Topic: Brian Balthrop
Clarksville, TN – Every golfer knows that to play your best golf, you must hit fairways and greens. If you miss either of them, then you can’t score. The game is easier to play when you’re not in a hazard. Not that it’s an easy game to begin with.
Austin Peay golf coach Kirk Kayden has kept his team out of the hazard and in the best position to win since his arrival in 2004. He does more than just drive the van.
Hunter “Tick” Richardson sets his sights on the Tournament of Champions at Swan Lake Golf Course this weekend
Clarksville, TN – Hunter “Tick” Richardson, all 5’4″, 121lbs of him, is making a name for himself on the Clarksville golf scene. Winner of last weeks Mayor’s Golf Classic, “Tick” is set to tee it up this weekend in the season ending Tournament of Champions at Swan Lake Golf course.
Hunter Cole Richardson, 16, is the third child of Rick and Betsy Richardson. Older sisters Ashley Baggett, 32, and Carlee Darnell, 22, cause Hunter to joke, “I was a mistake. I was an oops baby.”
A junior at Clarksville High School, Hunter plays for the CHS golf team and has his eyes focused on playing in college. “I definitely want to play college golf. Beyond that, I don’t know. There are thousands of kids like me who would want to play for a living one day, but that’s a whole other level of competition” according to Hunter. «Read the rest of this article»
Greg Guinn takes Senior Division Title
Clarksville, TN – Entering Sunday’s final round at the Invitational at Swan Lake Golf Course, junior Dustin Korte knew he’d need to turn in a near flawless round to have a shot at winning Clarksville’s first major amateur golf tournament of the year.
18 holes later, Korte not only had a shot at winning the tournament, he had a shot at making history.
Clarksville, TN – Former Austin Peay and Clarksville High School standout Brian Balthrop fired a 68 Saturday to take a one-shot lead into Sunday’s final round of theInvitational Golf Tournament at the Swan Lake Golf Course.
Balthrop, who finished a single stroke short of forcing a three-way playoff with Greg Guinn and Jeff Chandler at the 2011 Wendy’s, appeared in control for much of the afternoon Saturday, taking advantage of Swan Lake’s new Bermuda greens.
Clarksville Golf Association Tournament
Fort Campbell, KY – Entering the final nine holes of Sunday’s First Advantage Two Man Tri-Fecta at Fort Campbell’s Cole Park Golf Course, Brian Balthrop and Josh Black found themselves facing a three-shot deficit.
Nine regulation holes later, however, the twosome found themselves atop the leaderboard of the first-year event, winning the Championship Flight before then claiming the first Clarksville Golf Association tournament title of 2012 in a one-hole playoff.
Clarksville, TN – Nineteenathletics alumni and current student-athletes are scheduled to participate in Summer Commencement ceremonies, Friday, at the Dunn Center.
Six alumni were among the candidates to receive their master’s degrees during the ceremony. In addition 13 student-athletes will receive their bachelor’s degrees, including men’s basketball student-athlete Duran Roberson who will receive two degrees.
Clarksville, TN – For a third straight year,women’s golf team has been saluted with the Ohio Valley Conference Team Academic Achievement Award.
The award is presented annually in each Conference-sponsored sport to the member institution’s team with the greatest percentage of its eligible student-athletes who achieved a 3.25 grade-point average or higher—OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll. The Lady Govs golf team had seven of its student-athletes earn such distinction. As a team the Lady Govs golfers posted a 3.738 grade-point average in the fall and 3.640 in the spring. «Read the rest of this article»
APSU Men’s Golf
Dade City, FL –men’s golf team finished 20th at the USF Invitational, Sunday, played at Lake Jovita Golf Club.
The winter weather that has plagued the Clarksville area over the past few months showed its wear on the Govs as they struggled to adjust during their season-opening tournament. In a game where practice defines play on the course, the Govs seemed to be a phase behind where they would typically be to start the spring season.
APSU Men’s Golf
Clarksville, TN – Sophomore Dustin Korte fired an even-par second round, but men’s golf team remains 20th at the USF Invitational, played at Lake Jovita Golf Club, with one round to play.
Middle Tennessee continues to lead the event at 25-under par, 20 strokes ahead of second-place North Texas. Ohio Valley Conference member Jacksonville State is 13th after a second-round 299. The Govs improved 11 shots from an opening-round 315 with a second-round 304.
APSU Men’s Golf
Jacksonville State took home team honors with a three-round 822, followed by Bowling Green at 831, Oakland at 840 and APSU, UT Martin and Troy all t-4th at 847.
Eastern Illinois and Samford shot 849, while Eastern Kentucky (851) and Murray State (855) rounded out the top five. Tennessee Tech (856), Towson (861), SIU Edwardsville (869), Tennessee State (869), Morehead State (873), Belmont (881) and Western Illinois (882) completed the field. «Read the rest of this article»
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