Jesus Montenegro of Argentina, the 998th-ranked amateur in the world, toppled top-ranked Braden Thornberry of Olive Branch, Mississippi, 2 and 1 in the U.S. Amateur at Pebble Beach as the world's top three amateurs lost in the round of 64.
Wedgefield Country Club in Georgetown is set to reopen in early September after being closed for more than two years. The course will host a nine-hole event aimed at recruiting volunteers to host with The First Tee Coastal Carolinas programs next week prior to its reopening.
More than a dozen golf courses in the Myrtle Beach market closed this summer to replace or repair greens due to damage from winterkill. Four reopened by mid-July, two more have since reopened, another two will reopen in the next week or so, and another four are set to reopen by mid-September.