Golf

HOYLAKE, England — Rory McIlroy had everything go his way Thursday in the British Open.

The options abound at The Honors Course.

As the first alternate from the Monday qualifier, former Walker Valley High School and Tennessee Wesleyan College golfer Cody Godfrey had two options in the Southern Amateur tournament at The Honors Course.

You never know what you'll see at The Honors Course — except beauty. That's the only guarantee.

The past is coming back.

Keith Mitchell is a popular man this week at The Honors Course.

Stroke-play leader Samantha Griffith won 6 and 5 in match play Tuesday in the Women's City tournament at Council Fire and will face Kathy Vaughn in the semifinals this morning.

CLEVELAND, Tenn. — Keith Mitchell had plans to become a professional golfer at the conclusion of the Southern Amateur this week at The Honors Course.

When Cody Godfrey deftly birdied the 18th hole at The Honors Course on Monday, he had every reason to believe his 3-over-par 75 would qualify the former Tennessee Wesleyan golfer for Wednesday's Southern Amateur main draw.

Matt Robertson won the Chattanooga Men's Metro Championship by seven strokes on Sunday.

Two of the most prestigious amateur golf tournaments in the world will be played during the next three weeks and they're both less than two hours of driving time from the Chattanooga courthouse.

The ladies are on the tee.

Mitch Hufstetler had won the senior division of the first three Chattanooga TPC series golf tournaments this year: the Cleveland, Signal Mountain and North Georgia invitationals. Saturday, he trailed Pat Corey by two strokes as he stood on the tee of the final senior-division hole of the Chattanooga Men's Metro.

Wayne Woolfall almost dropped to his knees on his final tee shot of the day.

Chattanooga Christian teammates Scott Stevens and Lake Johnson are tied for 10th and 13th, respectively, at 144 and 145 after two rounds of the 51st annual Tennessee Junior Amateur golf tournament on the Sevierville Golf Club's River Course.

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