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Folds of Honor: A golfing tribute like no other

Folds of Honor: A golfing tribute like no other

By Kurt Dusterberg If you've played a round of golf over Labor Day weekend in recent years you've probably come across a charitable cause that is close to the heart of the Carolinas PGA. With more than 175 clubs and courses participating, the C.. Read More

Featured News | 04.17.15 | Comments Off

Down East: McConnell brings Brook Valley back to life

Down East: McConnell brings Brook Valley back to life

By DAVID DROSCHAK All of John McConnell’s previous private club purchases across the Carolinas came as “financial saves,” but Brook Valley Country Club in Greenville added a different twist to that equation. The late Carlton Taylor was.. Read More

Course Features, Featured News | 04.17.15 | Comments Off

Professional Spotlight: Former ECU golfer on verge of breakout season

Professional Spotlight: Former ECU golfer on verge of breakout season

By DAVID DROSCHAK Harold Varner III tends to see white on the golf course – as in the ball heading into the hole. And while he includes Tiger Woods in his dream foursome with Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer, that selection is based on talent, no.. Read More

Featured News | 03.10.15 | Comments Off

Down East golf: Belmont Lake ready for watershed year

Down East golf: Belmont Lake ready for watershed year

By DAVID DROSCHAK Golf course architect David Johnson weaved his way around briar patches and battled through thick woods and wetlands, suddenly emerging into an open field on a tract of land in Rocky Mount the Ford family had asked him to che.. Read More

Course Features, Featured News | 03.10.15 | Comments Off

McConnell Golf: Latest two “saves” come at Asheville, Greenville clubs

McConnell Golf: Latest two “saves” come at Asheville, Greenville clubs

By DAVID DROSCHAK In baseball vernacular John McConnell would be a combination of star relievers Mariano Rivera, Goose Gossage and Dennis Eckersley. The Raleigh golf executive has been fast and aggressive -- seemingly coming out of the left field .. Read More

Featured News | 03.10.15 | Comments Off

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