Current National Ranking:
(7/26/18) MAC has four golfers earn Academic All-American honors. The winners of the Golf Coaches Association of America Academic National Champions have been announced. South Mountain was named the NJCAA D-II Champions. It appears that among all NJCAA D-I and D-II teams Mineral Area College placed second academically.
First team Academic All Americans:
Second team Academic All Americans:
(5/14/18) Mike Mapes Hired as Mineral Area College’s New Men’s Golf Coach. Mike Mapes has been hired as the new men’s golf coach at Mineral Area College. Mike takes over the program following the resignation of Don Huff. Coach Huff resigned from his position as head men’s golf coach after leading the program for five years. Mike Mapes is a retired teacher, coach, and administrator from the Potosi School District. While at Potosi, Mapes coached football for three years, boys’ basketball for 16 years, golf for 21 years, and served as the district’s high school athletic director for 13 years. Mike also spent four years as an assistant principal at Potosi High School. Some of Mapes’ career accomplishments in athletics include being named MSHSAA Athletic Director of the Year and KTJJ Coach of the Year twice. Four of Mapes’ former student-athletes were also named KTJJ Golfers of the Year. Coach Mapes currently resides in Farmington, Missouri.
(5/7/18) Cardinals conclude season in district tournament.
The Mineral Area College golf team wrapped up the NJCAA District I Tournament at Dalhousie Golf Club on Monday, April 30th. The Cardinals finished the tournament in 6th place with a team score of 993. Individual scores:
Kobe Franklin – 80, 80, 81 – 241- T14th overall, 4th in Region XVI
Tyler Andrews – 78, 85, 83 – 246
Zane West-Derby – 87, 84, 81 – 252
Brandon Wagner – 82, 87, 85 – 254
Zach Kubinski – 89, 89, 89 - 267
(4/30/18) Men playing in district tournament. The Mineral Area College golf team will wrap up their participation in the NJCAA District I Tournament at Dalhousie Golf Club on Monday, April 30th. The top two teams in the district and the top five individuals not on one of the top two teams will advance to the NJCAA DII Men’s Golf National Tournament in Foley, AL scheduled for May 21st-24th.
(4/26/18) MAC finishes in 7th place at Rend Lake. The Mineral Area College golf team traveled to Ina, IL to participate in the Rend Lake Golf Tournament on Sunday, April 15th and Monday, April 16th. MAC finished in 7th place at the tournament, with a two-day team score of 637.
Tyler Andrews – 74, 73 – 147 – 1st Place
Kobe Franklin – 81, 80 – 161
Zane West-Derby – 83, 81 - 164
Brandon Wagner – 80, 85 – 165
Ricardo Devoto – 84, 89 – 173
MJ Heidger – 84-86 – 170
Marcos Devoto – 87, 88 – 175
Zach Kubinski – 78, 97 – 175
Jordan McAfee – 89, 87 - 176
The Mineral Area College golf team will travel to Alton, IL to participate in the Lewis and Clark Invitational on Tuesday, April 24th. The tournament will be played at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course. On Sunday, April 29th and Monday, April 30th, MAC will travel to Cape Girardeau, MO to participate in the District I Golf Tournament. The tournament will be played at Dalhousie Golf Club. The top two team scores and the top five individuals not on one of the two teams will qualify for the NJCAA National Golf Tournament in Foley, AL.
(4/17/18) Rend Lake Tournament first round scores.
Rend Lake Tourney first round scores:
MAC: 7th Place
318 319 637
Tyler Andrews 74 73 147 First Place
Brandon Wagner 80 85 165
Kobe Franklin 81 80 161
Zane West-Derby 83 81
Ricardo Devoto 84 89 173
Jordan McAfee 89 87 176
Zach Kubinski 78 97 175
Marcos Devoto 87 88 175
MJ Heidger 84 86 170
(4/5/18) Golf postponed. The MAC golf team's tournament scheduled for Saturday, April 7th in Alton, IL has been postponed until Tuesday, April 24th.
(4/2/18) Cardinals host Winter Warm-Up. The Mineral Area College golf team hosted their annual Winter Warmup Tournament on Monday, March 26th. The tournament was originally scheduled to be played on Monday, March 26th and Tuesday, March 27th, but because of weather conditions, the tournament was changed to only one day. MAC took 2nd in the tournament with a team score of 315. Team scores:
North Central Missouri College – 314
Mineral Area College – 315
Lewis and Clark CC – 322
Crowley Ridge College – WD
Kobe Franklin – 76 (tie fore 1st)
Zane West-Derby – 77 (tie for 3rd)
Tyler Andrews – 79
Brandon Wagner - 83
The Mineral Area College golf team will travel to Alton, IL to participate in the Lewis and Clark CC Spring Invite on Saturday, April 7th. The tournament will be played at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course.
