Inbee Park, 19, became the youngest winner at the U.S. Women’s Open. The Korean shot a 2-under 71 on Sunday to win by four shots.
The Mark Korff GG Foundation Charity Golf Tournament is August 4 at Porter Valley. Here’s info on registration and the tournament:
Here’s a release from the College of the Canyons on four golfers who will play Division I golf next season.
Read Rick Orlov’s storyon the rate hike at city-owned golf courses.
Tiger Woods had surgery on his left knee today. Here is the story from the Associated Press:
Alison Lee of Valencia tied for first in the ClubCorp Mission Hills Desert Junior at Mission Hills Country Club after shooting a first-round 72. Here’s the press release:
Johnny Miller issued a statement of apology through NBC regarding his statements about Rocco Mediate during television coverage of the U.S. Open. Miller said Rocco Mediate “looks like the guy who cleans Tiger’s swimming pool.” He also said “Guys with the name Rocco don’t get on the trophy, do they?”
Miller’s apology is below.
I didn’t take offense to Miller’s comments and believe Miller was, in fact, trying to pain a picture of Mediate as a regular guy rather than someone you’d expect to win a major. Mediate had just two top-10 finishes in the last five years.
Cal State Northridge freshman Nick Delio (who prepped at Saugus) won the 97th California Amateur at Lakeside today. Delio beat 15-year-old Austin Roberts 7&5 in today’s 36-hole final in match play format. Delio was the first alternate and got in the tournament only after a friend suffered an injury and withdrew from the event.