Saturday, April 20, 2013
Estaban Toledo is one stroke ahead of four golfers at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth.
Click here for third-round pairings The leaderboard for the Greater Gwinnett Championship had an international flavor after the second round Saturday (April 20) at TPC Sugarloaf in Duluth. Mexican Estaban Toledo held a one-stroke lead over a group of four golfers that included Bernhard Langer of Germany and Roger Chapman of England. Toledo is 6-under par after 36 holes. Langer, Chapman and Americans Tom Pernice, Jr. and Mark Calcavecchia are at 5-under. Langer and Jeff Sluman each shot 6-under 66 for Saturday's low round. CLICK HERE FOR SECOND ROUND LEADERBOARD FROM THE GREATER GWINNETT CHAMPIONSHIP Friday's play was suspended until Saturday, when more than half of the field completed the first round before moving on to the second round. …
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
The annual quest for the 'Green Jacket' begins Thursday as the world's best golfers head to Augusta for their chance at golf's ultimate prize.
On Easter Sunday afternoon, golf fans worldwide will have their collective eyes glued to the television set to find out which golfer has managed to keep his nerves in check and game from going south during the final round of the 76th Masters Tournament. Played at the famed Augusta National Golf Club in Augusta, GA, it is the ultimate dream of every golfer, professional or amateur, to don the Green Jacket which is presented to the winner. There is a lot of money wagered on this four-day match, forget the ultimate prize is nothing more than a rather garish green jacket (oh, and probably $1 million-plus in prize money). It is the prestige of winning a Masters Championship. So who will win? Bets are favoring Tiger Woods, who finally won at …
Monday, July 11, 2011
Seth Reeves of Duluth tied with Ridge Purcell of LaGrange for fifth place with 284.
Monday, July 11, 2011
From Staff Reports David Noll Jr., of Dalton fired a final-round, 4-under-par 66, holding off a late charge from Billy Mitchell of Roswell to win the 90th annual Georgia Amateur Championship. Noll won by a score of 6-under 274 at Cherokee Town and Country Club in Sandy Springs' Huntcliff community. It was the second Georgia Amateur title for Noll (2003). Mitchell was one of two players to card a tournament-low 65 in the final round, finishing four strokes back at 278. Current Georgia Tech golfer Anders Albertson of Woodstock, who trailed Noll by one stroke going into the final round, shot a 1-over 71 to finish third at even-par 280. Franco Castro of Alpharetta placed fourth at 283. Another Georgia Tech golfer, Seth Reeves of Duluth, tied …
Friday, July 8, 2011
93rd Championship will be the first to allow mobile usage in select areas.
Friday, July 8, 2011
The 93rd PGA Championship, to be held this year Aug. 8-14 at the Atlanta Athletic Club, will allow spectators to carry and use mobile devices in select areas on the golf course. The integration of mobile devices was conducted last May at the 72nd Senior PGA Championship, which was the first PGA of America-sponsored major spectator event to implement the new policy. “Having successfully introduced the mobile device policy at one of our major spectator events, we are confident that we will have a positive response from those attending the 93rd PGA Championship in Atlanta,” said PGA of America President Allen Wronowski. “Mobile devices are a part of our daily lives, our personal caddie, and we ask that the great spectators who support our …
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
The city seeks volunteers to staff the welcome center and greet exhibit visitors.
The PGA Championship returns to the Atlanta Athletic Club for the third time in its now 93 years running. It brings with it to Johns Creek some of golf’s most legendary memorabilia—including Tiger Woods’ shoes, Walter Hagen’s walking stick and a straw hat worn by Sam Snead—and acclaimed artifacts—like Jack Nicklaus’ putter that helped him capture the 1980 PGA Championship and Phil Mickelson’s wedge that clinched his victory on the 18th hole in 2005. Recognized as "A History of the Season's Final Major,” the traveling PGA Championship History Exhibit reveals the origin, tradition and history of the PGA Championship and traces its past 92 champions from Jim Barnes capturing the Wanamaker Trophy in 1916, through Martin Kaymer’s recent …
Saturday, March 26, 2011
Wildcats baseball teams win two out of three while the lacrosse team posts victories in both their matches.
BASEBALL Coach Matt Champitto's Duluth Wildcats (8-4, 3-3) enjoyed a successful week, winning two games and losing only one. John Clark turned in a stellar pitching performance on Monday as Duluth downed Norcross 3-1. Relief pitcher Patrick Riley came on in the seventh inning to record the save for the Wildcats. Chris Rich provided the winning runs with a two-run double. David Matton drove in Duluth's only other run with an RBI single. DULUTH ― On Wednesday, the Wildcats got another strong pitching effort, this time from Zack Erwin (4-1), who tossed a complete game, striking out four en route to a 5-3 win over Region 7-AAAAA foe Mill Creek. Alex Raffensperger belted a three-run homer to lead Duluth to its second win of the week, a 5-3 …