Category Archives: Golf Course

Brooklyn Park, father of two, moves from golf course to classrooms, encouraging kids to be kind

Bryan Skavnak started out as a golf professional after graduating from college in 2000. But the father of two pre-teens from Brooklyn Park quickly realized that competition wasn’t his thing. Kindness was. Now he takes the lessons learned on the course into the classroom. Skavnak, 43, is the founder of Be the Nice Kid, a […]

Homage to Hanse Lido open to gambling in Thailand

Members of the new Ban Rakat Club, headquarters of the Gil Hanse-designed Ballyshear Links, underwent an exquisite form of torture in August: their new 18-hole course, one of the most anticipated projects in a decade, was fully ready to play. But COVID-19 restrictions issued by the Thai government prevented them from playing Hanse’s superb tribute […]

Golf renaissance underway amid pandemic restrictions on other entertainment

As dark fall clouds, menacing like the deep bunkers of the first fairway, crept into the morning sky above the Jeffersonville Golf Club, dozens of undeterred golfers, their carts stuck guard bumpers against bumpers, lined up on the opening tee of the Montgomery County course. “Look at this,” said Tom D’Angelo of Pottstown, hugging a […]

Suspected road rage incident leads to shooting at Floyd County golf course

ALLEN, Ky. (WYMT) – Prestonsburg Police 911 dispatchers answered several calls about a shooting at the Stumbo Park-Beaver Valley golf course in Allen on Sunday afternoon. The incident happened around 4:00 p.m. in the golf course parking lot. When Prestonsburg Police officers arrived, they spoke to Larry Mullins of Allen, who was sitting outside his […]

Men’s golf set for the start at Bentwater Intercollegiate Monday

History links MONTGOMERY – The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley (UTRGV) Vaqueros Men’s Golf Team is set to play at the Bentwater Intercollegiate, hosted by Sam Houston, starting Monday at the Bentwater Country Club. The 54-hole event will feature 18 holes each day until Wednesday. The Bentwater Country Club plays 6,788 yards and is […]

Pirates play at Georgetown Intercollegiate this weekend

History links BEALLSVILLE, MD. – The Seton Hall Men’s Golf Team will be back in action starting Sunday with three rounds of golf at Georgetown Intercollegiate 2021 at the Four Streams Club, October 10-11. Tournament details: 2021 GEORGETOWN INTERCOLLEGIAT Host: Georgetown University Site: Beallsville, Maryland. Course: The club of the four currents Vital elements of […]

McGlothin and Lady Hounds head to District Golf

With her performance in the Division III section tournament, senior Peebles Carrington McGlothin became the first Indian lady since 2016 to qualify for the district tournament. (Photo by Mark Carpenter) By Mark Carpenter Defender of the People The Division II Section Golf Tournaments on September 27 were a successful endeavor for a local golfer and […]