Topic: Clarksville Golf Association
Written by Brad Kirtley
Clarksville, TN – Ron Shumate, the former Chattanooga and Southeast Missouri basketball coach, had a favorite saying about fans: “They are with you win or win.”
That certainly is not the case with this year’s newest Red Coat Society inductees, Hal Mathews and Terry Griffin. Through thick and thin, great and not-so-good seasons in APSU athletics, both became Austin Peay fans early in their respective lives and remain so as adults.
The Red Coat Society, now in its 12th year, serves as a Hall of Fame of service for the Governors Club, APSU’s Athletics booster club.
Mathews and Griffin will be honored at halftime of the Governors-Murray State men’s game, Saturday. A reception for them will be held at 3:30pm, Saturday prior to the Lady Govs-Racers contest.
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’.
Brian Balthrop wins second Commanding General’s title; Brad Van Kirk three-peats in Senior’s Division
Clarksville, TN – Being the only player to post two under-par rounds, June 14th and 15th at Cole Park Golf Course, Brian Balthrop recorded his second Commanding General’s Golf Tournament win in the past three years with a one-shot victory.
Balthrop finished with a two-round total of 139 (71-68), edging Wendy’s Invitational champion Tyler Phillips (72-68—140) by a shot, while first round leader Josh Black took third place (68-74—142), three shots back.
“I just tried to go bogey free,” Balthrop said. “Bogies early in the second round really hamper the momentum you have going in.
Fort Campbell, KY – Summer time is here and it’s time to hit the links as Major General James C. McConville, Commanding General of the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) Division welcomes you to the Commanding General’s Golf Tournament at Cole Park Golf Course, Fort Campbell, KY.
The tournament will start at 7:30am on Saturday, June 14th and conclude on Sunday, June 15th with an awards ceremony. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Senior City Am will be held on August 3rd and 4th at Swan Lake Golf Course and is open to males that are 50 years of age or older prior to August 7th, 2013.
Residents of Clarksville/Montgomery County, TN, active duty military personnel residing on post at Fort Campbell, or resident students at Austin Peay State University are eligible.
Clarksville City Amateur Golf Tournament won by Brian Balthrop on final hole as he birdies to edge Graham Sleigh
Clarksville, TN – Brian Balthrop and Graham Sleigh went back-and-fourth all day Sunday, July 21st, at Swan Lake Course in the final round of the 2013 Clarksville City Amateur Tournament, but a final birdie on the final hole earned Balthrop his third career City Am title.
Clarksville City Amateur Golf Tournament heads into the final round with Brian Balthrop and Graham Sleigh sharing the lead
Clarksville, TN – Turning in the two best rounds of the day, July 20th at Cole Park Golf Course, Brian Balthrop and Graham Sleigh sit tied atop the leader-board at six-under par after the first 36 holes of play at the Clarksville City Amateur.
After shooting an even-par round of 72 on July 19th at the Clarksville County Club, Sleigh fired a bogie-free round at Cole Park – including birdies on holes three, five, seven, 12 and an eagle on 14.
Clarksville, TN – Only six of the 59 competitors shot par or better in the opening round of the 2013 Clarksville City Amateur, July 19th at the Clarksville Country Club, as the tournament moves to Cole Park Golf Course for the second round July 20th.
There is no real surprises at who the at the top of the leaderboard after Day 1, as Tyler Guy – who teamed with Clev Guinn to win the Bud Light Two-Man Scramble back on June 22nd and 23rd – was one of three golfers to card a one-under par 71.
Clarksville, TN – As the Clarksville City Amateur get underway July 19th several familiar names, as well as a few younger junior golfers, with be vying for the tournament title in what could be the most wide-open field in resent memory.
The City Am is the only 54-hole tournament on the Clarksville Golf Association’s schedule and will begin 8:00am July 19th with the opening round being played at the Clarksville Country Club, followed by a July 20th round at Cole Park Golf Course and conclude on July 21st at Swan Lake Golf Course.
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Golf Association is sponsoring the 2012 City Amateur Golf Championship, July 20th-22nd, 2012, featuring 54 holes of championship golf. Entry deadline is Wednesday, July 18th, and entry forms are available at www.clarksvillegolfassociation.org .
Golfers will be flighted after 36 holes, and prizes will be awarded in each flight. The tournament begins at the Clarksville Country Club, with round two at Cole Park Golf Course at Fort Campbell, then championship Sunday will be at Swan Lake Golf Course.
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