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WATCH: The Par-4 Ace That Earned Sammy Schmitz a Masters Invitation

WATCH: The Par-4 Ace That Earned Sammy Schmitz a Masters Invitation

It’s rare to make a hole-in-one on a par-4, but it’s even more unusual for it to happen near the end of a USGA championship with a trip to Augusta on the line. Sammy Schmitz holed out on the 290-yard par-4 15th, the 33rd hole of the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. The…

Skinner Tops Club Champions

Skinner Tops Club Champions

SOUTHERN PINES, North Carolina – Phil Skinner, representing Tartan Fields Golf Club in Dublin, Ohio, won the inaugural Callaway Golf Tournament of Club Champions powered by Global Golf Post. The 54-hole stroke play tournament, conducted by Global Golf Post, brought together club champions from across the United States to compete…

Horsfield Withdraws From Walker Cup View More
Sam Horsfield during the 2015 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at The Bears Club in Jupiter, Fla. on Monday, June 8, 2015. (Copyright USGA/Scott A. Miller)

Horsfield Withdraws From Walker Cup

In a surprise announcement on Monday morning, the R&A released a statement saying Sam Horsfield, the University of Florida freshman, has withdrawn from the Great Britain & Ireland Walker Cup team for personal reasons.   Horsfield, who was born in England but has lived in Florida since age 5, broke…