News for Saturday, July 27, 2013


News 2013 July 27


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Scottie Scheffler captures U.S. Junior Amateur

Scottie Scheffler knew having so many runner-up finishes would eventually translate into a victory. On Saturday, that victory became a reality as Scheffler topped Davis Riley to capture the 66th U.S. Junior Amateur at Martis Camp Club.

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This summer, golf fans will get rare look at elite Hamptons clubs

This summer, golf fans will get rare look at elite Hamptons clubs -- including National Golf Links, which will host of the Walker Cup.

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Davis goes overtime to win Cotton States title

Ian Davis, an Oklahoma State senior from Edmond, Okla., won the W.E. Cole Cotton States Invitational on Saturday at Bayou DeSiard Country Club.

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5 Things: Snedeker rises to top after Mahan WD

Hunter Mahan, Brandt Snedeker, PGA Tour, RBC Canadian Open: Brandt Snedeker takes lead at RBC Canadian Open

After Hunter Mahan withdrew an hour before his tee time due to the pending birth of his first child, Brandt Snedeker rose to the top of the leaderboard behind a 9-under 63.

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Langer takes three-shot lead at Senior British

Bernhard Langer used a nearly-perfect 4-under 66 to take a three-shot lead over David Frost on Saturday at the Senior British Open.

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Lakareber Abe falls short in rally for USGA history

U.S. Girls' Junior: Lakareber Abe falls short in rally for USGA history

Lakareber Abe’s legacy at the U.S. Girls’ Junior will be one of determination. The 17-year-old is proof that even a seemingly insurmountable lead is not safe in a U.S. Golf Association Championship.

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Then rallies to regain lead, defeats Abe at Girls' Jr.

Gabriella Then rallies to regain lead, defeats Lakareber Abe at Girls' Jr.

Gabriella Then wasn’t entirely certain she would play the U.S. Girls’ Junior, but is happy she did after winning the title in a thrilling match against Lakareber Abe.

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Taylor Pendrith wins Porter Cup by five shots

Porter Cup, men's amateur golf: Taylor Pendrith wins by five shots with final-round 3-under 67.

With a rendition of ‘Oh, Canada’ by the audience at the awards ceremony, Taylor Pendrith became just the third Canadian to hoist the Porter Cup trophy at Niagara Falls Country Club on Saturday. He shot a final round 3-under 67 for a 16-under total, the third-lowest score total in tournament history.

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How it happened: Snedeker takes lead in Canada

Tour Tracker: RBC Canadian Open, third round

Brandt Snedeker fired a 9-under 63 to take the lead heading into the final round at the RBC Canadian Open, one shot clear of David Lingmerth and two ahead of Matt Kuchar and Jason Bohn.

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Hunter Mahan WDs after wife goes into labor

Hunter Mahan, the 36-hole leader of the RBC Canadian Open, withdrew less than an hour before his third-round tee time when his wife, Kandi, went into labor.

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Riley leads Scheffler halfway through U.S. Junior final

Davis Riley got out to an early lead in the final match of the 66th U.S. Junior Saturday at Martis Camp Club. He leads Scottie Scheffler, 1 up, after 18 holes.

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Hernandez wins Northern Amateur in playoff

Juan Pablo Hernandez outlasted David Tepe in a three-hole playoff to win the Northern Amateur on Friday at Sand Creek Country Club.

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Then builds 4-up lead in first half of Girls Jr. final

Gabriella Then builds 4-up lead in first half of Girls Jr. final

At the halfway point of the U.S. Girls’ Junior final, the momentum is in Gabriella Then’s corner. The 17-year-old from Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., took a 4-up lead into the lunchroom Saturday at Sycamore Hills.