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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

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

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