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

Belmont Lake Golf Club sees growing membership

Belmont Lake Golf Club sees growing membership

Few, if any, golf clubs across North Carolina can boast of a 500 percent increase in membership over the last 18 months. But that’s exactly what Belmont Lake Golf Club in Rocky Mount has accomplished since being purchased by the Halle Building G.. Read More

Featured News | 11.24.14 | Comments Off on Belmont Lake Golf Club sees growing membership

Bunker Mentality: Lonnie Poole completes major sand restoration    

Bunker Mentality: Lonnie Poole completes major sand restoration    

By Stuart Hall In mid-May, rain started falling midway through the first round of the NCAA East Regional Championship at Lonnie Poole Golf Course on North Carolina State’s Centennial Campus. Enough rain fell that play was eventually suspended.. Read More

Course Features | 11.24.14 | Comments Off on Bunker Mentality: Lonnie Poole completes major sand restoration    

Back-to-back titles: Shoomee goes low in 3A states

Back-to-back titles: Shoomee goes low in 3A states

By STEVE WILLIAMS   Siranon Shoomee picked a great time for her best round ever. The junior from Lee County High School fired a 5-under-par 67 at Longleaf Golf and Country Club to pull away from Gina Kim, the state’s No. 1 ranked player, to cap.. Read More

Junior Golf | 11.18.14 | Comments Off on Back-to-back titles: Shoomee goes low in 3A states

Jennifer Chang keeps Athens Drive streak alive in 4A

Jennifer Chang keeps Athens Drive streak alive in 4A

By EDDIE SOUTHARDS   Jennifer Chang is not an imposing figure – until you put a golf club in her hand. That is when the freshman at Athens Drive High School, who just turned 15, wears braces and stands only 5-foot-4, can be intimidati.. Read More

Junior Golf | 11.18.14 | Comments Off on Jennifer Chang keeps Athens Drive streak alive in 4A

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