golf

Golf team looks to new leadership
By Brendan Hinkle ’16 THE ROUNDUP  The golf team has started their 2014 season and head coach Mr. John Shores said he expects the team to do well this year despite the loss of seniors from last season. “We have Michael Feagles ’16, he’s one of the better rated junior players in the country and he will hopefully lead the way for us,” Mr. Shores said. “Chip Getz ’16 is…
Golf continues top finishes, Triplett steps up as leader
By Michael Ahearne ’14 THE ROUNDUP The Brophy Golf team finished their season placing fourth in the state finals with the help of team captain Sam Triplett ’14 and golfers Chip Getz ’16 and Michael Feagles ’16. “We finished fourth at the state tournament, which, out of the 20 or so teams, it wasn’t bad,” Triplett said. “But we were hoping to finish a little higher, so it was a…
Seniors look out for freshman in Golf’s new season
By Riley Morrison ’16 THE ROUNDUP Brophy Golf kicked off the season August 30 at the Brophy Invitational. “Brophy Golf has strong teams,” said team captain Sam Triplett ’14. “Because lots of players come out, as opposed to other teams who can’t even field enough players for a team.” For the last seven years, the team has been coached by Mr. Jon Shores.  He said he enjoys the game and…
Seniors sign to play college sports
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP There are a total of 16 Brophy seniors who have made NCAA commitments so far this year to play athletics in college. Fifteen of these committed athletes will play Division I at their respective universities while one more athlete is heading to a Division II school. These 15 athletes include players from football, golf, swimming, cross country, basketball, soccer, baseball and lacrosse. However, it…
Tymins determined to succeed in the world of golf through diligent practice
By Logan J. Hall ’14 THE ROUNDUP To the members of Paradise Valley Country Club, some normal sights consist of kids splashing in the pool, endless rows of golf carts and Austin Tymins ’13 on the putting green. He spends countless hours on the driving range perfecting his strokes and earning his team nickname “the hammer.” Paradise Valley country club regular Phil Meyer ’14 said that he sees Tymins on…
Golf ends regular season with two tournament wins
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf’s regular season wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 16 after just a month and a half of match and tournament play against Arizona and national competition. The Broncos followed up an early season first place finish at the Brophy Invitational with tournament wins at the Mustang Round Up Sept. 14 and 15 and the Mountain Ridge Invitational in Flagstaff Oct. 12 and 13. “We’ve…
Golf ends regular season with two tournament wins
By Michael Moroney ’13 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf’s regular season wrapped up Tuesday, Oct. 16 after just a month and a half of match and tournament play against Arizona and national competition. The Broncos followed up an early season first place finish at the Brophy Invitational with tournament wins at the Mustang Round Up Sept. 14 and 15 and the Mountain Ridge Invitational in Flagstaff Oct. 12 and 13. “We’ve…
Golf team prepares for tough season, another run at state
By P. Erik Meyer ’14 THE ROUNDUP This year’s Brophy golf team ret urns all players who played in the 2011 state championship and is looking to repeat with another state title. “I think the expectations are high considering that we won state last year and all of the guys who played at state have come back,” said Mr. Jon Shores, head coach of the golf team. “From a team…
Brophy golf wins state championship
By Jonathan M. Gornet ’14 THE ROUNDUP Brophy golf won the state championship Oct. 29 with Tyler Kertson ’13 scoring 66 and 69. Altogether, Brophy scored 561 points in the tournament, directly ahead of Desert Vista and Hamilton. Coach Mr. John Shores took the varsity team to victory. “We finished one over par, three shots better Desert Vista, four shots better than Hamilton and Red Mountain,” Mr. Shores said. Ryan…
Junior golfer Toolan successful all year round in school, amateur tournaments

By Michael Moroney ’13
THE ROUNDUP

After being a member of the Brophy golf team since his freshman year, Blake Toolan ’13 is at the center of a young core for the 2011 team.

“Blake is definitely one of the best on the team,” said teammate Tyler Kertson ’13. “He has gotten much better since he was a freshman and is now a leader for the other players.”