July 18, 1987 |
Eric Woods of Newport Beach lost to Kevin Johnson of Pembroke, Mass., 3 and 2, in a quarterfinal match Friday of the U.S. Amateur Public Links Championship. Johnson and Jimmy England of Gastonia, N.C., each won two matches Friday to advance to today's final. Johnson defeated Brian Bridges of Whitehall, Ohio, 3 and 2, in the semifinals and England beat Rodney Wilson of Petaluma, Calif., 2 and 1, despite a hole-in-one by Wilson.
January 28, 1995
PGA Tour pro Mark Wurtz of Bermuda Dunes and Nike Tour pro Chris Smith of Peru, Ind., each shot six-under-par 65 Friday and lead after the first round of the Taco Bell Newport Classic Pro-Am golf tournament at Newport Beach Country Club. Stan Utley of Columbia, Mo., and R.W. Eaks of Scottsdale, Ariz., are tied for second at 66. Eric Woods, a former Corona del Mar High and UC Irvine standout, shot 69.