golf

Alabama’s Thomas named first Crimson Tide Olympian Golfer

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – Former Alabama men’s golfer Justin Thomas has been named one of 60 golfers who will compete for a Gold Medal at the 2021 Olympic Games held in Tokyo, the International Golf Federation announced Tuesday. This year, the men’s golf competition will be held July 29-Aug. 1 at Kasumigaseki Country Club, a private club located in Saitama which…

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…