Kaufman Ready for The Open Championship
Kaufman at The Open Championship
BATON ROUGE – Smylie Kaufman's tour of the major championships in 2016 continues this week as he is among the 156 players competing at The 145th Open Championship at Royal Troon as he is paired with American Chris Kirk and South African George Coetzee in Thursday's opening round beginning at 3:58 a.m. CT.
Pierce Wins U.S. Amateur Qualifier
Pierce Qualifies for U.S. Amateur
BATON ROUGE – Junior All-American Brandon Pierce became the first LSU Tiger to qualify for the 116th United States Amateur Championship when he fired rounds of 3-under 68 and 5-under 66 on Monday for a 36-hole score of 8-under par 134 and a two-shot victory in the qualifier held at Links on the Bayou in Alexandria.
Wright Wins Final Match at Palmer Cup
Arnold Palmer Cup Day 3
MERSEYSIDE, England – With a comfortable 3-and-1 victory over Augusta's Robin Petersson in singles play on Sunday morning, LSU's senior All-American Zach Wright earned his second victory of the weekend and remained unbeaten in four matches played at the 2016 Arnold Palmer Cup while scoring three points for Team USA.
Wright Remains Unbeaten at Palmer Cup
Arnold Palmer Cup Day 2
MERSEYSIDE, England – LSU's senior All-American Zach Wright remained unbeaten in three matches for Team USA at this year's Arnold Palmer Cup as he halved his singles match against Stirling University's Mathias Eggenberger thanks to a lengthy par putt on hole No. 18 to close out match No. 9 of the day at Formby Golf Club.
Wright Wins Four-Ball Match at Palmer Cup
Arnold Palmer Cup Day 1
MERSEYSIDE, England – LSU's Zach Wright helped close Team USA's deficit to the Europeans to 6-4 on the opening day of the 2016 Arnold Palmer Cup as he teamed with Illinois All-American Charlie Danielson to take down Stuart Grehan and Lars van Meijel by a 4-and-2 margin in their afternoon four-ball match at Formby Golf Club.