Some might call Doug Hanzel a dinosaur, but the 55-year-old remains competitive this week in his 10th U.S. Amateur start.
NCAA champion Thomas Pieters and former Dartmouth star Peter Williamson advanced to match play at the U.S. Amateur.
Alabama's Bobby Wyatt tied a U.S. Amateur record by going 9 under to secure medalist honor and the top seed heading into Wednesday's match-play portion at Cherry Hills Country Club.
Washington's Cheng-Tsung Pan grabs clubhouse lead at U.S. Amateur after the morning wave, with Jordan Spieth and Zac Blair not far behind.
Nick Gilliam didn't make the cut at the 2012 U.S. Amateur, but he'll be sticking around for the rest of the week representing his "day job" as a promotions manager for FootJoy.
Alabama standout Bobby Wyatt jumps out to the early lead at the U.S. Amateur, using a 7-under 64 to take a one-stroke lead over five others, including Chris Williams and Justin Thomas.
Chris Williams fought off the championship-match jitters to knock off Jordan Russell for a 1-up victory at the Western Amateur at Exmoor Country Club on Saturday.
Chris Williams and Jordan Russell will meet in the match-play final of the Western Amateur Saturday afternoon at Exmoor Country Club in Highland Park, Ill.
Peter Williamson has made the most of his first summer playing major amateur golf. He continued his success Friday, advancing to the semifinals of the Western Amateur.
Chris Williams avoided an early exit from the match-play portion of the Western Amateur, with the 2012 stroke-play medalist routing Richard Lamb as the field heads to the Elite 8 this afternoon.
Chris Williams claimed medalist honors at the Western Amateur for the second straight year. His performance Thursday included capping a record-breaking 17-under 271.
Abraham Ancer avoided the bad holes that have hindered him recently, taking the lead after two rounds of qualifying at the Western Amateur.
Wyn Norwood's goal as a member of the Southern Golf Association was to get the Southern Amateur to Arkansas. And after a beautiful week at Chenal Country Club, his dream came true.
Peter Williamson is having a banner summer, picking up his second amateur win by outlasting Bobby Wyatt in a three-hole, sudden-death playoff at the Southern Amateur on Saturday.
Alabama's Bobby Wyatt and recent Darmouth grad Peter Williamson are tied for the lead heading into the final round at the Southern Amateur Championship.
Harris English is playing in the Open Championship this week, but his old bag is being used stateside. Former teammate Keith Mitchell took the lead at the Southern Am Thursday with the defending champ's bag.
Oliver Schniederjans (Georgia Tech) and Keith Mitchell (Georgia) have made the Southern Amateur a battle for the Peach State after opening 4-under 68s on Wednesday.
Amateur legend Paul Simson was inducted into his sixth Hall of Fame earlier this week, and was outspoken about how special it was to be honored by the Southern Golf Association.
Tim Jackson circles the U.S. Senior Open on his calendar each year, and the 53-year-old amateur has made a name for himself with his performance on the USGA's biggest senior stage.
Defending national champion Texas and runner-up Alabama will headline the 15-team field for the Ping/Golfweek Preview on Sept. 23-25 in Alpharetta, Ga.
The Collegiate Players Tour provides college players a chance to compete at an affordable price.
Justin Shin's sudden-death victory at the Northeast Amateur marks the biggest victory of his career. That he came from behind to do it is even more special.
Jordan Russell maintained his lead at the Northeast Amateur, but his cushion got a lot smaller as the field heads to the final 18 holes on Saturday.
After a second-round 3-under 66, Jordan Russell is 3 strokes ahead of the competition at 9 under midway through the Northeast Amateur at Wannamoisett Country Club.
After a disappointing senior season, Jordan Russell opens the Northeast Amateur with a 6-under 63 and a three-shot lead. Ron Balicki.
Johannes Veerman injured his thumb launching rockets but has made a comeback, shooting 3-under 66 in the opening round of the Northeast Amateur.
Longtime head pro Jerry Cozby, who nurtured three sons into positions in the golf industry, is Golfweek’s Father of the Year.
Luke Guthrie and Jonathan Fly, who completed their college careers last week, will earn their first paychecks Sunday after the St. Jude Classic.
You couldn't have drawn Sunday's finale at the NCAA Championship - where Dylan Frittelli drained a 30-footer for birdie to lead Texas to the title - any better, even if you were a Hollywood screenwriter, says Ron Balicki.
For the first time since the format was changed to stroke/match play in 2009, the NCAA Championship final will pit the nation's No. 1 team (Texas) against No. 2 (Alabama) . . . Who could ask for anything more exciting than that? Ron Balicki.
Texas had to make a Thursday run to even make match play. Now the Longhorns are two matches away from their first title sine 1972 says Ron Balicki.
Ron Balicki: For the second time this collegiate season, Illinois' Thomas Pieters won on a prestigious course known for hosting PGA Tour events. This win gave the Belgian an NCAA title.
Alabama and UCLA held steady on Wednesday, with the Tide holding a four-shot advantage after two rounds. But it will be the race to get into the top eight that will provide epic theater Thursday.
At 75-years-old, UAB's Alan Kaufman might be the oldest coach to have a team competing in the NCAA Championship. If anyone knows of a coach older than 75 who brought a team to college golf’s national finals, let our Ron Balicki know.
Alabama's scorecards had as many twists Tuesday as a well-written novel. But for Hunter Hamrick and his teammates, that's typical Crimson Tide golf.
Led by Tyler McCumber, Florida posted the lowest score Tuesday among the 15 teams in the morning wave of the NCAA Championship. Head coach Buddy Alexander knows there's lots of golf left.
USC alumnus Scott Simpson was the scheduled speaker at a players dinner on Monday night, but it was his guest, Bill Murray, who stole the show, says our Ron Balicki.
Only one team can win the NCAA Championship . . . and our Ron Balicki, a.k.a. 'Wrong Ron,' predicts this year's victor will be Alabama.
Oklahoma State won't be at Riviera this year, but let's learn more about who will be at the NCAA Championship . . .
Check out how our Ron Balicki breaks down the field, from which team is a "best bet" to which ones will need to "wish upon a star" this week at the NCAA Championship in Pacific Palisades, Calif.
After struggling in recent weeks, Washington conquered strong winds and top-ranked Texas to win the Southwest Regional by four strokes Saturday in Norman, Okla.
IUPUI is not likely headed to the NCAA Championship in L.A., but it can take solace in a breakthrough season.
Cheng-Tsung Pan and his Washington Huskies took on the Oklahoma wind and came out with a four-shot lead over Florida State at the Southwest Regional.
Florida State's team unity and confidence showed in round 1 of the NCAA Southwest Regional Championship, as the Brooks Koepka and his teammates share a six-shot lead with Texas.
Through the years, 2012 Players champion and former Georgia Tech standout Matt Kuchar has stayed true to his roots, reflects Ron Balicki.
CSU-Northridge junior Chris Russo got a pleasant surprise Tuesday when he was extended an invitation to NCAA regionals. Ron Balicki explains.
Ron Balicki: Notre Dame knew that the only way to make it to the NCAA regionals was to post a victory or finish second at the Big East Conference Championship . . . so why not win the title?
An old friend returns to the college golf schedule this coming fall and, with match play now part of the NCAA Championship, some changes in the invitation criteria for the Ping/Golfweek Preview have been made.
Men's college notebook: Long Beach State sees steady improvement pay off with a top-40 ranking after hot start to the spring season.
A number of years ago, before he made his way to the PGA Tour, Bubba Watson was playing the Nationwide Tour’s Rheem Classic at Hardscrabble Country Club in Fort Smith, Ark.