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Good match for the Patch

...best ? some would say the only ? opportunity for affordable golf in Augusta. And in a city widely considered the Golf Capital of the World for its connection to a certain pro tournament, the Patch must be preserved. And the best way to preserve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2014-05-21/good-match-patch
Augusta State's national golf titles to be chronicled in a book by Josh Gregory, Tripp Bowden

...number of participants has been dropping the past few years. The series had nine events last year. One of them, the Golf Capital Invitational, has been discontinued but has been replaced by an event at Aiken's Woodside Plantation."I just want...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/david-westin/2014-04-22/augusta-states-natio
Spur Christian schools

...create scholarships. If pastors want to do something nice, buy their churches new pianos. If they want to change lives, provide scholarships.You want to improve Augusta? Make it not only a golf capital, but a Christian school capital.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-05-19/spur-christian-schools
Woodside event added to local amateur golf series

...Cup, the Regions Cup and the Regions Bank Amateur Series.It will be starting a month later than normal after the Golf Capital Invitational was discontinued after last year's event. The series has eight confirmed tournaments, but more might...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-19/woodside-event-added-local-a
Support hobbled downtown

...these guys out! Make it a point to go downtown this week and have a meal or do some shopping.And since we are the golf capital of the world, let's take that most treasured term in golf and declare this coming Friday "Mulligan Friday Night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-01-08/support-hobbled-downtown
City Ink: Augusta Commission members say 'slum' is not an indictment for downtown

...Commissioner Marion Williams said he's opposed to the slum designation."We're known all over the world as the golf capital," he said.Commissioner Joe Jackson said, "I'm very skeptical. It's a way to, maybe, spread more money around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-09-07/city-ink-august
Repurposing the Patch: City property's future could lie elsewhere

...scattered across the countryside.The first argument you hear is that the Patch must be kept open because Augusta is the "Golf Capital of the World." What a silly statement. Our city plays host to a major tournament one week out of the year, and we...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-08-18/repurposing-patc
Overtime

...the Ping Regions Invitational and the Perry Watson Memorial.The confirmed tournament dates are: the Sunbelt Nissan Golf Capital Invitational on April 27-28 at Mount Vintage Plantation; the North Augusta Exchange Club/Persimmon Hill Classic...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2013-03-21/overtime
Augusta is a city of inconsistency

...ZIP codes are so devoid of them, they're classified as "food deserts," but almost everybody's fat.It's the Golf Capital of the World, but the local politicians can't figure out what to do with the city golf course. It's also the venue...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/city-ink/2013-03-23/augusta-city-in
Partnership with First Tee charity would boost city golf course

...Ogilvie and opened in 1928. This is a diamond-in-the-rough that many cities would like to own.Augusta, the golf capital of the world, should have a first-class public golf course for the benefit of all its citizens and visitors. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/opinion-columns/2013-04-20/partnership-firs