It’s been quite a week for Patrick Rodgers. First, he announced that he would forgo his senior season at Stanford and turn pro after the NCAA Championships. Now, he leads the prestigious Southern Highlands Collegiate Masters.
Greg Eason and Linnea Strom made the most significant jumps of the week in the latest World Amateur Golf Ranking, Eason winning the John Hayt Collegiate Invitational and Strom winning the Spanish Ladies Amateur.
Tiger Woods celebrates his birdie putt on the 18th hole in the fourth round of the 108th U.S. Open. Woods finished tied for the lead with Rocco Mediate, forcing a playoff which took place on Monday, June 16.
World-No.1 Tiger Woods drops to his knees after missing a birdie putt on a sudden death hole following an 18-hole playoff round at the 108th US Open championship against compatriot Rocco Mediate at Torrey Pines.
Golfers Tiger Woods, left, and Rocco Mediate stand at the awards table after Woods won 108th U.S. Open at Torrey Pines. Woods out-dueled Mediate on the first sudden-death hole to win the U.S. Open after the two were tied at the end of an 18-hole playoff.