RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Rio de Janeiro's mayor unveiled the city's Olympic golf course on Wednesday and laid out an ardent defense of a project that has been criticized by environmental activists and is at the center of legal wranglings.
LONGKOU CITY, China – Chang-woo Lee of South Korea won the Asia-Pacific Amateur by three shots Sunday to earn a trip to the Masters in April.
27 Oct 2013 - 10:16am - 0 Comments
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Michael McCoy won the U.S. Mid-Amateur on Thursday for his first USGA title, routing Bill Williamson 8 and 6 in the 36-hole final at the Country Club of Birmingham.
10 Oct 2013 - 7:14pm - 0 Comments
ASHEVILLE, N.C. – Julia Potter won the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur on Thursday at Biltmore Forest, beating Margaret Shirley in 19 holes to become the first left-hander to win a USGA female event.
10 Oct 2013 - 7:09pm - 0 Comments
CASHIERS, N.C. – Doug Hanzel won the USGA Senior Amateur on Thursday, beating Pat O'Donnell 3 and 2 in the championship match at Wade Hampton Golf Club.
26 Sep 2013 - 7:37pm - 1 Comments
SAN MARTIN, Calif. – Ellen Port successfully defended her Senior Women's Amateur title for her sixth U.S. Golf Association victory.
26 Sep 2013 - 7:31pm - 1 Comments
GOLD COAST, Australia – Brandt Snedeker says a desire to win for the first time outside the United States is partly behind his decision to play the Australian PGA Championship in November.
24 Sep 2013 - 12:52am - 0 Comments
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. -- Nathan Smith won the deciding point in the United States' 17-9 victory over Britain and Ireland in the Walker Cup on Sunday, beating England's Nathan Kimsey 4 and 3 in the fifth singles match at historic National Golf Links of America.
8 Sep 2013 - 6:50pm - 0 Comments
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – NCAA champion Max Homa beat Max Orrin 5 and 3 and the United States won the first six singles matches Saturday in the Walker Cup to take an 8-4 lead over Britain and Ireland at historic National Golf Links of America.
7 Sep 2013 - 6:42pm - 0 Comments
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. – Alabama teammates Cory Whitsett and Bobby Wyatt will face Britain and Ireland's Nathan Kimsey and Max Orrin in the first foursomes match Saturday in the Walker Cup.
6 Sep 2013 - 8:00pm - 0 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. -- The USGA has completed the Walker Cup team with the addition of five golfers. Those making the team are: --U.S. Amateur Public Links and Western Amateur champion Jordan Niebrugge
18 Aug 2013 - 8:31pm - 1 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. – One hundred years after British superstars Harry Vardon and Ted Ray stopped at The Country Club on their unsuccessful victory tour, Matt Fitzpatrick finished the job.
18 Aug 2013 - 6:22pm - 1 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Matt Fitzpatrick of England took a page out of Francis Ouimet's book and advanced to the finals of the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club.
17 Aug 2013 - 7:46pm - 0 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Australians Brady Watt and Oliver Goss advanced to the U.S. Amateur semifinals Friday along with Canada's Corey Conners and England's Matt Fitzpatrick, marking the first time that an American has failed to reach the final four.
16 Aug 2013 - 5:55pm - 0 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Qualifying medalists Neil Raymond and Brady Watt each won two matches Thursday to advance to the U.S. Amateur quarterfinals at The Country Club.
15 Aug 2013 - 8:18pm - 0 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Stanford's Patrick Rodgers survived a playoff Wednesday to advance to match play, then beat Sean Dale 3 and 2 of Jacksonville, Fla., in the first round of the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club.
14 Aug 2013 - 6:59pm - 0 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. -- Ever since local caddie Francis Ouimet won the 1913 U.S. Open and sent British stars Ted Ray and Harry Vardon home empty-handed, The Country Club has not been kind to foreign golfers.
13 Aug 2013 - 10:57pm - 0 Comments
BROOKLINE, Mass. – Forgive Neil Raymond if he doesn't view The Country Club in quite the same way as many of the Americans teeing it up in the U.S. Amateur this week.
12 Aug 2013 - 9:49pm - 0 Comments
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Emma Talley gave the Southeastern Conference something else to shout about. The rising Alabama sophomore won the U.S. Women's Amateur on Sunday, beat Yueer Cindy Feng 2 and 1 at the Country Club of Charleston.
12 Aug 2013 - 1:06am - 0 Comments
CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Emma Talley and Yueer Cindy Feng won semifinal matches Saturday in the U.S. Women's Amateur to advance to the 36-hole final.
10 Aug 2013 - 7:22pm - 0 Comments
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