Ewen Ferguson, a 17-year-old from Scotland, ended his country's nine-year drought at the British Boys Amateur Championship with a 10-and-9 thrashing of Germany's Michael Hirmer at Royal Liverpool Golf Club.
An American, Patrick Tallent, and an Englishman, Garth McGimpsey, survived the second-round carnage Thursday at Royal Aberdeen in Scotland, as high scores abounded at the British Seniors Open Amateur Championship. No player shot par along Scotland's northeastern coast.
Americans Brady Exber and George Zahringer share the lead at Royal Aberdeen after one round of the British Seniors Open Amateur Championship, but two-time defending champion Chip Lutz and fellow American Patrick Tallent are only one shot behind.
UNC Greensboro's Taylor Coalson builds on a successful freshman season at UNC Greensboro by cruising to a five-shot victory Sunday at the Cardinal Amateur Championship at Sedgefield Country Club's Dye Course.
Forty-year-old Kevin Marsh separated from the pack with a 4-under 68 Thursday that gave him a four-shot lead halfway through the Southern Amateur.
Just call Evan Russell one of the Green Mountain Boys. The University of Hartford sophomore on Thursday became the first Vermont player to win the New England Amateur in 23 years, and the first to win in his home state.
In Walker Cup summers, there’s a lot more grinding, a lot more tension. Every drive, every putt, every shot could mean the difference between being selected to represent your country and being left out.
Doug Pool defended his title by winning the Senior division of the Golfweek Senior Amateur by a stroke at PGA West, while Ted Smith won the Super Senior division and Robert Wernick won the Legends.
18-year-old Brian Harman justified his selection by being the only player to charge through the Walker Cup without a loss.
Fisher, Saltman and Davies might not have been familiar names to the U.S. Walker Cup before the competition, but they undoubtedly were after posting seven points for Great Britain & Ireland.
A wild afternoon at Chicago Golf Club finally ended with a 121⁄2-111⁄2 U.S. victory over Great Britain & Ireland, that had won the last three Walker Cups and four of the last five.
Though the U.S. holds a commanding 31-7-1 record in the biennial competition, Great Britain & Ireland has won three consecutive Walker Cup Matches and four of the past five.
Not having a mid-amateur (age 25 or older) on this year’s U.S. Walker Cup team for the first time in history has drawn its share of reaction from players on both sides of that age-level bar.
Winged Foot Golf Club will unveil numerous renovations next week when it plays host to the U.S. Amateur.
The U.S. Golf Association announced Oct. 2 that it has invited 23 top amateurs to participate in a three-day practice session for the 2003 Walker Cup match.
If Ricky Barnes had any doubts about his talent as a golfer before, they can be dismissed.