Golf teams end fall season, prepare for spring

A Kansas State Men's Golf player practices putting at Colbert Hills Golf Course in Manhattan, Kan. on Mar. 9, 2017. (File photo by John Benfer | Collegian Media Group)

The Kansas State men’s and women’s golf team seasons have come to an end, but they will start up their seasons again next spring.

The men’s fall season did not meet expectations, but the Wildcats showed hard work and determination throughout all the tournaments. The team’s best overall placements were eighth place in both the Badger Invitational and the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate.

Head coach Grant Robbins talked about what the men’s team plans to do over break.

“I know that the team did not do as well as we should’ve,” Robbins said. “I thought the team did good working hard and staying focused. Over the break, the team will have time off to be just normal college kids and work on their studies, and we will also be having them work on technical stuff as well.”

The next tournament for the men’s team will be the Seminole Intercollegiate in Tallahassee, Florida from Feb. 24 – 25.

The women’s golf team has also finished up its fall season, and the Wildcats are taking a break before they begin working hard for the spring season.

The women’s golf team placed first in two of the five tournaments it played in. The Wildcats also had individual medalists at almost every tournament. The next tournament for the women’s golf team is Westbrook Invitational in Peoria, Arizona on Feb 24 – 26.

“I’m very proud of them,” head coach Kristi Knight said. “They all worked very hard, and next season they will still keep working hard.”

Both golf teams look forward to their upcoming tournaments, and both teams are preparing for an even more successful season in the spring.