One bad hole certainly soured Kathryn Miranda’s round at the Carolinas Women’s Amateur golf tournament on Wednesday. But it didn’t ruin her day or kill her chances to win the championship. Despite a triple-bogey on No. 18 at Treyburn Country Club, Miranda holds a one-stroke lead entering today’s final round.
Though he now calls Winston-Salem home, Russ Perry said Durham holds a special place in his heart because of deep family history here.
So winning the Durham Senior Amateur golf tournament, as he did on Tuesday, would have been special because of that. Winning it on the fourth hole of a three-man playoff only added to the fun.
Early tee times allowed Rick Luzar and Don Slater to miss Monday’s heaviest rains at Croasdaile Country Club. While afternoon golfers at the Durham Senior Amateur experienced a two-and-a-half hour delay, Luzar and Slater had completed their stellar rounds.
While the weekend rain causes just a hint of worry about the conditions at Croasdaile Country Club, there are few concerns about the quality of golf that will be played during the Durham Senior Amateur tournament.
Dalton Rich had finished second, third and fourth in a half-dozen previous appearances at the Durham Amateur Tournament. In his last chance to win the event before he turned pro, the 23-year-old Durham native finally took home the top prize.
Jason Garrett's back nine rally from the 38 he shot on the front nine, left him tied with Dalton Rich and Brandon Reece heading into today’s final round of the Durham Amateur golf tournament.
John Gaddy shot the lowest round of his career at the right time a year ago to claim the Durham Amateur Golf Tournament championship. This weekend, he gets a chance to repeat the championship as Hillandale Golf Course hosts the Durham Am today and Sunday.
East Chapel Hill High School junior Ben Griffin capped a record-setting week Thursday by shooting a bogey-free 5-under-par 67 and taking medalist honors at a U.S. Open Championship local qualifying tournament at Forest Oaks Country Club.
East Chapel Hill junior Ben Griffin won the state individual 4-A golf championship for the second time in three seasons with a two-day total of 9-under 135 at Pinehurst No. 8.
Barry Williams traveled from Charlotte to Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., last week. The Durham native fished on Tuesday with Boo Weekley. He was on the TPC Sawgrass golf course on Wednesday for a practice round. Ahh … the life of a PGA Tour caddie.
Prestigious N.C. high school golf tournament to tee off Monday morning at Treyburn Country Club ... Golf benefit set ... Colleges shuffle schedules to avoid potentially dangerous Friday storms.
Adam Scott finished the job this time, and put an end to more than a half-century of Australian misery at the Masters. With the two biggest putts of his career, Scott holed a 20-footer for birdie on the 18th hole of regulation that put him into a playoff with Angel Cabrera, and then won his first major championship Sunday with a 12-footer for birdie on the second extra hole.