The Western Refining College All-America Golf Classic has been cemented in men’s college golf history for the past 39 years, but for the first time in 39 years, the tournament will change its dates to the either the last weekend of October or the first week of November to comply with the NCAA.
The AJGA's Stephen Hamblin reminisces on his 30 years with the AJGA, and how he was given an Achieving Competitive Excellence (ACE) Grant endowment in his name for over $100,000 for his long-time service to the company.
For Jim Silva, college golf means tossing a duffel and a golf bag in the back of a 15-passenger van with seven of his friends and driving to the nearest golf tournament. It’s something of a grassroots approach to the game, and a far cry from the traditional life of a collegiate golfer.
Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland waits to plays a shot on the tenth hole as his caddie J.P. Fitzgerald looks on during the final round of the 2011 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 10, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia.
Charl Schwartzel of South Africa (R) celebrates with K.J. Choi of South Korea after Schwartzel holed a shot for eagle on the third green during the final round of the 2011 Masters Tournament on April 10, 2011 in Augusta, Georgia.