U.S. Junior Amateur Champion Accepts Sponsor's Exemption
U.S. Junior Amateur Champion Scottie Scheffler has accepted a sponsor's exemption to play in the 2014 Nelson. Scheffler, a 17-year-old senior at Highland Park High School, won the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur at Martis Camp Club in Truckee, Calif. Scheffler also won the Class 4A state championship for the second year in a row in May and led the Scots to the team title.
Bae's Day at the Nelson
The tradition of first-time winners at the Nelson continued as Sang-Moon Bae captured his first PGA TOUR victory in May. He finished 13-under for the tournament, two shots ahead of Keegan Bradley.
Bae is the third winner in four years to capture his first PGA TOUR title at the Nelson. Bradley earned his first TOUR victory in the 2011 Nelson, and Jason Day won his first in 2010.