Katie Kirk soared on a day when many of her competitors struggled.
Defending champion Kirk just behind leaders at Treyburn
The Edward Jones Durham Senior Amateur Golf Championship raised money to fight Lou Gehrig's disease.
Super Seniors three-time reigning champion Larry Boswell, of Jamestown, is in jeopardy of surrendering the title.
The Duke men’s golf team capped off the NCAA Lubbock Regional with a two-over 286 to finish third and advance to the NCAA Championship tournament with an eight-under 844 here Saturday. Freshman Adam Wood and sophomore Max Greyserman paced the Blue Devils Saturday with two-under 69s at the Rawls Course (par 71, 7,349 yards).
With only the top five regional team finishers advancing to the national championship tournament on May 29, the Tar Heels were eliminated and their season ended.
Pairings for Monday's first round of the Durham Senior Am
Registration for the two premier local golf tournaments is now open.
It’s been 70 years, but Gordon Perry remembers it like it was yesterday. The date was April 1, 1945, Easter Sunday, and there he was at Hope Valley Country Club watching one of his childhood heroes, golf icon Byron “Lord Byron” Nelson, accept a $1,000 war bond for winning the Durham Open. The tournament took place a little more than a month before V-E Day, the day the Allied Forces formally accepted Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender to end World War II in Europe.
Now, as we are on the eve of golf’s greatest week it just so happens to be within the renewing season of spring. A new beginning, and it translates to the start of our personal golf season and something else …Tiger Woods' return.
George C. Smith Spring Golf Classic chairman reports record numbers.
Junior Celine Boutier of the Duke women’s golf program has moved to the No. 1 slot in the latest women’s world amateur golf ranking system that lists the top female amateur golfers in the world.
North Carolina’s Ryan Switzer isn’t worried about the Tar Heel football bandwagon getting lighter now that basketball season has begun. The UNC (4-5, 2-3 ACC) football team has work to do, Switzer says, beginning with today’s homecoming game (12:30 p.m., WRAL) against ACC and Coastal Division rival Pittsburgh (4-5, 2-3 ACC).
Bernhard Langer is the prohibitive favorite to win the Charles Schwab Cup. Colin Montgomerie says he’s figured out a way to catch him. Both players are in the field for this week’s SAS Championship and Montgomerie figures he needs to win two of the final four Champions Tour events to make up the 633-point deficit. The tournament is being played Friday-Sunday at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary.
Wake Forest University men’s golf coach Jerry Haas on Thursday won the 2014 Carolinas PGA Professional Championship at Duke University Golf Club.