Former Utah golfer Mitchell Schow and former BYU golfer Tyson Shelley high on leaderboard at Korn Ferry Tour Utah Championship.
The two former champions will meet Friday morning in the finals of Women’s State Amateur at Jeremy Ranch Golf Club after each added two more victories Thursday in the match play tournament.
Peter Kim led the way with a 4-under-par 67 to take medalist honors with a 140 total by one shot over first-day leader Davis Johnson, who shot 73 after a 68 on Monday.
No champions are crowned on the first day of a golf tournament, but if there was a winner on the opening day of the Utah Men’s State Amateur, it was the golf course.
East High golfer Sean Lampropoulos edges two fellow high schoolers to win prestigious Utah tourney.
Utahn Tony Finau finished the Masters with a 72 Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club.
Lack of driving accuracy and poor putting have hurt Tony Finau at the Masters, where he sits in a tie for 28th place midway through the third round.
Finau had an up-and-down second round but fell on the leaderboard, while the former BYU golfer just couldn’t get it going Friday.
Finau wishes he could have a few shots back, but happy to be high on the leaderboard. Mike Weir shoots a “nice” even-par 72.
The former BYU standout will be back competing at Augusta National this week in the year’s first major championship.
The Utah native has had his share of great moments — and one scary one — at Augusta National. Here are seven that stand out.
Boyd Summerhays, Finau’s longtime coach, provides insight as to why the Utah native could be a contender. He’s not the only one who thinks so.
The former Weber State standout earned ‘one for the thumb’ and did so in her old Ogden stomping grounds
Simon Kwon has been playing golf since before he can remember, which isn’t surprising since he is the grandson of Hall-of-Fame golfer Johnny Miller
In all there were seven matches that went extra holes in the opening round at the 124th Utah Men’s State Amateur.
Medalist honors at the 124th Utah Men’s State Amateur went to first-round co-leader Zac Jones, who fired his second straight 66 to finish at 132.
No woman has ever made the cut at the annual tournament over the past two decades, until this year.
The 26-year-old Las Vegas native Taylor Montgomery fired a 9-under-par 62 Saturday to vault into the lead at 18-under 195 along with Peter Uihlein.
The long-hitting 29-year-old BYU graduate needs to finish in the top 75 to qualify for the Korn Ferry’s three-tournament finals, which begin in Boise two weeks from now. He currently stands No. 82.
Finau plays a round with family members at the course he says he’s played ‘thousands’ of times
Utah golfer Tony Finau had a rough two weeks after getting COVID-19 and had to miss two PGA Tour events, but he’s feeling better and playing in California this weekend.
In 1977, Utah brought in four freshmen defensive backs that all turned out to be key contributors for the Utes. This year, the Utes have several true freshmen who are expected to be key players.
Four sophomores who played significant minutes as freshmen return for the Utes
Utes taking advantage of delayed start by honing skills they may not have been able to otherwise.