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Thomas, Fogarty reach match play in 63rd U.S. Senior Amateur Championship.

Scott Thomas set a goal and it was to make it match play in the 63rd U.S. Senior Amateur Championship. Thomas, 59, of Chesterfield, achieved his goal. He has reached the Round of 64. So did Andy Fogarty, of Ballwin. Fogarty shot a 148. He shot rounds of 75 and 73. Thomas shot a 151 in the two-day stroke play competition ...

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Thomas ready to play in his first U.S. Senior Amateur championship

Scott Thomas is heading back to his home state of Minnesota for a few days. He is not leaving his golf clubs in Chesterfield behind either. This will be a special trip for Thomas, who is 59. He will be competing in the 2017 U.S. Senior Amateur. It is his first Senior Amateur appearance. The Minikahda Club, in Minneapolis, Minn., will ...

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2017 high school girls golf preview

The St. Joseph’s Academy Angels look to be in good shape to defend their state high school girls golf championship this fall. The Angels won the Class 2 state meet last fall by eight strokes. Four girls from that title team return. They are senior Grace Renfer, senior Meaghan Hamilton, junior Lauren Gallagher and sophomore Grace Aromando. “I have never had a ...

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Holtgrieve ready for St. Louis District Golf Association’s senior meet as he ponders winding down competitive play

Jim Holtgrieve is ready to tee it up in the St. Louis District Golf Association’s Cassett Senior Championship. The two-day tournament begins Wednesday (Aug. 23) and finishes Thursday at Lake Forest Country Club. Andy Frost is the defending champion. Holtgrieve has an 8:30 a.m. tee time. He said his active tournament playing career is winding down. “I’ve got to be ...

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Migdal misses cut at 117th U.S. Amateur Championship

Ballwin’s Sam Migdal missed the cut in the 117th U.S. Amateur Championship being played in California. The cut was 144. Migdal shot a 155 over two days of stroke play. Migdal, 25, opened with a 78 at Bel-Air Country Club in Los Angeles. He followed it with a 77 at The Riviera Country Club in Palisades, Calif. Both courses played at ...

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Sports briefs: Aug. 16

Junior boys golf De Smet Jesuit’s Kevin Wahle, of Wildwood, won the recent Missouri Golf Association Junior Amateur championship at Jefferson City Country Club. Wahle, who will be a senior this fall, won a sudden-death playoff with Taylor Haltom, of Thornfield. Wahle finished with a 140 on identical rounds of 70 and 70. Haltom’s rounds were 72 and 68. Wahle ...

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Ballwin’s Migdal set to begin play in his first U.S. Amateur

Sam Migdal begins his first round of the U.S. Amateur on Monday (Aug. 11). Migdal, 25, of Ballwin, will play in the 117th annual U.S. Amateur to be played at both The Riviera Country Club and Bel-Air Country Club in The two rounds of stroke play will take place at both The Riviera Country Club in Palisades, Calif., and Bel-Air ...

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