There is no denying that match play has created buzz at the men's NCAA Championships during the past five years, so why haven't more conference championships adopted the style of play? Our Lance Ringler says they should.
Defending champion Ben Schlottman of Forsyth Country Day School fired a 7-under 65 Friday at the Palmetto High School Championship, breaking Rickie Fowler's tournament record, while Edison High took the first-round team lead.
The Bruins finished in the top 2 in all three events during the fall season, and closed the first half of their schedule with a win at the Gifford Collegiate at CordeValle. UCLA earned runner-up finishes at the NCAA Preview and The U.S. Collegiate.