golf

Hendricks wins Brophy Invitational again, thirsty for State Championship
Tony Hendricks ’19 with his Brophy Invitational championship trophy on Aug. 25. By Alex Cannella ’19 THE ROUNDUP   The Brophy golf team hosted its annual Brophy Invitational at Greyhawk Golf Course on Aug. 25. Over 70 athletes from 13 different schools participated in the tournament. Tony Hendricks ’19 won the the invite, for the second year in a row. Hendricks finished the weekend five shots under par shooting a…
Golf team has eyes set on state title
Photo by Josh Spano ’18 | Patrick Jackson ’19 talks with golf coach Mr. Jon Shores. By Joey Bottini ’19 THE ROUNDUP A year after the Broncos finished 8th overall in the state championship, Anthony Hendricks ’19 said the current team’s depth and consistency may catapult them to succeed at the State Title in late October. The yearly Brophy Invitational Tournament at Greyhawk Golf Course in Scottsdale kicked off the…
Phoenix’s climate benefits student golfers
By Michael Taszarek ’18 THE ROUNDUP Phoenix’s desert climate allows for golf during all parts of the year versus other climates where the winter season can cut the season short.   The summer heat can be seen as an impediment to golf, but the heat does not have a drastic effect on course conditions. Brophy competitive and non-competitive golfers alike take advantage of the city’s year-round golf climate. Max Schwarz…
Year in Sports: Several teams have successful seasons
Photos by the Roundup Staff | Brophy Sports completed many successful athletic seasons highlighted by state championships and all-state athletes while sending many athletes to play collegiate sports. By Alex Kirshner ’18 THE ROUNDUP Football The football team started out with a 7-0 record, including a win in the Sollenberger Classic against Pinnacle High School in Flagstaff to open up the season. The team then lost their final three regular…
Golf simulators serve as useful tool for golf team
Photo by Manuel Mata-Flores ’19 | Jack Geurtz ’17 uses one of the new golf simulators that was installed in The Dutch. There are two golf simulators in The Dutch that are available for use. By Hayden Welty ’19 THE ROUNDUP With the opening of the practice gym at the beginning of this semester, students now have access to two separate golf simulators. The acquisition of the two high-tech devices came…
Junior Mayfair’s dad finishes strong in golf’s U.S. Senior Open
By Matthew Zacher ’18 THE ROUNDUP Max Mayfair ’18 is a talented golfer, and his father’s performance in the U.S Senior Open keeps him aiming high. Mayfair’s father, Billy Mayfair, finished tied for second place in the U.S. Senior Open Aug. 11-14 at the Scioto Country Club in Columbus, Ohio. Mayfair was excused from the first week of the school year to follow his father at his first Champions (Senior) Tour event. Mayfair said…
Golf team deals with leadership change this season
Photo by Bryce Owen ’17 | Tony Hendricks ’19 tees off at team practice at Phoenix Country Club. By Ethan Winkler ’17 THE ROUNDUP After finishing second in the state last year by one stroke, Brophy’s golf team is looking forward to another opportunity to contend this season. The team’s first big tournament was the Brophy Invitational on the weekend of Aug. 27-28. Head coach Mr. Jon Shores saw it…
Golf team relies on senior leadership, freshman players
By Jack McAuslan ’16 THE ROUNDUP Coming off last season’s loss resulting in third place, the golf team has prepared during the off season to make this year a more successful one. Head coach Mr. Jon Shores said that he believes that the team has to rely on support from other teammates “In order for the team to have success, especially in the individual sport of golf, the guys really have…
Waste Management Open attracts golf players, students
By Jace Riley ’16 and William Joseph Borders IV ’16 THE ROUNDUP The Waste Management Open is one of the biggest PGA tournaments held in the United States, and with it being in our own backyard it is likely to draw many students. Every year in late January Phoenix hosts this giant tournament at the Tournament Players Cup, or TPC, of Scottsdale. This years tournament is from Jan. 25 to…
Golf team takes 3rd in state
By Andrew Howard ’17 THE ROUNDUP With no seniors on this year’s state golf team, Brophy took third in the state golf tournament. “This year’s team really exceeded my expectations,” said head coach Mr. John Shores. Michael Feagles ’16, and Chip Getz ’16 were two players Mr. Shores said had particularly good seasons. “Feagles was probably our most consistent player this year,” Mr. Shores said. This team also showed unity…