Category: Upstate Amateur Golf

Keur wins first CGA championship

  Youth and enthusiasm won out over age and experience in the final of the CGA South Carolina Match Play championship at the Carolina Country Club. R.J. Keur of Summerville topped three-time champion Todd White of Spartanburg 4&3 to win the Carolinas Golf Association tournament. Keur took control […]

Hardee shoots 18-under to win SE Amateur

Alabama golfer and Riverside High School grad Jonathan Hardee won the nationally recognized Southeastern Amateur championship at the Country Club of Columbus. Hardee, a rising senior, finished the tournament at 18-under par. He shot  a 262 total and earned a victory over Georgia Tech golfer James Clark. “Winning […]

Keur and White meet in finals

    It isn’t unusual for Todd White to compete against golfers half his age. In the final round of the Carolinas Golf Association South Carolina Match Play championship he will be facing a golfer who wasn’t even born when White first won the tournament. The former Walker […]

Phillips wins AJGA Major

Trent Phillips didn’t have to go all the way to Greensboro to say hello to Jay Haas. He is well on his way to his annual meeting with the Champions Tour star who lives at Thornblade Club in Greer. Each of the last two year’s Phillips has won […]

White survives and advances

Spartanburg’s Todd White played outstanding golf in the qualifying portion of the CGA Match Play championship, but stroke play and match play are very different. White finished the 36 hole qualifying portion of the championship at 11 under par, four shots better than anyone else in the field. […]

Todds win SCGA Father-Son title

The Todds from Laurens won a second straight SCGA Dudley-Sullivan Father & Son championship. However, this year it was a different son with their father. Walter and Neal Todd defended the title and claimed the third Father-Son championship for the family. The Todds shot a 3-under par 69 […]

Hip, Hip, Hirai !

Furman University golfer Reona Hirai is far from an old veteran on the golf course. Hirai is just a rising senior, but she is already looking over her shoulder at some very talented younger golfers who have been competing against her this summer. “It is amazing at how […]