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.
Padraig Harrington had two 50- and 54-degree Wilson FG Tour TC wedges in his bag Tuesday. The three-time major winner uses one of each loft during practice rounds while the others are saved for tournament play.
Geoff Sisk made his U.S. Open debut in 1995, at Shinnecock Hills, and there have been return trips to Pinehurst (1999) Olympia Fields (2003), Shinnecock (2004), Oakmont (2007), and Congressional (2011).