Cane Creek is getting ready to host the Cane Creek Invitational, which is the first big tournament of the year on the Calhoun County Tour. It will tee up March 23-24. Ty Cole has won this event three times in the last six years — 2013, 2016 and 2018. Dalton Chandler won in 2015 and 2017. Read the full story
The rain has just been unbelievable this winter season and has wreaked havoc on the local golf schedules. As a result, news coming out of the courses has turned into a small dribble. Read the full story
Cane Creek is getting ready to host the Cane Creek Invitational, which is the first big tournament of the year on the Calhoun County Tour. It will tee up March 23-24. Ty Cole has won this event three times in the last six years — 2013, 2016 and 2018. Dalton Chandler won in 2015 and 2017.
One of the better kept secrets at Jacksonville State is the success of the women and men’s golf teams over the years. That credit goes to golf coach James Hobbs and his ability to find great golfers and get them to come to JSU.
The rain has just been unbelievable this winter season and has wreaked havoc on the local golf schedules. As a result, news coming out of the courses has turned into a small dribble.
I spent some time out of the country last week in Israel and was eager to see what the golf world was like over there. I found that it is very limited — there is only one course in the entire country.
There are a lot of great golf courses in our county, and as the weather appears to be warming up, it has me reflecting of my favorite hole on each course.
The Calhoun County Tour is growing. Last year, the Gadsden Country Club Invitational was added, and this year, the Tour is adding the Etowah County Open Links event from Timberline in July. There are now 11 events that classify as Tour events in various forms.
Rain, rain, rain -- it's been the story around the Calhoun County golf courses in December and leaves little to write about, so I will drift a bit to basketball.
The end of the year always brings back a time to reflect on many things, including the golf season. This was the year that Ty Cole re-asserted himself at the top of the Calhoun County Tour with four wins and winning his third Player-of-the-Year award in four years.
I hope everyone has had their fill of turkey, dressing and Black Friday shopping. Those of you who were out on the golf course this weekend are much more relaxed at this point in the week.
The rains have poured and poured this week, creating chaos to the local weekday golfer and has forced them all inside for the most part.
Former Alexandria golfer Morgan Mayfield has accepted a scholarship to play golf at North Alabama. She has been at Snead State and will be part of a new Division I golf program at the Florence university.
My father passed away Tuesday, and as I reflect back on the memories, I think of a man who came from humble beginnings and managed to get himself educated enough to get a decent job so he could support us four boys.
One of the best kept secrets in Calhoun County is the play of Jacksonville State’s men’s and women’s golf teams. Each team has some very good players that are winning tournaments at the collegiate level, which has given both teams national recognition.
The local golf season went by so fast this year, and the thing that is so peaceful about the sport is the fellowship among the players. You get to meet people, and that's what it has meant to me over the last four years. I have gotten to meet some people that I would have never met.
It was a rematch of last year’s finals as Gary Wigington squared off against Chad Calvert for the Calhoun County match-play tournament championship last week at Anniston Municipal.