The course record that existed at Pebble Beach was recently broken by a collegiate golfer.
The golf course is a storied one and hence, being able to be part of its history is an achievement by itself. That is what a collegiate golfer achieved last weekend. This is a public course that is famous in the country and being able to shoot a course record is something that golfers dream about.
Hurly Long was able to achieve this last Saturday when this Texas Tech senior student got down to playing on the course. He shot a second round 61 which was at the Carmel Cup, where he represented the Red Raiders. His 61 was 11-under-par and it included a 45 footer as well as an eleventh footer for a birdie that was on the par-5 at the eighteenth hole. These achievements put his name above others like David Duval and Tom Kite who already resided in the record books of the Pebble course. (more…)Read More