• 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.

    May 19, 2013

  • 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.

    May 18, 2013

  • 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.

    May 15, 2013

  • roman open2.jpg 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.

    May 14, 2013 2 Photos

  • Fairways and greens: Truly Open — The road to Merion

    One of the grandest traditions of the Open championships — both the U.S. Open and the British Open — is they are truly open to any competitor.
    Whether you are a PGA Tour pro or just the club champion of your local course, if you have the skill and the entry fee, you can go through the qualifying process and earn your way into one of golf’s major events.

    May 13, 2013

  • Dalton golfer in fifth at Four-Ball tourney

    Dalton’s David Noll and his partner, Woodstock’s Mark Strickland, are in fifth place and four strokes back heading into today’s final round of the Georgia Four-Ball Championship at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Evans.

    April 28, 2013

  • Cartersville team has early lead in tourney

    The Cartersville duo of Chase Jones and Jayce Stepp fired a 6-under-par 66 in Friday’s opening round of the Georgia Four-Ball Championship to take a one-stroke lead at Champions Retreat Golf Club in Evans.

    April 27, 2013

  • Amateur golf events open for registration

    Registration is open for the 32nd annual Georgia Top 60 Women’s Classic, which will take place June 26-27 at the Green Island Country Club in Columbus.

    April 25, 2013

  • GPS at Nob North 4 mlh.jpg Computer caddie

    VARNELL — Technological advances have been a part of golf since the beginning of the game with hickory shafts and the first innovation of the featherie golf ball — a leather pouch filled with chicken or goose feathers.

    April 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Golf at Nob North1 mlh.jpg Important numbers

    North Murray High School golfer Colby Hipp still thinks he has to shoot better for a chance at an individual state championship.
    Meanwhile, most local teams that haven’t yet played in their region tournaments are eyeing at least a trip to sectionals if they can repeat what they did Saturday at Nob North Golf Course.

    April 21, 2013 2 Photos