There were more sub-par scores for 72 holes (31) than any U.S. Open. The number of sub-par 18-hole scores (140) broke the record set in 1990 at Medinah CC No. 3 near Chicago, another year when the USGA slotted the championship in the upper Midwest during its rainy season.
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HARTFORD -- Tickets to the U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship were punched Thursday on the first six holes at Washington County GC.
The Ray Fischer State Amateur champion tests out Riviera, Bel-Aire CC over the weekend in the Los Angeles area and shares his thoughts on what's in store at this week's 117th gathering of the world's top amateurs.
After I learned about the Dell’s fate, I told then-owner Robert Lang that erasing that landform was a crime against nature I couldn’t forgive. He blamed it on the USGA and said they didn’t want a blind hole.
Wisconsin has two golfers coming home to Erin Hills for next week's U.S. Open, but it almost had four.
Gaugert and Canadian Tour golfer Maxwell Hosking of Madison win playoff for final two spots, joining Florida teaching pro Joshua Koch, former Badgers golfer Josh Gullberg and former Northern Iowa golfer Kyle Driscoll.
SHEBOYGAN FALLS — There will be a heavy Marquette golf presence in sectional qualifying for the U.S. Open.
They survive a qualifier in Minnesota for one of a handful spots in sectional qualifying for the U.S Open.
The USGA accepts entries for the 117th U.S. Open from golfers in all 50 states, including 150 from Wisconsin, as well as the District of Columbia and 66 foreign countries.
Each of the 10 domestic sectional qualifiers are scheduled for June 5, but none will be held closer to Wisconsin than two being held in Ohio — in Columbus and Springfield — following The Memorial Tournament, the PGA Tour event the previous weekend in Dublin, Ohio.
Watertown CC, Mascoutin GC in Berlin and Westmoor CC in Brookfield are the sites chosen to host qualifiers for the U.S. Amateur, the U.S. Junior Amateur and the U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur next year.
ST. LOUIS -- When Kevin Cahill came to the 18th tee at Old Warson CC with a 1-up lead over Matthew Sughrue in the semifinals of the 2016 U.S. Senior Amateur, he had just one thought: hit the fairway and he would win the match.
The head pro at North Hills CC in Waukesha follows his 82 with a 76 but can't threaten the cut line at Scioto CC in Columbus, Ohio.
The head pro at North Hills CC in Menomonee Falls plays an eight-hole stretch starting at No. 8 in 10-over-par en route to opening 82.
The South African golfer returned to the amateur ranks after coming up short in Sunshine Tour qualifying last winter and winning the U.S. Amateur qualifying Monday at Watertown CC showed again he made the right choice.
Seven other golfers who competed in last week's American Family Insurance Championship couldn't catch Terasa, who missed the cut in this week's PGA National Championship, for the second berth.
The Madison golfer shot rounds of 67-70 during Monday’s sectional qualifying at Germantown CC and Ridgeway CC in Memphis, Tennessee. His 5-under-par 137 total missed by one stroke what was a six-way playoff for the final two berths.
The mini-tour golfer from Chicago bounced back from an early bogey with three birdies to win the qualifier at Bishops Bay CC.
With one exception (2009), the venerable club has played host to local qualifying for the U.S. Amateur or the U.S. Junior Boys championships every year since 2005.