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Nov
13
2014
By Stephanie Wei under College Golf

Phil Mickelson has found a way to spend part of his offseason. Mickelson has been named the interim assistant golf coach to Arizona State University. The connection is that he’s obviously a former Sun Devil, where he won three individual NCAA titles, but also, his brother Tim is the head coach of the men’s golf team.

Golfweek, which first reported the arrangement, says Phil’s role isn’t expected to be long-term.

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May
31
2013
Texas A&M head coach J. T. Higgins consoles Drew Evans after his team lost in a playoff

Texas A&M head coach J. T. Higgins consoles Drew Evans after his team lost in a playoff

The threesome of Texas A&M’s Ty Dunlap, UCF’s Greg Eason and Arizona State’s Jon Rahm faced a one-stroke slow-play penalty when they were cited for two bad times in the third round of stroke-play qualifying at the NCAA Men’s Championship. After a long deliberation, it was determined that Dunlap and Eason were the guilty parties, while Rahm was absolved, keeping ASU’s match play hopes alive.

The extra stroke proved costly for Texas A&M, pushing them out of solo sixth and into a four-way tie for eighth. The top eight teams advance to match play, so Texas A&M found themselves in a 4-for-3 playoff with New Mexico, UNLV and Arizona State, where A&M was the lone team to be eliminated, according to GolfChannel.com’s Ryan Lavner.

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