Stanford sophomore and Junior Tour of Northern California alum Maverick McNealy won the Haskins Award, given to college golf’s best player. McNealy had a brilliant stretch in May, and led the nation in scoring with a 68.70 stroke average. He’s the second straight Cardinal to earn the award, following Patrick Rodgers.
This year’s WGC-Cadillac Match Play event at TPC Harding Park is shaping up to be a fountain of youth. As of this week, 21 players under the age of 30 would qualify based on the world rankings. Tiger Woods, on the other hand, is headed the opposite direction.
Stanford sophomore Viraat Badhwar got to meet Tiger Woods. The next day he did something Tiger never did, firing a 59 at Stanford Golf Course.
The Tiger Woods Era is over, but get ready for some Tigeresque golf. Rory McIlroy has the game to be early 2000s good.
Stanford’s Cameron Wilson joined Sandy Tatum and Tiger Woods as the only Cardinal to earn medalist honors at the NCAA tournament. The lefty won with a birdie in a playoff.
Rory McIlroy has verbally committed for this year’s Frys.com Open at Silverado Club in Napa. It’ll mark his first NorCal appearance since the 2012 U.S. Open at Olympic Club.
With 10 years of ShotLink data under its belt, the PGA Tour is beginning to make great advancements with analytics. And some of golf’s greatest myths are going down. New stats include strokes gained in driving, approaches and short game.