Topic: Swan Lake Golf Course
Clarksville, TN – Peyton Williams led wire-to-wire to win the 35th Annual Mayor’s Golf Tournament, Sept. 14th at Swan Lake Golf Course, while Brad Van Kirk completed the Clarksville area Senor Grand Slam by taking the Senior Division title.
For Williams, a freshman on the Trevecca Nazarene University golf team, it’s his first area major title – as he finished with a two-day total of even-par 142 (68-74) to finish two shots ahead of Steven Reigle (73-71=144), while also earning a spot in the Tournament of Champions.
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.
Clarksville, TN – It was a good day for Clarksville Academy’s golf program, September 9th at Swan Lake Golf Course, with the girls team repeating as District 10-A tournament champions; while the boys team finishing runner-up to Lipscomb Academy.
With the championship and runner-up finish, the two squads will advance to the September 15th Region 5-A tournament at the Champions Run Golf Course, in Rockvale, TN.
Austin Peay Sports Information Office
Clarksville, TN – Traditionally, Austin Peay State University athletics and the APSU Alumni hold its annual football reunion during late July.
But with Governors Stadium resplendent with its $19 million makeover opening Saturday, September 13th as the Governors play host to Chattanooga, the 2014 Football Reunion was strategically centered around the most significant football accomplishment in decades.
Clarksville, TN – Fresh off winning the Clarksville City Amateur last week, Brad Van Kirk made it a clean sweep of the city titles, August 3rd at Swan Lake Golf Course, by winning the Senior Clarksville City Amateur.
The win was the fourth this summer for Van Kirk, who also won the senior title at the Wendy’s Invitational this spring and the Commanding General’s senior championship in June.
“This has been just an incredible year of golf for me,” Van Kirk said. “My putting has been better than it has ever been in my entire life and like I’ve said before ‘thank you Griff Rudolph’.
Clarksville, TN – David Edmondson posted an opening-round of two-under 69, August 2nd at Swan Lake Golf Course, to lead the Senior Clarksville City Amateur by a stroke.
Edmondson was two-under at the turn, with three birdies and one bogey, and played the backside at even par – including a birdie on the 18th hole to hold the one-stroke lead.
“I got a lot of break today, but I felt pretty good about everything,” Edmondson said. “I only missed two greens and made a lot of putts.
Clarksville, TN – Another successful Cooling at the Cave was held Saturday July 26th. As in the old days, everyone gathered around the cave’s entrance to listen to the music and to let the constant cool breeze blowing from the mouth of the cave cool them off. Before air conditioning, locals gathered at the cave to cool off and have fellowship with others.
The entertainment this year was again provided by the extremely popular Cumberland Wind Jazz Project. They played big band music from the 1930′s to 1960′s. Several events goers took to the dance floor and enjoyed themselves greatly.
Clarksville, 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.
Written by Brad Kirtley
Clarksville, TN – More than 280 golfers participated in the 27th Annual Governors Golf Classic, held Friday, at Swan Lake Golf Course and the Clarksville Country Club.
It was the largest Govs Classic since it was initiated in 1987 and believed to be the largest tournament of its kind as far as participants in Clarksville history as 34 teams played at Swan Lake and the 36 at the Country Club.
Austin Peay Sports Information
Clarksville, 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.
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