News for Tuesday, August 4, 2009
It looked like Kevin Tway might be in for a long day as he began his opening round Tuesday in the 107th Western Amateur Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club.
Tom Gillis’ third-place finish at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Invitational capped off an impressive stretch of golf from the 41-year-old, who epitomizes the term “journeyman.”
For about 25 years before the mid-1990s, Guido Ianni of nearby Canton would sell MacGregor Tourney persimmon drivers, vintage early 1950s, to numerous PGA Tour players, both on the range the week of the Firestone tournament and at other Tour events from his car.
There were several highlights from U.S. Amateur qualifying.
A little money on the line sometimes does more than a good lesson or productive warm-up session.
Talk about a blast from the past.
One of the most impressive – but somewhat unknown in the U.S. – players at last year's Women's Am was Australian Stephanie Na.
It's worth mentioning the damage that Old Warson is doing to this year's field.
Jennifer Song isn't too worried about an uncooperative driver.
It's tough to tell where the Women's Am cut will fall.
says Kentucky's Ben Fuqua has been cleared for an additional year of eligibility.