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MICDS, St. Joseph’s Academy ready for high school girls golf district play

It’s time to head to the tee box for high school girls district golf and while MICDS is no stranger to postseason play and success, this will be the first time the Rams will be competing in Class 2. The Rams have won the Class 1 title the past two years. Coach Steve Johnston has returning state qualifiers in juniors Shannon ...

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Parkway Central wins Suburban XII Conference girls golf tournament

The Parkway Central girls golf team captured the Suburban XII Conference girls golf championship by a whopping 21-stroke margin. The Colts shot a 368 as a team at Cresent Farms to win it’s first Suburban XII title. “This is the first conference championship in awhile,” Parkway Central coach Todd Pannett said. “(It’s) Our first with the new conference alignment that ...

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Port wins two matches, will play for championship in U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

On her 55th birthday, Ellen Port won her fifth match of the 55th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship – while participating in her 55th USGA competition. In a semifinal match Wednesday afternoon at the par-74, 6,049-yard Wellesley Country Club, the St. Louisan defeated Laura Coble, 52, of Augusta, Ga., in 19 holes to advance to her eighth USGA championship match, ...

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Port wins two matches, reaches U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur quarterfinals

Ellen Port is ready for the first day of fall Wednesday (Sept. 21). Port, 54, and a two-time U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur champion, won her first two matches Tuesday in the 55th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship and heads to the quarterfinals at par-74, 6,049-yard Wellesley (Mass.) Country Club. In the town that is home to Wellesley College, one of ...

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Two-time champ Port reaches Round of 32 in U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Two-time U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur champion Ellen Port continues to play well and advance in the 55th annual U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur. Port scored a 5 and 4 win over Alicia Kapheim, of Pennington, N.J., in a Round of 64 match Monday on the 6,049-yard Wellesley (Mass.) Country Club course. Port, 54, moves on to play at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday (Sept. 20) ...

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Neizing reaches Round of 32 at 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship

Manchester’s Chad Niezing is playing in his first United States Golf Association tournament like a veteran. In the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship being on the on the par-70, 6,870-yard Stonewall in Elverson, Pa., Neizing is playing well. Niezing, 36, of Manchester, make quick work of Robert Evans, of Austin, Texas, by winning 4 and 3 in the first round of ...

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Eckelkamp reaches Round of 32 at 2016 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship.

Karla Eckelkamp showed her flair for coming through in a big moment at the 2016 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Eckelkamp, 26, capped her victory Monday (Sept. 12) with exciting final-hole theatrics. Eckelcamp, of Washington, drained a 40-foot birdie on the 18th to earn a 1-up victory over Lea Venable, of Simpsonville, S.C. Eckelkamp, playing in her second USGA event, returns to ...

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Niezing set to play in first USGA event when he tees it up for U.S. Mid-Amateur

At last, Chad Niezing has realized a goal. Niezing, 36 of Manchester and a high school standout at Marquette before going to play at Missouri State, will tee it up Saturday (Sept. 10) in his first United States Golf Association tournament. Niezing will play in the 2016 U.S. Mid-Amateur at Stonewall Links in Elverson, Pa. in the USGA event that ...

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