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Augusta University surpasses $1 million fundraising goal

The 2017 IGIVE fundraiser for Augusta University exceeded its $1 million goal for the third consecutive year. With the help of alumni, faculty, staff, donors, and community partners, the campaign raised $1,072,768 according to an announcement made by university officials during the Augusta U Brew-N...

Augusta hosts Jaguar XC Invitational Sept. 9

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s cross country teams host the ninth annual Jaguar Cross Country Invitational on Saturday, Sept. 9. Augusta will race a men’s 8K and women’s 5K for the second year in a row at the Jackson Cross Country Course and Trails...

Snoop Dogg’s visit makes BBC

Remember when Snoop Dogg played Forest Hills? So did the BBC.
Not only did the BBC include Snoop Dogg in its list of unlikely pop stars who play golf, it used video from Augusta University to prove it.
BBC: Rock your caddy: 10 pop stars you didn’t know played golf
July 20, 2017

Haigwood wins Georgia Women’s Open

Augusta University women’s golf senior Jessica Haigwood carded a final round of 3-under par 69 for a championship total of 3-under par 141 to win the Georgia Women’s Open on Tuesday at PineTree Country Club in Kennesaw, Ga.  “Winning this tournament feels so good,” Haigwood said. “With just a...

Millette Green named head women’s basketball coach

Augusta University Director of Athletics Clint Bryant introduced Millette Green as the next head coach of the Jaguar women’s basketball program at a press conference on Wednesday, July 5. Green becomes the ninth head coach in the 43-year history of the program and was introduced at Christenberry...

Haigwood qualifies for U.S. Amateur Championship

ROSWELL, Ga. – Augusta University women’s golf four-year starter, Jessica Haigwood, qualified for the 117th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, which will be contested Aug. 7-13 at San Diego Country Club in Chula Vista, Calif. Haigwood shot a 69 (-3) to win the 2017 U.S. Women’s...

Oliveira ranked No. 2 in Southeast Region by ITA

TEMPE, Ariz. – The Intercollegiate Tennis Association released its final Division II men’s tennis regional rankings of the 2017 season and Augusta University sophomore Patrick Oliveira is ranked No. 2 in the NCAA Southeast Region. From Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oliveira was ranked as high as No...

Snoop Dogg plays Forest Hills

So, in case you missed it, Snoop Dogg stopped by the Forest Hills Campus to play some golf last week. Yeah, that Snoop Dogg. In town for a concert on the eve of the Masters, the venerable rapper received pointers from golf ambassador Seema Sadekar, spent time with President Brooks Keel and Athletic...

2017 Distinguished Alumni, Jag20 award winners announced

Augusta University has announced the recipients for the institution’s 2017 Distinguished Alumni and Jag20 awards. The winners will be formally recognized during the university’s Alumni Weekend, April 28- April 30. The following distinguished alumni will be presented awards during the festivities:...

Jags Host 39th 3M Augusta Invitational At Forest Hills Golf Club

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s golf team hosts the 39th-annual 3M Augusta Invitational April 1-2 at Forest Hills Golf Club for one of Division I golf’s top events. AUGUSTAINVITATIONAL.com  TOURNAMENT FLYER The two-day event on the par-72 course begins on Saturday, April 1...

Augusta Golf Camp for kids set for June 5-8

AUGUSTA, Ga. – The Augusta University men’s and women’s golf programs have announced plans to host the 2017 Augusta Golf Camp June 5-8 at the J. Fleming Norvell Golf House, adjacent to Christenberry Fieldhouse off of Wrightsboro Road. Hosted By: Jack O’Keefe (men’s golf head...

Lady Jags bring home university’s first national cheer title

The Augusta University Competition Cheerleaders brought home a victory at the 2017 CANAM Collegiate Cheer National Championship. The competition, which began on March 17 in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, was the competition cheer team’s first appearance at CANAM—named in honor of the annual Canadian...

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