A relatively tougher day for Martin Kaymer at the U.S. Open.
Play gets underway today in the 68th Herald-Sun Golf Classic.
Major winners like Bubba Watson, Jason Dufner, Angel Cabrera, Charl Schwartzel and Darren Clarke will not participate the rest of the weekend, casualties of a tough golf course that has only allowed 13 players to shoot under-par scores through two rounds, just over eight percent of the field of 156 players.
Pinehurst No. 2’s back nine turned out to be the place where this year’s U.S. Open ended for golfers with Duke and North Carolina ties.
Former Blue Devils Joe Ogilvie and Ryan Blaum, as well as ex-UNC golfer Mark Wilson, misfired far too often on their final nine holes on Friday causing all three to miss the cut.
A Raleigh native, Webb Simpson has plenty of Pinehurst experience for this week's U.S. Open
Three Blue Devils and a Tar Heel are in the field for the U.S. Open, which begins today at Pinehurst.
Jason Millard, who was a two-time All-American golfer at Middle Tennessee State University, called a penalty on himself that disqualified him from the U.S.Open at Pinehurst No. 2.
Imperfect Pinehurst is just right for the U.S. Open.
Five years ago, when the USGA announced its radical plan of staging the U.S. Open and the U.S. Women’s Open on the same golf course in consecutive weeks, no one would have imagined that the only player named Woods competing at Pinehurst No. 2 would be Cheyenne, not Tiger.
Jason Garrett went to work on the back nine and won the Durham Amateur Tournament, again.
An outsider from Asheboro, Gary Pugh, playing in the final grouping who had neither played in the tournament nor shot a single round on the course before Saturday who takes the lead into Sunday’s final round.
Preson Edmondson's 1-under-par 71 in the tournament’s final round helped him overcome a four-shot lead by Steve Sharpe and win the Durham Senior Amateur golf championship at Croasdaile Country Club. ... Larry Boswell won his third straight Super Senior title.
Scores from Monday's first round and tee times for Tuesday's second round
Larry Boswell has made a habit of bringing his best golf to the Durham Senior Amateur.
Monday’s first round of this year’s tournament was no exception.
The winner of the popular tournament’s Super Senior division the last two years, Boswell shot a six-under-par 66 at Croasdaile Country Club.
Boswell, from Jamestown, leads the division by four strokes over Dr. George Leight of Apex entering today’s final round. The Super Senior division is for golfers 65 and older.
Greensboro’s Steve Sharpe leads the Senior Division, where the overall tournament champion is decided, after also firing a 66 on Monday.