News for Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Angel Yin takes medalist honors at U.S. Girls Junior Amateur
Angel Yin didn’t breathe a visible sigh of relief until her final hole on Tuesday, nevermind that it ended in a three-putt. Yin still tied the course record of 65, still hit every par 5 in two, and still earned medalist honors at the U.S. Girls Junior Amateur.
5 Things: Sam Horsfield, Sean Crocker share stroke-play medal at U.S. Junior
After two days of stroke play in the Texas summer heat, the match-play field is set at the U.S. Junior Amateur. Sam Horsfield and Sean Crocker shared medalist honors while Davis Riley, Will Grimmer and Dominic Foos shared third to also advance Tuesday.
Nathan Jeansonne doesn't let diabetes get in the way of his golf
Nathan Jeansonne was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 2 years old. Now 17, Jeansonne is one of the top junior golfers in the country, is committed to play college golf at LSU and after shooting 68 Tuesday, has a spot in the Round of 64 at the U.S. Junior Amateur.
Post victory, Rory McIlroy talks gear with Golfweek
A day after Rory McIlroy won the Open Championship, he took a few minutes to answer some equipment questions for Golfweek via email.
Notes: Bethany Wu builds confidence; Courtney Zeng learning quickly
UCLA commit Bethany Wu won two critical matches at the 2013 U.S. Girls Junior, and that has brought some newfound confidence in 2014 as she chases the crown.
Players love finding favorite food after British Open
Plenty of Americans who visit the UK notice a big difference in the available cuisine. If you haven't experienced it (or perhaps if you have), here's a smattering of notable pros' first meals back in the U.S.
Player diary: Ashlan Ramsey (Part 18)
Turning pro after her freshman season at Clemson and the 2014 Curtis Cup, Ashlan Ramsey is experiencing state opens and LPGA Monday qualifying, with the Symetra Tour and Q-School on her radar.
Jarrod the father fights off leukemia to help Jarrod the golfer return
Jarrod Lyle thought he might not ever tee it up again after being diagnosed with leukemia for a second time. But behind the support of his wife and 2-year-old daughter, the Australian will return to the PGA Tour in October.
Texan Will Zalatoris embraces playing U.S. Junior in home state
After five years, Will Zalatoris is finally getting to play in a U.S. Junior Amateur in his home state of Texas – and the Plano native is ready to take things one step at a time as he attempts to bring home the title this week in the Texas summer heat.