Nathan Smith wins 4th U.S. Mid-Am
LAKE FOREST, Ill. -- Nathan Smith won the U.S. Mid-Amateur for a record fourth time Thursday, beating Canadian hockey referee Garrett Rank 1-up in the 36-hole final.
The tournament winner traditionally receives a spot in the Masters.
The 34-year-old Smith, from Pittsburgh, also won the event for players 25 and older in 2003, 2009 and 2010. He broke a tie with Jay Sigel for the tournament victory record.
The 25-year-old Rank, a referee in the Ontario Hockey League, won the 31st, ...
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