News for Thursday, August 16, 2012


News 2012 August 16


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Aussie Goss youngest still standing at U.S. Amateur

Australian Oliver Goss, 18, enjoys a memorable day at the U.S. Amateur and advances to the quarterfinals with 2-and-1 victory over Bobby Leopold.

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U.S. Amateur: Thomas beats Tide teammate Wyatt

Thomas beats Wyatt

Alabama’s Justin Thomas beat teammate Bobby Wyatt in the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur.

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Pettersson (62) leads at Wyndham

If any member’s bounces went Carl Pettersson’s way Thursday at Sedgefield Country Club, well, there’s a good reason for that.

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Gouveia efficient in advancing at U.S. Amateur

Meet Ricardo Gouveia

Portugal's Ricardo Gouveia has been efficient in his trip to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals, requiring only 45 total holes to win three matches.

USGA names 8-player team for USA-China match

The U.S. Golf Association has announced the team of four boys and four girls that will represent the United States in the upcoming USA-China Youth Golf Match, an event designed to promote cultural friendship through golf.

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Tide's Wyatt, Thomas to face off at U.S. Amateur

Bobby Wyatt and Justin Thomas have played together in plenty of friendly matches at Alabama, but the two stars will face off in the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur.

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Choi knocks off Pieters in Round of 32 at U.S. Am

Despite a hole-in-one from opponent Thomas Pieters, Albin Choi was in a zone during his 4-and-3 victory at the U.S. Amateur on Thursday.

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Williams cruises into Round of 16 at U.S. Amateur

U.S. Amateur

Top-ranked amateur Chris Williams cruised into the Round of 16 at the U.S. Amateur with a 5-and-3 victory over Adam Stephenson.

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Page (No. 55, 2013) commits to SMU

has given a verbal commitment to SMU.

Katie Page, who plays for Sacred Heart Academy in Louisville, Ky., has given a verbal commitment to play college golf for SMU. Page is Golfweek’s top-ranked junior girl in Kentucky.

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Live scores: Round 4 at Wyndham

Round 4 at Wyndham

Check out Round 4 scores from the weather-delayed Wyndham Championship in North Carolina.

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Jim Liu, Alison Lee highlight Jr. Ryder Cup squads

The PGA of America announced the six boys and six girls who will represent the U.S.

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Bjorn, Clarke, McGinley named vice captains

Jose Maria Olazabal made three stout Ryder Cup vice captain picks on Thursday, naming well-respected Thomas Bjorn, Darren Clarke and Paul McGinley to join the team.

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Junior notebook: Kurey notches first ace, AJGA win

Junior girls notebook: Aug. 15

Junior girls notes: Emily Kurey notched her first AJGA victory and also made her first competitive hole-in-one at the AJGA Junior at TPC Southwind.

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Men's preview: No. 29 North Texas

In the second of our breakdown of the country's 30 best men's college golf squads, we move to No. 29 North Texas:

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Women's preview: No. 29 Northwestern

In the second of our breakdown of the country's 30 best women's college golf squads, we move to No. 29 Northwestern: