Brady Exber of Las Vegas had a great year playing competitive golf and the 58-year-old was named the national senior amateur player of the year.
Canadian Seann Harlingten made a 20-foot birdie putt on the first playoff hole to win the Nevada Open on Thursday at CasaBlanca Golf Club in Mesquite.
PGA of America president Ted Bishop was removed from office on Friday by his board of directors for “insensitive gender-based statements” posted on social media at the expense of English golfer Ian Poulter.
It was the toughest golf course the Coronado girls had played on all season.
This was believed to be the first time that swimming pools had flanked fairways and greens at a PGA event. Golf and swimming pools go back a long way, however. At least back to 1980 in the movies.
Ben Martin, who was limping to the finish line, found some gold dust in his putter as he made a 46-foot, 5-inch eagle putt at the par-5 16th hole at TPC Summerlin, while Kevin Streelman was unable to get a 5-foot birdie putt to drop at the par-4 18th.
Adam Hadwin didn’t win the Shriners Hospitals for Children Open on Sunday, but it wasn’t from a lack of trying.
Coronado’s girls golf team shot its highest score of the season in Tuesday’s Sunrise Region tournament.
There used to be a time when everybody was familiar with Shriners and their bling-bling, red fez hats with rhinestones and black tassels, whether they were motoring around in their mini cars during a parade, or lathered in clown makeup for their annual circus.
Ben Martin finished with a remarkable 9-under-par 62, equaling the tournament’s best round, and is at 17-under 196 entering today’s final round.