Best of the Weekend: Auburn commit Brandon Mancheno won the St. Augustine Amateur and more
17 Oct 2016
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

(October 17, 2016) -- Maybe the biggest win of the weekend went to Auburn commit Brandon Mancheno at the St. Augustine Amateur. Mancheno began the day trailing by one shot before rallying to win.

California star Collin Morikawa made his PGA Tour debut this weekend at the Safeway Open and despite missing the cut played well.

Word also spread about the thrill of a lifetime that U.S. Amateur semifinalist Nick Carlson received in the form of a letter from the late Arnold Palmer.

In the women's collegiate ranks Wake Forest (Tar Heel Invite) and UCLA (Stanford Intercollegiate) picked up wins.


-The Carolinas rallied to capture the 71st Captains Putter
-Patrick Duffy made history with his Nebraska Mid-Amateur title
-Mark Warman tied a tournament record on his way to winning the San Clemente City
-A Sunday rally lifted Alan McAfee at the Memphis Amateur
-Mike Greer and Tom Jungkind teamed for their fourth Alabama Senior Four-Ball crown
-Ramie Sprinkling was impressive in the final round as he won the Santa Barbara County Championship
-At the Southern California Junior Amateur Championship it was Briana Chacon and Steve Sugimoto winning titles
-Tom Trakoval took home his third straight Long Island Senior Amateur

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