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Saturday, Aug 23, 2014

Fox Creek loses on road

In Columbia, Dreher exploded for 28 points in the first quarter en route to a victory over Fox Creek.
By David Westin

Thursday, Aug 21, 2014

Samuels goes for Peak player of year honors

It figures that even with a career year on the Peak Amateur Series, nothing is coming easy for Robert Samuels at the end of the season.
By David Westin

Sunday, Aug 17, 2014

'Conservative' play lifts White at Houndslake

AIKEN - All it took was the first shot of the day for Augusta's Lewis White to change his strategy in Sunday's final round of the Houndslake Invitational.
By David Westin

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2014

Paine golf tournament seeks entries

Paine College is making a late push to fill spots in its annual golf event.
By David Westin

Sunday, Aug 3, 2014

Garner, Kuhlke win at Midland Valley

GRANITEVILLE -- Olegs Garner, a 20-year-old who took up golf three years ago, beat John Wade on the first hole of sudden death to win the Orville White Cup.
By David Westin

Friday, Aug 1, 2014

Paine golf coach resigns

Herman Belton has resigned as Paine College golf coach, the school announced Thursday night.
By David Westin

Sunday, July 27, 2014

Samuels, Pope win at Gordon Lakes

Jeff Pope won the regular division and Robert Samuels took the senior division title in the Ping Gordon Lakes Invitational golf tournament on Sunday.
By David Westin

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Augustan impresses McIlroy

British Open champion Rory McIlroy was so impressed with Augustan Jeff Knox's putting in the third round of April's Masters Tournament that he sent him a letter saying he'd like to play "a couple ...
By David Westin

Paine tournament might have date change

The Paine College Golf Tournament, which has raised more than $150,000 for the school's golf program in its five years, might have an 11th-hour date change.
By David Westin

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Tuten, Mercer are City Am champs

Shad Tuten, who says this really is his final Augusta City Amateur, won his second consecutive title with ease on Sunday and Todd Mercer rallied from six back to win the senior division title.
By David Westin

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Tuten, Faulkner are city amateur golf leaders

Shad Tuten leads the open division and Doug Faulkner is the senior leader through 36 holes of the Augusta City Amateur at Forest Hills Golf Club.
By David Westin

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Hurt to hit Iron Man milestone in golf series

North Augusta's Glen Hurt will play in his 100th consecutive Peak Amateur Series event this weekend.
By David Westin

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
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