Category Archives: UNLV College Golf Teams

News about UNLV Men’s and Women’s golf teams.

UNLV Lady Rebels Finish Third at 2009 Mountain West Tournament

April 19, 2009–Third place was the theme for UNLV golf on Saturday, with the Rebels placing third overall at the Mountain West Conference championship and sophomore Therese Koelbaek also came in third individually. “I am really proud of the effort we put forth today,” UNLV head coach Missy Ringler said. “They played with a purpose […]

UNLV Women Golfers 4th,Koelbaek 2nd at Mountain West Championship

There Keolbaek is pacing the Rebels

SEASIDE, Calif. – UNLV women’s golf junior Therese Koelbaek is in second place, helping the Rebels to fourth place after the first round of the 2009 Mountain West Conference championship Thursday, which is being held at the Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, Calif. Koelbaek shot an even-par 72 and is two strokes behind Jonelle […]

UNLV Golf: Knight’s Watch Plus Fowler’s Gesture Equals A Rebel Victory

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March 16, 2009–The setting sun was hitting UNLV Hall-of-Fame Golf Coach Dwaine Knight's Rolex just perfectly, in essence, making it glow as he stood just feet from where his golfer, Brett Kanda (pictured), had helped clinch another victory. Kanda's up-and-down par from a bunker adjacent to Southern Highlands Golf Club's 18th green, was the clinching stroke in the […]

Future PGA Tour Golf Stars Play Las Vegas at UNLV Event

March 13, 2009 (Updated March 15) –What Las Vegas golf tournament has the best field of any other? It's easy to answer that it is the PGA Tour's Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open, but the other answer might be the Southern Highlands Collegiate Championship, the UNLV Men's Golf home event. The a tournament has the reputation […]

‘It’s All About the Team’ in UNLV Women’s Golf Win at Boulder Creek

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March 11, 2009–Las Vegas' Bethany Glassford, a freshman on the UNLV Women's golf team, finally had a solid individual round during the UNLV Spring Invitational played at 'Las Vegas' golf course Boulder Creek Golf Club. Her third-round 73 followed rounds of 82-81, and helped her team win the event for the second time. How did she do it? […]

UNLV Lady Rebels Shatter School Records En Route to 4th Place Finish at Boulder Creek

There Keolbaek is pacing the Rebels

October 30, 2008–UNLV sophomore Therese Koelbaek capped a spectacular three days of golf with a second consecutive six-under par 66 to finished tied for second at the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown, part of a record-setting day at Boulder Creek Golf Club. Koelbaek finished with a 54-hole total of 16-under par, shattering the UNLV records for lowest […]

UNLV’s Natasha ‘Pocahontas’ Krishna Goes On the Record With Golfweek

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October 28, 2008 (UPDATED Oct. 29) –This week the UNLV Lady Rebel Golfers (Read on for 2nd round update) are hosting the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at the beautiful Boulder Creek Golf Club, a 27-hole facility that is a strong presence in Las Vegas golf. And last week, stellar Rebel junior Natasha Krishna, the 59th-ranked […]

Las Vegas Lady Rebels to Host Collegiate Tournament at Boulder Creek Golf Club

There Keolbaek is pacing the Rebels

October 24, 2008–The lady golfers from UNLV are set to host the Las Vegas Collegiate Showdown at Boulder Creek Golf Club Oct. 27-29. The Lady Rebs are led by sophomore Therese Koelbaek (pictured), last year's conference Freshman of the Year. Boulder Creek Head Pro Andy Schaper is thrilled to be hosting the event. "I feel a […]

UNLV Men’s Golf Wins William H. Tucker Invitational

UNLV's Eddie Olson is one of many great players at the Masters of College Golf

September 28, 2008–The UNLV Men's Golf Team played the William H. Tucker Invitional at the site of the Rebels' 1998 National Championship win, the Championship course at the University of New Mexico. UNLV won the event while junior Eddie Olson tied for first place. The Rebels home Las Vegas golf course is Southern Highlands Golf […]

UNLV Ladies Finish 3rd; Krishna 2nd in 2008 Opener

September 20, 2008–UNLV junior Natasha Krishna finished second to lead UNLV to third place at the season-opening Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational, which concluded Saturday at the UNM Championship Course. Krishna fired a second consecutive three-under 70 for a 54-hole total of 214 (-5), coming up one strokes short of Jodi Ewart of New Mexico […]

UNLV’s Natasha Krishna Leads College Event at New Mexico

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September 19, 2008–UNLV junior Natasha Krishna flew up the leaderboard, firing a three-under 70 during Friday’s second round of the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational, which is being held at the University of New Mexico Championship Course. Krishna rolled in five birdies, including a string of four in five holes to close out the front […]

Las Vegas Golf Notes: Two UNLV Rebels Make Golfworld Top 50 to Watch List

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September 4, 2008–One player each from the UNLV men's and UNLV women's golf team have been picked by Golfworld Magazine as among the top 50 players to watch in college golf in 2008-09. Sueng-Su Han, who became the first collegiate golfer to successfully reach the finals of PGA Tour Q School last year, and Therese […]

UNLV Golfer Natasha Krishna Wins Major Australian Tournament

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July 31, 2008–Natasha Krishna, a junior for the nationally-ranked UNLV Rebel Women's golf team, won the South Australian Stroke Play Championship, becoming the first player from New Zealand to capture the title. The event was played at Grange Golf Club in Adelaide, Australia, and Krishna survived a playoff to win. Krishna shot a final-round two-under […]

UNLV Lady Rebels Finish Career Best at NCAA Finals; Next Year’s Expectations To Be Through the Roof

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May 24, 2008–The UNLV Lady Rebels kind of came from nowhere this year to end up qualifying for the NCAA Finals, and then finishing an all-time best 16th place in the event that was marred by extreme weather conditions. It was the third appearance for the Lady Rebels in the NCAA Finals, but the first for […]

Lightning, Wind, Rain, Etc. Can’t Dampen Lady Rebels Spirit at NCAA Finals

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May 23, 2008–The first day's play at the NCAA Finals of Women's Golf was haulted by wind, a rarety in golf. And then the third round was suspended by lightning. So not only did UNLV's five Lady Rebel golfers–all playing in their first Finals–have to battle nerves, the course, and the other teams, they were going […]

Golfweek Writer Picks UNLV Lady Rebel Golfers As Surprise Story of NCAA Finals

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May 20, 2008 (UPDATED MAY 22) –The Lady Rebel golfers of UNLV began play in the NCAA Finals for only the third time in the history of the program. The Lady Rebels finished 22nd in 2006 and 21st in 2004. And the Rebels are gaining a little national notoriety as Golfweek writer Asher Wildman has […]

UNLV Golf Falls ‘Historically’ Back at NCAA West Regional

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May 17, 2008 (UPDATED MAY 18)–UNLV finished in 24th place at the NCAA West Regional event being played at the very difficult Gold Mountain Golf Club in Bremerton, Washington. It was the team's worst finish at the event in head coach Dwaine Knight's 20 years on the job. The team is working on a streak of 20-straight […]

UNLV Clinches Regional Berth;Koelbaek Ties for Medalist Honors

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May 11, 2008–UNLV freshman sensation Therese Koelbaek tied for medalist honors and the Rebel women's golf team finished third at the NCAA West Regional, which wrapped up Saturday at Lincoln Hills Golf Club. The third-place finish by the Rebels ensured the squad of their third trip to the NCAA Championships, as they finished with a […]

Lady Rebel Therese Koelback Could Be On Way To Becoming Best Rebel Ever

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May 10, 2008–Sometimes all it takes to completely put a college golf program on the map is that one standout player who steps up in a big event and helps lead a team to greatness. Monte Montgomery did that early on in UNLV Men's Head Golf Coach Dwaine Knight's career, and now it looks like […]