Josh Goldstein, a Las Vegas resident, left the field in the dust at Red Hawk Golf and Resort in Sparks, winning his first state amateur title by five shots.
Greg Robertson is a longtime journalist for some of the top newspapers and websites in the country. He was lead editor for the launch of NFL.com in 1996, and was the first golf editor and writer for ESPN.com, where he covered the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour and Champions Tour for five years. He lives in Las Vegas with his wife and two daughters.
Former UNLV star Ryan Moore, who has been dealing with a bad back for a year, finished tied for second with Las Vegas resident Kevin Na at the John Deere Classic.
Pat Hurst has been showing up to keep watch over the American players as she prepares to captain the U.S. Solheim Cup team in September against a powerful European squad.
Harry Hall made birdies on his first four holes Sunday on his way to victory at the Korn Ferry Tour’s Wichita Open. He jumped from 83rd to 36th on the Korn Ferry points list.
Garrick Higgo on Sunday became the first player since 1988 to win his first official PGA Tour event at the Palmetto Championship.
Angela Stanford and Stacy Lewis have seen a lot in their combined 33 years on the LPGA Tour, but the veterans were overwhelmed in Las Vegas at the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play.
Ally Ewing defeated Sophia Popov on Sunday in the final of the inaugural Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play at Shadow Creek. The win came on her first wedding anniversary.
The two American stars combined for seven birdies on the back nine. But it was Ally Ewing’s final birdie on the 18th hole that ousted home course favorite Danielle Kang.
Sophia Popov dismantled former world No. 1 Sung Hyun Park to win her pod and advance to the knockout rounds this weekend at Shadow Creek.
On Friday, Danielle Kang and Lizette Salas will step onto the first tee at Shadow Creek trying to eliminate the other from the Bank of Hope LPGA Match Play.
It was a good day for the American women, especially the trio of Danielle Kang, Jennifer Kupcho and Lizette Salas, who dominated their first-day matches at difficult Shadow Creek.
The 64 players in the field are prepared for anything at the Bank of Hope tournament, a five-day event on a difficult course in North Las Vegas.
Despite it being a Solheim Cup year, Nelly Korda, Jessica Korda and Lexi Thompson are skipping the match-play tourney.