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Cantlay is low-amateur at U.S. Open
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On a sticky Sunday at Congressional Country Club, Patrick Cantlay showed signs of a game and mindset that might be a comfortable fit for many more U.S. Opens to come. For the time being, the 19-year-old UCLA All-American will have to settle for taking home low-amateur honors to Los Alamitos, Calif., in his first Open start. Cantlay shot a 1-over-par 72 in the final round to finish with a 72-hole total of 284 (even par). More



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Ping All-America Teams
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NCAA Div. I PING All-America Teams Announced

NCAA Div. I PING All-America Teams Announced

NAIA PING All-America Teams Announced

NJCAA Div. I PING All-America Teams Announced




LATEST COLLEGE GOLF NEWS


Georgia's Macpherson wins British Amateur title
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Georgia golfer Bryden Macpherson won the 116th British Amateur Championship, earning spots in this year's British Open and next year's Masters in the process. Macpherson defeated Scotland's Michael Stewart 3&2 in the final match, joining Doug Bachli (1954) as the only Australians to win the British Amateur. More

Andrew Sapp tabbed as Carolina's next men's golf coach
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Andrew Sapp, the former men's golf coach at the University of Michigan, is the next men's golf coach at the University of North Carolina, Director of Athletics Dick Baddour announced last week. Sapp, a native of Raleigh, N.C., is the eighth head coach in Carolina history. More

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Michigan promotes Chris Whitten to head coach
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University of Michigan athletic director Dave Brandon announced ) the hiring of Chris Whitten as the Wolverines' head men's golf coach. Whitten, who becomes the ninth head coach in Michigan history, has served as the assistant coach for the past five years. Whitten replaces Andrew Sapp, who left to become the head coach at his alma mater, North Carolina. More

David Gring named Valpo's new men's golf coach
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Valparaiso University director of athletics Mark LaBarbera has announced that David Gring has been named the school's new head men's golf coach. Gring played golf for the Crusaders from 1985-1988 where he was a two-time team Most Valuable Player. He earned All-Heartland Conference honors in 1985 before receiving All-AMCU accolades in 1987. More

Emory names John Sjoberg head golf coach
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Emory University Athletics Director Tim Downes has announced the appointment of John Sjoberg as head golf coach. Sjoberg takes over for Mike Phillips who retired following the 2011 season after serving as the head man of the Eagles' program for 28 years. Sjoberg has been Emory's assistant coach the past three years and helped the Eagles to a first-place finish at the 2011 University Athletic Association Championships. More

Collegiate Players Tour results: Heatherwoode Golf Club
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The Collegiate Players Tour played this week at Heatherwoode Golf Club in Springboro, Ohio. The weather did not co-operate and we were only able to get in two rounds. Alex Carl from Cincinnati University won the ladies division with a 149 two day total. Logan Jones of Ohio State University finished first with 141 total. More

Collegiate Players Tour results: Laurel Springs Golf Club
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On a challenging and demanding Laurel Spring Golf Club in Suwanee, Ga., the Collegiate Players Tour completed its fourth summer tournament. Morgan Jackson from Jacksonville University won the ladies division with a 245 total. Winston Gibbs of Shorter College finished first in the men's division with a 224 total. More

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NATIONWIDE TOUR STORYLINES - Week of June 20
Provided by the Nationwide® Tour

MEXICO OPEN
by Banamex
June 23-26
El Bosque Country Club, Leon, Guanajuato, Mexico
Purse: $700,000 First Prize: $126,000
2010 Champion: Jamie Lovemark
11th of 26 Events


MATHEW GOGGIN/FIRST TO GET TWO WINS – With his second win of the year, Australian Mathew Goggin became the first Nationwide Tour player in line for a battlefield promotion to the PGA TOUR. A third win would send the 37-year-old who resides in Charlotte, N.C. immediately to the PGA TOUR. With earnings of $303,898 in nine starts, Goggin has a commanding money list lead of $115,720 over No. 2 Kyle Thompson, who has a $629 advantage over Troy Kelly. Goggin's wins came in the Panama Claro Championship in February and the Preferred Health Systems Wichita (Kan.) Open.


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FUTURE COLLEGIANS NEWS


The TJGT Greatwood Sugarland Classic
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The TJGT Greatwood Sugarland Classic was played at the Greatwood Golf Club June 20-21. The Boys 16-18 played 6,640 yards; the Boys 12-15 played 6,250 yards; and all Girls 12-18 played 5,346 yards in this 36-hole, nationally-ranked event that saw players from Texas and Louisiana play in windy dry hot conditions. Dry, hot, windy west Texas golf conditions did not stop the youngsters of the TJGT from battling Greatwood to the very end. More

Kennerly earns exemption into PGA TOUR's Wyndham Championship
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Holding on to his three-day lead, Billy Kennerly of Alpharetta, Ga., won the FJ Invitational and claimed his first AJGA victory at Sedgefield Country Club. Kennerly's 11-under-par 269 tournament total tied the 72-hole FJ Invitational tournament record. Conducted by the American Junior Golf Association, the FJ Invitational was a 72-hole stroke play event at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C. More

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