There is no denying that match play has created buzz at the men's NCAA Championships during the past five years, so why haven't more conference championships adopted the style of play? Our Lance Ringler says they should.
Forsyth Country Day School's Gray Townsend decided to walk on at SMU after being granted a release from his national letter of intent with Furman in February. Now, his focus is back on helping his high school team to another state title.
Europe's Paul Casey, center, is embraced by his partner Jocelyn Hefner as they watch a replay of his hole-in-one on the 14th tee after the foursomes match against Stewart Cink and Zach Johnson of the United States, on the second day of the 2006 Ryder Cup at the K Club golf course, Straffan, Ireland, Saturday Sept. 23, 2006. Casey and David Howell won the match 5 and 4.
Paul Casey of England follows the ball after a shot on the 15th hole during the final day of the Volvo Masters golf tournament, the European Tour's final event, on the Valderrama golf course in Sotogrande, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 29, 2006. Casey, leader in the European Order of Merit, finished 4 over-par.
England's Paul Casey holds the BMW trophy after winning the BMW PGA Championship after the final round at the Wentworth Club, Virginia Water, England, Sunday May 24, 2009. Casey won with a score of 271 with England's Ross Fisher one stroke behind.