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Golf

  • Blue Devils finish sixth in golf tournament

    Grayson County opened its golf season with a sixth place finish in the Bank of Marion Invitational played at Holston Hills Country Club in Marion last Monday.

    Marion won the tournament with 305 points while the Blue Devils had 347. Galax was third with 337 points.

    Tucker Phipps led the Blue Devils with a 7-over-par 79. Cole Davis had an 87, Dylan Isom 89 and Danny Debord 92.

    John Bryant matched Phipps also with a 79 to lead the Maroon Tide. Caleb Pack finished with an 83, Nick Sage 85 and Dominic DeGiacoma 90.

  • $10,000 prize offered for ace at Camp Dickenson Tourney

    FRIES – A golfer could win $10,000 for a hole-in-one during the 17th annual Camp Dickenson captain’s choice golf tournament set for Wednesday, Aug. 15 at Draper Valley Golf Club.

    A shotgun start is set for 1 p.m.

    Golfers will have the chance to win the $10,000 on the par 3, 7th hole or a prize for a hole-in-one on any of the other par 3’s.

    Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place and also on each hole for either closest to the pin, longest putt or long drive for men, women and senior.

  • Galax City Championship golf tournament set June 30-July 1 set June 30-July 1

    GALAX – The annual Galax City Championship golf tournament will be held June 30-July 1 at the Galax Municipal Golf Course.
    The format will be 36 holes medal play.
    Brad Chambers of Galax is the defending champion.
    For more information or to register, anyone can call the pro shop at (276) 236-2641.
     

  • Galax City Championship set for June 30-July 1

    GALAX – The annual Galax City Championship golf tournament will be held June 30-July 1 at the Galax Municipal Golf Course.
    The format will be 36 holes medal play.
    Brad Chambers of Galax is the defending champion.
    For more information, call the pro shop at 236-2641.

     

  • High school teams can compete in American Red Cross Golf Bash

    A challenge trophy competition among area high school teams is a new feature of this year’s American Red Cross Golf Bash on May 23.
    Golf coaches in several Southwest Virginia schools have received letters of invitation, announcing the trophy and encouraging them to enter a team.
    Schools will compete for the challenge trophy, a $100 donation to the winning team’s golf program, as well as bragging rights.
    Tournament co-chairs are Jim and Ellen Saunders of Wood’s River Chapter of the American Red Cross.

  • VFW to sponsor golf tournament

    VFW Post 7726 will sponsor a golf tournament May 5 at Crestview Golf Course, starting at 8 a.m.
    Cost is $30 per person. Format is captain’s choice four-man teams.
    Prizes are $200 first place and $100 second place. Mulligans cost $3 for one or $5 for two. Prizes for closest to pin on par threes, longest drive, closest to line. Door prizes awarded.
    Breakfast biscuits and lunch will be sold by the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
    • For information contact Jessie Lambert at (276) 601-2021 or Dan Boyer at 233-6990.

  • Red Cross seeking players for tourney at Olde Mill

    The Woods River Chapter of the American Red Cross will sponsor its fifth annual golf tournament at Olde Mill Golf Club in Laurel Fork on Wednesday, May 23.
    The captain’s choice format will begin with a shotgun start at 10 a.m.
    “We are so lucky to have Ellen and Jim Saunders to co-chair the tournament again this year,” said Joan Isom, chapter executive director. “We’re looking forward to another top quality event even better than last year…with lots of fun, prizes, and great food.”

  • Grayson golfers compete in regional

    The results of the Region C golf tournament played last Monday at The Homestead in Hot Springs look the same as the Mountain Empire District tournament.
    Galax won both titles while Graham finished second in both tournaments. Graham and Parry McCluer tied for second in the Region C event and Graham won in a playoff.
    Both teams are playing in the Group A state tournament at Heritage Oaks Golf Course.
     The Tide finished with a score of 322 while Graham and Parry McCluer both had a 338.

  • Cox selected Rookie of the week

    FERRUM – Ferrum College freshman Brock Cox of Galax, received a special honor last week when he was named the USA South Men’s Golf Rookie of the Week for his part in the Panthers 4th-place finish at the Ted Keller Memorial Golf Tournament played Oct. 1-2 in Glen Allen, Va.
    Cox, a former player for the Galax Maroon Tide golf team, shot a seven-over par 151 to tie for ninth place with teammate Jacon Hardy. He shot an even-par 72 in the opening round, then followed with a seven-over par 79. 

  • Tide wins MED golf championship; Blue Devils finish in third place

    The Galax Maroon Tide made it 11 straight Mountain Empire District golf championships last Tuesday at Draper Valley Golf Club.
    Galax finished with a score of 302 to beat district newcomer Graham that finished second with a 312. Third place went to Grayson County, 353, and fourth to Fort Chiswell, 375.
    Blue Devil coach James Davis was pleased with his team’s efforts. They sent four golfers to the Region C Tournament that was held Monday and Tuesday at the Lower Cascades course at The Homestead in Hot Springs. Both Galax and Graham teams also advanced.