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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

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

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DaVitte slaying suspect still in Florida

A month after the slaying of 55-year-old Bill DaVitte, suspect Daniel Nelson Robinson, 21, remains in a Jacksonville, Fla., detention facility.
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