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Huskie Williams honored as leading men's amateur worldwide for 2012
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
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Fox wins US Amateur, edging Weaver on 37th hole to cap amazing comeback
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
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Weaver of Cal to face Fox of Tenn.- Chattanooga in US Amateur final
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
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Cal teammates Hagy and Weaver make it into semifinals at US Amateur
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
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Thomas beats Alabama teammate Wyatt on big day at US Amateur
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
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Ko, 15, named world's leading female amateur for second straight season
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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Woods and McIlroy to stage one-day exhibition duel in China in October
NEW YORK -- Tiger Woods and Rory McIlroy will square off in China this fall in a one-day exhibition.
15 Aug 2012 - 7:50pm - 0 Comments
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Tide teammates Thomas and Wyatt get to US Amateur Round of 32
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Justin Thomas righted himself after nearly falling out of contention in stroke-play qualifying, and he carried his momentum into the first round of match play Wednesday at the U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills.
15 Aug 2012 - 7:21pm - 0 Comments
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Wyatt, Alabama junior, on top after two-day qualifying at US Amateur
CHERRY HILLS VILLAGE, Colo. -- Bobby Wyatt finished at the top in qualifying at the U.S. Amateur championship at Cherry Hills, and his hope is he's just getting started.
15 Aug 2012 - 12:31am - 0 Comments
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Nicklaus finally gets chance to play in U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills
AURORA, Colo. -- After missing the 1990 U.S. Amateur at Cherry Hills because of a heart ailment, Gary Nicklaus, the son of the legendary golfer, was back Monday in Colorado as a 43-year-old competing with 311 other golfers in this year's edition of the amateur.
13 Aug 2012 - 9:18pm - 0 Comments
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Ko, top-ranked amateur, tops Green to win US Women's Amateur at age 15
CLEVELAND -- Lydia Ko won the U.S. Women's Amateur on Sunday, beating Jaye Marie Green 3 and 1 in the 36-hole final at The Country Club.
12 Aug 2012 - 5:51pm - 0 Comments
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Teenagers Ko and Green advance to 36-hole final at US Women's Amateur
CLEVELAND -- Lydia Ko and Jaye Marie Green advanced to the 36-hole final in the U.S. Women's Amateur, winning semifinal matches in wet and windy conditions Saturday at The Country Club.
11 Aug 2012 - 5:42pm - 0 Comments
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Ko, Jutanugarn, Green, Zhang make it into US Women's Amateur semis
CLEVELAND -- Lydia Ko and Ariya Jutanugarn set up a semifinal showdown in the U.S. Women's Amateur with quarterfinal victories Friday at The Country Club.
10 Aug 2012 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
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Junior PGA Champion Jutanugarn in US Women's Amateur quarterfinals
CLEVELAND -- Thailand's Ariya Jutanugarn won two matches Thursday in the U.S. Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals at The Country Club.
9 Aug 2012 - 11:49pm - 0 Comments
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Qualifying medalist Kim advances to second round in Women's Amateur
CLEVELAND -- Qualifying medalist Hyo-joo Kim of South Korea advanced to the second round of match play in the U.S. Women's Amateur on Wednesday, beating America's Megan Khang 7 and 6.
8 Aug 2012 - 7:19pm - 0 Comments
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Quinn pulls away to win American Century Celebrity Golf Championship
STATELINE, Nev. -- Dan Quinn birdied three of his first seven holes Sunday to pull ahead and then stretched his lead on the back nine to earn a six-point victory over former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien in the American Century Championship at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
23 Jul 2012 - 12:22am - 0 Comments
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Rypien scores big late to take lead at American Century Celebrity shootout
STATELINE, Nev. -- Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien had two birdies and an eagle over the last four holes Saturday to take the lead after the second round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
21 Jul 2012 - 10:21pm - 0 Comments
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Wagner and Mulder share lead at Lake Tahoe celebrity golf tournament
STATELINE, Nev. -- Actor Jack Wagner and former pitcher Mark Mulder shared the lead Friday after the first round of the American Century Celebrity Golf Championship at Lake Tahoe.
20 Jul 2012 - 10:30pm - 0 Comments
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Florida senior Vogel coasts to 12-and- 10 win in U.S. Amateur Public Links
MIDWAY, Utah -- T.J. Vogel took things down to the wire in match play three times this week to advance to the next stage at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.
14 Jul 2012 - 6:26pm - 0 Comments