Evans resident Roger Tant, 64, shoots 58 at Green Meadows

When a senior amateur golfer has made 22 hole-in-ones, what's left to accomplish? For Evans resident Roger Tant, that answer was easy: breaking 60 on his home course.

Dane Burkhart is ready to resume amateur career in Palmetto Amateur

A decade after winning the Palmetto Amateur with his final-round 59, Dane Burkhart is returning to the Palmetto Amateur.

Phil Mickelson refuses to comment on money-laundering allegations

Five-time major champion Phil Mickelson refused to comment on allegations linking him to an illegal gambling operation, saying Wednesday he is used to being an "object to be discussed."

Padraig Harrington's schedule to be very busy

The Honda Classic was the fifth consecutive tournament Padraig Harrington played, and he wound up winning in a playoff for his first PGA Tour victory since the 2008 PGA Championship.

World Golf Hall of Fame makes changes to criteria, voting

ORLANDO, Fla. - World Golf Hall of Fame eligibility will now be determined by a 16-member selection commission that will include some of the institution's most revered members.


Former USC Aiken men's standout Alvin Brown will begin his international career in Mongolia with the Erdene Drilling Rigs of the National Super League.

Arnold Broyles Barrett

EVANS, Ga. - Arnold Broyles Barrett died on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at the age of 91. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 24, 2015 at 1:00PM at Reid Memorial Presbyterian Church with Dr. Matt Rich and Rev. Craig Alan Swartz

Ike's Tree won't be immediately replaced, chairman says

At his annual news conference, Augusta National and Masters Tournament Chairman Billy Payne said there's no immediate replacement for Ike's Tree, the famous loblolly pine that was irreparably damaged by a February ice storm.

Golf's governing bodies address violations with rules change

The modification to Decision 33-7/4.5 was made on the heels of Padraig Harrington's disqualification from January's Abu Dhabi Championship, when a TV viewer noticed Harrington's ball moved a fraction after he placed it on the seventh green after removing his coin.

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Home-grown pros show adaptive clinic support

Bruce Allen's drive at the Augusta Municipal Golf Course drew as many cheers as the two pro golfers signing autographs nearby.

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