No. 7 Stanford women’s golf advances to the quarterfinals of the NCAA Championship after placing seventh through the first three rounds of the tournament play at Blessings Golf Club in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Stanford was one of eight teams to qualify for the playoff round of the tournament and will face off against No. 3 Duke in the quarterfinals.
He Jiankui, Tiger Woods, Christine Blasey Ford and Mark Zuckerberg were among Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people of 2019, which was announced mid-April.
A short tap-in putt is all that separates Tiger Woods from history. He knows it. Everyone on the premises of Augusta knows it. Millions of viewers around the world know it. Tiger has done it again.
A 13-under performance awarded the Stanford alumnus his fifth green jacket.
Unlike many of the young kids who watched Tiger Woods win a a golf tournament on Sunday, I’m old enough to remember when Tiger was the most dominant athlete in the world. I’m also old enough to remember his fall from grace. The magazine covers, the news reports, the endless series of setbacks—personal, physical, and professional—it seemed impossible that he would ever make it back to the top of the golfing world.
This report covers a selection of incidents from May 28 to June 4 as recorded in the Stanford Department of Public Safety (SUDPS) bulletin.
Records aside, Tiger Woods is the most talented golfer the world has seen. He won 14 major championships in 11 years. He was rocked by scandal and suffered major injuries in the prime of his career a decade ago. If Woods’ body had held up and he had been able to be as steadily competitive as he was in the first half of his career, he’d have upwards of 20 major championships – well past Jack Nicklaus’ record of 18.
Stanford earned its 23rd consecutive Division I Director’s Cup this year, accepting the trophy with 1,536 points compared to runner-up Ohio State’s 1391.751. The Director’s Cup recognizes athletic programs based on a tally of NCAA championship achievements across all men’s and women’s sports.