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Golf

  • Grayson JV golfers finish second in tourney

    The Grayson County Blue Devil JV golf team placed second in the Mountain Empire District golf tournament played at Draper Valley Golf Course recently.
    Galax won the tournament with a team score of 196, Grayson 206 and Fort Chiswell 217.
    Colt Leonard led the Blue Devils with a 42 to take medalist honors. Other scores were: Jared Hunter 50, Micha Cornett and Laken Vaught 57; Alex Benish 58 and Cade Phillips who didn’t finish his match because of darkness.

  • Blue Devil golfers finish third in MED

    Grayson County had a busy finale to its regular season golf season last week, playing four matches.
    In a match played at Blue Ridge Country Club last Tuesday, Galax took first place 151-178, with Matt Downey taking medalist honors with a 1-under 34.
    Tucker Phipps led the Blue Devils with a 2-over 37 followed by Dylan Isom 46, Gavin Bailey 47, Jacob Vaughan 48, Cole Davis 50 and Hank Choate 58.
    Ed Hanks had a 37 for Galax, Jon Alouf 39 and John Bryant 42.
    The Blue Devils beat Fort Chiswell 185-209 in a match played at Draper Valley Golf Course.

  • Chambers wins Galax City Championship

    GALAX – Brad Chambers of Galax successfully defended his title to win the Galax City Championship at the Galax Municipal Golf Course July 16-17.
    Chambers shot a first round 3-under-par 69 and a 1-under 71 on Sunday to claim the title with a 140 total. Paul Bowers was second with a two-day total of 169.
    Bob Ring won the senior division with a 2-over 146 to beat second place Preston Edwards. Dominic DiGiacomo was the junior division winner with a one-round score of 78.
     

  • Chambers and Patton win BRCC member-guest

    GALAX – The team of Brad Chambers and Dickie Patton fought off several challenges to win the annual Blue Ridge Country Club Member-Guest tournament July 16-17.
    Chambers and Patton shot a best ball score of 8-under 62 to take the first-day lead and followed it up with a 4-under 66 on Sunday for a 128 total and a 2-stroke victory.
    Kyle Schaeffer and John Bryant claimed second place with rounds of 63-67 for a 130 total. Third went to the team of Frank McBayer and S. Britt with rounds of 65-67 and a 132 total.

  • Golf practice begins

    Practice for the Grayson County Blue Devil golf team begins Wednesday, Aug. 3 at New River Country Club at 5 p.m.
    Coach James Davis said all boys and girls in grades 9-12 are invited to try out for the team.
     

  • Church plans tournament

    ENNICE, N.C. – A captain’s choice golf tournament will be held Saturday, July 30 at Crestview Golf Course in Ennice.
    A shotgun start is set for 9 a.m. for the 4-person team.
    Prizes will be presented to the winning teams. Breakfast will be available and hot dogs sold for lunch.
    Entry fee is $30 per player with proceeds going to benefit the Camp Zion Church building fund.
    The deadline to enter is July 28.
    For more information, call Ashley Billings at (336) 657-3668 or Margaret Hensley at 236-3393.
     

  • Golf bash slated July 30

    The 6th Annual Golf and Summer Bash will be held at Blue Ridge Country Club in Galax on July 30.
    Lunch, registration and games begin at noon with the tournament getting underway at 2 p.m. with a shotgun start.
    The scoring forman for the 2-man teams will be best ball for holes 1-6; best ball for holes 7-12; and alternate shot for the final six holes.
    There will also be prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin and closest to the line.

  • Wertman golf tourney slated at Blue Ridge

    GALAX -- The annual Staci B. Wertman memorial golf tournament will be played at Blue Ridge Country Club Saturday, Aug. 6.
    Check-in is from noon to 12:30 p.m., lunched provided from 12:30 -1:15 and the tournament beginning at 1:30 p.m.
    Entry fee is $50 per golfer. The field is limited to 30 teams.
    For information or to sign up a team, call Janet Banks at (276) 728-2048.

  • Wellness center golf tournament set

    ROARING GAP, N.C. -- The 11th annual Alleghany Wellness Center Golf Tournament will be held July 15 at High Meadows Country Club. Tee times are 8 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.
    For more information, call the center at (336) 372-2944.
     

  • Golf and Summer Bash planned at Blue Ridge

    The 6th Annual Golf and Summer Bash will be held at Blue Ridge Country Club in Galax on July 30.
    Lunch, registration and games begin at noon with the tournament getting underway at 2 p.m. with a shotgun start.
    Scoring for the 2-man teams will be best ball for holes 1-6; best ball for holes 7-12; and alternate shot for the final six holes.
    There will also be prizes for longest drive, closest to the pin and closest to the line.