Category: Upstate Amateur Golf

SCJGA honors Rick Vieth

Most golfers don’t play in a tournament every week. Maybe a scramble or a dog fight, but a full on tournament, not very often. As the young South Carolina Golf Association’s Junior program began growing in the 90s the Association developed more tournaments for junior golfers. Rick Vieth, […]

Fredricks aces are 2 in 65 Million

By Jed Blackwell, Associate Editor-Publisher Donnie Fredricks wasn’t one of the winners in Sunday’s Jimmie Evatt Memorial Fall TexasTwo-Man tournament at Saluda Valley, but he’d have been the favorite in a card game. Fredricks made his competitors beat a pair of aces. After starting on the back nine, […]

The GGO is back

By Jed Blackwell Associate Editor – Publisher, The Golf Club Derrick Oyervides spent some time in the clubhouse at Greer Golf on Sunday afternoon talking about some of his near-misses in the Greater Greer Open through the years. He won’t have to have that conversation again without talking […]

Murray needs a mulligan

Golfers all know when you take a mulligan it is a second chance to hit a good shot. Away from the golf course, Mulligan has become short hand for a do over, another chance to get something right. Ken Murray, who is a long time member at Boscobel […]