MUSCLE SHOALS — Jacksonville State held on in Wednesday's final round to win its second straight Ohio Valley Conference men’s golf tournament and earn another trip to the NCAA championships. Read full post
MUSCLE SHOALS — Defending Ohio Valley Conference champion Jacksonville State leads the league tournament by three strokes after Monday’s first round.
The weather was perfect at Cider Ridge on Saturday for the Cider Ridge Invitational and the course played tough. There were only six scores under par after the first round of play.
MUSCLE SHOALS — Valentina Giraldo turned in the second-best single round in the history of the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Golf Championship on Tuesday and has Jacksonville State in second place with one round to play.
OXFORD — Donoho claimed the championship of the annual Calhoun County boys golf tournament by 16 strokes over White Plains, ending the three-year run of championships the Wildcats put together beginning in 2015.
The United States Golf Association, along with other world-wide golfing associations recently announced some new common sense rule changes after getting feedback from golfers all over the world.
ATHENS — Jacob Lecroy was low medalist with a 67, and Donoho’s boys’ golf team won the Bob Jones Patriot Invitational at at Canebrake Golf Club on Wednesday.
William Weiser has put together golf tournaments for more years than most can remember. It is usually two a year, and he has to poke, prod, beg and drag people out there to keep the tradition going as people have so many conflicts these days.
For 41-year-old Jeremy McGatha, it has been a return to glory of sorts in his last two Calhoun County Tour events. He is second all-time on the tour with nine wins. Add in 15 second-place finishes, and he’s been hanging around the top forever. After ending an 18-tournament drought with his s…
The howling winds took over in the afternoon of the Calhoun County Two-Man Championship on Saturday at Silver Lakes, but two teams managed to pull away and build a three-stroke lead heading into today’s final round.
Change is in the works as far as calculating your golf handicap. According to a news release a new system will be taking place in the year 2020. The system has been designed by six existing golf authorities around the world, including the United States Golf Association.
A few tournaments are starting to pop up as the unseasonably warm temperatures have people thinking golf, golf and golf! There was a par-3 tourney at Pine Hill recently that saw Chris Hubbard win it with an even par 54. He edged Greg Miller by two shots as Miller shot a 56.
Jack Taylor is an avid golfer, according to the staff at Cane Creek. He is out there every Tuesday at 7 a.m. ready to go. There is always a cart waiting for him in the handicap spot. He and his buddy Ralph Vaughn crank it up every Tuesday morning.
Schedules are starting to come out, and you can almost feel the time for golfing season to get going again, especially with the nice weather this past week.
The winter seems to continue to blast away, and the cold just keeps on coming. The weather gave me time to sit down and compare all the scorecards and yardage for all of the courses in the county.
Bret Reed recorded his first ace Dec. 26. Reed pushed after-Christmas shopping aside and hit the links at Pine Hill and was rewarded with his special shot, which witnessed by Colt Reese. He used a 6-iron on the 161-yard fourth hole.
Direction is not one of my strong suits in golf, which is a problem. When I do hit the green with a shot, it seems as if it is always as far away from the cup as it could possibly be while still being on the green. You would think that every now and then that one shot would just stick up the…
Ever wondered what it would be like to see golf for the first time and try to figure out what’s going on? Back in the early 2000s, while I was running Perdue Farms China, we were into advertising via sporting events.
Snow pretty much shut down golf a good part of this past week, but there are a lot of wheels turning out at Cane Creek. Rick Rounsavall is now running things in maintenance and taking care of the course, and Mike McKinney is running things at the pro shop.
I don’t know about you guys, but was the snow a pleasant surprise or what? There was no golf this weekend, at least on 10th Street Mountain where I live.