TCU sophomore Turner MacLean qualified for the 2016 U.S. Amatuer Championship on Tuesday after winning co-meadlist honors at Mira Vista Country Club. MacLean finished with a 72 after shooting a two-under 68 in the first round.
The Fort Worth school district and First Tee of Fort Worth have teamed up to offer golf lessons and life skills to youngsters. The project is part of a larger effort to lift economically disadvantaged students. A driving range and portable classroom is expected to be ready at Briscoe Elementary this fall.
Dallas resident Jordan Spieth, the reigning Colonial champion, says his recent win in Fort Worth will help him during this week’s first appearance at a major championship since his Masters meltdown in April.
Officials at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational have received their 2017 tournament dates from the PGA Tour. The event will conclude on Memorial Day weekend and follow the AT&T Byron Nelson on the tour calendar.
Big-wave surfing legend Laird Hamilton, along with co-founder Don Wildman and son John, presented the Four Seasons resort at Las Colinas with eight new Golfboards on Wednesday. The individual vehicle will be available to players and members at the club for use on the golf course. Hamilton and the golf board crew sat down with the Star-Telegram to talk about their new product. (Video by Kevin Casas, Star-Telegram.com)
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Jordan Spieth ovation on first tee at 2015 Byron Nelson