USC’s national championship will go down in the books next to a number of descriptors, blowout and runaway chief among them. But a 21-shot victory on Friday at the University of Georgia Golf Course amounted to something else for the Trojans: a final endurance test.
Led by freshman Anthony Maccaglia (far left), Oglethorpe cruised to a 20-stroke victory at the NCAA Div. III Championship at Mission Inn in Howey in the Hills, Fla. From left, Maccaglia, Anthony Amodeo, coach Jim Owen, Eric Quinn, Matt Rebitch and Hayden Jones.
Washington's Charlie Hughes at No. 10 on Friday at the Southwest Regional Championship at Jimmie Austin Golf Club in Norman, Oklahoma. Hughes and Chris Williams lead their team to first place after Round 2.
Carl Yuan, 15, is greeted by coaches, Tim Sheredy, left, and Bill Nelson, middle, after a two-putt par gave Yuan the last qualifying spot at a U.S. Open local qualifier at Timacuan Country Club in Lake Mary, Fla.
Carl Yuan, 15, walks to the ninth tee at Timacuan Country Club during a U.S. Open local qualifier on Thursday, May 17, 2012. Yuan would par the ninth to win a four-man playoff for the last of four spots in the sectionals.