Cloninger reaches US Senior Amateur quarterfinals (The Associated Press)
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:54:44 PDT)
Rick Cloninger advanced to the U.S. Senior Amateur quarterfinals Tuesday, beating qualifying medalist Alan Fadel and David Szewczul at Big Canyon. The 57-year-old Cloninger, from Fort Mill, South Carolina, routed Fadel, from Toledo, Ohio, 7 and 6 in the second round, and edged Szewczul, from Farmington, Connecticut, with a birdie on the 19th hole. ''It was a big day,'' said Cloninger, a construction equipment consultant who played baseball and football at Wofford College.
Billy Horschel daughter born two days after he wins FedExCup (PGA)
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:37:29 PDT)
On Sunday, Billy Horschel won the Tour Championship and the FedExCup -- and the $10 million bonsus that goes with it. Skylar Lillian Horschel arrived at 8:48 p.m. ET on Tuesday, and Horschel was quick to post a an Instagram photo of his brand-new daughter snuggled in the arms of her mother, Britt. I've never met Britt, but she is already one of my favorite PGA Tour wives.
Susan West advances in US Senior Women's Amateur (The Associated Press)
(Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:08:26 PDT)
Former Alabama tennis player Susan West won two matches Tuesday in the U.S. Senior Women's Amateur to advance to the quarterfinals at Hollywood Golf Club. The 50-year-old West, from Tuscaloosa, Alabama, beat Susan Cohn of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 2 and 1 in the second round, and topped Martha Leach of Hebron, Kentucky, 1 up in the third round. ''This afternoon, I played as solid a round of golf as I have in a long time.'' Leach upset two-time defending champion Ellen Port of St. Louis 3 and 2 in the second round.