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  SYDNEY (AP) – Jordan Spieth and Adam Scott, the two headliners at this week's Australian Open, have distinctly different excitement levels over next year's Rio Olympics golf tournament.   While both agree
Smith wins US Mid-Amateur for fifth time, most wins in event history
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
Port captures US Senior Women's Amateur, her fifth career USGA title
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
Three-time champion Smith will meet Rank in US Mid-Amateur final
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
Port and Fitzgerald advance to finals in US Senior Women's Amateur
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
Valois leads qualifiers into match play at US Mid-Amateur at Conway Farms
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
Schlesinger leads field of 64 into US Senior Women's Amateur match play
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
Schlesinger leads US Senior Women's Amateur when play halted by weather
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
Four share lead after first round in US Mid-Amateur match-play qualifying
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
Watson, who won Australian Open in 1984, will return again in December
SYDNEY -- Tom Watson will play in the Australian Open for the first time in nearly 30 years.
30 Aug 2012 - 10:21pm - 0 Comments
Woods and Begay team up to get first win in Begay's annual charity event
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
Els creates another event for autism research, hopes it'll become annual
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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