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SwingThought.com Tour upcoming events and alumni updates

SwingThought.com Tour upcoming events and alumni updates

Special Natchez Miss. event opposite Sanderson Farms Championship; Shingle Creek to host $40,000 Guaranteed Purse in Orlando; Red Tail & Meadowlands to host Winter Series’; 2010-12 SwingThought.com Tour member Streb finds PGA TOUR success at McGladrey MYRTLE BEACH, SC Oct. 27, 2014 – The SwingThought.com Tour, formerly the NGA/Hooters Tour, has a full schedule of upcoming events planned for the winter season including two separate series and one special event coinciding with the PGA TOUR Sanderson Farms Championship pre-qualifier and Monday Qualifier. First on the agenda is the Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash. This special 60 player field event will be held November 3rd through 7th at Beau Pre Country Club in Natchez, Miss., the home site to […]

Ben Martin Wins in Las Vegas

Ben Martin Wins in Las Vegas

CLEMSON, SC Oct. 19, 2014 —Former Clemson All-American Ben Martin sank a 46-foot eagle putt on the par five 16th hole on Sunday and went on to win the Shriner’s Hospital For Children Open at TPC Summerlin in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was the first PGA Tour win for Martin, who is in his third year on the PGA Tour.  Martin is the ninth winner of the tournament to make a victory in Las Vegas his first  career triumph.  That list includes Tiger Woods, who made his first PGA victory at this event in 1996. Martin had rounds of 68-66-62-68 to finish with a 72-hole score of 264.   He played the final four holes in four under par, as he […]

Posted in: Clemson SC, Events, Golf
SwingThought.com Tour announces Inaugural “Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash” event

SwingThought.com Tour announces Inaugural “Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash” event

Beau Pre’ Country Club Natchez, Miss. November 3-7, 2014   Special 60 Player, 36-Hole Event to showcase Top Professional Golf Talent MYRTLE BEACH, SC – Oct. 13, 2014 – The SwingThought.com Tour (formerly the NGA/Hooters Tour) announced today a partnership with the Magnolia Bluffs Casino and Beau Pre Country Club in Natchez, Mississippi to host a special 60 player 36-hole professional event and Pro Am to take place November 3rd through 7th. The event, titled the Magnolia Bluffs Casino Beau Pre Bayou Bash, will take place prior to the start of the 2nd stage of Web.com Tour Q School. The event also takes place the same week as the Sanderson Farms Championship in Jackson, Miss., just a short drive away, […]

Jim Grainger No Longer a Stranger to the Winner’s Circle at the Carolinas Senior Amateur

Jim Grainger No Longer a Stranger to the Winner’s Circle at the Carolinas Senior Amateur

GREENSBORO, NC Sept. 26, 2014 – Final round results of the 53rd Carolinas Senior Amateur Championship hosted by Sedgefield Country Club (Dye Course) in Greensboro, N.C. on Friday, September 26, 2014 (6350 yards, par 35-36—71, 71.7,136). Playing in the next to last group of the day, Jim Grainger, 58, of Charlotte, N.C. fired a tournament-low round of five-under 66 to win the 53rd Carolinas Senior Amateur by one stroke. The win is Grainger’s first CGA individual title but fourth in his career that includes the 1976 Carolinas Father-Son with his dad Ike Grainger, 1986 Carolinas Four-Ball with Bill Plyler and the 2012 North Carolina Senior Four-Ball with reigning North Carolina Senior Amateur champion Jim Pearson. “I did not know how […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Greensboro NC
Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Rumbling Bald Resort

Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Rumbling Bald Resort

WEST END, NC Sept. 24, 2014 – Final results from the Carolinas Golf Association’s Senior Four-Ball Tournament at Rumbling Bald Resort – Bald Mountain,  in Lake Lure, NC  on Tuesday, September 23, 2014.  Gross scores are listed. Tournament format is 18 holes of four-ball stroke play, both gross and net.  90 percent of a player’s course handicap is used to determine net scores. Entry is open to any male amateur golfer who has reached his 55th birthday by the tournament date, is a member of a club which is a member of the Carolinas Golf Association, and has a current USGA Handicap Index® at a CGA member club. The field is divided into divisions based on age and total team […]

