Notebook: Missouri's Jace Long will make the trek from the Golfweek Conference Challenge to PGA Tour Q-School prequalifying in Nebraska.
North Florida's Kevin Aylwin (above) will face Florida senior T.J. Vogel, a second-team All-American this past season, in Saturdayís 36-hole U.S. Amateur Public Links final.
T.J. Vogel fought his way to another victory at the U.S. Amateur Public Links. Two down at the turn, Vogel beat good friend Alberto Sanchez, 1 up, in Friday morningís quarterfinals.
Alberto Sanchez hasn't played since just missing the cut at the U.S. Open. He continued his USGA tournament success Thursday, advancing to the U.S. Amateur Public Links quarterfinals.
Twelve NCAA Division I teams (both menís and womenís) will play in the inaugural Golfweek Program Challenge on Sept. 11-13 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Ryan Lavner and Julie Williams preview the action.
The U.S. Golf Association has announced pairings and tee times for stroke-play qualifying at the U.S. Amateur, to be played Aug. 22-28 at the par-72, 7,760-yard Erin Hills Golf Club and par-70, 6,622-yard Blue Mound Golf and Country Club in Erin, Wis.
Top finishers from each local qualifier will advance to one of thirteen 36-hole sectional qualifiers, to be played May 24 in Surrey, England, and Saitama Pref, Japan, and June 7 across the U.S.