News for Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Fantasy Tip Sheet: Wyndham
Brandt Snedeker is looking to secure a spot on the Ryder Cup squad, and our panel thinks he'll make it interesting with a victory at the Wyndham.
Pieters knocks off Spieth
U.S. Amateur: You wouldn't expect this match-up until much later in the tournament, but Thomas Pieters knocked off Jordan Spieth in the Round of 64 in an epic battle on Wednesday.
After earning stroke-play medalist honors to start the week at the U.S. Amateur, Bobby Wyatt is cruising through the match-play bracket at Cherry Hills.
Cal players excel at U.S. Am
Max Homa and two of his California teammates are excelling at the U.S. Amateur. It's just an extension of this past college season for the Golden Bears.
Pleat family legacy
Philip and James Pleat this week became just the fourth father-son duo to compete in the same U.S. Amateur.
says the 94th PGA went down as a logistical nightmare for fans and anyone traveling the one road in from nearby Charleston, S.C.
The 94th PGA went down as a logistical nightmare for fans and anyone traveling the one road in from nearby Charleston, S.C.
Senior Hanzel keeps up
Some might call Doug Hanzel a dinosaur, but the 55-year-old remains competitive this week in his 10th U.S. Amateur start.
USGA names Austin Ernst, Erynne Lee and Lisa McCloskey to three-woman U.S. team at the Women’s World Amateur Team Championship.
Gary Woodland, Y.E. Yang and Chez Reavie will all fight to get inside the top 125 in the FedEx Cup standings this week at Wyndham.
Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will square off in China this fall in a one-day exhibition at Lake Jinsha International Golf Club on Oct. 29,
Our Adam Schupak took his first spin around Cherry Hills Country Club on Tuesday, and is simply smitten with the layout.
has given a verbal commitment to Loyola University of Maryland.
Matt Oshrine has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for Loyola of Maryland. Oshrine also took unofficial visits to Purdue, Michigan and Columbia, and also considered Rice and Illinois.
NCAA champion Thomas Pieters and former Dartmouth star Peter Williamson advanced to match play at the U.S. Amateur.
U.S. Ryder Cup picks
Our panel of experts weigh in on whom U.S. captain Davis Love III should pick for his remaining four spots on the Ryder Cup team.
U.S. Amateur: The par-5 17th and par-4 18th are anything but easy at Cherry Hills Country Club, but they should be fun to watch.
Junior boys notebook: Aug. 14
Junior boys notes: Since 1993, no one had won three straight AJGA events. Last week, both Matt Gilchrest and Jacob Solomon did it.