Awards and Photographs line the walls of the University of Texas Golf Club, highlighting the Longhorns’ successes on the fairways. The impressive display tells the story of a program that, over the years, produced numerous conference titles and All-American players who excelled at the college and professional levels.Yet despite all the hardware and accolades, the national championship trophies are scarce or nonexistent. The Texas men’s golf team won their last title 40 years ago, in 1972 when Ben Crenshaw and Tom Kite shared individual medalist honors. The Longhorns produced their last individual champion — Justin Leonard — in 1994.
The women’s team has yet to find their way to the top of the NCAA heap at season’s end, even with the likes of two-time LPGA major championship winner... This article is available to subscribers. Please Login or Subscribe to continue reading.