News for Friday, December 21, 2012
Juan Pablo Hernandez of Mexico City, Mexico, won the South Beach International Amateur on Dec. 21, thanks in part to a final-round 3-under 68.
Frank Garber, who is ranked No. 28 in the Class of 2014, has given a verbal commitment to play college golf at Washington.
Daniel Berger of Jupiter, Fla., won the 82nd Dixie Amateur on Dec. 21, by 13 shots. Berger opened a nine-shot lead during the third round, and cruised to victory on Friday with his highest score of the week, a 2-under 70.
An inaugural Women’s Porter Cup Invitational will be held on June 12-14 at Niagara Falls Country Club in Lewiston, N.Y.
Its name is fitting, because as it sits amid a string of gems in an endless sea of golden sand, praise has come its way in respectful tones. Hushed, not loud. Unpretentious, not bodacious. Dignified, not flamboyant. Whispers.
Who climbed and who dropped in 2012? Through Dec. 31, Golfweek.com takes a look at players who made significant moves up or down in the Golfweek/Sagarin Performance Index this year.
Golfweek will spend 10 days counting down the top amateur players of the past year. Who will be No. 1? Who else will make the list? Check back each day. Today: No. 2 Ariya Jutanugarn
Golfweek lists its top 10 girls junior golfers of 2012. Today's installment is No. 9 Moriya Jutanugarn.