Jul 19, 2019 11:21 pm MDTUtah golfer Preston Summerhays keeps on rolling and will play for U.S. Junior Amateur title Saturday Preston Summerhays who won last week's Utah State Amateur, won two more matches Friday to advance to the finals of the U.S. Junior Amateur Golf Championship Saturday against Bo Jin of China.
Mike Sorensen has covered sports at the Deseret News since 1979. He has covered golf his entire career and nearly every sport you can think of, but for the past 15 years his main beats have been college football and college basketball. He also writes a weekly column that appears on Mondays. Mike has won numerous writing awards both locally and nationally, more than 20 in the past decade alone. He lives in Salt Lake City with his wife, Connie, and they are the parents of four terrific children and have one remarkable grandchild. His father, Parry, was a beloved professor at the University of Utah for more than 40 years.
Jul 19, 2019 10:39 am MDTTony Finau laments late bogeys, but is still in contention, 4 strokes back at British Open Utah's Tony Finau is just four strokes behind co-leaders Shane Lowry and J.B. Holmes, heading into the weekend rounds at the British Open at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland.
Jul 17, 2019 9:05 pm MDTPreston Summerhays wins, Zach Jones loses at U.S. Junior Amateur golf Coming off his win at the Utah State Amateur last week, Preston Summerhays won his opening match at the U.S. Junior Amateur at Inverness Golf Club in Toledo, Ohio on Wednesday, while Highland's Zach Jones lost his match 1 up.
Jul 17, 2019 9:48 am MDTAfter recent 'slump,' Tony Finau hoping for another good showing at British Open this week Utah's Tony Finau has done well in each of his previous Open Championships, including a tie for ninth last year, and is looking for another top finish this week at Royal Portrush Golf Club in Northern Ireland.
Jul 16, 2019 8:19 pm MDTPreston Summerhays, Zach Jones advance to match play at U.S. Junior golf championship Coming off his victory at the Utah Men's State Amateur last week, Preston Summerhays qualified for match play at the U.S. Junior Golf Championship in Ohio along with Zach Jones of Highland, Utah.
Jul 14, 2019 7:24 pm MDTMike Sorensen: Jazz, Utes fans might want to temper their optimism a bit at this point Everyone is talking about the Utah Jazz being an NBA title contender and the Utah football team heading for the Rose Bowl this year. Both teams may be very good, but fans may want to temper their enthusiasm a bit until they actually play some games.
Jul 13, 2019 7:17 pm MDTPreston Summerhays' 14 birdies too much for USU's Chase Lansford in State Amateur finals Utah State golfer Chase Lansford played well in Saturday's Men's State Amateur, but couldn't keep up with 16-year-old Preston Summerhays, who made 14 birdies in 30 holes to win his second consecutive State Am title.