News for Sunday, September 8, 2013
Walker Cup: Special Edition, Sunday
The United States romped to a 17-9 victory at the Walker Cup, using stellar singles play to bring the title back to the States. Check out our extensive coverage inside our Sunday special edition!
Crimson Tide contingent, mid-amateurs shine as U.S. reclaims Walker Cup
After the morning foursomes ended in favor of the United States, 10-6, an Alabama duo of Bobby Wyatt and Justin Thomas and a mid-am duo of Todd White and Nathan Smith enabled the Americans to reclaim the Walker Cup.
Campbell's Lisbeth Brooks and Western Carolina's J.T. Poston combined to miss just one green in regulation Sunday at the Golfweek Program Challenge. As a result, they each find themselves atop their respective individual leaderboards.
Nathan Smith, Todd White, Walker Cup, mid-amateurs: With clinching points, White and Smith enjoy mid-am moment
In the wake of American victory at the Walker Cup, Todd White had decided to let someone else decide what his place on this team meant for the mid-amateur.
U.S. finds boost at National Golf Links' par-5 18th
The U.S. team can point to many reasons it won the 44th Walker Cup, but one of those has to be how it played the par-5 18th hole.
Led by individual runner-up Greg Eason's 5-under 67, the Central Florida men's team rallies from 11 shots down on the final day to capture a season-opening victory in the Northern Intercollegiate at Rich Harvest Farms in Illinois.
Button on Max Homa's amateur days? Walker Cup ace
Max Homa’s last tournament round as an amateur was a match-play loss to Kevin Phelan 2 and 1, but it will be memorable as the Cal Bear made an ace on the short par-3 sixth hole.
Co-medalist Ollie Schniederjans leads the way for Georgia Tech and gets plenty of help from his teammates as the Yellow Jackets buzz past in-state rival Georgia for a season-opening victory at the Carpet Capital Collegiate.
How it Happened: U.S. coasts to Walker Cup win
Follow Sunday's Walker Cup rounds right here as the U.S. tries to reclaim amateur golf's top team prize -- we'll keep you posted on the highlights at National Golf Links right here!
Andrew Svoboda wins Chiquita; John Peterson clinches card
Andrew Svoboda won the Chiquita Classic on Sunday in the 2013 Web.com Tour Finals series, while John Peterson secured his PGA Tour card for the 2013-14 season.
Thomas Bjorn beats Craig Lee in playoff for European Masters
Thomas Bjorn made a 12-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole Sunday to beat Craig Lee for the European Masters title.
Notes: Unlikely Walker Cup caddie draw; Jim Holtgrieve's hugs
Blind caddie draw lines up international players, loopers; complete list of player-caddie pairings; U.S. captain Jim Holtgrieve sends hugs all around
Capsules: Sunday morning Walker Cup foursomes
Take a look at recaps of the four Sunday-morning foursomes matches, which the U.S. and GB&I teams split 2-2 in the second day of the Walker Cup.
2020 Tokyo Olympics eye storied Kasumigaseki CC for golf
Tokyo's winning bid for the 2020 Summer Olympics includes the selection of Kasumigaseki Country Club, northwest of the city, as the intended venue if golf is part of the games.