Best of Labor Day Weekend: College Golf is back and much more
06 Sep 2016
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

(September 5, 2016) -- Labor Day weekend has come and gone and with it came the start of 2016-2017 college golf season. The biggest victory of week one went to No. 4 Oklahoma State as they emerged victorious against a talented Carmel Cup field that included five of the top-20 teams in the preseason Bushnell Golfweek Coaches Poll.

Ramiz Jamal will begin his sophomore year at UC Irvine full of confidence after picking up a big win at the California State Fair.

In Florida Khavish Varadan claimed the AJGA Junior Players Championship in a playoff against Texas commit Cole Hammer.

On Friday qualifying for both the U.S. Senior Men's and Women's Amateur came to a conclusion.


The Delaware Blue Hens picked up a victory in their opening tournament of the season as they ran away with the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational. In New York it was Missouri capturing the Turning Stone Tiger Intercollegiate.


Across the pond in Belfast, Ireland, Sophie Lamb took home top honors at the British Ladies Stroke Play.


-Eddie Hargett and Walter Todd defended their South Carolina Senior Better-Ball title
-Will Czeh became the seventh Bemidji State player to claim the Vandersluis Memorial Golf Tournament in the last ten years
-A final day surge lifted Nathan Clarke to the Inland Empire Amateur

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