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Van Kirk and Williams Lead Day 1 Of Mayor’s Classic Golf Tournament

 

Clarksville, TN – Over 80 golfers teed off in unseasonably cool weather Saturday morning at Swan Lake Golf Course to compete in the 2014 Mayor’s Golf Classic. The two day event features both young and older golfers vying for the top spot in two divisions, open and senior.

At the end of day 1 several seniors earned bragging rights with the top scores. Brad Van Kirk led all seniors and 99 percent of the field with a three under 68.

Van Kirk was last year’s Senior Tournament of Champions winner and has been red hot this summer winning three events including his first non-senior division tournament title, the Clarksville City Amateur Golf Tournament.

Brad Van Kirk and Payton Williams among the leaders of Mayor's Golf Classic (Michael Rios/Clarksville Sports Network)

Brad Van Kirk and Payton Williams among the leaders of Mayor’s Golf Classic (Michael Rios/Clarksville Sports Network)

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Clarksville’s Whitney Robertson shines for Tennessee Tech Women’s Golf

 

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Tennessee Tech Golden EaglesLedbetter, KY - It didn’t take long for the Tennessee Tech women’s golf team to see a record fall this season, as sophomore Whitney Robertson took home All-Tournament honors at the Jan Weaver-Murray State Invitational Tuesday afternoon.

Robertson, who hails from Clarksville, Tennessee, completed an impressive 54-hole round with a 76 on the final day of the tournament, finishing the event in fifth place with a final scorecard of 74-72-76=222. Her score marked the lowest three-round total in program history, edging out teammate Maddi Evert’s 223 at the MTSU Blue Raider Invitational last fall.

Clarksville's Whitney Robertson shines for Tennessee Tech. (Tennessee Tech Sports Information)

Clarksville’s Whitney Robertson shines for Tennessee Tech. (Tennessee Tech Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Men’s Golf coach Kirk Kayden resigns

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN - Kirk Kayden, who has guided Austin Peay State University men’s golf program to unprecedented success during 10 years as the program’s head, resigned Thursday afternoon to accept another head-coaching opportunity.

Kayden guided the Govs to two Ohio Valley Conference Tournament championships since taking over in 2004, capturing the crown in 2009 and 2013.

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

Kirk Kayden resigns as Austin Peay Governors Golf Coach. (APSU Sports Information)

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Montgomery County School Resource Officer/Reserve Golf Scramble Fundraiser held Friday, July 11th

 

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office - MCSOClarksville, TN – Nearly 40 golfers competed in the Inaugural School Resource Officer/Reserve Golf Scramble Friday morning at Swan Lake Golf Course.

The team taking home first place were Tom Daugherty, Lewis Boyd, Ed Fowler, Ronald Lott, with second place going to Brian Prentice, Ron Farley, Ray Johnson, Pat Vaden and the team to take third was Joey Henicle, Travis Hanley, Stephen Sewell, Matt Jeffers.

School Resource Officer/Reserve Golf Scramble Fundraiser was held at the Swan Lake Golf Course Friday.

School Resource Officer/Reserve Golf Scramble Fundraiser was held at the Swan Lake Golf Course Friday.

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APSU Governors Golf releases fall schedule

 

Austin Peay State University Sports Information

Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN - It will be a mixture of some familiar tournaments and different ones greeting a much younger Austin Peay State University men’s golf team this fall.

The Govs, who lost four-year starters Marco Iten and Anthony Bradley along with four-season contributor Trey Tarpley among others, potentially could feature an extremely young lineup, although rising senior Tucker Wallace and juniors Chris Baker and Austin Kramer will offer much experience.

Austin Peay State Univerisity Men's Golf releases 2014 Fall Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay State Univerisity Men’s Golf releases 2014 Fall Schedule. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University Women’s Golfers earn WGCA All-American Scholar

 

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Austin Peay State University Lady Govs - APSUCoral Springs, FL - Three Austin Peay State University women’s golfers, graduated senior Rachel Deaton, rising senior Meghan Mueller and rising junior Jessica Cathey, have been named to the Women’s Golf Coaches Association (WGCA) All-American Scholars list.

Austin Peay Graduated Rachel Deaton was one of three Lady Govs to be named WGCA All-American Scholar. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Graduated Rachel Deaton was one of three Lady Govs to be named WGCA All-American Scholar. (APSU Sports Information)

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Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament set for July 11th-12th at Cole Park Golf Course

 

Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsClarksville, TN – The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament, or “Big Fish,” is taking sponsorships and entries for the July 11th-12th fundraiser at Cole Park Golf Course at Fort Campbell.

The tournament was established in 2010 as an endowment to benefit dependents of soldiers at Fort Campbell, with a scholarship to attend Austin Peay State University.

Mickey Fisher was a native Clarksvillian. He was an outstanding athlete playing on both the Clarksville High School basketball and golf teams. He furthered his education at Austin Peay State University and added to his sports legacy on their basketball court.

The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament at Cole Park Golf Course July 11th-12th.

The Mickey Fisher Memorial Golf Tournament at Cole Park Golf Course July 11th-12th.

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APSU Football Alumni Reunion set for Opening Weekend

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUClarksville, TN – Calling all Governors Football Alumni! Austin Peay State University Athletics, in conjunction with Alumni Relations, has announced its 2014 Governors Football Alumni Reunion will coincide with the opening of New Governors Stadium.

The New Governors Stadium weekend will commence with a golf outing, Thursday, September 11th and conclude with a reception following the Governors’ September 13th game against Chattanooga.

Austin Peay Football Alumni Reunion set to coincide with New Governors Stadium Opening. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Football Alumni Reunion set to coincide with New Governors Stadium Opening. (APSU Sports Information)

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Austin Peay State University golfer Marco Iten named to Division I PING All-Southeast Region

 

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Austin Peay State University Governors - APSUNorman, OK –  Marco Iten, who captured medalist honors in four spring tournaments including the NCAA Auburn Regional, has been named to the Division I PING All-Southeast Region team, announced Thursday by the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA).

Iten currently is in Hutchinson, Kansas, preparing for the NCAA Golf Championship, which commences Friday at the Prairie Dunes Country Club.

APSU's Marco Iten

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Austin Peay State University’s Marco Iten prepares for NCAA Golf Championship

 

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Austin Peay State University Sports - APSU - Governors - Lady GovsHutchinson, KS - Marco Iten, Austin Peay State University senior golf standout, finally will get a look at the Prairie Dunes Country Club, Thursday, as the NCAA Golf Championship will begin with a 9:00am practice round.

Iten earned a bid to the golf championship by winning last weekend’s NCAA Auburn Regional, shooting a three-round 8-under 208, becoming only the third golfer in Ohio Valley Conference history to advance to championship under the current format.

Austin Peay Golfer Marco Iten prepares for NCAA Golf Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

Austin Peay Golfer Marco Iten prepares for NCAA Golf Championship. (APSU Sports Information)

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