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Men's golf ends 21-year Big Ten drought with title

The Illinois men's golf team won the 2009 Big Ten Championship on

Sunday, May 3. The Illini finished at +13, 13 strokes ahead of

second place Minnesota.

Division of Intercollegiate Athletics The Illinois men's golf team

secured its first Big Ten title since 1988 on Sunday as it won the

Big Ten Championships.

The Illini climbed the scoreboard in each round and secured a

13-stroke victory over runner-up Minnesota in the final 18 holes.

"We've been close a number of years. It feels great to go on top,"

head coach Mike Small said. "They succeeded. They played well for

the whole university. It was a whole team effort."

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