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93 year old records first hole-in-one

At 93, how does a golfer accomplish a significant first that doesn't involve hitting the ball to an unknown location?

April 09, 2011 | Adam Krohn | Community sports


Local golf: Chattahoochee ladies kick off season

Mona White, Nancy Negley and Carolyn Palmer teamed up to take first place as the Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association opened its season Tuesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course. Second place went to Sue Cronmiller, Paula Pilgrim, Barabara Smith and Fran Watkins. Closest to the pin winners were Mona White on No. 3 and Paula Pilgrim on No. 17.

April 09, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Townsend wins at powerlifting event

North Hall graduate and member of the Georgia IronDawgs powerlifting team Jacob Townsend took first place in the 181-pound Junior Men's division of the Southern Powerlifting Federation's Georgia State Powerlifting and Bench Press Championship on Sunday.

April 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local man misses perfect game, but wins national bowling event

Ben Ingram of Gainesville was one pin shy of a perfect game, but his 299 was good enough to win the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships on Friday in Reno, Nev.

April 04, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Roberts wins Luna's golf group event

The team of Joe Roberts, Nelson Wright, Tommy Lowery and Jerry Johns took first place as the Luna's Tuesday Golf Group played at the Chattahoochee Golf Club.

April 02, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Marks wins PAA event on Lake Lanier

Paul Marks, of Cumming, thought the bass he lost late in the day Friday would come back to haunt him in the season-opening Professional Anglers of America event on Lake Lanier.

April 02, 2011 | From staff, wire reports | Community sports


Marks leads fishing event on Lake Lanier

Paul Marks of Cumming brought in four bass weighing 15.91 pounds to push his two-day total to 30.52 and give him the lead after Day 2 of the season-opening Bass Pro Shops PAA Tournament Series on Lake Lanier.

April 01, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Brown wins NGA event as rain washes out final two rounds

Four years ago, Brandon Brown sank an 18-inch putt to win his first NGA/Hooters Tour event by one shot over current PGA Tour members Kris Blanks and Matt Every. On Sunday, 28-year-old Eastern Kentucky alumnus didn't need to even hit a ball to win his second.

March 27, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Third round of NGA Hooters event postponed

The third round of the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic at the Chattahoochee Golf Club was suspended due to weather early on Saturday.

March 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Woon-Yap aces No. 2 at Chicopee Woods

Su Woon-Yap hit a hole-in-one March 23 at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.

March 26, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Brown takes the lead at Chattahoochee

Brandon Brown hasn't won an NGA/Hooters Tour event in four years, but the former Eastern Kentucky standout has put himself in position to end that drought in the Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic.

March 25, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Three tied for the lead at Chattahoochee

Justin Smith's first order of business after turning in his scorecard at Chattahoochee Golf Course on Thursday was to walk over to the driving range and catch up with his friend Matthew Anderson.

March 24, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Hooters Tour making a return trip to Gainesville

Rodger Hogan never broke from his brisk walk around the Chattahoochee golf course pro shop on Wednesday morning. Hogan, the director of golf at Chattahoochee, was getting 29 teams ready to play in the Pro-Am outing that afternoon on the course, kicking off the NGA Hooters Tour's Charter Childhood Cancer Awareness Classic that begins Thursday for 168 professional players in Gainesville.

March 23, 2011 | Bill Murphy | Community sports


Junior Olympic paddling program scheduled

The spring season of the Junior Olympic Program begins Monday. Youth from ages 10-15 practice twice a week for six weeks.

March 15, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


Local golf: Foursome wins net-strokes event

Johnny Little teamed with Ed Pledger, Roger Miller and Dick Bachman to take first place, as the Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a two best-ball, aggregated net-strokes game Wednesday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course.

March 05, 2011 | From staff reports | Community sports


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Trio of LCKC athletes shine at US Team Trials, qualify for Pan American Games

Three local athletes are a step closer to realizing their Olympic dreams after victories Friday at the U.S. National Team trials at the Lake ...

April 29, 2016 | By David Purdum For The Times | Community sports


Group of LCKC athletes vying for spot in Pan American Games

For a group of local Olympic hopefuls, the next four weeks are the biggest of their paddling careers, and they'll have home-lake advantage.

April 28, 2016 | By David Purdum For The Times | Community sports


Local amputee kayaker Nikiha Miller to compete in U.S. National Team Trials

When Gainesville native Nikiha Miller slipped a prosthesis on his right leg and prepared to go through his regular walking exercises, he felt spurred on ...

April 27, 2016 | Colin Ochs | Community sports


Local golf: Shell, Keller, Viola earn first place in best ball event

The Chattahoochee Ladies Golf Association played a best ball team, low net, event on Tuesday. The first place team was Martha Shell, Linda Keller and ...

April 23, 2016 | | Community sports


Local golf: CMGA plays three-best ball event

The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played a three-best-ball points game this week. In first place was the team of Steve Hollis, Dennis Pope, Jim ...

April 16, 2016 | Times sports reports | Community sports


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