(3/18/18) Cardinals kick off season in Alabama. The Mineral Area College golf team opened their 2018 season last week. The Cardinals participated in the Ron Marshall Spring Fling at Goose Pond Colony in Scottsboro, AL. The tournament ran from Thursday, March 15th – Saturday, March 17th. MAC tied for 12th in the tournament with a total score of 941. The Cardinals’ score of 941 is a 19 stroke improvement from last year’s score at the Ron Marshall Spring Fling. Individual scores:
Brandon Wagner – 76, 74, 75 – 225 (Tie for 18th overall)
Tyler Andrews – 77, 79, 78 – 234
Kobe Franklin – 84, 77, 78 – 239
Zane West-Derby – 83, 81, 84 – 248
Zach Kubinski – 85, 85, 83 – 253
Ricardo Devoto – 85, 90, 79 – 254
Marcos Devoto – 87, 85, 87 – 259
Jordan McAfee – 89, 87, 86 – 259
MJ Heidger – 95, 87, 90 - 272
(10/7/17) MAC wraps up fall season. The Mineral Area College men’s golf team wrapped up their fall by traveling to Foley, AL to participate in the NJCAA DII National Preview on Monday, October 30th and Tuesday, October 31st. The Cardinals finished the tournament in 8th place with a team score of 968. Individual scores (3 round totals):
Brandon Wagner – 233
Tyler Andrews – 246
Kobe Franklin – 247
Marcos Devoto - 249
Ricardo Devoto - 249
(10/30/17) Cardinals playing in Foley, Alabama. The Mineral Area College men’s golf team began a tournament in Foley, AL on Saturday, October 28th. The tournament will run through Wednesday, November 1st and be played at Glenlakes Golf Course. Live scores for the match can be found at http://www.golfstat.com/home.html under NJCAA DII National Preview.
(10/17/17) Mineral Area wins MAC Fall Fling. The Cardinals finished 1st in the five team tournament. Here are the results:
1st - Mineral Area College - Red - 299
2nd - North Central - 319
3rd - Lewis and Clark - 322
4th - Mineral Area College Black - 329
5th - Crowley Ridge - 330
Brandon Wagner - 1st place - 71
Ricardo Devoto - 2nd place - 73
Marcos Devoto - 3rd place - 74
Kobe Franklin - 77
Tyler Andrews - 78
Zane West-Derby 79
Zach Kubinski - 82
MJ Heidger - 84
Jordan McAfee - 89
(10/9/17) MAC travels to Henderson State, Arkansas for tournament. The MAC golf team participated in a tournament hosted by Henderson State University in Hot Springs, AR last week. The tournament began on Sunday, October 1st and ran through Tuesday, October 3rd at Hot Springs Country Club. The Cardinals finished 11th overall in the tournament.
Brandon Wagner – 76,80,75
Ricardo Devoto – 83,80,84
Marcos Devoto – 86,86,82
Zach Kubinski – 92,86,78
Tyler Andrews – 89,83,86
(10/3/17) Cardinals playing in Henderson State Tournament. The MAC golf team is currently participating in a tournament hosted by Henderson State University in Hot Springs, AR. The tournament began on Sunday, October 1st and runs through Tuesday, October 3rd. The tournament is being played at Hot Springs Country Club.
(9/20/17) MAC continues fall schedule. The Mineral Area College golf team participated in a tournament hosted by Missouri S&T at Oak Meadow Country Club in Rolla, MO on Sunday, September 17th. The Cardinals finished the tournament in third place with a combined score of 312. Individual scores:
Brandon Wagner – 73(T6)
Zach Kubinski – 77
Tyler Andrews – 79
Ricardo Devoto – 79
Zane West-Derby – 81
M.J. Heidger - 81
Marcos Devoto – 82
Jordan McAfee – 85
(9/11/17) Wagner shoots 76 to lead Cards to 2nd place victory. The Mineral Area College golf team participated in the Lewis and Clark Fall Tournament on Saturday, September 9th. The Cardinals finished the tournament in second place out of three team. Brandon Wagner won the tournament and Tyler Andrews finished 3rd overall.
Brandon Wagner – 76
Tyler Andrews – 79
Marcos Devoto – 84
Zane West-Derby – 85
Kobe Franklin – 87
Zach Kubinski – 88
Ricardo Devoto – 88
The Mineral Area College golf team will participate in a tournament in Rolla, MO on Sunday, September 17th. The tournament will be 18 holes and held at Sunset Country Club.
(9/6/17) MAC kicks off fall season. The Mineral Area College golf team participated in the Rend Lake College Fall Tournament on Thursday, August 31st and Friday, September 1st. The Cardinals finished the tournament in fourth place out of seven teams. 36 hole individual scores:
Zach Kubinski – 150
Zane West-Derby – 152
Ricardo Devoto – 153
Tyler Andrews – 153
Brandon Wagner – 154
Marcos Devoto – 159
Kobe Franklin – 165
Jordan McAfee – 167
MJ Heidger 172
Jared Rottmann – 175
The Mineral Area College golf team will be back in action on Saturday, September 9th as they travel to Godfrey, IL to participate in a tournament hosted by Lewis and Clark CC.
(7/20/17) MAC golf team named Academic National Champions. Congratulations to Coach Don Huff and the entire MAC golf team on being named Golf Coaches Association of America NJCAA DII Academic National Champions!
The golf team finished the year with a 3.52 GPA.
GCAA Academic Awards