Matt Thurmond

Head coach Matt Thurmond was hired to lead the men’s golf program on July 25, 2016, by Ray Anderson and in his first six seasons has led ASU to 17 team titles, earned 2019 Pac-12 Coach of the Year and hired the nation’s top assistant coach who is now the UCLA head coach. Entering 2022-23 he has […]

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Rudy Gonzalez

Rudy Gonzalez heads into his 7th season as the Texas A&M International University head men’s and women’s golf coach. During the 2016-17 and 2018-19 seasons, the men’s team finished fifth at the Heartland Conference Tournament, the best finishes in program history. Gonzalez also has four appearances in NCAA Postseason: -2016-2017 Men’s NCAA Super Regional in

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Courtney Gunter

Courtney Gunter was named head coach of the Catamount women’s golf team in the summer of 2018. A former women’s golf student-athlete at the University of North Carolina, Gunter served as an assistant coach at both East Carolina and Coastal Carolina prior to making the move to Cullowhee as just the seventh head coach for

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Tim Eckberg

Tim Eckberg, a former men’s golf student-athlete and alum of Western Carolina University, was named WCU’s head men’s golf coach by WCU Director of Athletics, Randy Eaton on Aug. 19, 2015. Eckberg played two seasons for the Catamounts, and ranks 20th on the program’s career scoring average chart. Eckberg returns to Cullowhee after two years

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Michelle Winkler

Michelle Winkler was named interim head coach of the CSUN women’s golf program in January, 2022.  She led the Matadors to a trio of top-10 finishes in the spring of 2022, including a season-best fifth-place showing at the Kingsmill Intercollegiate in March. CSUN also finished in the top-10 at the Islander Classic (Feb. 21-22) and the

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Lauren Mason

Lauren Mason took over as head coach of the SMU women’s golf program (2021-22) after two seasons in charge of the men’s and women’s golf programs at Texas A&M-Commerce and a standout playing career at Texas Tech. In her first season on the Hilltop (2021-22), Mason led the Mustangs to a tournament victory in the

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Laurie Gibbs

Recognized by her peers as one of the top collegiate women’s golf coaches in the country, Laurie Gibbs is in her 31st season as head coach of the Pepperdine women’s golf team in 2023-24. She was inducted into the Women’s Golf Coaches Association Hall of Fame in December 2015. During her tenure, Gibbs has taken

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Brad Bedortha

Brad Bedortha, a Big Sky Coach of the Year, became the women’s golf coach at Northern Arizona University making him the program’s fourth head coach midway through the spring 2008 semester, coaching NAU in the final three tournaments of the season. During his tenure as the Lumberjacks’ head golf coach, Bedortha has guided NAU to four Big Sky Conference titles (2009,

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Laura Ianello

By cementing a legacy as one of the top coaches in the country at her alma mater, Laura Ianello has established Arizona Women’s Golf as a national power with an unrivaled postseason pedigree of success and championships. A national champion for the Wildcats as a player in 2000, Ianello has also added to the program’s

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Missy Farr-Kaye

Sun Devil Women’s Golf Head Coach Missy Farr-Kaye will begin her eighth season at the helm in Tempe at the start of the 2022-23 season. The former standout golfer for Arizona State was named the 10th head coach of the eight-time NCAA Champion Arizona State women’s golf team on June 26th, 2015.  Over the course

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Derek Radley

Derek Radley was named the sixth head coach in Oregon women’s golf history on June 13, 2018. He is in his fifth season at the helm of the program in 2022-23 after building a strong foundation through his first four years in Eugene. Radley accepted his first head coaching job at Oregon after spending the

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Conrad Ray

Conrad Ray, a former Cardinal standout student-athlete and touring golf professional, is Stanford’s Knowles Family Director of Men’s Golf. The 2022-23 season marked his 19th on The Farm.During his tenure as head coach, Ray has led the Cardinal to 13 appearances in the NCAA Championships, including the school’s ninth NCAA Championship in 2019. Stanford student-athletes have

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