Upstate Amateur Golf

Ferrell nips Biershenk for Greenville County Am title

Garland Ferrell won the 2022 Greenville County Amateur t Fox Run Country Club on Sunday. (GolfClub Photo from Gwinn Davis Media)

Garland Ferrell came from 3-shots off the lead in the final round to win his second Greenville County Amateur Championship.

Ferrell shot a final round 7-under par 65 to slip by second round leader Robbie Biershenk by a shot for the championship in the tournament played at Fox Run Country Club.

Ferrell won the 2006 County Championship at Pebble Creek.

Scores from the Greenville County Amateur Championship https://greenvillecga.bluegolf.com/bluegolfw/greenvillecga21/event/greenvillecga215/contest/20/leaderboard.htm

See final round highlights and hear from the Greenville County Champion

Kyle Turner had the lead going into the final round of the Greenville County Senior Amateur. Turner shot a final round 70 to hold off Yancey Johnson for the County Championship. (GolfClub Photo from Gwin Davis Media)

The Greenville County championship included a tournament within the tournament as Seniors competed for a County title.

Kyle Turner shot rounds of 67 – 67 – 70 for a 12-under par 204 total.

Former Greenville County Amateur champion Yancey Johnson made a final round run at the top spot carding an 8-under par 64 to finish second 2 shots behind Turner.

First round leader Dean Nance finished third , one shot behind Johnson.

Fox Run wins the Allison Cup at the Greenville County Amateur

Each year the Greenville County Golf Association recognizes the club with the best finishes in the County Amateur with the Allison Cup. This year the host club, Fox Run won the Allison Cup. (GolfClub Photo from Gwinn Davis Media)

Robbie Gravley named to the Greenville Co. Golf Association Hall of Fame

Each year the Greenville County Golf Association honors an outstanding member of the golfing community in the county.

This year the Association honored Robbie Gravley as the newest member of the Greenville County Golf Hall of Fame.

Gravley has guided the organization that plans and conducts the Greenville County Championship and several other County and Upstate golf events each year.

Robbie and before him his brother Mike have carried on the tournament that was founded by a group of county golfers including their late father Leon Gravley 55 years ago.

The County Championship trophy is presented each year in his name.

Gravley joins 12 other members in the Greenville County Golf Hall of Fame.

The Greenville County Golf Association’s newest inductee, Robbie Gravley, is joined by his family during the presentation at the conclusion of the Greenville County Amateur Championship played this year at Fox Run Country Club. (GolfClub Photo from Gwinn Davis Media)

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