When I began this rolling exercise to chronicle the Masters qualifying process, I didn't realize it was going to become a weekly chore. But four weeks into the wrap-around PGA Tour season has produced a fourth first-time qualifier to compete at......
SHANGHAI - Russell Knox made an unexpected trip to Shanghai and left with a most surprising victory Sunday.
Knox became the first player to win a World Golf Championship in his debut when the 30-year-old from Scotland closed with a 4-under 68 for a two-shot victory in the HSBC Champions.
With the Masters field size sitting at even-par 72 with the additions of rookie PGA Tour winners Smylie Kaufman and Emiliano Grillo, the next major expansion approaches as the end of the year draws near.
Smylie Kaufman became the second straight rookie to win Sunday when he closed with a 10-under 61 and then waited more than two hours to see if anyone could catch him in the Shriners Hospital for Children Open.
Third-round leader Jin Cheng of China won the Asia-Pacific Amateur championship without hitting a ball on Sunday after the fourth round was abandoned due to heavy rain and high winds at Clearwater Bay Golf and Country Club.
This site and all its content are representative of The Augusta Chronicle's Masters® Tournament coverage and information. The Augusta Chronicle and Augusta.com are our trademarks. Augusta.com is an online publication of The Augusta Chronicle and is neither affiliated with nor endorsed by the Masters or the Augusta National Golf Club.
Copyright 2015 The Augusta Chronicle. All Rights Reserved.