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Texas A&M University - Commerce TAMU Commerce Lions
Men's Golf Program
P.O. Box 3011
Commerce, Texas 75429-3011
Organizations: NCAA Div II
Conferences: Lone Star

Golf Scholarships: Yes Yes
Academic and Financial Need Scholarships:Yes Yes


Demographics Information
City/Town Pop. Type Founded Enrollment Gender Mix
5K - 10K Public 1889 7,500 40% M - 60% F

Tuition, Room, and Board
Area Resident State Resident Non-resident R & B
$ 8,748 $ 21,198 $ 8,822
TAMU Commerce Lions 2018 - 2019 Tournaments
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite 09/10/2018 season Tascosa G.C. Amarillo TX 11
2 WNMU Fall Intercollegiate 10/01/2018 season UNM Championship G.C. Albuquerque NM 4
3 RMAC Men’s Fall Preview 10/08/2018 season Walnut Creek G.C. Westminster, CO 7
4 Midwestern State Invitational 10/15/2018 season Wichita Falls CC WichitaFalls,TX 2
5 St. Mary’s Rattler Invite 02/25/2019 season Dominion Country Club San Antonio, TX 13
6 Hillcat Spring Invitational 03/18/2019 season Bailey Ranch Owasso OK 6
7 DBU Patriot Classic 04/01/2019 season Hackberry Creek CC Dallas TX 1
8 Hardscrabble Invitational 04/08/2019 season Hardscrabble C.C. Fort Smith AR 1
9 Lone Star Mens Championships 04/22/2019 conf Diamondback G.C. Abilene TX 2
TAMU Commerce Lions 2019 - 2020 Tournaments. (Note: Events & scores added as played)
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  Tournament Name Start Date Tournament Type Course Location Finish Place
1 Ryan Palmer Foundation Invite 09/09/2019 season Tascosa G.C. Amarillo TX 12
2 RJGA South Central Preview 09/30/2019 season UNM Championship G.C. Albuquerque NM 6
3 Midwestern State Invitational 10/14/2019 season Wichita Falls CC WichitaFalls,TX 8
Head Coach: Matt Ward
Office Phone: 903-886-5563
Fax: 903-468-8162
Email: matt.ward@tamuc.edu

Matt Ward was named head golf coach in July 2018. He spent the previous four years as head coach at Colorado Mesa University. Before Mesa, Ward was assistant coach at Jamestown College and Minnesota State-Mankato. He has extensive teaching experience. Ward earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation, Park and Leisure Studies from the University of Minnesota. He added a Master of Liberal Studies from the University of Minnesota and completed a Master of Science Degree in Sport Management from Minnesota State.

TAMU-Commerce's Lucas McCubbin competed as an individual at the 2019 NCAA D-II Regional in St. George UT. He shot 72-70-72=215, tying for 19th in a field of 108 players.

The Texas A&M-Commerce improved its team score each round but fell four strokes short of first in the 2019 Lone Star Conference Championship at Diamondback Golf Club in Frisco, Tex. Midwestern State fired a closing 7-under 277 to hold off the Lions, and Western New Mexico finished third in the six-team tournament. The par-71, 6,977-yard course yielded 73.0 stroke scoring average.

The Lions' Joe Wolcik (71-71-68=210) and Blake Hartford (70-70-71=211) took third and fourth.

Texas A&M-Commerce placed 16th in the 20-team 2018 NCAA D-II SoCentral/West Regional. The Lions were second the 2018 Lone Star Conference Championship.

The Lions led wire-to-wire in the 2017 Lone Star Conference Championship.

Lone Star Conference competed in medal-match play to determine the 2016 champion. Texas A&M Commerce lost to Cameron 5 - 0 in the first round.

Texas A&M-Commerce lost to  Midwestern State A&M 3-2 then defeated  West Texas A&M 3-1-1 for third place at the 2015 Long Star Conference Championship.

In the 2014 Lone State Conference Championship, Texas A&M-Commerce opened with a team score 298 to earn the #1 seed. The Lions defeated #4-seed West Texas A&M 4-1. Commerce then lost to #3-seed Cameron 4-1 for the 2014 Lone Star Conference title.

Texas A&M-Commerce placed fourth in the six-team 2013 Lone Star Conference Championship.

The Lions placed fifth at the 2012 Lone Star Conference Championship.

The Commerce Lions finished seventh in the 2009 NCAA Division II Midwest-South Central Regional.

 

 

 

Facilities:
Team Home Course: Sand Hills Country Club
Other Area Courses: Webb Hills Country Club, The Links at Lands End, and Buffalo Creek Golf Club.
Practice Facilities: In 2014, Texas A&M University-Commerce completed construction of the Lion Golf Indoor Development Facility. The 2,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility includes four driving cages and a six-hole putting practice course for the men’s and women’s golf teams.
Recent Freshman Class Profile:
Average SAT (EBRW + Math) 1050
SAT 25-75 Percentile 960 - 1150
Average ACT 20.0
ACT 25-75 Percentile 18.0 - 23.0
Application Deadline 8/1
Acceptance Rate 48%
(The 25-75 Percentile indicates the middle 50%)
Avaliable Major Fields of Study
Accounting, Agriculture, Art, Broadcasting/Telecommunications, Business and Management, Communications, Criminal Justice, Drama, Economics, Education, Film and Video, Foreign Languages, Graphic Design, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Music, Physical Education, Pre-Dental, Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Psychology, Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Physics, etc.), Sciences (Computer Science), Sciences (Engineering), Sciences (Mathematics), Social Sciences
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