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Ben Carter’s 64 Wins Bluenonnet Cup

Ben Carter, who started the final round of the Bluebonnet Cup three shots behind Peach Reynolds, shot 64 to post an 11 under par total and capture the championship.  Carter made nine birdies and one bogey in an impressive round.  … Continue reading

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Peach Reynold’s Wins Men’s Senior City Championship

Peach Reynolds shot 70-68, six under par for 36 holes, to win the Men’s Senior City Championship at Morris Williams Golf Course.  Chris Hartenstein finished second, four shots back at two under par.  Mark Bedillion, Craig Scott and Randy Reynolds … Continue reading

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Peach Reynolds 70 Leads Senior Men’s City Championship

Peach Reynolds combined four birdies and two bogies to shoot 35-35=70 to grab the first round lead in the Austin Senior Men’s City Championship. Chris Hartenstein, who recently played in the U.S. Senior Amateur Championship as well as the British … Continue reading

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Tim Wilson – Go Fund Me Effort

Tim Wilson is a great guy and friend to many of us.  An Austin native who played golf for the University of Texas at Austin, won the Trans-Miss Amateur, the Austin Mens City Championship, The Firecracker Open (twice) and has … Continue reading

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Alex Ellis Fires Career Low At Muny, Grabs 1st Round Lead in Firecracker Open

Alex Ellis, a former Westlake High School Golfer and currently an assistant golf coach at the College of Charleston had a pleasant homecoming.  He fired  a nine under par 62 to grab a three shot lead after the first round … Continue reading

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Hopke’s 67 Qualifies For Web.Com Event

Wehman Hopke, who played golf at Westlake High School and Furman University, shot 67 in a Web.com Tour qualifier and will play in the inaugural Savannah Open.  Click here to read the story. Hopke turned professional after graduating from Furman … Continue reading

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Dell Match Play Volunteers Love the Tournament

Approximately 1200 people are volunteers for the Dell Match Play tournament.  Their contribution to the success of the event is significant because they all work anywhere from 25-50 hours prior to, during and after the tournament.  Do the math and … Continue reading

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Putting Aids At Dell Match Play

In a recent conversation with Tom Kite, he stressed  the importance of alignment in putting.  His contention was that many players, both amateurs and professionals,  do not line up properly when putting and as a result the stroke itself is … Continue reading

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Training Aids Used By The Players At Dell Match Play

Spectators who attended the Dell Match Play Championship during the practice rounds on Monday and Tuesday spent more time watching players on the practice range, chipping and putting areas than they did on the course because there were no matches. … Continue reading

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What is the Future For Hancock And Lions Municipal Golf Courses?

I received an email from Charlie and Teri Mahar, friends of mine from Minneapolis, MN.  They were recently in Austin and played Austin Golf Club along with the TPC in San Antonio and watched the practice round on Monday at … Continue reading

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