Rebel Golf Update: 2018-19 Tournament 1 PREVIEW ~ Olympia Fields/Fighting Illini Invite

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Hello Rebel Golf Family, A new season has arrived. Tomorrow (Friday September 14th, 2018) your Rebs will be teeing off the 2018-19 season at Olympia Fields Country Club to compete for the OFCC/Fighting Illini Invitational alongside some of the best teams in the nation. The competition is a 4 low scores from 5 players format with one round… Read more »

Ban, Hall Qualify for U.S. Amateur Match Play Rounds

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The Rebels are at it again on a national stage. Shintaro Ban, a 2018 graduate, and rising senior Harry Hall have qualified for the match play portion of the prestigious U.S. Amateur being played at Pebble Beach. Ban was 2-under and finished tied for 7th while Hall was 3-over and finished tied for 46th. Check… Read more »

All American “Shinny Boy” Plays Shinnecock in U.S. Open

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If the name fits … that is the case this week for recent UNLV graduate and All-American Shintaro “Shinny Boy” Ban, who is playing in the U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills in New York. Ban made a dramatic final-hole eagle in sectional qualifying in San Francisco to make the field and is relishing the moment…. Read more »

Shintaro Ban Named 1st Team PING All-American

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A stunningly great senior season culminated with a 1st team PING All-American honor for Shintaro Ban. He joined John Oda as the second Rebel in two years to earn the award. The recognition was announced by the Golf Coaches Association of America. The Rebels have now had a player earn All-America recognition in 27 of the… Read more »

Ban, Kim Finish Like Rebels at NCAA Golf Championships

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Super Rebel Shintaro Ban and up and comping sophomore (now rising junior) Justin Kim each put together solid final rounds in the fourth round of the NCAA Golf Championships at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma, and improved their standing, each finishing in a tie for 21st at 2-over 290 when all was said… Read more »

Ban, Kim Advance in NCAA Finals Individual Competition

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Senior Shintaro Ban, one of the best players in the UNLV history, and Justin Kim, an up and coming sophomore, each made the individual cut and will play the fourth round of the NCAA Golf Championships. However, the Rebels as a team ended the year with a 19th-place finish and will miss the match play… Read more »

NCAA Finals: Rebels Rally in Second Round

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It’s a mantra that can’t be said enough: Finish Like a Rebel. The saying is usually reserved for the final three holes of a round and the final day of a tournament, but the Rebels lived up to it and got started in the process during an important second round at the NCAA Golf Championships… Read more »

NCAA Finals: Ban Continues Brilliant Season with First-Round 67

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Shintaro Ban has pretty much played spectacular golf all year, adding up to four wins, the Mountain West Player of the Year award, a spot on the United States Palmer Cup team and inclusion as a nominee for pretty much all of college golf’s top awards. Ban continued his phenomenal senior season with an opening… Read more »

Ban Named Finalist for Jack Nicklaus Award

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Shintaro Ban has recorded one of the best senior years in Rebel golf history and is now a finalist for the prestigious Jack Nicklaus Award. He was also a semifinalist for the Ben Hogan award and also was named Mountain West Golfer of the Year. The Jack Nicklaus National Player of the Year Award winner… Read more »