Green US Pubic Links Medalist

By Sports NetworkJuly 13, 2004, 4:00 pm
MAPLE GROVE, Minn. -- Danny Green shot a four-under-par 68 on Tuesday to claim the medalist honors at the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship.
Green, from Jackson, Tennessee, finished two rounds of stroke play at Rush Creek Golf Club with an event and USGA record of 13-under 131. The old mark of 132 had been shared by three players at the Public Links and four others at other USGA events.
'It's always nice to be medalist, but you're a marked man,' said Green, who is the second-oldest player in the field at age 47. 'I keep up with the statistics. The No. 1 seed gets knocked off over half the time. I've got my work cut out. Whoever I draw, I'll start fresh. I've gotten some breaks and he didn't. He'll probably play better than he's been playing and I probably won't play as good, but that doesn't mean I can't win.'
Green, the 1999 U.S. Mid-Amateur winner, will open match play Wednesday against Martin Catalioto, who survived an 11-man playoff for the final eight places in the 64-man match play field.
Match play continues until the 36-hole final on Saturday.
Ryan Moore, of Puyallup, Washington, finished second in stroke play at 132 after carding the low round of the day with a five-under 67. Moore was the 2002 Public Links champion.
Results following Tuesdays second day of stroke play Monday at the U.S. Amateur Public Links at the 7,132-yard, par 72 Rush Creek Golf Club:
Danny Green, Jackson, Tenn., 63-68--131
Ryan Moore, Puyallup, Wash., 65-67--132
Chris Stroud, Groves, Texas, 64-69--133
Anthony Kim, Norman, Okla., 66-69--135
Luke List, Ringgold, Ga., 65-71--136
Matthew Every, Daytona Beach, Fla., 67-69--136
Terrence Miskell, New Braunfels, Texas, 68-68--136
Derek Berg, Dovall, Wash., 67-71--138
Josh Williams, Davis, Calif., 70-69--139
Nathan Smith, Soquel, Calif., 69-70--139
Jason Kokrak, Warren, Ohio, 67-73--140
Jay Reynolds, Austin, Texas, 70-70--140
Sunghoon Kang, Korea, 65-75--140
Jason Harris, Clemmons, N.C., 70-71--141
Zack Reeves, Arlington, Texas, 69-72--141
Jeff Gilchrist, Sacramento, Calif., 71-71--142
Will Claxton, Swainsboro, Ga., 69-73--142
Aaron Choi, San Diego, Calif., 72-71--143
Barry Schenk, Layton, Utah, 69-74--143
Brian Atkinson, Palatine, Ill., 70-73--143
Charlie Woo, South Korea, 73-70--143
Neal Grusczynski, West Allis, Wis., 70-73--143
Adam Scrimenti, Sarasota, Fla., 71-73--144
Blake Moore, Monrovia, Calif., 72-72--144
Christopher Davidson, Woodstock, Md., 71-73--144
Clay Ogden, West Point, Utah, 72-72--144
Dirk Fennie, Greensboro, N.C., 70-74--144
Greg Koch, Orlando, Fla., 70-74--144
Joshua Wooding, Riverside, Calif., 72-72--144
Kevin Coghlan, West Palm Beach, Fla., 70-74--144
Kyle Ritchie, Bedford, Iowa, 71-73--144
Madalitso Muthiya, Zambia, 73-71--144
Matthew Hicks, Sissonville, W.Va., 68-76--144
Sam Hulsey, Gainesville, Ga., 72-72--144
Adam Delawyer, Deer River, Minn., 72-73--145
Anthony Bedient, York, Neb., 69-76--145
Brian O'Flaherty, Westlake Village, Calif., 72-73--145
Clayton Ellis, Memphis, Tenn., 71-74--145
Evan Frederick, Destin, Fla., 73-72--145
John Finnin, Crete, Ill., 73-72--145
Josh Ketter, Parker, Colo., 72-73--145
Matthew Williams, Holton, Kan., 74-71--145
Neil Johnson, River Falls, Wis., 73-72--145
Seung-Su Han, Korea, 71-74--145
Alex Knoll, Bethlehem, Pa., 72-74--146
Billy Wingerd, Baltimore, Md., 72-74--146
Brett Swedberg, Alexandria, Minn., 73-73'146
Daryl Fathauer, Stuart, Fla., 74-72--146
Jay Choe, Yorba Linda, Calif., 70-76--146
Jon Veneziano, Mt Dora, Fla., 70-76--146
Shane Prante, Olympia, Wash., 68-78--146
William Moore, Pacific Grove, Calif., 72-74--146
Brad Gibson, Denton, Texas, 72-75--147
David Bradshaw, Harpers Ferry, W.Va., 73-74--147
Dayton Rose, Midwest City, Okla., 69-78--147
Steven Harvey, Salisbury, N.C., 71-76'147
(*11-man playoff for final 8 places in match play)
*Andrew Price, Mission Viejo, Calif., 68-80--148
*Brendan Steele, Idyllwild, Calif., 71-77--148
*Charles Soule, Longmont, Colo., 72-76--148
*Henry Liaw, Rowland Heights, Calif., 73-75--148
*Jamie Miller, Silver Creek, N.Y., 73-75--148
*Jay Poletiek, Portland, Ore., 75-73--148
*Jeff Nichols, Mesa, Ariz., 71-77--148
*Martin Catalioto, Ramsey, N.J., 74-74--148
*Matthew Hilton, Muskego, Wis., 72-76--148
*Ryan Conn, Alexandria, Minn., 73-75--148
*Tim Kunick, Bismarck, N.D., 72-76'148

