Category: Amateur

NEWS: USC, Auburn Reign At East Lake Cup View More
The USC women's team won the East Lake Cup for the third time. (Photo: University of Southern California)

NEWS: USC, Auburn Reign At East Lake Cup

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | Everyone loves rivalries. Cheers, jeers, face paint, deviled eggs and some good ol’ fashioned insults as fans invest in their school colors and bragging rights. We even give them names: the Red River Shootout (Texas–Oklahoma), the World’s Largest Outdoor Cocktail Party (Georgia–Florida) and the Moonshine Throwdown (Marshall–Western…

QUICK TAKE: Walker’s Coaching Mastery On Display At East Lake Cup View More
Anne Walker has led Stanford to four consecutive East Lake Cups. (Photo: Stanford Athletics)

QUICK TAKE: Walker’s Coaching Mastery On Display At East Lake Cup

ATLANTA, GEORGIA | She’s no stranger to this event or this position. Anne Walker of the Stanford Cardinal is the only coach to have gotten teams into all four editions of the East Lake Cup. Quite a feat when you consider the criteria. This three-day event at East Lake Golf…

NEWS: Tennant Captures U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur View More
Lara Tennant hoists the trophy at the 2018 U.S. Senior Women's Amatuer. (Photo credit: USGA)

NEWS: Tennant Captures U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Lara Tennant won the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur on Thursday, defeating Sue Wooster, 3 and 2, in the final at Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club in Vero Beach, Fla. Tennant, a 51-year-old Portland, Ore., resident and former University of Arizona golfer, trailed for only three holes in her six…

NEWS: O’Connell Captures U.S. Mid-Amateur View More
Kevin O'Connell celebrates his U.S. Mid-Amateur victory (Photo: USGA)

NEWS: O’Connell Captures U.S. Mid-Amateur

In a match between two North Carolina residents looking for a national title within their home state, Kevin O’Connell of Cary, N.C., defeated Bret Boner of Charlotte, N.C., 4 and 3, in the 38th U.S. Mid-Amateur at Charlotte Country Club. O’Connell, a 30-year-old golf equipment representative who starred at the…

Johnson Wins U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Title View More
Shannon Johnson won the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur (Photo Credit: USGA)

Johnson Wins U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Title

Shannon Johnson won the 32nd U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship on Thursday at Norwood Hills Country Club in St. Louis. Johnson, a 35-year-old Norton, Mass., resident, defeated defending champion Kelsey Chugg of Salt Lake City, Utah, 1 up, in the scheduled 18-hole final.   On the front nine at Norwood Hills,…

NEWS: Tributes Pour In For European Ladies’ Champion Murdered In Iowa

NEWS: Tributes Pour In For European Ladies’ Champion Murdered In Iowa

The golf world awoke on Tuesday to the stunning and tragic news of the senseless murder of European Ladies’ Amateur champion and former Iowa State golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena. According to multiple news reports, the 22-year-old Spaniard was practicing at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, Iowa, near the campus of…