The AJGA’s Thunderbird International Junior is set to take place May 25-27 at Grayhawk Golf Club’s Raptor course in Scottsdale, Ariz. For the 13th consecutive year, the Thunderbird will boast a good field of homegrown American players along with an international mix.
Stanford gets to spend a week in the life of freshman Mariah Stackhouse while at the NCAA Championship. The Stackhouse home is about 90 miles from the course, which was close enough for the Cardinal to pile in the team van early week and take in a home-cooked meal.
The U.S. and GB&I Walker Cup squads feature some of the best amateur players in the world. Get to know the 20 men battling for the Cup this week at Royal Aberdeen.
Patrick Cantlay, 19, Los Alamitos, Calif.): Can play on golf’s biggest stages, with four top 25s in Tour events this year, including low amateur at the U.S. Open, a second-round 60 at the Travelers Championship and a T-9 at the Canadian Open.