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U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team Announced View More
PERTH, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: The USA Team pose with Junior Ryder Cup Trophy during the closing ceremony of the 2014 Junior Ryder Cup after beating the European Team 16-8, at Blairgowrie Golf Club on September 23, 2014 in Perth, Scotland. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

U.S. Junior Ryder Cup Team Announced

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. — A talented group of 12 junior golfers representing seven states will face their European counterparts in the 10th Junior Ryder Cup, Sept. 26-27, at Interlachen Country Club in Edina, Minnesota. The United States Team is comprised of six boys and six girls who are U.S. citizens and…

Amateur Reflects on Oakmont Lessons View More
Scottie Scheffler watches his tee shot on the second hole in a playoff during 2016 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Wedgewood Golf and Country Club in Powell, Ohio on Tuesday, June 7, 2016. (Copyright USGA/Matt Sullivan)

Amateur Reflects on Oakmont Lessons

RUMFORD, Rhode Island – Amateur golf’s elite have gathered in the nation’s smallest state this week for the 55th renewal of the Northeast Amateur. Among those on hand at Wannamoisett Country Club is Scottie Scheffler, the rising University of Texas junior who arrived in Rhode Island fresh off competing in his first U.S. Open.  Scheffler,…

NCAA Women’s Championship – What A Show! View More
Washington vs. Stanford was team golf at its finest.

NCAA Women’s Championship – What A Show!

What a show. If you didn’t tune in Wednesday to Golf Channel for the finale of the NCAA Women’s Golf Championship, which aired in prime time on the East Coast, you missed arguably the most compelling sporting event of the month and one of the most dramatic championships in amateur…

Washington Huskies Win NCAA Title View More
Washington won their first women's NCAA Division I Golf Championship.

Washington Huskies Win NCAA Title

Wednesday’s women’s NCAA Championship final between Washington and Stanford provided some of the most exciting drama of the 2016 golf season and Golf Channel brought it to us live from Eugene Country Club. (READ STEVE EUBANKS: WHAT A SHOW!) You couldn’t ask for a more thrilling finish, as the teams…

Seven in a Row for Senior Sensation View More
Doug Williams was struck in the face by a practice swing on the first tee, but still played and won by 11 shots.

Seven in a Row for Senior Sensation

Not even a club strike to the face could derail him. Doug Williams continued his dominance of the Hong Kong senior golf scene with a convincing – if uncomfortable – victory at the Hong Kong Seniors Close Amateur Championship at Fanling. While Williams’ win came as little surprise – the…