Tag Archives: Bill Mattingly

‘He’s not a farmer. He’s a golf pro’

‘He’s not a farmer. He’s a golf pro’

Recently, Bill Mattingly has undergone a series of life changes. First, stepping down from the women’s golf position, then selling the 22-acre farm that he and his family owned for 30 years. With the Butler men’s team in second place, how is Bill Mattingly, family man, leading them?

Women’s golf: Team competes in the MAAC

Since beginning its inaugural and final season with the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference, the eight-member Butler women’s golf squad has proven capable of holding its own. Coming off a sweep at the Bulldog Florida Invitational in Jacksonville last week, senior Julia Porter said she is thoroughly impressed with what she’s seen this year. “The team

Freshman makes impact quickly

Butler freshman golfer Andrew Eiler picked up the sport of golf at a young age. Based on his first semester of collegiate golf, the Bulldogs should consider themselves lucky he did. “Andrew is the hardest worker in the world,” junior teammate Matt Vitale said. “He meshed well with this team.” Eiler walked on to the

Athletes make best of long trips

Butler athletic team members with spring seasons are familiar with hitting the road for long trips to warmer locales. The number of miles racked up by some squads may be surprising though. Seven of Butler’s athletic teams have made or will make at least two trips more than 600 miles from Butler during the 2011-12

Golf: With high expectations, teams prepare for spring season

It is that time of the year again. No, not the wildly popular basketball spectacle that is March Madness. Rather, now is the return of a sport after a long hiatus—golf. The golf season is split into two separate sections—one for the fall semester and one for the spring. But in between those seasons is

Wegeng not satisfied with record

Nearly anyone involved in a team sport at the collegiate level will likely say that individual glory pales in comparison to how the team does in a game, match or invitational. It turns out that Butler junior golfer Andrew Wegeng is no different. “I didn’t even think about it at the time,” Wegeng said of

Women’s golf: Bulldogs take sixth in Indy

The Butler women’s golf team bounced back from a tough first day to take sixth in The Preview at the Hawthorns Golf and Country Club on Tuesday. Senior Michele Nash carried the team, finishing tied for fifth place out of nearly 100 players after shooting a two-over-par 74 in the first round. Her two-day score

Golf: Women win; men place second

The only thing more ideal than Tuesday’s weather was Butler’s golf game. Senior Michelle Nash captured medalist honors while leading the Butler women to a team championship in the Butler Fall Golf Invitational. The win marked the squad’s third tournament victory in as many tries. The Bulldogs entered the final day of competition with a

Women’s golf grabs Butler Invite title

By Colin Likas and Matt Rhinesmith Junior Michele Nash finished her first day of play in the Butler Spring Invitational with a four stroke advantage on her nearest competitor. By the end of the tournament, Nash had captured her second individual victory of the season, winning by 12 strokes and leading the Bulldogs to a

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