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UPDATED: Hill’s British Boys Amateur run comes to an end

Josh Hill has made golf look ridiculously easy at times in 2018 but proved yesterday he knows how to scrap too when the chips are down.

U.S. Amateur participant becomes youngest player to win a match in more than 100 years

When he tees in the second round of match play at the 118th U.S. Amateur, Jackson Van Paris will attempt to accomplish something that only Bobby Jones is believed to have done. And that was more than 100 years ago.

Tiger Woods’ caddie Joe LaCava paid a heckler to leave a golf tournament

Fresh off looping for Tiger Woods during that memorable final-round charge at the PGA Championship, Joe LaCava was a guest Wednesday on ESPN’s Golic and Wingo. His revelation was crazy.

Why Renee Powell Hall at the University of St. Andrews matters

It is a powerful statement to make in 2018 from a university founded in 1413, and it will echo far beyond the underworld of golf.

Brandt Snedeker shoots 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history with 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship

Brandt Snedeker carded an 11-under 59 on Thursday at the Wyndham Championship, the 10th sub-60 round in PGA Tour history.

Junior phenom’s U.S. Amateur bid at Pebble Beach ends with unusual rules issue

Akshay Bhatia was still a long way from winning the U.S. Amateur. But one of the favorites entering this week’s championship at Pebble Beach saw his title hopes spoiled on Wednesday due in part to a rules technicality involving his caddie.
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Josh Hill, unsure about his England future, is doing everything to stay in the frame

Josh Hill left the Boys Home Internationals with a thoroughly impressive three from four record on debut, a sizeable share of the glory of a title three peat and absolutely no idea of when he might play for England again.

English amateur golfer makes THREE holes-in-one during 36-hole club championship

Golf Digest’s “Miracles Issue” hit newsstands last September. Too bad, because we didn’t get to include the tale of English amateur golfer Ali Gibb.

Tiger Woods’ next move, Ryder Cup implications and POY race: 7 things to watch during the FedEx Cup Playoffs

There’s always a post-Wanamaker depression that sets in after the PGA Championship, the reality sinking in that the next major is some 250 days away in the spring.

U.S. Amateur: The only thing crazier about that 24-man playoff at Pebble Beach was the way it ended

Following 36 holes of stroke play on Monday and Tuesday at Pebble Beach and Spyglass Hill, 63 players had safely advanced to the match-play portion of the U.S. Amateur, which was set to begin on Wednesday. But first, the final spot had to be determined in a wild, 24-man playoff for ONE spot.

USGA, R&A announce outside firm to lead global research project on distance

The USGA and R&A’s investigation into the distance topic, the so-named “Distance Insights” project, will now employ an outside market research firm to ask golfers and non-golfers alike around the world what they think about distance.