its fourth straight Johnie Imes with a team score of 861, six better than ETSU. The Bucs shot 285 in the 2nd round and 287 in the 3rd – the 2nd-best out of 14 teams in each round. Hee Ying Loy (Johor, Malaysia) finished 3rd in the individual standings.

Bucs' Women's Golf In 3rd After 1st Round of Johnie Imes

COLUMBIA, Mo. (Oct. 2, 2017) – Buoyed by a strong showing from freshman Tereza Melecka (Belcovice, Czech Republic), the ETSU women’s golf team stands firmly in contention after the first round of the Johnie Imes Invitational on Monday in Columbia, Mo. The Bucs’ 295 team score has them tied for 3rd the 14-team field, just seven shots back of the top team, Missouri, which is hosting the tournament on the par-72, 6204-yard The Club at Old Hawthorne. ETSU is tied with North Texas, a mere one stroke behind Middle Tennessee for 2nd. The first day provided a closely-contested tournament in which just 13 shots separate 2nd place from 14th.