Washington men's golf opens the season this week at the TOPY Cup in Japan. The international event pairs U.S. collegiate teams with their counterparts from Japan.
Washington is ranked fifth in Golf World Magazine/Nike's pre-season coaches poll that was released on Wednesday. The Huskies are second among four Pac-12 teams in this year's poll.
UW grad Charlie Hughes won in the round of 32 of match play at the U.S. Amateur Championship Thursday morning before he dropped a close decision during the round of 16 in the afternoon at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.
Charlie Hughes beat Ian Davis 3&2 in the round of 64 during match play on Wednesday at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.
Charlie Hughes will sleep comfortably tonight after securing his spot for match play of the U.S. Amateur Championship, which starts Wednesday and runs through Sunday at The Country Club in Brookline, Mass.
Charlie Hughes shot 1-over 71 at Charles River Country Club and is tied for 37th after the first round of the 2013 U.S. Amateur Championship.
Incoming UW freshman Kevin Kwon led the Canadian Junior Boys Championship from start to finish to earn the win at Timberwolf Golf Club in Sudbury, Ont.