Loran Smith: Venturi enjoyed moment in the sun at 1964 U.S. Open
There were troubled days in Ken Venturi’s life, but there were also highs that were everlasting. Winning the 1964 U. S. Open at Congressional under the duress of heat prostration gave him one of the most memorable championships in that tournament’s history.
King battles but falls at GSGA tournament
Chatsworth’s Sue King lost an extra-holes battle with Ellen Connors of Sharpsburg in the first-flight semifinals of the Georgia Senior Women’s Match Play Championship on Tuesday at Sunset Hills Country Club in Carrollton.
Good day to be King at GSGA tournament
Chatsworth’s Sue King is among the final four players in the first flight bracket at the Georgia State Golf Association’s Senior Women’s Match Play Championship.
Noll slips, still finishes in top 10 at state mid-am golf tourney
David Noll Jr.’s final day at the Georgia Mid-Amateur Championship was a disappointing one for the Dalton golfer.
Both Nob North Golf Course and Dalton Golf and Country Club have gone through a wet winter and have seen rain this weekend. But the head professionals at the courses know that their layouts are of championship caliber and should play that way on Monday.
Nob North will host the Georgia High School Association’s Class 4A girls state tournament while the Class 4A boys state tournament will is at DGCC.
Noll makes move, tops leaderboard
After Friday’s opening round of the 32nd annual Georgia Mid-Amateur Championship, Dalton’s David Noll Jr. was at par and four strokes out of the lead. On Saturday, he got those strokes back and most of the field gave him a few more.
Prep golf: Blair will hone skills on greens
Even as a freshman, Jocelyn Blair was making a name for herself on the area girls prep golf scene despite having played the game for only a year.
And when her dad, Seaburn, had taken her out on the course for the first time, it hadn’t been love at first sight then, either.
Noll tied for sixth at state Mid-Am
SAVANNAH — Defending champion David Noll Jr. of Dalton shot an even-par round of 71 and was tied for sixth place after Friday’s opening round of the Georgia Mid-Amateur Championship at The Savannah Golf Club.
Loran Smith: Musings from the final round at TPC
PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — The setting for the conclusion of The Players Championship was very familiar. Pretty girls overrunning the golf course, which was resplendent in its classy layout of vibrant green grass, sand that sparkled in the sunlight and enough water trouble to cause the bravest of shotmakers to fret.
Charities are big winners at the Roman Open
What started out as a way to raise money for a new roof on Dalton’s St. Joseph’s Catholic Church has become a shelter under which 30 charities and the people who benefit from them find protection and refuge.
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