Posts Tagged: Golf

Sanders continues stellar summer, ties for 3rd in Bend, Oregon

September 14, 2017

Greg Sanders of Anchorage used a brilliant back nine to overcome a slow start and salvage his final round at the Pacific Northwest Golf Association Men’s Mid-Amateur Championship in Bend, Oregon. He birdied hole Nos. 11, 16 and 17 en route to carding an 18-hole score of 74 that gave him a 54-hole total of… Read more »

Swinton, Oregon Tech golf team sit in eighth at Nationals

May 25, 2016

Tyler Swinton of Haines has helped the Oregon Tech golf team inch closer to qualifying for the final round of the NAIA Men’s Golf National Championships in Silvis, Illinois. Oregon Tech is tied for eighth place after the first two rounds of play at the TPC Deere Run. The top 17 schools after Thursday’s third… Read more »

Swinton, Oregon Tech golf team poised to make NAIA history

April 18, 2016

Alaska’s only college golfer is on the verge of helping Oregon Tech make history. The third-year program is poised to win the Cascade Collegiate Conference Golf Championships and advance to the NAIA Tournament for the first time. Tyler Swinton of Haines sits 10th out of 29 in the men’s field as Oregon Tech holds a… Read more »

Swinton part of Oregon Tech’s nationally ranked NAIA golf team

March 30, 2016

Oregon Tech, which features Alaska’s only college golfer in Tyler Swinton of Haines, is currently ranked 21st in the NAIA Men’s Golf Coaches Top 25 Poll. Swinton is one of only five golfers on the team to compete in all 17 rounds over six tournaments this season. The senior owns three top-10 finishes, including a… Read more »

Swinton shoots 2-under, finishes tournament 4th for Oregon Tech

October 14, 2015

Oregon Tech University golfer Tyler Swinton of Haines is notoriously tough on himself when it comes to his game. Most golfers are that way. But even Swinton had to break into a smile after breaking par. The senior carded a 2-under over 54 holes to finish fourth out of 66 finishers at the College of… Read more »

Swinton places 11th, helps Owls win Oregon Tech Invitational

September 24, 2015

Alaska’s only college golfer has his senior season in full swing. Oregon Tech’s Tyler Swinton of Haines placed 11th out of 51 men to help the Owls win the Oregon Tech Invitational at the par-72 Running Y Golf Course in Oregon. Swinton fired a 56-hole total of 228 after shooting rounds of 74-78-76 over the… Read more »

Swinton holes out for eagle, finishes 4th at conference meet

April 21, 2015

Tyler Swinton of Haines fired an eagle on the second-to-last hole en route to carding a 1-over 72 on the final day of the Cascade Conference Championships in Oregon. The Oregon Institute of Technology junior golfer finished fourth out of 27 men with a 54-hole total of 221 [+8] at Pumpkin Ridge Golf Course. His… Read more »

Swinton helps Oregon Tech golf make school history

April 15, 2015

He wasn’t thrilled with how he played, but Tyler Swinton of Haines can take comfort in helping the Oregon Institute of Technology golf team make school history. Oregon Tech claimed its first regular-season tournament title after winning the Northwest Christian University Invitational in Oregon, beating Concordia by just one stroke. Swinton finished 11th in the… Read more »

Swinton’s college golf journey started with grandpa’s clubs

April 4, 2015

Tyler Swinton of Haines started golfing because it was something his dad did, and his dad before him. His first clubs were hand-me-downs from his grandpa after he died. He’s too big to use those clubs today, but he still carries that passion for the sport. The 21-year-old from Haines is Alaska’s only college golfer…. Read more »

Alaska’s only college golfer thriving at Oregon Tech

March 10, 2015

One bad round cost Tyler Swinton of Haines over the weekend as he slipped outside the top 25 at the Corban Spring Invitational at Creekside Golf Club in Oregon. The Oregon Tech University junior golfer finished the three-day tournament with a 54-hole total of 230, which put him 28th out of 51. He shot 77-80-73…. Read more »