Althea Gibson was a natural athlete who attempted many sports without any instruction and yet excelled. Born the daughter of a South Carolina sharecropper -- and a generation behind legendary Babe Zaharias -- Gibson became one of the most gifted African-American woman athletes in history.
Reaction to the death of Jim Flick on Monday continues to come in from all quarters of the golf world. Here is a sample of the comments on social media:
5 Nov 2012 - 11:42pm - 0 Comments
CARLSBAD, Calif. -- PGA Professional Jim Flick, a golf instructor for more than 50 years whose clients included Tom Lehman and Jack Nicklaus upon joining the Champions Tour, died Monday of pancreatic cancer, his family said. He was 82.
5 Nov 2012 - 6:57pm - 0 Comments
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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Championship rookie Jake Scott of Strongsville, Ohio, grabbed the 36-hole lead Friday at the 36th National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship presented by COBRA PUMA GOLF, posting a second-round, 7-under-par 65 for a 134 total.
2 Nov 2012 - 6:50pm - 0 Comments
1 Nov 2012 - 7:12pm - 0 Comments
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Two-time defending champion Frank Bensel, a PGA assistant professional at Century Country Club in Purchase, N.Y., will attempt to become just the second three-time winner of the PGA Assistant Championship.
31 Oct 2012 - 2:57pm - 0 Comments
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- It was a dramatic final round last year, as Frank Bensel of Purchase, N.Y., closed with a final-round 66 to cap an improbable comeback and win a second consecutive title in the 2011 National Car Rental PGA Assistant Championship presented by COBRA P
26 Oct 2012 - 6:12pm - 0 Comments
2012 National Car Rental Assistant PGA Championship presented by Cobra Puma Golf When: Nov. 1–4
26 Oct 2012 - 5:21pm - 0 Comments
ALDIE, Va. -- Ralph West of Surprise, Ariz., recorded a hole-in-one during the final round of the 2012 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship. It was the third career ace for West, all coming this year, and his second in competition.
14 Oct 2012 - 6:35pm - 0 Comments
ALDIE, Va. -- Jim Woodward of Edmond, Okla., had declared loud and clear to anyone who would listen that the 18th hole at Creighton Farms was his Waterloo.
14 Oct 2012 - 4:36pm - 2 Comments
ALDIE, Va. -- Jim Woodward erased memories of past tours of Creighton Farms, turning in a 6-under-par 66 to match the competitive course record and grab the 54-hole lead Saturday in the 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz US
13 Oct 2012 - 6:09pm - 0 Comments
ALDIE, Va. - With cold, blustery conditions creating hurdles for most of the field, Charlie Bolling of Glen Cove, N.Y., and 2009 Champion Bill Britton of Colts Neck, N.J., were on cruise control Friday in the 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship.
12 Oct 2012 - 7:33pm - 0 Comments
LEESBURG, Va. -- Bob Gaus of St.
11 Oct 2012 - 8:10pm - 0 Comments
ALDIE, Va. -- Thursday's opening round of the 2012 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship featured a pair of aces, with Gary Sowinski of Schererville, Ind., and Jeff Whitfield of Weldon Spring, Mo., each making a hole-in-one at Creighton Farms.
11 Oct 2012 - 7:16pm - 1 Comments
ALDIE, Va. -- For the second consecutive year, Creighton Farms in Aldie, Va., and River Creek Club in Leesburg, Va, will host the 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz USA, a national championship for 264 PGA Professionals who
10 Oct 2012 - 5:32pm - 0 Comments
Kirk Hanefeld is thrilled to be making a return trip to a place where he made a bit of history in 2011, and hoping he can make a lot more history in 2012.
9 Oct 2012 - 5:32pm - 0 Comments
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- The field in the 24th Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz USA is perhaps the strongest assembled in the history of the popular PGA of America member event.
9 Oct 2012 - 5:14pm - 0 Comments
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. – For the second consecutive year, Creighton Farms in Aldie, Va., and River Creek Club in Leesburg, Va., will co-host the 2012 Southworth Senior PGA Professional National Championship presented by Mercedes-Benz, Oct. 11-14.
5 Oct 2012 - 7:58pm - 0 Comments
Mike Vidal knows that opportunities to host both a National Championship and an elite group of PGA Professionals doesn’t come around often. And to have that happen two years in a row makes it even more special.
5 Oct 2012 - 7:53pm - 0 Comments
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