Did Not Qualify
Casey Russell, West Monroe, La., 75-74--149
Chris Eddy, Belleville, Ill., 75-74--149
Chris Leake, Windermere, Fla., 74-75--149
James Vargas, Miami, Fla., 73-76--149
Louie Patton, Canada, 77-72--149
Matthew Kodama, Las Vegas, Nev., 74-75--149
Michael Cavanagh, Perham, Minn., 76-73--149
Morgan Brown, Tucson, Ariz., 72-77--149
Royden Heirakuji, Makawao, Hawaii, 75-74--149
Shawn Warren, Windham, Maine, 70-79--149
Tim Johnson, Marblehead, Mass., 74-75--149
Todd Chin, Marion, Ind., 75-74--149
Wayne Severud, Maple Grove, Minn., 77-72--149
Brian Grossman, Mansfield, Texas, 69-81--150
Dan Hosek, Alexandria, Va., 71-79--150
Drew Shafer, Akron, Ind., 75-75--150
Jay Lindell, Lakewood, N.Y., 73-77--150
Jerry Chen, Union, N.J., 78-72--150
Lance Lopez, Missouri City, Texas, 73-77--150
Marc Rhoades, McCall, Idaho, 76-74--150
Matt Harmon, Grand Rapids, Mich., 74-76--150
Robert Keller, Temecula, Calif., 78-72--150
Ryan Spears, Del City, Okla., 75-75--150
Brett Ashmore, Sour Lake, Texas, 73-78--151
D J Fernando, Bakersfield, Calif., 74-77--151
Kurt Watkins, Chandler, Ariz., 73-78--151
Luke Stephan, Hoffman Estates, Ill., 72-79'151
Tommy Wiegand, Avon Lake, Ohio, 73-78--151
Adam Hagen, Scappoose, Ore., 70-82--152
Bobby Sobieski, Springfield, Ill., 71-81--152
Casey Carnes, New Braunfels, Texas, 75-77--152
Derek Abel, Frisco, Texas, 77-75--152
Joe D'Antoni, Grand Blanc, Mich., 71-81--152
Josh Allard, Portsmouth, N.H., 73-79--152
Kelbi Lee, Billings, Mont., 77-75--152
Sean Dove, Bulger, Pa., 74-78--152
Sean McNemar, Culpeper, Va., 74-78--152
Ben Greve, Annandale, Minn., 74-79--153
Brian Krusoe, Northfield, Ohio, 78-75--153
Casey Watabu, Kapaa, Hawaii, 75-78--153
Chris Straley, Cincinnati, Ohio, 75-78--153
Don Farnen, New Haven, Conn., 75-78--153
Douglas McCullough, Sleepy Hollow, Ill., 72-81--153
James Augustine, Pittsburgh, Pa., 76-77--153
Jerad Harklau, Rockwall, Texas, 76-77--153
Keith Hendrickson, Syosset, N.Y., 75-78--153
Pat Grady, Broomfield, Colo., 75-78--153
Paul Delucco, Cromwell, Conn., 76-77--153
Ricky Fox, Clinton Twp, Mich., 74-79--153
Bryan Haase, Interlochen, Mich., 76-78--154
Charles Haines, Hamilton, N.J., 77-77--154
Kevin Sheriff, Anderson, S.C., 75-79--154
Kyle Sapp, Gardendale, Ala., 77-77--154
Neal Valera, San Jose, Calif., 77-77--154
Robert Gwin, Houston, Texas, 70-84--154
Ryan Fery, Beaverton, Ore., 78-76--154
Brady Swedberg, Alexandria, Minn., 74-81--155
Brook Tully, Atlanta, Ga., 75-80--155
Kyle Litter, Chillicothe, Ohio, 78-77--155
Marck de Lautour, New Zealand, 77-78--155
Brandon Weaver, Nashville, Tenn., 80-76--156
Brent Kriegshauser, Leawood, Kan., 78-78--156
Jake Warneke, Stacy, Minn., 78-78--156
Matthew Ma, Aiea, Hawaii, 75-81--156
Mike Calkin, St Charles, Ill., 81-75--156
Roger Welch, Benedict, Md., 73-83--156
Bobby Bennett, Greenwich, Conn., 77-80--157
Brad Kerfoot, Canada, 80-77--157
Chris Igawa, Hilo, Hawaii, 78-79--157
Gary Wing, Irvine, Calif., 82-75--157
Mike King, Sidney, Ohio, 74-83--157
Ryan McClintock, Monmouth, Ill., 76-81--157
Barry Conatser, Jamestown, Tenn., 83-75--158
Ben Bryson, Reno, Nev., 76-82'158
Ben Minyard, Avondale, Ariz., 77-81--158
Benjamin Spitz, Norwell, Mass., 82-76--158
Chip Holcombe, Ft Walton Bch, Fla., 76-82--158
Arnell Garza, Kennewick, Wash., 81-78--159
Scott Jacobs, Hollywood, Fla., 79-80--159
Timothy Kane, Simsbury, Conn., 77-83--160
Patrick Garrison, Folsom, Pa., 83-79--162
Richard Church, Panguitch, Utah, 80-82--162
Matthew Brown, Panama City, Fla., 82-81--163
Shawn Marshall, North Vernon, Ind., 86-77--163
Gordon Willins, West Chester, Ohio, 84-80--164
Tim Moody, Chisago Lakes, Minn., 82-82--164
Ben Karns, Gaffney, S.C., 80-86--166
Jonathan Blauner, Forest Hills, N.Y., 78-88--166
Yoonhwan Kim, Middle Village, N.Y., 88-79--167
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By Golf Channel DigitalDecember 15, 2017, 11:27 pm

