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Amateur

Ex-Lineman Showcases Skills At Bandon Dunes

Pity the poor defensive tackle in the National Football League. They never get credit for being athletic. It is even that way with...

Match Play A Perfect Format For NCAA

Since the NCAA Championship changed to a match-play finals format in 2009, the No. 1 seed from stroke play has never won the...

Calling An Audible

Ex-QB Drew Olson Carves A Mark In Golf

When it came to sports, Drew Olson was first and foremost a football player. And a very good one at that, having made...

Journey Of Serenity

Amateur Philip Lee Succeeds While Maintaining Sobriety

Amateur golf is an adjunct to Philip Lee’s life, a footnote to a story of redemption and renewal. Lee, who won the Carlton...

Duncan’s Calling

Former LPGA Player Leads Prep Teams To State Titles

Former LPGA player Meredith Duncan has found a home as the boys' and girls' golf coach at C.E. Byrd High School in Shreveport,...

Frank Stranahan: Golf’s Original Iron Man

Before his career was over, Frank Stranahan would win six PGA Tour events, four of them as an amateur and two as a...

On A Roll

Fassi, Kupcho Find Success After Augusta Spotlight

Maria Fassi, who qualified for the LPGA Tour through the Q-Series last fall but deferred turning pro until after graduation, will embark on...

Seminole’s ‘Most Popular Member’

Gerry McIlroy, Father Of Rory, Has Found His Home

Gerry McIlroy, like his four-time major championship-winning son, bounces merrily down the fairways, chatting without burden along the way. When he arrives at...

Miller’s Time

Peggy Kirk Bell’s Son-In-Law Is A Coleman Fixture

For Kelly Miller, turning off the busy road in Juno Beach, Fla., into the entrance of Seminole Golf Club is a moment unto...

Champions Cup An Ode To Amateurism

“I knew that to grow, you’re going to have to grow with the amateur game,” Champions Golf Club co-founder Jack Burke Jr. said...

Digging Deep

As Mid-Amateur Game Changes, Nathan Smith Seeks Next Chapter

Nathan Smith won the U.S. Mid-Amateur a record four times – including three in four years from 2009-12 – earning the 40-year-old from...

Welcome Renewal

Coleman Invitational Integral To Seminole’s Renaissance

It is hard to imagine Seminole was anything other than what it is today, which is one of the most revered clubs in...