Former UNLV standout and PGA Tour veteran Charley Hoffman secured a spot in next week’s U.S. Open by winning the sectional qualifier Monday in Columbus, Ohio. Hoffman shot a 65-68 — 133 over 36 holes, tops in the field of 120 players vying for five spots.
It wasn’t anything UNLV did wrong, but more what Georgia Tech’s Ollie Schniederjans did right that ended the Rebels’ season Friday.
VIRGINIA WATER, England — Sergio Garcia apologized to Tiger Woods on Wednesday for saying he would have “fried chicken” at dinner with his rival, a comment that Woods described as hurtful and inappropriate.
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Two marshals say Tiger Woods never said anything to them about whether Sergio Garcia had played his shot. Two other marshals disputed that account, one of them saying he told Woods that Garcia had already hit on the second hole at the TPC Sawgrass.
While his team was competing at the Jack Nicklaus Invitational in October in Dublin, Ohio, UNLV men’s golf coach Dwaine Knight arranged for the Rebels to play a practice round at the nearby Ohio State Golf Club’s Scarlet Course.
On Monday at TPC Summerlin, Derek Ernst kept his U.S. Open dream alive by winning one of two spots in a three-man playoff on the second extra hole to be part of a six-man contingent advancing from the Las Vegas qualifying round.
Tiger Woods had the last word against Sergio Garcia by winning The Players Championship on Sunday.
Local qualifying for the 2013 U.S. Open has a new home but a lot of familiar faces, as TPC Summerlin hosts 96 golfers Monday, including several current and former UNLV players.
It’s true. Those rental car drop fees of $1,000 can be a killer. Funny how a 6-iron from 192 yards away in the rain and wind can alter a guy’s perspective on things.
Living in a region that brings tremendous golfing opportunities to tourists might not seem that important to locals.