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Recruiting case studies

Though the trend is for many top junior players to bypass official visits and commit to colleges before their senior year of high school, here’s a look at two players who took several official (and unofficial) visits and say the process helped immensely in making their decisions.

Sawgrass is Spieth-less this week

Jordan Spieth is conspicuously absent from the Junior Players Championship this week.

Johnson dominates competition

Here’s a stat from the department of ridiculousness:

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Focused Song powers into Am finals

It’s easy to draw parallels between Jennifer Song’s decision to watch the hyper-active, hyper-violent action flick “Shooter” Friday night and the fact that she cruised into the finals of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Saturday afternoon.

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A championship for the ages?

History has been tracking Alexis Thompson for some time now, and yet again, the 14-year-old finds herself in a position to make it at the U.S. Women’s Amateur.

Song, Salas face off at AM

The day’s most compelling story fell short in the drama department.

Tanco suffers blow at Am

It’s an exhausted old adage, but nothing really describes match play better than “expect the unexpected.”

Keating has fun in Orlando

Stacey Keating had a good week in Orlando recently.

Two marathons at Women's Am

Major props to Mallory Fraiche.

Teens stealing show at Women’s Am

The chasm that once separated junior golfers from elite amateurs is rapidly narrowing.

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