The old joke is that it takes five minutes to look like a golfer and five years to become one.
Scott Rollins started playing golf as a kid in a cow pasture.
Rick Floyd sank his fourth hole-in-one last Thursday at Brainerd, while playing with Ronnie Tucker, Charlie Hill and Ray Best. The ace was a 125-yarder on No. 14, and he used a 9-iron.
Rubin Jacoway practiced his chipping and putting with his son Monday at Brainerd Golf Course.
Ringgold resident Sport Allmond qualified Monday at Old Fort Golf Club in Murfreesboro for the U.S. Junior Amateur next month at The Woodlands, Texas, near Houston.
Cancer could have killed him.
Emily McLennan earned an extra bite of berry cobbler with lunch on Friday.
Brooke Pancake plays golf for a living. It's her job. She competes almost every week on the LPGA Tour against the best women players in the world. With a top-70 season ranking, Pancake is in that group.
Kendall Martindale of Jefferson City was the medalist for the two stroke-play rounds of the Tennessee Women's Amateur on Tuesday at Knoxville's Cherokee Country Club with a 136. Irinia Gabasa of Nashville was runner-up, five shots back.
Wayne Stewart loved playing softball in his younger years. He played on a traveling team from the Atlanta area that went as far west as Houston and as far south as Tampa.
The final round of the U.S. Open golf tournament almost always falls on Father's Day.
Golfers hate being in the water when they're on the course.
One story-line dominates the U.S. Open.
Braxton Hunter played in the final grouping of the Ira Templeton Chattanooga Open. He knew he beat the other three guys in his group.
The times are changing quickly in college golf recruiting. They're getting younger and younger.
The Classic Club, The Honors Course and the Southern Golf Association are seeking 125-150 volunteers to assist with the prestigious Southern Amateur to be held July 16-19 at the Honors.
Rick Collins has a signature style on the golf course — a wide-brimmed hat.
Emily Javadi is in the middle of the pack after the first round of the Ira Templeton Chattanooga Open golf tournament at Creeks Bend.
Ronrico White is always itching for competition.
RINGGOLD, Ga. — The drama disappeared.
The college coaches were watching.
The golf is simply better in the states.
The hands were shaking and knees were knocking for several Chattanooga-area participants in the Ringgold Telephone Company Junior Classic on Tuesday.
Lee Raper took it as a treat when his father took him to play golf a couple of times a year as a teenager.
Former Baylor School golfer Harris English will play with Phil Mickelson and Scott Stallings this Thursday and Friday in the FedEx St. Jude Classic at Memphis.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga men's basketball coach Will Wade has been given a raise and an extension by athletic director David Blackburn.
Justin Hickman and Tyson Venable have played WindStone Golf Club at least 100 times between them, and maybe as many as 300, in their young lives.
Neither of the two golfers with close ties to the Chattanooga area who competed in U.S. Open sectional qualifiers Monday reached their goal of playing for America's championship.
DALTON, Ga. — David Noll Jr., has won the North Georgia Invitational eight times in his career.
DALTON, Ga. — Donny Phillips made a tough decision when he entered the North Georgia Invitational golf tournament.
Dalton State golf coach Ben Rickett wants his players to play in tournaments with quality competition this summer.
Chris Robb's parents and girlfriend flew across from Scotland to Chattanooga for his graduation from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.
Neil Spitalny and Georgia McCravey walked off golf-course yardages from sprinkler heads or markers for decades.
Natalie Kulisek's mother is getting a new set of golf clubs because she gave her set to her Natalie last month.
Lake Johnson, a rising senior at Chattanooga Christian School, won his first American Junior Golf Association event and his fourth tournament of the year Monday.
The final round of golf that Chris Robb played as a college golfer, contested on the biggest stage in the college game, turned out to be the best round of his four years wearing blue and gold.
Paul Simson is likely changing his summer golf schedule after winning the senior-division of the Lupton Memorial Tournament on Sunday for a fifth time in his career.
University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Chris Robb will strike the final shots of his college golf career today.
Competitive golf is enjoyable again for Chattanooga's Taylor Lewis, especially being in contention in the mid-amateur division of the Lupton Memorial Tournament.
Weather has wrecked the first two days of the NCAA men's Division I golf championship tournament, which includes University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Chris Robb.
Steven Fox has hoisted two of the most coveted trophies associated with Tennessee golf.
The Honors Course made a wise decision last year.
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — University of Tennessee at Chattanooga senior Chris Robb played only three holes of his opening round of the men's Division I national championship tournament due to several weather delays Friday.
A borrowed idea has become a tradition at The Honors Course.
The afternoon seemed perfect.
Gibby Gilbert III leads after two rounds of the Sunbelt Senior Tour event named for his father at Eagle Bluff — the Gibby Gilbert Senior Invitational.
Matthew Comp is not a golfer — yet.
Gordon Lee golfer Justin Hickman can boast, for the rest of his life, that he won a golf tournament in Augusta, Ga.
The LaFayette golf team has already established itself in the school record book. The Ramblers last won a region championship when most of this team was sporting diapers.
Michael McGowan called his grandmother after winning the Signal Mountain Invitational with a sizzling 64 on Sunday at Signal Mountain Golf and Country Club.