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By Associated PressDecember 15, 2017, 2:04 pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia - Justin Rose completed the final two holes of his second round early Saturday for a 3-under 69 and a one-stroke lead at the Indonesian Masters.

Rose, who had a first-round 62, was among a quarter of the field forced off the Royale Jakarta Golf Club course after weather delays on Friday.

The Englishman, who bogeyed his last hole, had a two-round total of 13-under 131.

Kiradech Aphibarnrat, who completed his 64 on Friday, was in second place.

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Newsmaker of the Year: No. 2, Donald Trump

By Golf Channel DigitalDecember 15, 2017, 1:00 pm

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Trump’s first year in office didn’t dim his enthusiasm for the game, as he made splashy appearances at two big events, tweeted about golf to his more than 44 million followers, teed it up with some of the sport’s biggest stars, including Tiger Woods, Rory McIlroy and Lexi Thompson, and fired a few eyebrow-raising scores. Logging more than 75 rounds since his inauguration, the 3-handicap has only bolstered his reputation as the best golfing president, particularly after his alleged 73 with Sen. Lindsey Graham.

None of his appearances created a bigger stir than when he attended the U.S. Women’s Open. Despite protests and calls for the USGA to move its premier women’s event from Trump Bedminster – the president reportedly threatened to sue – his weekend there went off without incident, as Trump watched the action and hosted players in his private box near the 15th green.

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Despite his controversial rhetoric on a variety of national issues, Trump has remained a staunch supporter of women’s golf, and he became the first sitting president to attend the U.S. Women’s Open.

An honorary chairman of the Presidents Cup, Trump also flew to Liberty National for the biennial team event, where he presented the trophy to the U.S. team and dedicated the victory to the hurricane victims in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.

In late November, amid tweets about the national anthem, Turkey, Egypt and Time Magazine, Trump announced that he was playing a round in South Florida with Woods and world No. 1 Dustin Johnson.

Yes, that too became a headline, just like everything else Trump did in 2017.

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