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Port reaches match play at 2017 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

Defending champion Ellen Port has earned a berth in match play at the 2017 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. Port shot a 79 and 76 to finish tied for 17th with an 11-over par 155 in the 56th annual tourney. The event is being played at Waverley Country Club in Portland, Ore. The course is set up at 5,836 yards ...

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Fresh off winning tournament crown, Lancers look to do well in Farmington Match Play event

Two tournament titles have given the Lafayette girls golf team the confidence it can accomplish something special this fall. “They have been playing well,” Lancers coach Katrina Clark said. “Everyone has consistently been improving throughout the season. The big highlights of season as of late are the team wins at the Rockwood Summit Invitational and Lindbergh Invitational tournament. Brooke Biermann ...

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Port set to defend her title in U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

If Ellen Port is a little rusty when she tees it up in the 56th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship there’s a good reason for it. “I played in no tournaments this summer,” Port said. “I haven’t played an event since I won last year. “I won’t know (about my game) until I tee it up. I have not played ...

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Thomas plays well in USGA Senior Amateur Championship

It’s said you can’t go home again but Scott Thomas has proven to be an exception that old trope. Thomas went back to his home state of Minnesota to play in his first United States Golf Association event in some time. “It was everything and more of what I hoped,” said Thomas, who lives in Chesterfield. “It’s been so long ...

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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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