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...Chamber of Commerce will be at noon at Bobby's Bar-B-Q on Jefferson Davis Highway. The guest speaker will be tournament manager Kelly Thordsen. She will speak about the upcoming LPGA tournament at Mount Vintage Plantation Golf Club in Edgefield...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/05/08/met_343608.shtml
Metro
Vegas no guarantee for '04 schedule

...Founders, the charitable group that runs the tournament, put up the $4 million purse for this year's event. Tournament manager Charlie Baron did not return calls seeking comment. Finchem isn't giving up on Las Vegas. He said the tour will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/11/06/gol_388899.shtml
Golf
Cook's special day leaves him a shot back of Duval

...to California when John was 10. His father, who taught him to play at Firestone when John was 5, has been the tournament manager of the World Series for the past 19 years. Cook, who had just six birdies while playing the first two rounds in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/08/30/oth_237575.shtml
Other sports
Norman pulls away to World Series win

...effort. I didn't like it to end like this." Cook, who grew up in Akron and whose father is the World Series tournament manager, came back with a birdie on the next hole but gave that right back with a bogey at the 16th, the 625-yard...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/25/oth_213556.shtml
Other sports
Michelson leads at World Series of Golf

...winner this year (Mark O'Meara) and a local favorite who grew up in Akron and whose father is the World Series' tournament manager (John Cook). All were humbled by the conditions. "You are always playing a crosswind and that makes you concerned...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/08/23/oth_213440.shtml
Other sports
Soldiers become anglers

Roy Bragg (right), tournament manager for American Bass Anglers, reacts to seeing a 10.9-pound gar that Staff Sgt. Joe Nealey (center) and professional angler Sid Robb (left) caught during Take a Soldier Fishing day on Strom Thurmond Lake on Sunday. Staff Sgt. Nealy and Mr. Robb also caught eight striped bass for a total 29.9 pounds.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/11/19/met_153019.shtml
Metro
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