Golf

Stephan Jaeger is headed to Kiawah Island to celebrate.

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga golfers Bryce Ledford, Jonathan Hodge and Steven Fox and Hixson graduate Paul Apyan all advanced through the first round of Web.com Tour qualifying school Friday.

Brandon Cissom admired his Chattanooga TPC runner-up trophy and joked that it would make for an excellent wine glass or perfect for margaritas.

The dream remains the same -- playing on the PGA Tour.

Georgia senior golfer Keith Mitchell from Chattanooga and Baylor School shot a 7-under-par 65 for the first-round lead Friday of the Brickyard Collegiate Championship at Macon, Ga., but his scores are not counting this weekend for the No. 1-ranked Bulldogs.

MANCHESTER, Tenn. -- Scott Stevens is already looking forward to the Class A/AA state championship next year.

First- and second-round leader Maggie Scott of Charleston, Tenn., held off 2012 champion Jean Roise of Crossville to win her ninth Tennessee Women's Senior Amateur golf championship with a third-round 72 and a 54-hole total of 231 Wednesday at Ridgeway Country Club in Germantown.

Maggie Scott of Charleston is two-thirds of the way to her ninth Tennessee Women's Senior Amateur golf championship after finishing her second round with a first-place 159 at Ridgeway Country Club in Germantown, but 2012 runner-up Lynda Wymberly of Brentwood made up two strokes on her Tuesday and is one behind. Franklin's Gena Ridings is third at 163, and defending champion Jean Roise of Crossville is at 164 after a 77, the day's best round. Georgia McCravey of Chattanooga is fifth at 167 and Signal Mountain's Debbie Durham is seventh at 169, while Cleveland's Linda Mullins is tied for eighth at 170.

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women's golf team set a 36-hole record for the program in taking the first-day lead Monday at the 15-team Starmount Fall Classic at Greensboro, N.C.

ATLANTA — Henrik Stenson knows better than most players how it feels to go from the depths of a slump to the elite in golf.

Jordan Britt said she still feels like the 18-year-old who won the Class A/AA state championship at Signal Mountain High School in 2009.

ROCKY FACE, Ga. — University of Tennessee at Chattanooga golf coach Mark Guhne noticed something different Friday morning as he drove the Mocs from their hotel in Dalton to The Farm Golf Club.

Alabama golf coach Jay Seawell wrote a painful letter to the organizing committee of the Carpet Capital Collegiate tournament.

Former University of Tennessee at Chattanooga golfer Alex Ratliff from Kingsport is joining the Lee University coaching staff as a graduate assistant.

Sophomore Isaiah Smith piled out of a car with his Brainerd High School teammates at the Wilcox Driving Center.

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