Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Zack Miller Earns Career High Finish Plus Other News

In last week's Fort Smith Classic Zack Miller (2007) tied for 3rd good for a career high finish on the Nationwide Tour. More importantly, Miller earned a $25,200 check that vaulted him from 79th on the money list to 48th with a 2010 total of $47,972. At season's end the top 25 on the money list qualify for a 2011 PGA Tour card. Miller aims to carry his strong play into this week's Mexico Open Bicentenary at El Bosque Golf Club in Mexico. To follow his progress click here.

In other alumni news, newly minted Stanford grad, Joseph Bramlett (2010), missed the cut by four shots in last week's dramatic U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. Although Bramlett did not join former Stanford stars, Tiger Woods and Tom Watson, for weekend play, it was an experience he will not soon forget as he embarks on his own career.

Rob Grube (2008) finished tied for 29th in the eGolf Professional Tour's Bolle Classic. Between the Canadian Tour and eGolf Professional Tour, Grube has earned over $43,000 in 2010. Grube's next start will be at the ATB Financial Classic in Edmonton, Alberta where another Cardinal alum, Jim Seki (2003), will be in the field.

Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Former Stanford Players Compete Across Country

Many eyes will be on recent grad Joseph Bramlett (2010, pictured left), as he joins the two most famous former Stanford standouts, Tom Watson (pictured right) and Tiger Woods, in the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach. You may follow progress live here. Watson, more than 35 years Bramlett's senior, is the only player in the field who has competed in each U.S. Open held at Pebble Beach. Read more and watch Watson's interview.

In other alumni news, Bramlett's former teammates, Zack Miller (2007) and Rob Grube (2008), continue their trek on the Nationwide and eGolf Profesional Tours. Miller, who is currently 79th on the Nationwide's money list, tees it up in the Fort Smith Classic in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Grube is already underway this week opening with a 1-under par 70 in the 1st round of the eGolf Professional Tour's Bolle Classic in Lexington, North Carolina.