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News & Tours

This high school golfer shot an eight-under-par 28 (!) in his final match

Odds are, you probably don't recognize the name Luis Gagne. At least, not yet. On Thursday, the Orlando Christian Prep senior shot a remarkable eight-under 28 for nine holes in the final regular-season match of...
Friday, 10/10/2014 at 3:09PM
News & Tours

When picked to play for your country, can you actually turn it down?

How do you like your loyalty? To country or to college? And how do you balance those loyalties when they conflict? It's the question Ollie Schniederjans faced when the USGA recently asked the Georgia...
Friday, 9/5/2014 at 10:55AM
News & Tours

After Masters appearance, Mike McCoy continues the amateur good life

By Dave Shedloski BRADENTON, Fla. -- A victory in the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur opened up a whole new world for Mike McCoy, most significantly by giving him an automatic exemption to last month's Masters....
Thursday, 5/1/2014 at 5:06PM
News & Tours

An amateur tournament that was 45 years in the making

By Dave Shedloski BRADENTON, Fla. -- It's amazing how one small gesture of sportsmanship 45 years ago continues to resonate throughout golf history with ever larger meaning and growing influence. A conceded two-foot putt...
Wednesday, 4/30/2014 at 4:55PM
Style

Impact: The Gentleman Amateur

By Alex HolmesCountdown to Augusta - Each Friday from now through the Masters we take a look back at impactful images from the tournament's storied history."I always like to see a person stand up to...
Friday, 3/21/2014 at 6:45AM
Golf Tours & News / Final Say

The Benefits Of Bifurcation

Bifurcation formed the subtext of several actions by the game's leaders, including the USGA's recent decision to approve range finders for amateur championships.
February 17, 2014
News & Tours

Father-son golf bond is the real McCoy

By Tim Rosaforte From the Nov. 11 edition of Golf World Monday: Nate McCoy remembers needing a pull cart the first time he caddied for his dad years ago in the Iowa Mid-Am at...
Monday, 11/11/2013 at 10:25AM
Magazines

David Fay: How The USGA Can Spend Its New Pile Of Money

The organization's former executive director has hints on what to do with the extra millions from television.
December 2013
News & Tours

Golfer falls 18 feet in fairway sinkhole

By Alex Myers Getting "gobbled up" by a hole is a pretty common phrase used to describe the plight of a struggling golfer. It's just not meant to be literal. But that's exactly what...
Tuesday, 3/12/2013 at 2:12PM
News & Tours

History is made at 2012 U.S. Junior Amateurs

Andy Hyeon Bo Shim holds the trophy after winning the U.S. Junior Amateur Championship. Photo: Jim Cole/AP PhotoLike the British Open, both the boys' and girls' U.S. Junior Amateur tournaments ended in dramatic comeback fashion...
Monday, 7/23/2012 at 4:26PM
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