What is the bronze amateur?

What is the bronze amateur?

Theodore ‘Ted’ Allen, center; James W. ‘Jimmy’ Slemmons, right. 1940s. Long ago, a determined Jimmy Slemmons started one of the first golf tournaments for Black Americans in the U.S. right here in Minneapolis. The Bronze Amateur began in 1939, back when things were, you could say, a bit different.

Can you split a bronze medal seven ways?

You can’t split a bronze medal seven ways, so they all ventured back out to the 18th hole to see who would join Xander Schauffele and Rory Sabbatini on the medal podium. Suffice it to say, the sevensome had some impressive participants. In addition to Matsuyama, there were two other major champions in Collin Morikawa and Rory McIlroy.

How many pros won a bronze medal at the Olympics?

In wonderfully Olympic fashion, the seven pros in the bronze-medal bonanza represented seven different nationalities. One guy (Collin Morikawa) had just won his second major championship in less than a year.

Who won the bronze at the 2016 Olympic Games?

C.T. Pan emerges as a happy, but surprised, winner of a seven-man playoff for the bronze