Best of the Weekend: Duke wins the ACC Title and more
(April 24, 2017) - Conference tournament action
was in full swing this weekend and at the ACC Men's
No. 22 Duke turned some
heads with an impressive run to the title.
For the first time in tournament history the
SEC Men's Championship utilized match play to
crown a champion. However, before that came
54-holes of stroke and it was Florida's Alejandro
Tosti winning medalist honors in dramatic fashion.
At the SEC Women's Championship there
was another Gator sighting as Florida won the
tournament for a ninth-time.
On the opposite side of the country No. 17
UNLV repeated at the Mountain
West Conference Men's Championship.
At the Big 12 Women’s
Championship Texas stood tall while
Michigan State took home the title at the Big 10
In addition thanks to the stellar play by
medalist Peter Kuest BYU was able to win the West Coast
Conference Men's Championship.
Closing out the college section for this
weekend, on Friday the final regular season Bushnell
Golfweek Coaches Poll was released with
USC still No. 1.
In the junior ranks Joaquin Niemann, the
No. 2 player in the WAGR, won the Junior
Invitational at Sage Valley while at the AJGA Under Armour Hailey Jones
and Matthew Riedel won titles.
-With a second round 2-under 69 Sebastian
Crampton is 8-under and he will carry the lead
into the third round of the Alameda Commuters
Tournament play will continue on Saturday.
-Charlotte local Johns Eades overcame a six
shot deficit in driving rain and wind to win the Carolinas Mid-
-The VSGA closed strong to win the
Virginia-West Virginia Team Matches
-It came down to the
at the Haskins Four-Ball hosted by the
Country Club of Columbus but in the end Adam
Cooper and Cason Hammock held on for the
-Leading by one at the start of the Arizona Stroke Play
final round Jake
Chanen birdied his first three holes and then
never looked back as he won the title
-Cole Nygren outduled
Shane Wathanasaney to
win the Lompoc City Championship
-With rounds of 69-71 John Wright posted a
4-under tally that nobody else could match at
the Will County