In conditions closer to October or November rather than the first weekend of August, many of the best amateur golfers in Lee County and the area turned out for the second Sanford Honda Lee County Amateur Championship at Carolina Trace Country Club’s Lake Course Saturday.
She is the reigning Pac-12 Conference Champion. She’s played in three U.S. Women’s Opens and made the cut there when she was just 14.
Ally McDonald controls her emotions. It’s a skill that does a lot for her considerable golf game.
They ran into each other at the Detroit airport.
They did it again after the second round of the 112th Women’s North and South Amateur.
Four-time major champion Ernie Els and Pinehurst Resort and Country Club invite golfers from all around Central Carolina to take the Els for Autism Golf Challenge at Pinehurst No. 8 on Aug. 3.
Just 19 years old and on her first trip to Pinehurst, Alison Lee couldn’t help herself.
David Kocher is a closer.
Kocher came into the final round of the 36th Junior Boys North and South Championship one stroke back of the lead
Pinehurst's Josh Martin was one of two golfers to shoot 70 Wednesday in the second round of the 36th Junior Boys North and South Championship at Pinehurst No. 8.
Golfers from South Africa, California and Charlotte lead or share the lead through the first of three rounds in the two Junior North and South Championship tournaments after play at Pinehurst No. 6 and Pinehurst No. 8 Tuesday.
O'Neal student-athletes Rebecca Wooddell, Dylan Andrews and Joseph Taylor, all of Lee County, earned all-conference recognition from the Cape Fear Independent Conference for their spring sports seasons.
Andrew Dorn admits to rushing the tap-in.
Lee County had five Lady Yellow Jackets earn all-state honors and seven receive all-district spots from the North Carolina Softball Coaches Association for the 2014 season.
Collegiate golfers continue leading the 114th Men's North and South Amateur Championship through 36 holes of stroke play following Wednesday's round at Pinehurst No. 8.
Hoosier underclassman Will Seger tallied six birdies in his last 12 holes finishing with a 6-under-par 65 in the opening round of the 114th Men's North and South Amateur Championship Tuesday at Pinehurst No. 8.
At Pinehurst No. 2
2015 U.S. OPENS
- The 2015 U.S. Open Championship will be played June 18-21 at Chambers Bay Golf Course, a municipal course, in University Place, Washington. It will be the first U.S. Open played in the Pacific Northwest.
Besides the roars for champion Michelle Wie, most specifically for Wie's eagle on No. 10, birdie on No. 17 and of course, approaching and on the final green, the biggest ovations of the day followed two-time U.S. Women's Open champion Juli Inkster around Pinehurst No. 2 Sunday afternoon.
Throughout the U.S. Women's Open week, Michelle Wie spoke, not about breaking through in a major tournament, but about the meaning of winning the national championship.
At the birthplace of American golf, in the American national championship, an American won her first major championship.
Lexi Thompson had the ideal start to her weekend in the final pairing of the U.S. Women's Open Championship.
- The final round of the championship begins at approximately 7 a.m.
- Gates open at 6 a.m.
At Pinehurst No. 2
The USGA has taken several precautionary measures in response to expected elevated temperatures throughout the week.
Amy Yang and Michelle Wie played two entirely different rounds on Saturday. But going into today’s play, they both have a shot at their first major title.
During her pre-tournament press conference Wednesday, two-time U.S. Women’s Open champion and 53-year-old Juli Inkster said if she played her game at the 2014 version at Pinehurst No. 2