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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

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

McElreath strolls to victory in CSRA Women's golf event

Mary Helen McElreath shot 2-under-par 70 and won the CSRA Women's Golf Association's Abby Montenyohl Championship by 22 shots on Thursday.
By David Westin

Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013

Cunning wins Aiken title in playoff

AIKEN - Patrick Cunning shot 61 and birdied the second hole of a sudden-death playoff to beat Ron Schroder on Sunday to win the fourth annual Aiken City Amateur golf tournament.
By David Westin

Friday, Sept. 6, 2013

ARC football player, paralyzed in 1988, dies

Freddie Hudson III, the Richmond Academy football player who was paralyzed nearly 25 years ago on a kickoff return at ARC Stadium, died Thursday. He was 42.
By David Westin

Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Carpenter nails down senior title, achieves 'goal'

THOMSON - Tommy Carpenter capped a historic Regions Bank Amateur Series season by winning the senior player of the year title Sunday in the Camellia Classic at Belle Meade Country Club.
By David Westin

Sunday, Aug 25, 2013

Pope wins at Jones Creek, breaks record

Jeff Pope rewrote the Regions Bank Amateur Series record book in the regular division on Sunday at Jones Creek Golf Club. Kenny Larry just added to his legacy in the senior division.
By David Westin

Sunday, July 28, 2013

Pope wins record-tying Regions event

Jeff Pope rallied from a bad start to win the Ping Regions Invitational at Gordon Lakes Golf Course on Sunday.
By David Westin

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Adjustments help City Am finish on high note

Last weekend's Augusta City Amateur at Forest Hills Golf Club went off without a hitch. That hadn't been the case the past couple of years for the 54-hole event, but head pro Sarah Mooney and ...
By David Westin

Sunday, July 21, 2013

Tuten goes wire-to-wire at City Am

Shad Tuten completed a wire-to-wire victory in the Augusta City Amateur at Forest Hills Golf Club on Sunday.
By David Westin

Saturday, July 20, 2013

Tuten leads the Augusta City Amateur

Shad Tuten has a two-shot lead over Kelby Burton heading into the final round of the Augusta City Amateur.
By David Westin

Thursday, July 18, 2013

Ex-soccer star to give it his best shot

Former soccer player to give it best shot in City Am
By David Westin

Sunday, July 14, 2013

White, Scurlock win at Pine Ridge

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Lewis White won the regular division and fellow Augustan Greg Scurlock was the senior division winner in the Perry Watson Memorial at Pine Ridge Club on Sunday.
By David Westin

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Westin: Amateur golf series is struggling

It wasn't that long ago that the Regions Bank Amateur Series was thriving and the future was bright. Since about 2007, the participation numbers have been dropping each year.
By David Westin

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Pope prevails at Persimmon Hill

SALUDA, S.C. - Jeff Pope overcame what he called a "stupid mistake" late in his round to edge Steve Foss and win the North Augusta Exchange Club/Persimmon Hill Classic.
By David Westin

Saturday, June 8, 2013

Reach wins Palmetto Amateur in playoff

AIKEN - University of Georgia golfer Nicholas Reach birdied the second hole of sudden death to beat former Alabama golfer Scott Strohmeyer and win the Palmetto Amateur on Saturday.
By David Westin

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Ludwick was a mentor, friend

Former Executive Sports Editor Al Ludwick was not only my boss, hiring me out of college, but became a great friend. He was old school with a creative flair.
By David Westin

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Mother of newborn left in car to face possible indictment

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