News for Thursday, August 15, 2013
The stage is set at the U.S. Amateur, with a decidedly international flavor as the quarterfinalists take to The Country Club on Friday. We take a closer look at the match-ups, including who will be moving onto Saturday's semifinals.
A look at the Round of 32 and Round of 16 results, as well as the schedule for Friday's quarterfinal matches at the U.S. Amateur.
Australians Brady Watt, Oliver Goss shine at U.S. Amateur
Golf Australia has a headquarters in the United States. Its success showed Thursday at the U.S. Amateur as Oliver Goss, Nathan Holman and Brady Watt played in the round of 16, with two advancing.
Fitzpatrick continues outstanding summer at U.S. Amateur
With an infectious attitude and dominating play all over the world, Matthew Fitzpatrick is quickly winning over fans in the U.S., only weeks before he is set to enroll at Northwestern University.
The Wyndham Championship marks the final opportunity for players to play their way into the FedEx Cup playoffs, which begin next week at the Barclays.
Ross Fisher and Chris Stroud took different routes to opening-round 6-under 64s on Thursday at the Wyndham Championship. Yet both players find themselves tied for the first-round lead at Sedgefield Country Club. Here are 5 Things you need to know.
Take a look at Friday's foursomes matches at the Solheim Cup at the Colorado Golf Club.
How it Happened: Fisher, Stroud lead Wyndham; Garcia chases
Ross Fisher and Chris Stroud lead the Wyndham Championship, but defending champion Sergio Garcia and young upstarts Patrick Reed and Jordan Spieth are among several just a shot back. Recap the first-round action here.
Charley Hull addressed the media at the Solheim Cup with such wide eyes and upright posture that she served as a refreshing reminder not only of youth, but also a blissful mix of inexperience and naivete.
One is comfortable in jeans and flip flops, the other in dresses and high heels. But Stacy Lewis and Paula Creamer have a common bond: the will to win. And they'll attempt to bring the Solheim Cup back to the U.S.
It took 20 holes, but Scottie Scheffler advanced to the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur with a simple par to eliminate Cal's Brandon Hagy on Thursday at The Country Club.
Stacy Lewis offered her Twitter following a first look at the team's outfits for Friday's action at the Solheim Cup.
Lucas Glover is playing in the Wyndham Championship this week on a broken toe in his right foot, which he injured Wednesday morning.
Women's college golf preview, South Carolina: A look at No. 20 South Carolina before fall women's college golf season
We are counting down the top 30 women's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 20 South Carolina.
Men's college golf preview, Arizona State: A look at No. 20 Arizona State before fall men's college golf season.
We are counting down the top 30 men's teams heading into the fall college season. Today's story: No. 20 Arizona State.
Jarrod Lyle is full of perspective after his battle with acute myeloid leukemia -- which took two rounds of chemo to send into remission -- and will return to golf looking to pick up where he left off.