Jonathan Fricke of Snellville shot a final round of two-under par 70 for a tournament total of five-under par 283 to win the 59th annual Georgia Open on sunday at The Legends at Chateau Elan in Braselton.
Gainesville freshman Spencer Ralston shot a final round 4-under par 68 on Thursday to finish in a tie for third place in the American Junior Golf Association's Junior All-Star tournament at the Golden Ocala Golf and Equestrian Club in Ocala, FL. Ralston had a three day total of 1-under par 215 and finished two shots behind winner Ben Albin, who completed the 54 hole Championship with a score of 3-under par 213.
Jeff Hull of Watkinsville, the 2007 Georgia Open champion, and mini-tour professional Jonathan Fricke of Snellville, are the co-leaders after the third round of the 59th annual Georgia Open presented by Club Car at The Legends at Chateau Elan in Braselton.
The team of Randy and Robbie Bailey survived a six-team shootout to win the annual Royal Lakes Invitational on Saturday at Royal Lakes Golf & Country Club in Flowery Branch.
Longtime Hall County resident and Gainesville native Don Smith carded a double eagle 2 on the Par-5 18th hole at Reunion Country Club on July 26. Don used a 3 wood and 6 hybrid to accomplish this remarkable feat.
Members of local powerlifting team the Georgia IronDawgs, Joey Murphy of Mount Airy and R. Garry Glenn of Oakwood won state titles and eclipsed their own world records on Saturday at the Southern Powerlifting Federation Georgia State Championships in Buford.
For Sydney Cleveland, winning a national championship is an honor that no one can ever take away.
Sam Hulsey claimed his fifth City Golf Championship with a 36-hole total of 140 on Sunday at the Chattahoochee Golf Course in Gainesville. Hulsey fired a 70 each round for a 4-under par for the tournament.
The Chattahoochee Men's Golf Association played its monthly individual flighted strokes competition last
A tradition that goes back to 1962 resumes at 2 p.m. today with the start of the 51st annual City Championship golf tournament at Chattahoochee Golf Club in Gainesville.
When the alarm goes off each morning, most youth would roll over and hit snooze, hoping for just five more minutes of restful sleep, especially in the summer. For youth golfers attending Chicopee Woods Golf Course's annual junior clinics, however, that alarm signals the beginning of an exciting morning full of opportunities to better their game or simply learn the basics.
The 2012 City Championship will be held Friday through Sunday at Chattahoochee Golf Club. The cost is $50 per player in addition to applicable green fees and cart fees. The tournament is open to any golfer with an established USGA handicap and will be flighted based on handicap indexes.
Lakeview Academy graduate David Pruett, a rising senior on the Lander University basketball team, was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court this week. The Honors Court recognizes student-athletes who excelled in academics during the 2011-12 season.
Flowery Branch High graduate and University of South Carolina rising sophomore Erika Rucker earned her first international medal and hit a personal best twice in two days after taking bronze in the 400-meter dash at the 14th IAAF World Junior Championships held at the Olympic Stadium in Barcelona, Spain.
Former Gainesville High baseball coach Wayne Vickery was inducted into the National Sunbelt Classic Baseball Hall of Fame this year.
Luke James, Roger Stapp, Henry Komoto and Yoshi finished at 32-under par to take first place in the Wednesday Dogfight event last week at Chicopee Woods Golf Course.
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