Five years ago, when the USGA announced its radical plan of staging the U.S. Open and the U.S. Women’s Open on the same golf course in consecutive weeks, no one would have imagined that the only player named Woods competing at Pinehurst No. 2 would be Cheyenne, not Tiger.
Jason Garrett went to work on the back nine and won the Durham Amateur Tournament, again.
An outsider from Asheboro, Gary Pugh, playing in the final grouping who had neither played in the tournament nor shot a single round on the course before Saturday who takes the lead into Sunday’s final round.
Preson Edmondson's 1-under-par 71 in the tournament’s final round helped him overcome a four-shot lead by Steve Sharpe and win the Durham Senior Amateur golf championship at Croasdaile Country Club. ... Larry Boswell won his third straight Super Senior title.
Scores from Monday's first round and tee times for Tuesday's second round
Larry Boswell has made a habit of bringing his best golf to the Durham Senior Amateur.
Monday’s first round of this year’s tournament was no exception.
The winner of the popular tournament’s Super Senior division the last two years, Boswell shot a six-under-par 66 at Croasdaile Country Club.
Boswell, from Jamestown, leads the division by four strokes over Dr. George Leight of Apex entering today’s final round. The Super Senior division is for golfers 65 and older.
Greensboro’s Steve Sharpe leads the Senior Division, where the overall tournament champion is decided, after also firing a 66 on Monday.
Tee times for the Edward Jones Durham Senior Amateur golf tournament Monday and Tuesday.
Phil Mickelson's 9-under 63 puts pressure on third-round leader who overtook Martin Flores for the lead on the 54th hole at Quail Hollow Saturday.
Angel Cabrera never knows when he’s going to play his best golf. This could be shaping up as one of those weeks at the Wells Fargo Championship. On a Quail Hollow course that lets the Argentine hit driver on just about every hole, two exquisite short-game shots late in the second round carried Cabrera to a 3-under 69 on Friday and a share of the lead with Martin Flores going into the weekend.
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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