October 14, 2012 by Ty Roder ·
Smiley, a senior at TJ, enjoys playing golf and swimming along with spending time with his family.
September 22, 2012 by Sadye Hazan ·
September 1, 2011 by Matthew Fabian ·
Spartan Golfers do well in early season tournament.
October 4, 2010 by Anthony Jones ·
TJ golf is looking to send Kyle Freeland and standout seniors to state tournament.
September 23, 2010 by Anthony Jones ·
Coach Fornstrom Tees-off With Another Year of TJ Golf.
October 13, 2009 by Michael Kutz ·
Dedicated players, a short season and a state qualifier.
October 1, 2009 by Michael Kutz ·
After a long season, one Spartan makes it to the state golf tournament.
September 15, 2009 by Michael Kutz ·
TJ’s golf guys have played well, and are shooting for city.
October 4, 2008 by Scott Bruskin ·
September 19, 2007 by Matthew Mankoff ·
The regional golf tournament Tuesday afternoon at Deer Creek Golf Course would be the last tournament of the season for the Thomas Jefferson golfers unless they were able to qualify for state. In order to qualify for the state tournament, a golfer must finish in the top four at regionals, which is no easy task. The task became even harder for the Spartans, as it didn’t take them long to realize how difficult the Deer Creek course was. The course, covered with water and impenetrable rough, caused Spartan players headaches all day and resulted in 34 lost balls. These costly mistakes left all of the TJ golfers with numerous penalty strokes and hindered the Spartans chances at qualifying for state.
The Spartans best chance for a state qualifier came in junior Andrew Knoll who played consistently throughout the day and finished with a round of 91. Knoll’s effort was about six shots off the pace of the final state qualifier, whose qualifying round in the mid-80′s demontrated the toughness of the Deer Creek course. The leader of the Spartan team coming into today’s tournament was senior Tyler Thornton, who had averaged a score of 79 throughout the season. Read more