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Chip Lindsey Golf Classic Rescheduled to July 26

TROY, Ala. — Due to the threat of inclement weather on Monday, the annual Chip Lindsey Golf Classic presented by Guardian Credit Union has been rescheduled to Monday, July 26, at Wynlakes Golf and Country Club. Tee times will remain at 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. on the rescheduled date. All originally scheduled items for the golf outing will remain the…

Hideki Matsuyama Wins Masters, Becoming First Japanese Champion

Hideki Matsuyama, of Japan, tees off on the fourth hole during the third round of the Masters golf tournament on Saturday, April 10, 2021, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull) Hideki Matsuyama went into the final hole of the Masters with a two-stroke lead and poised to become the first male player from Japan to win one of golf’s major…

Special Needs Children Benefit from Golf Classic

From the West Alabama Newsroom– Dozens of golfers hit the links in Dallas County today — to raise money to help special needs children. About 12 three-man teams teed up at Valley Grande Golf Course Wednesday morning in support of the cause. Former Selma Mayor George Evans organized and hosted the golf tournament. Selma City Schools — Dallas County Schools…

Nick Saban Tees It Up at The Greenbrier Classic Pro-Am

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (AP) – University of Alabama football coach Nick Saban will tee it up in his native state during The Greenbrier Classic’s pro-am event. A news release from The Greenbrier resort says Saban will play in the event in southern West Virginia on July 6. The event precedes PGA Tour competition at the resort that weekend. Saban…

Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic Comes to a Close

Sunday was the last day of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. Ariya Jutanugarn wound up taking home the victory after four days of grueling competition. A competition that size takes a long time to prepare, and a lot of people are needed to bring it all together. It can take an entire year to prepare and organize the volunteers. Some volunteers love…

Golfer Chases Goals in Prattville

One of the biggest sporting events in the River Region is starting this week in Prattville. The Robert Trent Jones Golf Course Capitol Hill is once again the site of the Yokohama Tire LPGA Classic. The tournament features young women from across the nation at all levels of skill. There is a level of commitment from the athletes that is something…

Cahoon’s 74 leads Huntingdon women in Rd. 1 at Jekyll Island

JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (huntingdonhawks.com) – The Huntingdon women’s golf team shot 320 on Friday in the opening round of the Jekyll Island Women’s Collegiate Invitational. The Lady Hawks are ninth entering Saturday’s second round. Whitman College leads the field at 299, Sewanee is second at 301 and Bridgewater College is third at 308. Junior LeeAnn Cahoon shot a 2-over-par 74…