Doc Redman's incredible closing flourish at the th U. Amateur had the golf world buzzing on Sunday. But for at least one golfer, Redman's comeback win over Doug Ghim was a reminder of his own heartbreaking loss to Tiger Woods in the same event two decades before.
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Andy Ogletree, it turns out, because after the Round of 16, the Georgia Tech standout studied the match-play bracket and saw no other possible outcome to the week. Cohen Trolio, the teenager playing in his first individual amateur tournament, and William Holcomb V, the duck hunter from Crockett, Texas, were interesting stories, no doubt, but also the longest of long shots. Even Holcomb seemed shocked that he was still alive.
This summer will mark the 20th anniversary of one of the great matches in modern golf history. The final of the U. Tillinghast design. Kristi, his caddie that day, is now his wife and, as a fellow PGA member, his colleague.
Chad Wright paid close attention Tuesday when Tigers Woods officially announced he would turn pro. Woods, who last Sunday became the first golfer to win three consecutive U. Amateur titles, has been a nemesis of Wright, a Buena High graduate and USC senior-to-be, throughout his amateur career.
On this day inyear-old Tiger Woods wins the prestigious Masters Tournament by a record 12 strokes in Augusta, Georgia. Open, the British Open, the PGA Championship, and the Masters—and the greatest performance by a professional golfer in more than a century. The only child of an African-American father and a Thai mother, Woods was encouraged from infancy by his father for a career in golf.
The legends of Ghost Creek and Witch Hollow are as mysterious and elusive as the spectacular courses that bear their names. Together, these private club pioneers overcame significant obstacles to build what are considered two of the best golf course layouts in the country—each a masterpiece in its own right. InTiger Woods brought notoriety to Witch Hollow when he won his unprecedented third consecutive U.
The U. A series of stroke-play qualifiers is played around the United States in the months leading up to the tournament, giving any amateur golfer who meets the criteria a chance to qualify. Amateur Championship was first played in A handful of U.
Twenty years after competing in perhaps the most memorable U. Amateur championship match ever, Steve Scott is doing great. For Woods, it was his third consecutive amateur title and sent him on to a record-breaking career on the PGA Tour. Escalante Golf, which owns Pumpkin Ridge along with 16 other golf properties, invited Scott to return to the club last month to hold a clinic for club members and share his memories of his match with Woods.