The golfer, who was a senior last season, is one of 212 players to earn the honor in Division I this year.
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Lee Elder returns to the National this Saturday to host a free and open-to-the-public golf clinic.
Tiger Woods withdrew from next week’s PGA Championship on Tuesday, and will miss all four majors for the first time in his career.
Phil Mickelson, who nearly made history in the first round, is the new British Open favorite at 4-1 odds. But it’s doubtful he’s going to run away and hide from the rest of the field.
Royal Links Golf Club was built to honor the tradition of The Open Championship. The themed layout features 18 replica holes from courses played during golf’s oldest tournament.
Jason Day arrives at Royal Troon Golf Club in Scotland as the 8-1 favorite in this week’s British Open. U.S. Open winner Dustin Johnson is the second choice at 9-1.
Jason Day, Dustin Johnson, Rory McIlroy and Jordan Spieth are matched against the rest of the field in one British Open proposition wager at the Westgate sports book.
Jordan Spieth said pulling out of the Olympics was the hardest decision he’s ever made, and that it likely will haunt him as he’s watching golfers compete for a gold medal in Rio de Janeiro for the first time in 112 years.
Jordan Spieth withdrew from the Olympics on Monday, leaving golf without its top four players when the sport returns to the games for the first time since 1904.
When he won the 1954 state amateur, the woods were made of wood, and he was “Bobby Pratt, the par-busting schoolboy” according to the yellow newspaper clippings..
U.S. Open champion Dustin Johnson withdrew from the Rio Games on Friday because of concerns over the Zika virus, costing golf three of the world’s top four players for its return to the Olympics after a 112-year absence.
Mike Woodson hosts the third annual Coach Woodson Las Vegas Invitational from Friday through Monday, a charity event that features a golf tournament at Jack Nicklaus’ Reflection Bay at Lake Las Vegas.
Tiger Woods has withdrawn from this month’s British Open, organizers of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club said on Friday.
The spotlight will soon shine on one of Las Vegas’ top golf course superintendents, as Bill Rohret will be inducted into the Las Vegas Golf Hall of Fame. Other 2016 inductees are Dean Wilson, Irwin Molasky and Mike Dunaway.
Jason Day pulled out of the Olympics on Tuesday because of the Zika virus, costing golf its No. 1 player as it returns from a century-long absence at the games.
The PGA Tour announced Saturday that the Greenbrier Classic scheduled for next month has been canceled because of the devastating flooding in West Virginia.
When the 1998 NCAA-title winning UNLV golf team is inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame on Friday at Orleans Arena, the group will become the eighth golfer or group to receive the honor.
Golfer Rory McIlroy became one of the most high-profile sports stars to opt out of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics because of concerns about the Zika virus, saying Wednesday it is “a risk I am unwilling to take.”
The 1998 NCAA men’s golf champions held off Clemson and won by three shots to produce UNLV’s other national team championship, joining the 1990 men’s basketball team. The golf team will be honored Friday with its induction into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame.
Johnson took his first major championship in style, lacing a 6-iron to 5 feet on the 18th hole.
Long shot Shane Lowry has become the 5-2 favorite and Dustin Johnson is the 3-1 second choice going into Sunday’s play at the U.S. Open.
Only nine players completed Thursday’s rain-shortened first round of the U.S. Open at Oakmont Country Club. Andrew Landry has a one-stroke lead, and the betting windows remain open.
Wes Short Jr. first tried to make the U.S. Open as an 18-year-old. This year, he began his journey at a local qualifier in Austin, Texas, then advanced to sectional qualifying in Ohio, where he earned a berth into the Open for the first time.
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