Category: Golf

State grants exception to golf courses, NYS Parks says they can stay open

State says golf courses around New York can continue operating

After a bit of confusion, it appears as though golf courses will resume opening this week. Over the weekend, it was presumed that golf courses were among Governor Andrew Cuomo’s non-essential list. However, the state parks COVID-19 update page outlines that golf ... MORE
Coronavirus, Golf, Life, Sports
2020 NYSGA Championship schedule announced

2020 NYSGA Championship schedule, host sites announced

The New York State Golf Association announced locations and dates for their 2020 Championship season on Tuesday morning. The 98th edition of the NYSGA’s flagship tournament, the NYS Men’s Amateur Championship, will be contested at Onondaga Golf & Country Club in Fayetteville, August 11-13. Established ... MORE
Golf, Sports
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Tiger Woods returning after fifth surgical procedure on left knee

Tiger Woods returning after fifth surgical procedure on left knee

Tiger Woods is returning from another surgical procedure on his left knee — his fifth on the same problem spot. “Unfortunately, I’ve been down this road with my knee before,” Woods said Monday. “This is my fifth operation on it. I understand ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Winners crowned at 2019 Silver Creek Club Championship

Winners crowned at 2019 Silver Creek Club Championship

Picture perfect weather, and a golf course to match. The 2019 Silver Creek Club Championship was held over the weekend, with familiar names winning in several divisions. Over 50 golfers participated in the annual event held over the last weekend of September, ... MORE
DROUGHT OVER: Silver Creek defeats SFCC to win 2019 Canal Cup

DROUGHT OVER: Silver Creek defeats SFCC to win 2019 Canal Cup

The 2019 Canal Cup at Silver Creek Golf Club had an ending unlike any other in event history. Silver Creek celebrated their first win, ending a drought that spanned more than a dozen years. As much as the win was unlikely, the ... MORE
Terry Tiller nails two hole-in-ones within nine days

Terry Tiller nails two hole-in-ones within nine days

Terry Tiller did not buy a lottery ticket last week, but perhaps he should have. The 64-year-old from Lyons accomplished something that is more rare than a major league baseball pitcher throwing a no-hitter — and he did it twice. In the ... MORE
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Mike Long fires a 60 to break Geneva Country Club course record

Mike Long fires a 60 to break Geneva Country Club course record

For most golfers, beating their lowest score comes around less than they might like. Setting a course record? That’s a once-in-a-lifetime achievement, even for professionals. Geneva native Mike Long took hold of the Geneva Country Club’s course record Thursday morning when he ... MORE
Geneva, Golf, Ontario County, Sports
2019 NYSGA Men’s Amateur begins play on Tuesday (preview)

2019 NYSGA Men’s Amateur begins play on Tuesday (preview)

The upcoming 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship at Crag Burn Golf Club will challenge the best male amateur golfers around the state throughout 72 holes of stroke play over three days from August 6 – 8, 2018. The championship begins ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Lange leads by one stroke after NYS Men’s Am first round

Lange leads by one stroke after NYS Men’s Am first round

Clinton Lange of Capital Hills at Albany holds a one stroke lead over the 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship field after Round One at Crag Burn Golf Club. Lange converted five birdies en route to a one-under 71 finish during ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Reichert & McGaugh lead NYS Men’s Am field by a stroke after two rounds

Reichert & McGaugh lead NYS Men’s Am field by a stroke after two rounds

Ben Reichert of River Oaks Golf Club and Colin McGaugh of Seven Oaks Golf Club lead the 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship field after two rounds at Crag Burn Golf Club. Reichert and McGaugh sit at even par 144, one ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Ben Reichert captures NYS Men’s Amateur Championship

Ben Reichert captures NYS Men’s Amateur Championship

Ben Reichert of River Oaks Golf Club claimed the 97th New York State Men’s Amateur Championship by one stroke at Crag Burn Golf Club. Reichert carded a one-over 73 in the fourth and final round on Thursday evening to finish at four-over ... MORE
Golf, Sports
PREVIEW: 2019 NYS Junior Amateur Championships at Seven Oaks Golf Course

PREVIEW: 2019 NYS Junior Amateur Championships at Seven Oaks Golf Course

The best junior golfers around New York State will gather at Seven Oaks Golf Club next week for the 2019 New York State Boys’ & Girls’ Junior Amateur Championships, July 23 – 24. The Championship returns to Colgate University’s Seven Oaks Golf ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Kyle Berkshire wins inaugural ROC City Rumble with 380-yard drive

Kyle Berkshire wins inaugural ROC City Rumble with 380-yard drive

The men’s open division championship match of the inaugural ROC City Rumble was billed as The Hair vs. The Beard. Kyle Berkshire, 22, of Crofton, Maryland and his brown mane. Martin Borgmeier, 28, of Munich, Germany and his well-groomed forest of chin ... MORE
Golf, Rochester Area, Sports
Rosenberg leads at NYS Women’s Am, two tied for Mid-Am lead after round one

Rosenberg leads at NYS Women’s Am, two tied for Mid-Am lead after round one

Jennifer Rosenberg of Glen Oaks Club leads the New York State Women’s Amateur tournament after one round of play at Lancaster Country Club on Tuesday. Rosenberg shot a three-under-par 70 to give her a one-stroke lead over Brook-Lea Country Club’s Christy Schultz who ... MORE
Golf, Sports
Rosenberg holds of Dantonio in play-off for NYS Women’s Amateur title

Rosenberg holds off Dantonio in play-off for NYS Women’s Amateur title

After 54 holes, Rosenberg of Glen Oaks Club and Chelsea Dantonio of Crag Burn Golf Club were tied atop the leaderboard at two-under 217. Rosenberg carded a 70-75-72 over the three rounds, while Dantonio shot a 76-76-65. Dantonio, who was runner-up at ... MORE
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