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Walker Cup captain Jim Holtgrieve encourages amateurs to play for their country

...to defend his title. He recorded three rounds in the 60s last year for a five-shot victory.Also Tuesday night, Joe Spencer received the 2013 Hitchcock-Whitney Award for his contributions to the development of the Aiken Hook A Kid On Golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/amateur-golf/2013-06-04/walker-cup-capt
Palmetto Amateur moves to earlier, cooler date

...expected to reach the low-to-mid 80s."The temperatures are much cooler," Palmetto Amateur publicity chairman Joe Spencer said. "Everyone is pleased with the new date."Palmetto Amateur officials have constantly moved their event around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-06-06/palmetto-amateur-moves-earli
Strong field is set to go for Southern Cross

...the players."The golf course is in fantastic shape. I think it will be a real good test for the players," said Joe Spencer, publicity chairman for the tournament. "We get so many comments from coaches that this is their favorite event to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-04-26/southern-cross-draws-top-jun
Golf's slow play solution

...officials spelled out the rules to the 96 competitiors. And how did the golfers do? According to publicity chairman Joe Spencer, the majority of the groups finished the front nine between 2:10-2:15 and the back nine between 2:05-2...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/content/blog-post/chris-gay/2012-06-14/golfs-slow-p
Hopelands concert series will have new stage

...May 5, performers will be entertaining from a refurbished space. "The effort started about five years ago," said Joe Spencer, the president of the Friends of Hopelands and Rye Patch. The Roland H. Windham Performing Arts Stage at Hopelands...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/04/27/aik_196267.shtml
Hopelands pavilion to be rebuilt

...the Friends of Hopelands and Rye Patch and the city of Aiken about the need to upgrade the 21-year-old structure. Joe Spencer, the president of Friends of Hopelands and Rye Patch, said several needs were identified, including a larger stage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/17/met_139951.shtml
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Program gives kids swing at golf

...for five years, and this year it was selected out of more than 250 groups as the site of the year. Program director Joe Spencer will travel to Bloomington, Ind., to accept the award on behalf of the program and the 171 children who were involved...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/08/03/gol_91248.shtml
Golf
Golf program puts children on course

...and others, and working in other messages about etiquette, honesty and mutual respect for playing partners," said Joe Spencer, the program's coordinator. The program costs about $115 per child, but participants pay $25 at most. Several...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/18/met_419328.shtml
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Hopelands will remain pristine

...October 1970, after the death of Hope Iselin. "The long-range plan is to help the city prioritize plans," said Joe Spencer, president of the Friends of Hopelands and Rye Patch. "I think of this park as a living being that needs constant...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/09/aik_482503.shtml
Clinic teaches children rudiments of croquet

...children formed teams and played matches during the week. On Friday, there was a final game with parents as spectators. Joe Spencer, of the Aiken Junior Sports Association, said the croquet clinic was an offshoot from the annual golf clinics the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/17/aik_132306.shtml