Best of the Weekend: Stewart Hagestad wins the Silver Cup and more
10 Apr 2017
by AmateurGolf.com Staff

see also: Stewart Hagestad Rankings

(April 10, 2017) - The cheers of the Augusta National Golf Club have faded into silence until next year but the smile on the face of Stewart Hagestad almost assuredly hasn't left his face since he completed his final round of the 2017 Masters.

On Friday Hagestad made history by becoming the first ever U.S. Mid-Amateur champion to make the Masters cut and then on Sunday he won the Silver Cup, awarded to the low amateur.

Hagestad's former college team, the USC Trojans won for the fourth-time this season at the Western Intercollegiate.

A little bit of history was also made this weekend at the Western Intercollegiate as a tournament record five holes-in-one were recorded. Two of which came from Cal redshirt freshman William Aldred.

In women's college golf a pair of host teams won events with Arizona State winning the PING/ASU Invitational for the first time since 2007 and Georgia capturing the Liz Murphey Collegiate Classic for the 14th time.

The biggest win in the senior ranks over the weekend came from Michael Wharton-Palmer who rallied in the final round to win the Golfweek Senior Amateur.


-John Kennedy and John Dowdall fended off the field during Saturday's final round to win the Temple Senior Cup
-On the final day of the Davis City Championship Juan Gonzales overcame a three-stroke deficit with a closing 61 to win
-Benjamin Nelson birdied the 17th hole and then held on to win the Old Waverly Invitational
-Justin Goodhue combined rounds of 44-43 to post 87 points and win the stableford style Palm Beach County International


- It took extra holes but with the light dwindling Charlie Thornton was the last man standing at The Berkhamsted Trophy
-After 72-holes and a 36-hole closing day Charlie Strickland has won the Duncan Putter at Southerndown Golf Club

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