Girls 7-9 Angela Zhang may be a young star in the making after her dominant performance, winning the Girls 7-9 division by 9 points with wins in the drive and putt portion. Zhang placed second in the chipping portion, earning 9 points to finish with 29, one shy of a perfect score. … [Read more...] about Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals: Results from Augusta National
Kupcho and her family ordered pizza after Saturday’s epic victory. The number of text messages she received climbed over 200 as the evening wore on and she fell asleep around 12:30 a.m. The Today Show actually fits nicely into Kupcho’s schedule. Her first class back, sociology, isn’t until Tuesday. … [Read more...] about Augusta National Women’s Amateur stars Jennifer Kupcho, Maria Fassi to be on Today, Tonight shows
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The scene looked so familiar, except that it came eight days too early. The shadows were starting to lengthen around the 18th green, where the crowds were so deep and full to the brim that people were leaving because they simply couldn’t see. The final two golfers had staged a masterful duel down the stretch and now were making their walk up the most famous fairway in their sport. … [Read more...] about Augusta National: Where women once were not wanted, amateurs stage a masterful duel
I could’ve never guessed what came next. Both the “Today Show” and the “Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” wanted Jennifer Kupcho and I to appear on their shows Monday. We’re rebooking my flight to head straight to New York. I think I’m going to be even more nervous going back than I was that first time! … [Read more...] about Augusta National Women’s Amateur: Maria Fassi’s final diary
The annual Drive, Chip and Putt national finals were held at Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday, concluding an historic weekend leading up the 83rd Masters this week. … [Read more...] about PHOTOS: Drive, Chip and Putt finals at Augusta National
“There are holes there that are easy pars. And there are holes there where if you hit the proper approach shot, are easy birdies. But I would probably say No. 2, because, unless you snap hook a drive, it’s really hard to make a bogey there.” — 2007 Masters champion Zach Johnson … [Read more...] about Masters survey: What is the easiest hole at Augusta National?