The director of the Jones Cup says the international field is the amateur tournament's best yet, headlined in 2014 by several Walker Cup and NCAA championship winners as well as top mid-ams and juniors.
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.
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.