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Sunday, July 13, 2014

Blackston, Rangos win at Pine Ridge

EDGEFIELD - Chad Blackston and Billy Rangos won their division in the Perry Watson Memorial golf tournament on Sunday at Pine Ridge Club.
By David Westin

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Westin: Three local caddies on bags of LPGA players

The Augusta area can claim only one LPGA Tour player on the circuit this year - but it has three caddies who work for players ranked in the the top 20 in the world.
By David Westin

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Samuels, Pope win at Woodside

AIKEN - Robert Samuels won't have to face any more questions about his runner-up finishes in the Peak Amateur Series. The "hard-luck Hephzibah golfer" phrase can be retired.
By David Westin

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Wade, Smith earn wins at Persimmon Hill

SALUDA, S.C., - John Wade and Casey Smith earned Peak Amateur Series victories on Sunday at the North Augusta Exchange Club/Persimmon Hill Classic.
By David Westin

Sunday, June 1, 2014

Chamineak repeats at Belle Meade

THOMSON - Ethan Chamineak and Glen Hurt were the winners on Sunday in the Peak/Camellia City Classic at Belle Meade Country Club.
By David Westin

Friday, May 30, 2014

New sponsor takes over amateur golf series

The Peak Amateur Series debuts Saturday at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomson.
By David Westin

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Local amateur golf series lands new title sponsor

The spring/summer amateur golf series that was first known as the Cadillac Cup and then the Regions Bank Amateur Series has a new title sponsor - and no shortage of enthusiasm.
By David Westin

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Texan holds on to win at Sage Valley

GRANITEVILLE - Rising to the occasion in a major tournament is no problem for Scottie Scheffler, who did it again on Saturday.
By David Westin

Friday, April 25, 2014

Texan leads at Sage Valley

GRANITEVILLE - Texan Scottie Scheffler, the No. 1-ranked junior in the country, blew past Theo Humphrey on the back nine on Friday to take the second-round lead in the Junior Invitational at Sage ...
By David Westin

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Connecticut golfer Humphrey leads at Sage Valley

Theo Humphrey shot 3-under-par 69 to take a one-shot lead after the first round of the 54-hole Junior Invitational at Sage Valley.
By David Westin

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Augusta State's golf titles to be chronicled in book

"From Castoffs to Champions" (Rodale, 2015) is a collaborative effort between former Augusta State golf coach Josh Gregory and Augusta author Tripp Bowden.
By David Westin

Monday, April 14, 2014

Watson learned from 2012 'hangover'

At the prime of his career at age 35, two-time Masters Tournament champion Bubba Watson is getting better every year, according to caddie Ted Scott, who has been on his bag since 2011.
By David Westin

Sunday, March 9, 2014

Reed earns third PGA Tour win

DORAL, Fla. - Former Augusta State All-American Patrick Reed won the WGC-Cadillac Championship on Sunday, his third career PGA Tour victory.
By David Westin

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Reed races out to lead at Doral

DORAL, Fla. - Former Augusta State All-American Patrick Reed goes for his third career PGA Tour win today at the WGC-Cadillac Championship, all in the past six-plus months.
By David Westin

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Henley wins 4-man playoff, qualifies for Masters

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Georgia's Russell Henley rallied for victory at PGA National in a four-man sudden-death playoff with a birdie to earn his coveted invitation to next month's Masters ...
By David Westin

Saturday, March 1, 2014

Former Bulldog within striking distance of McIlroy

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Georgia native Russell Henley has his work cut out for him if he expects to win the Honda Classic today and punch a ticket to April's Masters Tournament. It's a ...
By David Westin

Friday, Jan. 10, 2014

Karen Ferree to join husband in golf hall

Augusta native Karen Ferree will go into the South Carolina Golf Hall of Fame on Saturday, joining her husband, Jim, making the Ferrees the first husband-and-wife inductees in the hall.
By David Westin

Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013

Augusta-area caddies are plentiful on PGA Tour

A number of Augusta-area caddies are working on the PGA Tour this season.
By David Westin

Sunday, Sept. 15, 2013

South Carolina wins Regions Matches

THOMSON - Trey Keepers came through as an alternate to help South Carolina beat Georgia 42-20 in the Regions Matches on Sunday at Belle Meade Country Club.
By David Westin

Friday, Sept. 13, 2013

Samuels can earn some victories this weekend

Hard-luck golfer Robert Samuels is looking forward to this weekend's Regions Matches at Belle Meade Country Club in Thomson.
By David Westin
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