GREENVILLE, S.C. – First-year Web.com Tour member Franklin Corpening is the halfway leader of the BMW Charity Pro-Am after posting a 15-under-par total of 128 in the unique pro-celebrity/amateur tournament played over three courses in Upstate South Carolina.
Hideki Matsuyama of Japan played his final 42 holes without a bogey Sunday and closed with a 5-under 67 to win the Asian Amateur Championship for the second straight year, earning another invitation to Augusta National to play in the 2012 Masters.
2 Oct 2011 - 1:59pm - 0 Comments
Not long after 54-year-old Randal Lewis became the oldest U.S. Mid-Amateur champion, his youngest son sent him a quick text message. "Hey dad, can I have your Masters tickets?" the text from Nicklaus Lewis read.
23 Sep 2011 - 1:11am - 0 Comments
Brothers Stanford and Louis Lee each won two matches Tuesday and will face off in the quarterfinals of the USGA Senior Amateur Championship. Wednesday morning’s match will be the first between brothers in the history of the USGA Senior Amateur.
14 Sep 2011 - 12:04pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Paul Simson was among 32 players to advance through Monday's first round of match play at the USGA Senior Amateur Championship.
12 Sep 2011 - 10:48pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Paul Simson topped the 64 match-play qualifiers Sunday in the USGA Senior Amateur Championship, shooting a 4-under 68 at Kinloch Golf Club. The 60-year-old Simson, from Raleigh, N.C., had a 5-under 139 total.
11 Sep 2011 - 8:01pm - 0 Comments
Britain & Ireland regained the Walker Cup from the United States for the first time since 2003 on Sunday, holding off the Americans in the afternoon singles for a 14-12 victory.
11 Sep 2011 - 7:44pm - 0 Comments
Mark Bemowski shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-shot lead after the first round of stroke-play qualifying in the USGA Senior Amateur Championship at Kinloch Golf Club.
10 Sep 2011 - 11:19pm - 0 Comments
A great start and then a storming finish on Saturday gave underdogs Britain and Ireland a 7-5 lead over the star-studded Americans after the first day of the Walker Cup at Royal Aberdeen.
10 Sep 2011 - 3:58pm - 0 Comments
U.S Walker Cup Captain Jim Holtgrieve will have a message for his players on the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.
9 Sep 2011 - 6:09pm - 0 Comments
The United States starts as the strong favorite for the Walker Cup at Royal Aberdeen this weekend, but Britain and Ireland's star Tom Lewis believes an upset could be in the cards.
9 Sep 2011 - 6:06pm - 0 Comments
Variety is the spice of life, they say, and for golf fans it comes this month in Aberdeen, Paris and County Meath.
8 Sep 2011 - 5:28pm - 0 Comments
Tiger Woods recoiled with a big smile. “Oh Lord. It’s going to be one of those days,” Woods said after Notah Begay III, his roommate in college at Stanford, promised some trash-talking as they prepared to play.
31 Aug 2011 - 7:47pm - 0 Comments
As if beating a top-ranked opponent to win the U.S. Amateur wasn't enough, Kelly Kraft got some more good news even before he walked off the 18th green.
28 Aug 2011 - 7:01pm - 0 Comments
Patrick Cantaly's impressive summer just keeps getting better. The UCLA star will face Kelly Kraft for the U.S. Amateur championship after both players won their semifinal matches at Erin Hills on Saturday.
27 Aug 2011 - 2:32pm - 0 Comments
UCLA star Patrick Cantlay won two matches Friday at Erin Hills to advance to the U.S. Amateur semifinals, while defending champion Peter Uihlein dropped out in the quarterfinals.
26 Aug 2011 - 8:10pm - 0 Comments
For 17 years, Peter Jacobsen hosted a popular tournament in his home state. The chummy event was nicknamed Peter's Party.
26 Aug 2011 - 5:49pm - 0 Comments
Bobby Leopold began his day by knocking off the No. 1 seed in the U.S. Amateur. It only got better from there.
25 Aug 2011 - 8:02pm - 0 Comments
Defending champion Peter Uihlein advanced to the second round of the rain-delayed U.S. Amateur, beating Canada's Eugene Wong 3 and 1 on Wednesday at Erin Hills. The Oklahoma State player will face South Africa's Dylan Frittelli, a 5-and-4 winner over Jim Markovitz.
25 Aug 2011 - 12:55am - 0 Comments
The R&A has announced the Great Britain and Ireland team for the Walker Cup, which is set for Sept. 10-11 at Royal Aberdeen Golf Club in Aberdeen, Scotland.
17 Aug 2011 - 12:50pm - 0 Comments
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