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Best of the Weekend: Defending NCAA champion Oregon finding stride
20 Feb 2017
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

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Oregon freshman Norman Xiong (pictured) and senior <br>Wyndham Clark shared medalist honors <br>(Oregon Athletics Photo)
Oregon freshman Norman Xiong (pictured) and senior
Wyndham Clark shared medalist honors
(Oregon Athletics Photo)
(February 20, 2017) -- Two tournaments in the spring and two wins for 12th ranked Oregon. The defending National Champions continued their early season roll with a victory this weekend at the Wyoming Desert Intercollegiate.

However, the biggest story of the weekend came out of Los Angeles where Pepperdine sophomore Sahith Theegala made the cut and finished 2-under at the Geneis Open.

SMU commit Noah Goodwin, the 17th ranked player in the World of Amateur Golf rankings, finally broke through and won his first AJGA event at the CB&I / Simplify Boys Championship at Carlton Woods.

COLLEGE GOLF

At the SunTrust Gator Invitational it didn't matter that eventual champion Arkansas was shorthanded.

The 14th ranked team in the country Baylor handled the field at the All American while at the John Burns Intercollegiate No. 5 Virginia went wire-to-wire.

On Friday the latest Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll was released.

REGIONAL NEWS

-Mason Andersen claimed the San Tan Amateur
-Ralph Costanzo and Ryan Sloane teamed for the East County Mid-Am/Senior Best Ball title

INTERNATIONAL NEWS

-WAGR No. 4 Hye-Jin Choi capped off a fantastic month in Australia with low amateur honors at the ISPS Handa Women's Australian Open
-WAGR No. 2 Curtis Luck reached the third round of the ISPS Handa World Super 6 Perth

HONORS

-Legendary Pinehurst caddie Willie McRae has been inducted into the Carolinas Golf Hall of Fame

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