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NCAA notes: Coody among U.S. Open qualifiers

This week's college golf notebook looks at the collegians who qualified for the U.S. Open and a new model for college golf camps.

Super seniors lead OU, Pepperdine to NCAA final

Oklahoma's Quade Cummins and Pepperdine's Clay Fagler returned for extra seasons to win an NCAA Championship, and they each helped give their teams the final chance Tuesday at Grayhawk.

NCAA champ Pettit gives Penley proper sendoff

In Clemson coach Larry Penley's final tournament, Tigers senior Turk Pettit won the NCAA individual title Monday at Grayhawk.


Eckroat caps big month with PGA Tour U honor

Oklahoma State senior Austin Eckroat capped a big month that included an engagement by earning his KFT card Monday through PGA Tour University.


Vrzich shaped by dad's near-death experience

Pepperdine's Joey Vrzich has drawn inspiration from his dad, who nearly died before Joey was born, and become the upbeat star for the Waves.


Road to now for amateur Pelaez wasn't easy

How a dream and hard work helped South Carolina's Ana Pelaez reach star status in women's college and amateur golf.

Why this week's Palmer Cup is so important

Every college player begins his or her season knowing that a good year could help earn a spot onto the prestigious Arnold Palmer Cup team.


OU heats up, top seeds advance to NCAA semis

Oklahoma head coach Ryan Hybl broke out his lucky vest in the Arizona heat as the Sooners were one of the top seeds that advanced Tuesday to the NCAA semifinals.

Stanford freshman Rachel Heck wins Annika Award

Stanford freshman Rachel Heck wins Annika Award

Annika Sorenstam joins College Central to announce Stanford freshman and newly minted NCAA women's individual champ Rachel Heck as the 2021 Annika Award recipient.

Highlights: NCAA Women's Individual Champs, Day 4

Highlights: NCAA Women's Individual Champs, Day 4

Look back at some of the top moments from the final round of the NCAA Women's Individual Golf Championship.

Guo returns from virus bout to boost Texas

Sophie Guo missed more than two months after contracting COVID-19, but the Texas freshman is back and playing well at the NCAA Women's Championship.

SHSU down to 4 guys for final regional round

As it fights for an NCAA Championship berth in Tuesday’s final round of the Stillwater Regional, Sam Houston State will have to do so with just four players – and without its star.

Stanford down two starters for NCAA regional

Stanford will be without two starters for its most important tournament of the season to date, the NCAA Albuquerque Regional.

Annika Watch List: Top 10 entering NCAAs

Ten players were selected to the final 2021 Annika Award Watch List, including Stanford’s Rachel Heck and South Carolina’s Pauline Roussin-Bouchard.

PVAMU wins PGA Works, now preps for regionals

It was a good day for the Prairie View A&M men’s golf program, which got into NCAA regionals and won the PGA Works team title on Wednesday.