News for Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Wyatt wins medalist
Alabama's Bobby Wyatt tied a U.S. Amateur record by going 9 under to secure medalist honor and the top seed heading into Wednesday's match-play portion at Cherry Hills Country Club.
U.S. Amateur notebook
U.S. Amateur notes: Justin Thomas looked to be on his way home early, but an incredible rally kept the Alabama star around for match play.
Schupak on U.S. Amateur
Jack Nicklaus nearly won the U.S. Open at Cherry Hills in 1960 in shocking fashion, but likely was more nervous watching his son Gary fail to qualify for match play on Tuesday at the U.S. Amateur.
In the first of our breakdown of the country's 30 best men's college golf squads, we begin with the Gamecocks of South Carolina:
In the first of our breakdown of the country's 30 best women's college golf squads, we begin with the Wolfpack of N.C. State.
Pan leads U.S. Amateur
Washington's Cheng-Tsung Pan grabs clubhouse lead at U.S. Amateur after the morning wave, with Jordan Spieth and Zac Blair not far behind.
Toy Box notes
PGA Championship winner Rory McIlroy became the first PGA Tour player to win using Titleist’s new 913 driver.
Balicki on Nick Gilliam
Nick Gilliam didn't make the cut at the 2012 U.S. Amateur, but he'll be sticking around for the rest of the week representing his "day job" as a promotions manager for FootJoy.
says major shaft manufacturers are building phenomenal shafts. Gone are the days when building a golf shaft was a fickle, inconsistent process.
Major shaft manufacturers are building phenomenal shafts. Gone are the days when building a golf shaft was a fickle, inconsistent process.
The week ahead in the world of golf . . .
Aug. 17, 2012
Inside the Aug. 17, 2012 issue of Golfweek
PGA Tour notebook
PGA Tour notebook: Graeme McDowell might have won the 2010 U.S. Open, but his 2012 performance in majors was the best of his career.
The best that Great Britain and Ireland have to offer.