By: Beth Ann Nichols April 6, pm. Needless to say, that view changed as the week progressed. Where exactly is difficult to say.
You can follow him on Twitter, tjauclair. Login to PGA. Phil Mickelson was just 20 years old and a college student when he won the Northern Telecom Open as an amateur -- the last amateur to win on Tour.
The hole final of the U. Ultimately, the prohibitive favorite, Lei Ye of China prevailed, but by the thinnest of margins over Jillian Bourdage. Ye, 18, who will enroll at Stanford later this summer, already has compiled a strong resume.
She returns to the desert for the second consecutive year. Blumenherst played in the Kraft Nabisco inearning low amateur honors after finishing 30th in the field. The year-old attended Xavier Prep in Phoenix, Ariz. Joh, a senior at University of California, Los Angeles, is another collegiate standout.
That overlooks the major originally known as the Dinah Shore, which has captivated young golfers since And while it has since opened its course to boys and girls through the Drive, Chip and Putt contest and to amateur women, these inclusive gestures have ignored — and however unintentionally, undermined — the L. Only the final round will be played at Augusta National.
Dunne set a new hole scoring record for an amateur at the British Openand his 66 in Round 3 was the lowest by an amateur at St. Andrews ever. Dunne is also the first amateur to lead the British Open after 54 holes since Bobby Jones in
The Asian swing of limited-field events at the start of the year is adding a tournament with a full field and a cut. To play it in the California desert a week after the Masters would compete with the fabled Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, when hotel rates would likely triple and volunteers would be harder to find. Justin Thomas once said he never thought much about being No.
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