Tiger Woods is a big time college football fan and he spent much of Thursday breaking down the Stanford Cardinal’s chances in 2013.
Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers lost his second match Thursday, falling to Canadian Corey Conners, 5 and 3, in the U.S. Amateur at the Country Club.
Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers survived a playoff Wednesday to advance to match play, then beat Sean Dale 3 and 2 of Jacksonville, Fla., in the first round of the U.S. Amateur at The Country Club.
Gary Woodland holed a 58-foot chip from the rough for one of his four birdies and got up-and-down to save pars five times to win the Reno-Tahoe Open on Sunday for second PGA Tour victory.
Stanford’s Patrick Rodgers topped the 16 match-play qualifiers Friday in the 111th Western Amateur, shooting a 3-under 69 at The Alotian Club for a record 18-under 270 total.
The Bay Area’s Casie Cathrea beat defending champion Minjee Lee with a par on the 19th hole Thursday to advance to the U.S. Girls’ Junior quarterfinals at Sycamore Hills.
Billy Joe Tolliver won the American Century Championship for the fourth time, beating fellow former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien with a par on the third hole of a playoff Sunday. Golden State Warriors guard Stephen Curry tied for fourth.
University of California junior Michael Kim and Oklahoma State sophomore Jordan Niebrugge each won two matches Friday at Laurel Hill to advance to the 36-hole final in the U.S. Amateur Public Links.
Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien had an eagle and three birdies Friday to take a two-point lead after the first round of the American Century Championship at at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course.
California senior Michael Weaver, the runner-up last summer in the U.S. Amateur, was tied for second.