Brentley Romine May 13, It was an unforgettable finish, as Woods pull away early Sunday before hitting his tee ball into the water at the par-4 14th. Then on the 17th green, facing a difficult two-putt, he watched as Garcia buried a birdie across the water on No. But in the end, and three water balls by Garcia later two on No.
Amateur, is the leading annual golf tournament in the United States for amateur golfers. It is organized by the United States Golf Association and is currently held each August over a 7-day period. In there were two tournaments called the "National Amateur Championship". This state of affairs prompted Charles B. Macdonald of the Chicago Golf Club to call for the creation of a national governing body to authorize an official national championship, and the Amateur Golf Association of the United States, which was soon to be renamed the United States Golf Association , was formed on December 22 of that year.
Woods' 2 up victory also established him as the youngest champion and first African-American champion in 94 years of the U. Woods trailed Kuehne by 6 holes after the first 13 holes, but drew to just 4 down at the end of the morning round. Then in the afternoon round he rallied to win six of the last 10 holes. He took the lead in the match for the first time by making birdie 2 from 12 feet on No. His tee shot on the 17th flirted with disaster, coming within a foot of dropping off the famous island green and into the water.