BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Matias Dominguez closed with a 1-under 71 on Sunday to win the inaugural Latin American Amateur Championship, earning a spot at Augusta National in April as the first player from Chile at the Masters in more than 50 years.
ATLANTA -- U.S. Kids Golf is excited to announce the first-ever recipients of the National Player of the Year Award.
21 Sep 2012 - 11:07am - 0 Comments
MADRID -- Javier Ballesteros, son of late golf great Seve Ballesteros, won the amateur Madrid Open on Sunday. The 22-year-old Javier dedicated the win to his father, who died in May 2011 at the age of 54 from complications of a cancerous brain tumor.
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LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Nathan Smith the U.S. Mid-Amateur for the record fourth time Thursday, beating Canadian hockey referee Garrett Rank 1-up in the 36-hole final. The tournament winner traditionally receives a spot in the Masters.
13 Sep 2012 - 5:41pm - 1 Comments
HERSHEY, Pa. -- Ellen Port won the USGA Senior Women's Amateur on Thursday, beating Jane Fitzgerald 4 and 3 on Hershey Country Club's West Course. The 50-year-old Port, from St. Louis, won her fifth career USGA women's title.
13 Sep 2012 - 5:34pm - 0 Comments
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Three-time champion Nathan Smith advanced to the championship match in the U.S. Mid-Amateur, winning two matches Wednesday at Conway Farms Golf Club.
12 Sep 2012 - 6:25pm - 0 Comments
HERSHEY, Pa. -- Ellen Port and Jane Fitzgerald advanced to the championship match Wednesday in the USGA Senior Women's Amateur at Hershey Country Club.
12 Sep 2012 - 6:19pm - 0 Comments
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Brad Valois of Warwick, R.I., shot a 3-under 68 on Sunday at Conway Farms to take qualifying medalist honors in the U.S. Mid-Amateur.
9 Sep 2012 - 11:51pm - 0 Comments
HERSHEY, Pa. -- Lisa Schlesinger of Laytonsville, Md., shot a 5-over 79 on Sunday in the USGA Senior Women's Amateur to lead the 64 qualifiers for match play. The 54-year-old Schlesinger had a 1-over 149 total on Hershey Country Club's West Course.
9 Sep 2012 - 11:43pm - 0 Comments
HERSHEY, Pa. -- Lisa Schlesinger of Laytonsville, Md., shot a 4-under 70 on Saturday to top the USGA Senior Women's Amateur leaderboard during the suspended first round of stroke-play qualifying.
8 Sep 2012 - 9:07pm - 0 Comments
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Michael Castleforte, John Rudolph, John Ehrgott and Matthew Mattare shot 2-under 69 on Saturday in the U.S. Mid-Amateur to share the first-round in stroke-play qualifying.
8 Sep 2012 - 9:03pm - 0 Comments
SYDNEY -- Tom Watson will play in the Australian Open for the first time in nearly 30 years.
30 Aug 2012 - 10:21pm - 0 Comments
VERONA, N.Y. -- Healthy for the first time in years, Notah Begay III finally was on the winning side in his signature charity event, and it felt so very good.
29 Aug 2012 - 6:29pm - 0 Comments
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. -- Ernie Els finished up at The Barclays and hung around Long Island for a golf tournament equally important to him.
29 Aug 2012 - 1:13pm - 0 Comments
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Chris Williams of the United States will receive the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the leading player in the 2012 World Amateur Golf Ranking, the R&A has announced.
23 Aug 2012 - 1:34pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- After Michael Weaver's short putt went awry, Steven Fox didn't miss. Fox made an 18-foot birdie putt on the 37th hole Sunday, completing a remarkable underdog run to win the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
19 Aug 2012 - 8:08pm - 1 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Michael Weaver never stopped believing it was his day, even after his big lead started to slip away.
18 Aug 2012 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Steven Fox played well while battling though some jitters in earlier matches. He did even better once he relaxed.
17 Aug 2012 - 4:48pm - 0 Comments
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- In a close, tense match between teammates and friends, Justin Thomas beat fellow University of Alabama player Bobby Wyatt on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
17 Aug 2012 - 12:34am - 0 Comments
ST. ANDREWS, Scotland -- Lydia Ko will receive the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the leading women’s amateur player in the World Amateur Golf Rankings for the second consecutive year, officials from the R&A and U.S. Golf Association have announced.
15 Aug 2012 - 8:04pm - 0 Comments
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