Faith Lutheran’s Aidan Goldstein freshman shot 3-under-par 69 at Reflection Bay Monday to take the individual lead after the first day of the tournament.
Coronado been a force all season in their quest to reclaim the state title, and will perhaps be Bishop Gorman’s biggest obstacle when the Class 4A state tournament tees off Monday at Reflection Bay Golf Club in Henderson.
Rossi Ralenkotter, who is being inducted into the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame on Friday, has been instrumental in Las Vegas golf history.
Canyon Gate Country Club conditions were very difficult during a local U.S. Open qualifier on Monday. UNLV junior Harry Hall was the only player in the field of 68 who shot under par and he managed only a 1 under, 69.
Former UNLV golfer John Oda didn’t have to bother with the local U.S. Open qualifier last year because he was one of the top 50 amateurs in the world and exempt into sectional qualifying due to that status.
Sung Hyun Park chipped in from behind the green for birdie on the final hole for a 5-under 66 and a one-shot victory in the LPGA Texas Classic, a tournament cut to 36 holes because of rain.
Jason Day birdied two of his final three holes Sunday for a 2-under 69 and a two-shot victory over Aaron Wise and Nick Watney in the Wells Fargo Championship, his second victory this year.
Jared Smith claims to have shaved about seven strokes off his game this year, and is considered one of the favorites entering Monday’s Class 3A Southern Region tournament beginning Monday at Boulder City Municipal.
UNLV will be the fourth seed at the NCAA men’s golf regional tournament May 14 to 16 at Ohio State. The Rebels won the regional last season at Purdue.