Jones-Mitchell open with a 66
The Chatsworth golfing duo of Chase Jones and Tyler Mitchell combined to shoot a 6-under-par 66 in the first round of the Georgia State Golf Association’s 43rd annual Four-Ball Championship and are tied for fifth, four strokes behind a pair of teams at 10-under.
Loran Smith: Big Three still a big deal for fans
AUGUSTA — Sinatra is gone, but we still have his music. The same is true with Nat King Cole and Elvis. It would be nice to hear them in concert again, however. With Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Gary Player, we are not sure what it will be like when they are no longer the honorary starters at the Masters.
Lusk Memorial golf tourney set for next week
The 2014 Dr. Earl W. Lusk Memorial Rotary Golf Tournament is scheduled for Tuesday at Dalton Golf and Country Club and will support the many college scholarships that Rotary provides to high school seniors each spring.
Loran Smith: Meeting old friends under the big oak a tradition, too
The first time I was in a train station in Great Britain and saw a sign that read, “Meeting Place,” it brought me to a pause. How simple, how functional was this sign? In small towns it is not a problem to meet someone at Sheppard’s Filling Station or at the fireplug across the street from the Baptist church, but at a busy venue — like European train stations — there is nothing more sensible than meeting at the “Meeting Place.”
Ruritan scramble will be held at Indian Trace
The 14th annual Spring Place Ruritan Club Golf Tournament is April 12 at Indian Trace Golf Course in Chatsworth.
Dalton's Lowery in top five of flight at GSGA tourney
Dalton’s Ron Lowery opened with an 83 Wednesday and is tied for fourth place in his flight at the Georgia Super Senior Championship.
Local golfers in action at Georgia Four-Ball
The Georgia State Golf Association’s 2014 season is underway with two teams tied for the overall lead at the Georgia Four-Ball Tournament.
DSC just eight back at tourney
Dalton State College’s men’s golf team is in seventh place after the first round of play at the 12-team Emmanuel College Invitational, but the Roadrunners are well within striking distance as the 36-hole tournament concludes today.
Chris Whitfield: North Murray grad leads Emory to league crown
Former North Murray High School golfer Colby Hipp has made a big splash with his new teammates at Emory University in Atlanta.
Improving your lie
CHATSWORTH — In the fall of last year, Indian Trace Golf Course brought in new course superintendent with a mission.
The course, which is in north Murray County and more than 25 years old, doesn’t need to be totally redesigned, but some changes have been needed.
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