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...according to Paul Simon, who has a competing proposal to manage Augusta ... A push to privatize Augusta Municipal Golf Course that's kept "The Patch" in limbo for five years turned a corner Thursday, with the city Recreation Department's...

Paine tournament might have date change

...change.The idea of changing the date was approved by the tournament's board Tuesday during a meeting at Augusta Municipal Golf Course. The proposed new date is Wednesday, Oct. 15."We got behind," Larry said. "So now this will give...

Company hopes improvements will lure members back to "Patch"

The company that took over management at Augusta Municipal Golf Course said it hopes to win back former members by making "slow and steady" progress at the city-owned course."There's going...

Swing Hope Into Action Celebration pays tribute to black golf pioneers

...him even."Brown's response drew a laugh from the small crowd that had gathered in the clubhouse at Augusta Municipal Golf Course."You don't have to spot me any," Brown said.Sifford and Brown are two pioneers who paved the way...

Black golf pioneers Charlie Sifford, Pete Brown and Jim Dent to be honored in Augusta

A golf tournament and reception to honor black golf pioneers will be held Saturday at Augusta Municipal Golf Course.The Swing Hope Into Action Celebration will feature Charlie Sifford, Pete Brown and Augusta native Jim Dent. All three men...

Old school days suit alum just fine

...classrooms one more time."Everybody who came enjoyed it," he said.Last month, Pardue organized a golf tournament at The Patch that brought together guys who had played on the Little League, Pony League and Biddy League teams in the 1950s and '60s...

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Young golfers gather at the practice green at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course, also known as The Patch, before starting their round in a tournament presented by the Augusta Junior Golf Association and the Aiken Cchapter of the South Carolina Junior Golf Association.

Rants & Raves

...Sheila, his nurses, were especially appreciated. THIS PINEHURST GOLF course looks like it is in about the same condition as The Patch here in Augusta. The PGA and Pinehurst should be ashamed to have such a prestigious golf tournament on such a dog track...

Officer keeps eyes on track for railroad company

...away from the company's bridge over the Savan nah River. But every now and then, he'll catch a glimpse of someone eyeing the patch on the sleeve of his uniform when he's out for lunch.He's a law enforcement officer just like any other. He just works...

Simon returns with competing proposal for "The Patch"

A committee may have overlooked some details when members voted to approve a new contract with Cypress Golf Management, according to Paul Simon, who has a competing proposal to manage Augusta Municipal Golf Course.