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Saturday, June 14, 2014

Brown is the new green at Pinehurst No. 2

Pinehurst No. 2 is supposed to be brown, at least around the edges. And with the U.S. Open tournaments at Pinehurst, golf's leaders are banking on the look being popular.
By John Boyette

Friday, June 13, 2014

Georgia golfers in contention

Brendon Todd surged up the leaderboard Friday at Pinehurst No. 2, but he'll have his work cut out for him over the weekend.
By John Boyette

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Kisner not making any excuses

PINEHURST, N.C. - Kevin Kisner had a hard time leaving Aiken for his first major championship start at this week's U.S. Open.
By John Boyette

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Norlander set for his first major championship

When Henrik Norlander tees off Thursday morning in the U.S. Open at Pinehurst No. 2, he's not sure what to expect in his first major championship.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

'Unfriendly' greens will be challenge

You would think reigning Masters Tournament champion Bubba Watson would love the U.S. Open venue this week at Pinehurst No. 2. Well... Maybe, maybe not. 
By John Boyette

Monday, June 9, 2014

Spieth looks to put new experience to use

Jordan Spieth can't fly under the radar anymore, especially after playing his way into the final pairing on Sunday at Augusta National Golf Club.
By John Boyette

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Palace Malice wins Metropolitan Handicap

Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice roared down the stretch to win the $1,250,000 Grade I Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park on Saturday afternoon.
By John Boyette

Former Lakeside star wins Palmetto Amateur

AIKEN - Former Lakeside star Emmanuel Kountakis won the Palmetto Amateur by four shots on Saturday.
By John Boyette

Friday, June 6, 2014

Former Lakeside star leads Palmetto Amateur

AIKEN - Emmanuel Kountakis posted 3-under-par 67 at Palmetto Golf Club on Friday to take a one-stroke lead over Billy Kennerly (65) and a two-shot margin over Will Long (73) heading into ...
By John Boyette

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Palace Malice draws inside rail for Metropolitan Mile

Palace Malice will return to the site of his biggest accomplishment this weekend.
By John Boyette

Monday, May 19, 2014

Marist wins team, individual titles at Class AAAA golf

Led by future Bulldogs Jack Larkin and Will Chandler, Marist won its third consecutive Georgia Class AAAA boys golf title Monday at West Lake Country Club.
By John Boyette

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Palace Malice earns third win in a row

Make it three in a row for Palace Malice. The Dogwood Stable colt didn't break much of a sweat Sunday in winning the Westchester Stakes at Belmont Park by nine lengths.
By John Boyette

Saturday, May 10, 2014

Palace Malice returns to action

With only four entries in Sunday's Westchester Stakes, Palace Malice is poised to continue his unbeaten run as a 4-year-old.
By John Boyette

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Clemson commit takes Southern Cross

Josh Fickes, a senior from Beaufort, S.C., defeated South Aiken's Jake Carter in a sudden-death playoff to claim the individual title at the Southern Cross Tournament at Palmetto Golf Club. Cannon ...
By John Boyette

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Texan couldn't wait to make final putt

Scottie Scheffler won the Junior Invitational at Sage Valley on Saturday.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Player addresses 2014 Junior Invitational Field

Gary Player, who addressed the 54 participants in this week's Junior Invitational at Sage Valley on Tuesday night, wants golf's future generations to appreciate how good they have it.
By John Boyette

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Junior Invitational field gets 'better and better'

For the fourth annual Junior Invitational at Sage Valley, Tom Wyatt and his team of volunteers have assembled another stellar field.
By John Boyette

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Course rulings bring review of policy

High-profile rulings involving Tiger Woods and a 14-year-old amateur last year are expected to come up during Masters Chairman Billy Payne's annual news conference Wednesday.
By John Boyette

Weather cooperates for Tuesday's practice round

The skies have cleared up and dozens of golfers are on the course for today's practice round at the Masters Tournament.
By John Boyette

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Competition reflects efforts to 'grow game'

For Augusta National and the Masters, the Drive, Chip and Putt competition aimed at children ages 7 to 15 is just the latest move in a series of initiatives to "grow the game."
By John Boyette
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