Announced: By the U.S. Golf Association, the American threesomes for the men’s and women’s World Amateur Team Championships. Kristen Gillman, 20, of Austin, Texas; Jennifer Kupcho, 21, of Westminster, Colo.; and Lilia Vu, 20, of Fountain Valley, Calif., will compose the U.S. women's team. Cole Hammer, 18, of Houston; Collin Morikawa, 21, of La Canada Flintridge, Calif.; and Justin Suh, 21, of San Jose, Calif., will compete for the men. The women’s WATC will be played Aug. 29-Sept. 1, followed by the men’s WATC on Sept. 5-8, with both events at Carton House Golf Club in Maynooth, Ireland.
Awarded: Jennifer Kupcho, with the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the top player in the women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking. With the medal, Kupcho, 21, a Wake Forest senior and the reigning NCAA champion from Westminster, Colo., gains exemptions into the 2019 U.S. Women’s Open and the 2019 Women’s British Open, provided that she remains an amateur.