Team USA's Walker Cup practice session is set to begin Wednesday, and some major names were left off the squad, including world No. 1 amateur Ollie Schniederjans and 2013 Walker Cupper Jordan Niebrugge.
President Barack Obama's announcement Dec. 17 of a new era in Cuban-American relations, including normalized diplomatic recognition and some modest restrictions in trade, represent considerable steps for golf in that country.
Dylan Frittelli of Texas hits out of a bunker during the finals of match play at the 2012 NCAA Championship. He placed fourth at Second Qualifying Stage to advance to Final Stage of European Tour Qualifying School.