If the Latin America Amateur Championship founders, such as Augusta National's Billy Payne, see their plan come to fruition, a new generation of golfers will take up the game, writes ESPN.com's Bob Harig.
Patrick Reed famously declared himself a top-5 player in the world last year after winning the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral. After his playoff victory Monday at the Hyundai Tournament of Champions, the 24-year-old isn't far off.
Former champion Lee Westwood was relieved to card a 1-under-par 71 in windier conditions to trail Thailand Championship leader and English countryman Tommy Fleetwood by one shot after the second round on Friday.
U.S. Open champion Martin Kaymer made an eagle and drove the 10th green to set up a two-putt birdie for a 6-under 65 and a two-shot lead over Masters champion Bubba Watson in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf.