Stanford senior Maverick McNealy has won the Ben Hogan Award as the nation's top college golfer of the last year. The United States won the Walker Cup back from Britain and Ireland on Sunday, with decisive performances by Southern Californians Collin Morikawa, Norman Xiong and Stewart Hagestad and 2017 NCAA individual champion Paul McBride. The third round, I again played very solidly and kept myself in position, but just couldn’t read the greens very well. PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR Champions, and the Swinging Golfer design are registered trademarks. And the best news of all- I haven’t gotten my customary mid-spring cold! In this historic time, education has come to the forefront of our lives in ways we could never have imagined. After this, the top 70 players continue on to the BMW championship at Olympia Fields (again for 3x points) to qualify for one of the 30 spots in the Tour Championship at East Lake. 9 in Round 1 at Barracuda Round 2 Maverick McNealy shoots … I also couldn’t leave without playing the Incline Village Championship course, my favorite up in Tahoe, with my Dad, Uncle, and caddie Travis! However I kept missing fairways with my 3wood (two weeks later I would find out that its face had finally “caved” in after 6 years…), but managed with exceptional short game and a few lucky breaks to have 9 putts on the final 9 holes (even with a missed 6 footer for birdie on 18) and shot 1 under par. Alongside his three brothers, grew up playing ice hockey. I hit the ball nearly flawlessly in my first round, and the putter going going in the second for a brief period of time. Compiled three top-10 results and made 16 cuts in 22 starts on the Korn Ferry Tour. Eleven collegiate victories, second-lowest single-season scoring average in NCAA history. © 2020 PGA TOUR, Inc | All Rights Reserved. I am in awe of the way parents and educators are banding together to make sure kids wdon’t miss a beat while at-home learning. With a bright future ahead of him off the golf course, Maverick McNealy couldn't leave golf behind just yet. Though it is only 345 yards from the tee to the green (yes, I measured), it is a dangerous hole where you have to decide how much you want to bite off. Any score from 3 to 8 is possible here! Member of the 2015 and 2017 U.S. Palmer Cup teams. I am thrilled to get back on the golf course competing after a nearly three-month break, and the most time I had spent at home in one go since middle school. For the best website experience, we recommend updating your browser. Caddies wiped down flagsticks and bunkers after we played the hole. I wonder if it broke then… anyways, I tripled the last hole to shoot a very disappointing 73. By Maverick McNealy. Has three brothers, Dakota, Colt and Scout, who also play golf. Check out www.curriki.org to see what we’ve been doing. When the US team won in 2015, I was selected to represent our team at the Arnold Palmer Invitational. The FedEx Cup points projections are especially interesting to watch this time of year, as one shot for any other player can influence your standings so greatly. Made the FedExCup Playoffs in his rookie season on TOUR, advancing to the BMW Championship and finishing the season at No. Recorded two top-10 finishes in 18 starts, highlighted by a T3 at the United Leasing & Finance Championship. The earliest the PGA Tour schedule will resume is May 18th at the Charles Schwab Challenge, and I am hopeful that that is the case. I went to the Players Championship as 3rd alternate, only to practice for a few days and see the tournament cancelled after the first round. Not only has COVID-19 shortened the season, reducing the number of birdies I’ll be able to make, but the need for what Curriki is doing isn’t a “nice to have” anymore! CurrikiStudio is a free, open-source content authoring tool that allows teachers to create their own learning experiences, even with no technical knowledge. It is a very unique layout for the Tour, where I only hit about 3 drivers per round and sometimes missing in the rough on one side of the hole plays easier than hitting the fairway on the other side! The Korn Ferry trademark is also a registered trademark, and is used in the Korn Ferry Tour logo with permission. I hit a great flighted gap wedge to 8 feet and drained the putt to advance to the weekend. It has been a mix of some good and some poor results, but nets out to me entering the FedEx Cup playoffs in 58th place with a real chance of making the Tour Championship! Please support this vision with a donation through BirdiesforEducation.com.