Illinois' Small named GCSAA Coach of the Year
Illinois men's golf head coach Mike Small talks about being named 2015 GCSAA Coach of the Year. Watch Morning Drive on Golf Channel.
Small's Illinois squad has eyes on first NCAA Men's team title
Steve Burkowski takes a closer look at Mike Small's University of Illinois squad as they try to capture their first team NCAA Men's Golf National Championship title. Watch the 2015 NCAA National Golf Championships on Golf Channel.
Coach Small says Illini need better start in semis
Coach Mike Small looks for Illinois to get off to a better start in Tuesday afternoon semifinal match play at the 2015 NCAA Men's Golf National Championships.
Coaches talk strategy before men's semifinals
Illinois' Mike Small and USC's Chris Zambri talk strategy before the Tuesday afternoon match play semifinals at the 2015 NCAA Men's Golf National Championships.
Illinois' Small named GCAA Coach of the Year
Illinois’ Mike Small on Monday was named the Coach of the Year by the Golf Coaches Association of America.
NCAA men's: Illinois coach Mike Small
Damon Hack speaks with Illinois men's golf coach Mike Small.long way, Damon. I tell you what our, our presence on the PGA TOUR has helped a lot. Our young guys have gotten out there trying to follow in the footsteps of Steve Stricker and D.A. Points, and, and you know, Luke, Luke Guthrie, Scott Langley have done great and Thomas Pieters. For when Europe has
Illinois men's coach talks Big Ten Championship
University of Illinois Men's Golf Coach, Mike Small, joins the telecast to talk about his teams success this season and their experience at the Big Ten Championship.with two wins and you play, you were fully exempt on the PGA tour in 1998. Is that, that has to be sort of incentivized when the players come in and sort of tap into that
North stars: Illinois' success is win for cold-weather schools
Steve Burkowski reports on the Illinois golf program and head coach Mike Small.Mike Small since his return to the Fighting Illini. Small and teammate Steve Stricker led Illinois's Big Ten Championship team in 1988. The program's first conference title since 1941. It was 47 years and we finally
Illi-noise: Fighting Ilini making run for National title
Mike Small looks to lead his alma matter and to their first National Championship after an upset to Alabama last year.stretch it has been for Mike Smalls, since his return to the Fighting Illini . Small and teammate Steve Stricker lead Illinoi's Big Ten Championship team in 1988. The program's first conference title since 1941. It's 47 years and we finally won
No Small task: Illinois heading back to match play
Illinois Head Coach Mike Small speaks with Scott Rude about his team's return to match play at the NCAA Championship.a team. We've, we've it pretty good all year. And you know, Brian Campbell shoots 63 on you, for your, that takes care of a lot of problems. And we always talk about the one person. Who's it going to be that's gonna shoot the low score. And today it was Brian. Yesterday it was Thomas Detry. So, that always helps us. Some guy can take it upon his shoulders. You're never out of it. And then the rest of the guys finished strong and, you know, we got some help. But that's what, that's what golf is and golf more times than not people struggle down the stretch than guys just winning it. So, we played solid. Golf last three or four holes and turned out okay. Brian Campbell 63 not a surprise, won regional by four shots. Big time player of the year. Mike thanks for the time. And they are the giant killer if you remember last year, they took down Cal in the semi finals . Can they do it again against Stanford? Kelly.
College: Conference champs, elite players
This week on College Central, Steve Burkowski and Ryan Lavner recap the conference championships as well as Ollie Schniederjans' outstanding performance at the ACC Championship. They feature Patrick Rodgers, who was recently named the Pac-12's men's Golfer of the Year, and catch a glimpse of Kent State's trick shot talent.have three teams, three players, excuse me, from last year's championship team. Brian Campbell , Thomas Detry, Charlie Danielson, all those guys are back for more. And I think they have a little bit of chip on
Illini coach may withdraw from U.S. Open qualifier
With Illinois' unexpected appearance in the NCAA men's Championship on Sunday, coach Mike Small will have to decide whether he wants to deal with more stress and play in the U.S. Open sectional qualifier on Monday in St. Louis.
Audio Morning Drive - Mike Small Interview
3-Time PGA Professional National Champion and University of Illinois Men's Head Golf Coach Mike Small joins 'Morning Drive' to talk about the upcoming PGA Professional National Championship and touches on his friendship with former college teammate Steve Stricker.obviously when you were playing collegiately at Illinois, you were there with Steve Stricker . You're still very close. You were in each other's weddings. Just recently won the Memorial. Did he get sideways at all in college because he is just right down in the middle of the fairway in life as there is? -Steve is the greatest. I mean, if you're not a friend of Steve Stricker , you have no friends in the world. I mean, this guy, he gets along with everybody, but-- and he hits straight. IThat's nice and all, but, come on, be fair. I need a Steve Stricker story from one of his boys. You know how it goes. Give us something about Steve Stricker that is gonna make us go, "Huh?" -Well, you know what, I'm trying to find something. I'm trying to reach back in