September 28-30: USGA State Team Championship - Alabama



World Amateur Team Championship

WATC 2016

The three highest-ranked male amateurs decimated the competition at Mayakoba Golf Club in Mexico to finish at a combined 38-under for the week, double the score of nearest rival England, who finished runner up by one shot over Austria and Ireland.

With the two best scores for each team counting over the four rounds of competition, sensational performances from all three rising stars contributed to a thunderous win and Australia’s fourth Eisenhower Trophy crown in the tournament’s 58-year history.
Team Puerto Rico gave it all in the course and finished t-44. The PRGA is really proud of the team effort and dedication during this tournament. Up next the USGA State Team Championship next week!


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Rio 2016 Golf at the Olympics Results

Rio 2016 Golf at the Olympics Men Results:            Womens Results:
Gold: Justin Rose (Team Great Britain)                         Gold: Inbee Park (Republic of Korea).
Silver: Henrik Stenson (Team Sweden)                         Silver: Lydia Ko (New Zealand)
Bronze: Matt Kuchar (Team USA)                                 Bronze: Shanshan Feng (China) 

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2016 PRGA Junior Match Play Championship

Humacao, Puerto Rico: After the conclusion of all the matches, Melvin Morales and Natalia Rivera where crown as the 2016 PRGA Jr. Match Play Champions. Morales won his match against Mitzel Chevres (runner-up) 2&1. Rivera won her match against Nicole Dragonette 3&1. Alejandro Toro won his match against Ian Aldarondo for the second runner-up position. Faviola Gonzalez won her match against Laurel Ann Coomes for the second runner-up position. All matches where great matches and the kids gave it all on the course. Congratulation to everyone and thanks for your dedication and hard works. 


60th Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship


Puerto Rico wins the overall Arthur Ziadie Trophy and the George Teale Trophy of the 2016 Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship. In a dramatic finish, Puerto Rico came in second place of the Hoerman Cup by one stroke over the Dominican Republic. Great overall performance by the team and coaches. The PRGA congratulates all the players and coaches for an excellent overall performance. #teampuertorico 🇵🇷

Full Results: http://www.ghintpp.com/prga/TPPOnlineScoring/ResultsStroke.aspx?id=47

Puerto Rico sets CAGC scoring record after shooting -10 (278) between four players on the third round of the Hoerman Cup. Erick Juan Morales ties the lowest round of the tournament with an impressive -6 (66). Followed by Brandon Bueno who shot -2 (70). Daniel Caban and Jeronimo Esteves both posted rounds of -1 (71). Max Alverio shot even par (72) and is just two strokes behind Sachin Kumar from Trinidad & Tobago who is -9 overall. In the George Teale Trophy, Valeria Pacheco shot even par (72) and holds a one shot victory at -1 overall. Yudika Rodriguez who shot +2 (74) was our next best score of the day. Puerto Rico increases the overall lead heading to the final round. Excellent job guys! Keep it going! 🇵🇷🇵🇷🇵🇷 #teampuertorico

After the second round of the 2016 CAGC, Puerto Rico has the overall lead in the tournament. The best two scores of the day in the Hoerman Cup belong to Max Alverio with an -2 (70) who is leading the tournament and Melvin Morales who also shot -2 (70). In the George Teale Trophy the best two scores are Valeria Pacheco who shot -3 (69) and shares the lead at -1 with Maria Torres who shot even par (72) for the day. Great job guys!! Keep it going!! 🇵🇷
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After the first round of the 2016 CAGC, Puerto Rico have the overall lead in the tournament. The best two scores in the Hoerman Cup is Max Alverio with an impressive -5 (67) to lead the tournament and Jeronimo Esteves who is t-4 with -2 (70). In the George Teale Trophy the best two scores where Maria Torres who is in 2nd with a -1 (71) and Valeria Pacheco who is in 3rd place with a +2 (74). Great job guys!! Keep it going!! 🇵🇷

Team Puerto Rico is ready for the 2016 Caribbean Amateur Golf Championship celebrating its 60th edition at Ocean Club Golf Course, Bahamas. The first round starts tomorrow. Good luck guys! #TeamPuertoRico 

Other Golf News 

PGA TOUR: Their paths crossed ever so briefly Sunday afternoon. Rory McIlroy was headed to the 18th hole to begin a three-man playoff. Dustin Johnson was headed to the locker room to watch on TV.The FedExCup was on the line, but they would not be dueling each other. No matter. Their game faces were on. No handshake, barely an acknowledgement, just quick strides in opposite directions. The tension and the stakes were high – something about a $10 million bonus.For 72 holes, Johnson not only controlled his own destiny but also the TOUR Championship. But after his final-round 73, the worst score of the day, fate shifted from his hands into McIlroy’s.By then, fate was already on Rory’s side. Three shots off the lead with three holes to play, he had already produced the shot of the tournament, a hole-out from 137 yards for eagle at the par-4 16th that moved him within striking range of the lead.He completed the rally with a birdie at the par-5 18th to shoot a 6-under 64 to get into a playoff with Ryan Moore and Kevin Chappell. Four holes into sudden death, McIlroy finally sealed the deal with a birdie putt from 14 feet, 6 inches to win the TOUR Championship and the FedExCup.


 SAD DAY FOR GOLF INDUSTRY: Arnold Palmer, whose magnetic personality and bold style of play combined to make him one of golf’s greatest players, the sport’s most revered figure and the most influential athlete of his generation, died Sept. 25 of complications due to a heart condition with his two daughters and wife Kit at his side. He was 87.


 LPGA TOUR: In Gee Chun made history on Sunday en route to claiming her second major championship title in a wire-to-wire victory at The Evian Championship. The LPGA Tour rookie set a new major championship scoring record – male or female – with a four-day total of 21-under par and rounds of 63-65-65-69. She finished four shots clear of compatriots So Yeon Ryu and Sung Hyun Kim who were tied for second at 17-under par.