Since winning the British Open last summer, Zach Johnson has been asked frequently about where he thinks he might stand regarding the World Golf Hall of Fame. After all, two majors often is a criterion used by supporters of a hall candidate. Johnson, 40, owns a Claret Jug to go with his green jacket, among 12 PGA Tour victories.
Jordan Spieth, a Texas native and Longhorn alumnus, shared a picture of his bracket on Instagram Thursday and picked No. 1 Kansas to win the tournament. He picked his Alma mater No. 6 Texas to get knocked out by No. 10 Virginia Commonwealth in the Regional Semifinals.
The Bushnell/Golfweek Coaches Poll for 2015-16 season the Illinois Fighting Illini men's golf team grab firm possession of the No. 1 spot in college golf ranking, with Division II, Division III, NAIA and NJCAA rankings.
Even though the college season is in full swing, there are a few schools we know of that will need coaches by season’s end. Bob Livingstone is retiring at Long Beach State, and any front-runners have yet to be named for the job. Assistant coaches, get your resumes together because this can be a good job for a young go-getter. If the administration steps up and provides more support, the position will be that much better. On the women’s side, Bill Dicus will become the full-time men’s coach at Appalachian State, and the search is on for a full-time women’s coach. Athletics Director Charlie Cobb feels in order to have more success in their conference, one head coach for each team is the way to go. Two good jobs await for a couple of young coaches looking to get their start in Division I golf. - Lance
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