• 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

  • Chris Whitfield: Catching up on (golf) courses this spring

    With the arrival of spring weather — this weekend’s temperature drop notwithstanding — area courses are getting ready for their busiest time of the year, and the area’s public courses are in varying conditions.

    April 21, 2013

  • Prep roundup: Rivalry win helps North Murray boys tennis take second in region

    North Murray High School’s boys tennis team finished second in the Region 5-3A tournament at Cartersville’s Dellinger Park, losing to Cartersville in the championship after a thrilling win over Coahulla Creek in the semifinals.

    April 17, 2013

  • nmhs_cchs region boys golf1.jpg Playing it cool

    Playing at the top of the lineup card for North Murray High School’s boys golf team isn’t new for Colby Hipp. He’s been in that spot for a couple of years now, and he has faced pressure during his four years with the Mountaineers.

    April 16, 2013 3 Photos

  • Three area tennis squads lock up state

    Three of the four area high school tennis squads in the Region 5-3A tournament at Cartersville’s Dellinger Park won Monday to advance to today’s semifinals and secure spots in the upcoming Class 3A state tournament.

    April 16, 2013

  • Loran Smith: Adam Scott spared himself anguish with Masters victory

    Sometimes there are makeup calls. Sometimes life follows up a bad hand with a good one. Sometimes fate can be redeeming and rewarding. Not always, but that is now no concern of Adam Scott, who is basking in the glow of the spotlight reserved for Masters champions.

    April 15, 2013

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