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.
Four-time Masters champion Arnold Palmer, right, and three-time Masters champion Tiger Woods, left, chat before the start of the Par 3 Contest at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 7, 2004.
Tiger Woods celebrates his back-to-back Masters win on the 18th hole during the final round of the 2002 Masters, Sunday, April 14, 2002, at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga. Woods won is his third title with a 12-under-par 276 for the tournament.
Defending Masters Champion Tiger Woods signs autographs as he leaves the driving range at the Augusta National Golf Club during the first practice round for the 2002 Masters, Monday, April 8, 2002, in Augusta, Ga.
A sea of faces of Masters golf fans surround Tiger Woods as he hits his tee shot on the 3rd hole during the first round of the 2001 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Thursday, April 5, 2001
Surrounded by the gallery, defending Masters champion Tiger Woods drives off of the 18th tee during the final day of practice for the 1998 Masters at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Wednesday, April 8, 1998.
Tiger Woods stretches before his putt on the 18th green during second round Masters play at the Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, Ga., Friday, April 11, 1997. Woods shot a 66 to take the lead in the trounament.