RSSAll Entries in the "Golf" Category

Men's golf show some improvement

Men’s golf show some improvement

By MYLO ERICKSON   The Pima Community College men’s golf team earned sixth place at a March 12-13 tournament hosted by Chandler-Gilbert Community College at Toka Sticks Golf Course in Phoenix. After playing qualifying rounds to grab one of six available spots, sophomore Adam Ortiz and freshmen Steven Ortiz, Joseph Courtney, Jonathon Chong Jr., Austin […]

Women's golf stay busy over Spring Break

Women’s golf stay busy over Spring Break

By MYLO ERICKSON   The Pima Community College women’s golf team played two tournaments back to back over four days, March 12-15. Because the team has just three players, the Aztecs were unable to record a team score. No player placed in the top 10 at either tournament, held at Foothills Golf Course in Phoenix […]

Golf: Men in rough patch, finish sixth in tourney

Golf: Men in rough patch, finish sixth in tourney

By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College men’s golf team placed sixth out of nine teams in a tournament at Sun City Golf Course in Sun City, Ariz., on March 1 and 2. After the first day of the tournament hosted by Glendale Community College, the Aztecs were in seventh place, one stroke behind sixth. […]

Golf: Women's team shoots short in tournament

Golf: Women’s team shoots short in tournament

By MYLO ERICKSON Pima Community College women’s golf team players were unable to place in the top 10 during a tournament hosted by South Mountain Community College at the Legacy Golf Course on Feb. 27 and 28. Despite 40 mph winds, the first day of the tournament started with promise. Freshman Abriana Romero shot a […]

Men struggle on course

Men struggle on course

By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College men’s golf team finished seventh in a nine-team tournament Feb. 13-14 at the Legacy Golf Course in Phoenix. Sophomore Adam Ortiz and freshmen Joseph Courtney, Mark Bolinske, Austin Stuessel, Steven Ortiz and Trey Terry had a team score of 616. “The boys did not do well,” head coach […]

Women out-of-bounds

Women out-of-bounds

By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College women’s golf team teed off its season in Phoenix at the Toka Sticks Golf Course on Feb. 15-16. Chandler-Gilbert Community College hosted the tournament. The Aztecs did not fare well in their first outing. They don’t have enough players to be able amass a team score, and no […]

Women open season Feb. 15

Women open season Feb. 15

By MYLO ERICKSON  The Pima Community College women’s golf team will open it season at a tournament in Phoenix on Feb. 15-16. Chandler-Gilbert Community College will host the tourney at Toka Sticks Golf Course. Toka Sticks is actually an old Air Force base’s golf course. Head coach Bill Nicol said the course has an uncomplicated […]

Men's coach names four of six players to team

Men’s coach names four of six players to team

By MYLO ERICKSON Pima Community College men’s golf head coach Grant Waltke is excited to get this season swinging. “I’m looking forward to see how the guys play as a team,” he said. Waltke has officially named four of the six players who will travel to tournament matches this year. They are Adam Ortiz, Steven […]

Men’s golf has new faces

Men’s golf has new faces

By MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College men’s golf team only has one player returning from last season. Currently there are nine players on the roster, with two players being ineligible due to grades. Adam Ortiz is the only player returning to the team. Ortiz helped Pima finish 20th at nationals last year, and took […]

Chipping into a new year

Chipping into a new year

By MYLO ERICKSON   Pima Community College women’s golf team once again will only have four players on the roster this year and only one of the players is returning. Sophomore Alondra Olivas will be the only one to return. New players joining Olivas this season are freshman Rachel Clark from Tucson High School,  freshman […]

Summer recap: Aztec sports ranked no. 22 in the nation

Summer recap: Aztec sports ranked no. 22 in the nation

By MYLO ERICKSON Daniels photo by ED ADAMS Contreras photo by JAMES KELLEY Pima Community College stayed in the top 25 of the national ranking of athletic departments, but slipped a bit. In the 2010-11 rankings, PCC dropped six spots, to No. 22 from its all-time best No. 16 in 2009-10. The National Alliance of […]

POSTSEASON UPDATE: Men's golf finishes 20th at Nationals

POSTSEASON UPDATE: Men’s golf finishes 20th at Nationals

May 20 PCC press release Aztec Press photo by LEFTRICK HERD ODESSA, TX – The Pima Community College men’s golf team wrapped play at the 2011 NJCAA National Golf Tournament, Friday afternoon. As a team the Aztecs finished in 20th place overall as they had a four day total of 1220. The Aztecs shot 307 […]

POSTSEASON UPDATE: Women's golf duo finishes 40th and 64 at Nationals

POSTSEASON UPDATE: Women’s golf duo finishes 40th and 64 at Nationals

May 19 PCC press release Aztec Press photo by MYLO ERICKSON DAYTONA, FL – The Pima Community College women’s golf season came to an end Thursday, as Chloe Treece (FR, Mountlake Terrace, WA, Mountlake Terrace HS) and Alyssa Vega (FR, Tucson, AZ, Sabino HS) wrapped up play at the 2011 NJCAA Women’s Golf Championships, Thursday […]

ONLINE EXTRA: Women’s golf: Vega, Treece qualify for Nationals

ONLINE EXTRA: Women’s golf: Vega, Treece qualify for Nationals

Story and photo by MYLO ERICKSON The Pima Community College women’s golf team ended the regular season strong, finishing fourth in a two-day tournament at their home course, Dell Urich. The Aztecs shot a team total of 724, and finished two strokes behind third-place Scottsdale Community College. Pima also had two finishers in the top […]

Men's golf, Perott III win Regionals

Men’s golf, Perott III win Regionals

Story by MYLO ERICKSON Photo by LEFTRICK HERD Pima Community College men’s golf team head coach Grant Waltke was confident about his team’s chances, but the Aztecs trailed Scottsdale Community College heading into the final day at Regionals. With sophomore Robert Perrott III leading the way by shooting a 70 on the final day, the […]