TYGA announces the TYGA Tots Tournament Program

TYGA announces the TYGA Tots Tournament Program

WEST END, NC August 27, 2014 – The Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA), a division of the Carolinas Golf Association (CGA), is proud to announce the expansion of its junior golf tournament program.  TYGA has created a new series of one day events for junior girls and boys between the ages of 6 and 11 years of age called the TYGA Tots. These events will be conducted across NC and will consist of 9-hole tournaments played under a modified Stableford scoring system. TYGA and CGA are dedicated to playing within the USGA Rules of Golf.  For this reason TYGA TOTS will use the modified Stableford scoring method which allows juniors to learn how to play the game within the Rules […]

Oliver Schniederjans wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading amateur

Oliver Schniederjans wins Mark H McCormack Medal as leading amateur

ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND August 28, 2014 – Oliver Schniederjans has won the Mark H McCormack Medal as the number one-ranked player in the 2014 World Amateur Golf RankingTM. The 21-year-old from Powder Springs, Georgia has enjoyed an excellent season, amassing five wins in his third year in college golf. The Georgia Tech student also finished second in the NCAA Championship and NCAA Raleigh Regional. Schniederjans reached the third round of last week’s U.S. Amateur Championship at Atlanta Athletic Club and was selected for the American Palmer Cup team which faced Europe at Walton Heath in June. Although Europe triumphed by 18 ½ to 11 ½, Schniederjans was his team’s highest points scorer winning three points from a possible four. As […]

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CofC Cougars Gear Up For Year Two In CAA

CofC Cougars Gear Up For Year Two In CAA

Click Here For 2014-15 College of Charleston Men’s Golf Schedule   CHARLESTON, SC August 22, 2014 – The College of Charleston men’s golf team gears up for year two in the Colonial Athletic Association having taken the new conference by storm – winning the league title and making an appearance at NCAA Regionals in its inaugural year. The Cougars will commence the fall portion of their upcoming 2014-15 slate playing host to The Invitational at The Ocean Course on Sept. 12-14 on Kiawah Island, S.C. They will later travel to the Firestone Invitational on Oct. 6-7 in Akron, Ohio, the AutoTrader.com Collegiate Classic on Oct. 12-13 in Duluth, Ga., and The Grove Intercollegiate on Oct. 26-28 in Nashville, Tenn.   […]

Posted in: Charleston SC, Events, Golf
TPC Wakefield Plantation to host the Inagural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational

TPC Wakefield Plantation to host the Inagural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational

RALEIGH, NC August 22, 2014 – McConnell Golf and the Tarheel Youth Golf Association (TYGA) are proud to announce the inaugural N.C. Girls’ High School Invitational on Saturday, October 11, 2014.  An anticipated field of 15 teams (60 junior golfers) from public and private schools from across North Carolina will compete on TPC Wakefield Plantation’s Plantation course (http://www.tpcwakefieldplantation.com/).  The 9-hole Plantation Course is located next the Sports Club and measures 2,700-yards long at a par of 35 featuring three par-3s, four par-4s and two par-5s. “McConnell Golf and TYGA have partnered to conduct the N.C. Boys’ High School Invitational for the past 8 years and we both felt that with the growth in girls’ high school golf, it was time […]

Posted in: Events, Golf, Raleigh NC
Hope For The Warriors® Announces Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefiting Military Families

Hope For The Warriors® Announces Celebrity Golf Invitational Benefiting Military Families

Scarlet & Gold Invitational draws celebrities to area to honor service members WALLACE, NC, August 21, 2014–Wounded service members, celebrities, sports legends and more will enjoy four days of golf and fun as part of the 5th Annual Scarlet & Gold Invitational. The Scarlet & Gold Invitational begins on Sunday, September 14 at the River Landing Country Club in Wallace, NC. All proceeds from the event will benefit Hope For The Warriors®, a national nonprofit dedicated to restoring a sense of self, restoring the family unit, and restoring hope for our service members and our military families. The event is sure to be one of tribute to our nation’s military heroes, as well as entertainment with celebrities and former athletes […]

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