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Sunday, Aug 2, 2015

Quackenbush, Blackburn win at Midland Valley

GRANITEVILLE - Aiken's Brian Quackenbush and Harlem's Jay Blackburn maintained their perfect records in Peak Amateur Series tournaments this season with victories in the Orville White Cup on Sunday.
By David Westin

Sunday, July 26, 2015

Blackburn, Beasley win at Gordon Lakes

Jay Blackburn and Justin Beasley were runaway winners in the Peak Employment Services Gordon Lakes Invitational on Sunday.
By David Westin

Sunday, July 19, 2015

Quackenbush wins Augusta City Amateur

Aiken's Brian Quackenbush rallied for a slam of his own on Sunday at the Augusta City Amateur.
By David Westin

Samuels is senior division Augusta City Amateur champion

Robert Samuels likes the sound of his new title of city amateur champion in the senior division.
By David Westin

Saturday, July 18, 2015

Spears leads Augusta City Amateur

Carson Spears leads the Augusta City Amateur after a strong back-nine finish.
By David Westin

Sunday, July 12, 2015

Blackburn win his senior debut

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Jay Blackburn's debut in the senior division of the Peak Amateur Series was like a lot of events he played in during his years in the regular division. He walked away with a victory.
By David Westin

Saluda golfer wins Perry Watson Memorial

EDGEFIELD, S.C. - Peyton Shore, of Saluda, S.C., ran away with the regular division of the Perry Watsom Memorial at Pine Ridge Club on Sunday.
By David Westin

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Aiken golfer Quackenbush wins at Woodside

Brian Quackenbush, 44, made his Peak Amateur Series debut a memorable one, winning in wire-to-wire fashion. He shot 69-71 to finish at 4-under-par 140 on the Jones Course at Woodside Plantation.
By David Westin

Larry breaks Peak Amateur Series drought

Larry, winless since August 2013 on the Peak Amateur Series, ended his drought with a three-shot victory in the senior division of the South Carolina Players Championship at Woodside Plantation on ...
By David Westin

Sunday, June 14, 2015

Ex-Musketeer to tee it up in 'extreme' series

Augusta pro Shepherd Archie didn't know what he was getting into when he auditioned for Golf Channel's latest reality series.
By David Westin

Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Westin: Amateur golf series tries to rebound

The spring/summer amateur golf tournament series which started in 1988 as the Cadillac Cup and is now the Peak Amateur Series used to run itself for the most part.
By David Westin

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Foss wins at Belle Meade after scoring mishap

THOMSON - Steve Foss won the Cameillia City Classic golf tournament after a scoring mistake by Ethan Chamineak cost him a spot in a playoff with Foss.
By David Westin

Monday, April 6, 2015

City honors longtime caddie

It was an emotional night as the 67-year-old Carl Jackson, who has caddied in a record 53 Masters - the past 38 for two-time winner Ben Crenshaw - had his life celebrated.
By David Westin

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Palmetto Amateur co-founder dies at 73

Aiken's Berry Crain, a co-founder of the Palmetto Amateur, died following a long illness. He was 73.
By David Westin

Sunday, March 8, 2015

Johnson completes comeback with victory

DORAL, Fla. - Dustin Johnson shot 3-under-par 69 in the final round on Sunday to win the Cadillac Championship.
By David Westin

Saturday, March 7, 2015

Ace helps Holmes increase lead

DORAL, Fla. - J.B. Holmes proved he's more than just a long-hitter with a velvet touch around the greens at the WGC-Cadillac Classic.
By David Westin

Monday, March 2, 2015

Harrington prevails in playoff to win Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Padraig Harrington is back in the Masters Tournament after the Honda Classic finally ended early Monday afternoon with the Irishman winning on the second hole of sudden ...
By David Westin

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Patrick Reed within one shot of Paul Casey, Ian Poulter

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Ian Poulter finally made a mistake - and former Augusta State All-American Patrick Reed was ready and waiting. Then Reed gave it back two holes later.
By David Westin

Saturday, Feb. 28, 2015

Harrington leads Reed by one at Honda Classic

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. - Patrick Reed's Masters Tournament plans are set. Padraig Harrington hopes to be making arrangements to join him in Augusta if he can win the weather-delayed Honda Classic.
By David Westin

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

Carl Jackson to be honoree at Mayor's Masters Reception

Augusta native Carl Jackson, who has caddied in a record 53 Masters Tournaments, was selected on Thursday to be the honoree of this year's Mayor's Masters Reception on April 6, the Monday of ...
By David Westin
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