Christ School (Asheville) golfer Jonathan Rector took advantage of a miscue on No. 18 by East Chapel Hill’s Ben Griffin and won the Tarheel Youth Golf Association N.C. High School Invitational at Treyburn Country Club on Monday.
This year’s June 16-22 Herald-Sun Golf Classic will be even more inclusive with the addition for the first time of a senior division — quite likely flighted — for golfers 60 and older.
Ben Griffin and Gina Kim of Chapel Hill, Alaina Yeatts of Durham and twins Jessica and Sarah Spicer of Bahama have been named to the 2013 N.C. boys’ and girls’ All-State Golf Teams by the Tarheel Youth Golf Association and the Carolinas Golf Association.
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The legend of Karl Kimball grew some more over the past 24 hours. Of course, he would tell you that it’s not about him. At 6:05 p.m. Tuesday, Kimball triple-bogeyed the 18th hole at Hillandale Golf Course to finish off 324 holes of golf in 24 hours.
With Ron Schmid driving his golf cart and an American flag that once flew over Kandahar, Afghanistan flapping in the breeze, Karl Kimball embarked on his annual endeavor to help military families on Monday. Kimball, Hillandale Golf Course’s director of golf, began his 24 hours of golf marathon at 6 p.m.
John Huh refused to let tough conditions — and one terrible hole — get him down. He was rewarded with a share of the lead at the Wyndham Championship.The PGA Tour's reigning rookie of the year shot an even-par 70 on Saturday and joined Patrick Reed atop the field after a soggy third round. Huh and Reed, the second-round leader who shot a 71, were at 10-under 200. Huh shook off a triple bogey on his second hole, making up for it with three birdies in a four-hole stretch of the back nine.
Stacy Lewis felt such a spiritual connection with St. Andrews that even when she was three behind with three to play, she never lost hope she could win the Women's British Open. No way could she have scripted a finish like this.
They say par is a good score in a major. If that's true next week at the PGA Championship, then Tiger Woods has already done his share of preparation.
For the third time in her career, former Duke All-American Brittany Lang was named one of 12 members of the U.S. Solheim Cup Team on Sunday after the Women’s British Open at the Old Course in St. Andrews, Scotland.