Illinois, Alabama to vie for golf title
MILTON, Ga. -- Thomas Pieters of Illinois beat Max Homa with a par on the 20th hole to give Illinois a 3-2 victory over top-seeded California on Saturday in the NCAA golf semifinals.
The 15th-seeded Illini will face No. 2 Alabama in the final Sunday, with each seeking its first title. The Crimson Tide beat host Georgia Tech 3-0-2 on the Capital City Club's Crabapple Course.
"We won five tournaments this year," said Illinois coach Mike Small, whose team beat defending champion Texas ...
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