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EMU hires Mike Yoder as new golf coach

Eastern Mennonite University has announced that Mike Yoder has been hired as the new head golf coach. He begins his role of leading the men’s and women’s programs immediately.

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UVA golfer Derek Bard named to 2016 U.S. Palmer Cup Team

UVA junior men’s golfer Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) has been selected to the United States squad for the 2016 Palmer Cup.

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Virginia golfer Derek Bard named to Ben Hogan Award watch list

Virginia junior golfer Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) has been named to the 2016 Ben Hogan Award watch list.

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Former UVA golfer Denny McCarthy named to Walker Cup team

Former Virginia All-American Denny McCarthy (Rockville, Md.) has been named by the United States Golf Association to the 2015 Walker Cup team.

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UVA golfer Derek Bard falls in US Amateur final

Virginia junior golfer Derek Bard’s (New Hartford, N.Y.) bid to win the U.S. Amateur Championship came up short when he lost to SMU junior Bryson DeChambeau 7&6 in Sunday’s final at Olympia Fields Country Club.

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UVA golfer Derek Bard rallies to topple world¹s top-ranked amateur at US Amateur

Virginia junior golfer Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) put together a furious back-nine rally to advance to the semifinals of the U.S. Amateur Championships at Olympia Fields Country Club. Bard defeated Arizona State senior Jon Rahm, the world’s top-ranked amateur player, 1-up in their quarterfinal match.

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Golf tournament raises money for scholarships at Waynesboro YMCA

The 2015 Merv Wooten Invitational golf tournament at the Waynesboro Country Club raises money for scholarships for children and families in Waynesboro and Augusta County to be able to participate in YMCA programming.

Golf legends collaborate with The Greenbrier Sporting Club to design exclusive new course

Golf icons Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer, Gary Player and Lee Trevino are collaborating for the first time on one golf course design-an unprecedented architectural achievement in the history of building golf courses.

Video: Weaver Insurance & Financial Advisors promote the 2015 Merv Wooten Invitational

The staff at Weaver Insurance & Financial Advisors in Waynesboro is once again busy getting ready for the Merv Wooten Invitational golf tournament hosted by the Waynesboro YMCA.

Major winner Keegan Bradley to compete in The 2015 Greenbrier Classic

Major championship winner Keegan Bradley, along with rising stars Justin Thomas and Peter Uihlein will compete in the sixth edition of the award-winning Greenbrier Classic at The Old White TPC Course, June 29 – July 5.

Patrick Reed, four-time PGA Tour winner J.B. Holmes set to compete in The Greenbrier Classic

Tournament officials announced today that Patrick Reed and J.B. Holmes, both positioned in the top 20 in the Official World Golf ranking, will compete in the sixth edition of the award-winning Greenbrier Classic at The Old White TPC Course, June 29 – July 5, 2015.

The Greenbrier appoints golf legend Lee Trevino as new golf pro emeritus

The Greenbrier, the historic American resort in the foothills of West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, announced today that it has named Lee Trevino, the legendary golfer and winner of six major tournaments over the course of his career, as the resort’s new Golf Pro Emeritus.


Charlottesville’s McIntire Golf Course to close May 31

The remaining holes of the McIntire Park golf course will close permanently May 31, 2015, allowing this area of the park to revert to passive use as outlined in the Adopted Master Plan for the park.

Kickin’ it golf style: Footgolf comes to Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton

Footgolf has made it to Staunton. This fairly new sport is a combination of soccer and golf. It is played all over the world, and can now be played at Gypsy Hill Park in Staunton.

Keith Urban and The Band Perry set to kick off the 2015 Greenbrier Classic Concert Series on July 1

Keith Urban and The Band Perry will perform beginning at 8:00 PM on Wednesday, July 1 as part of the 2015 Greenbrier Classic Concert Series, coinciding with the sixth annual Greenbrier Classic, June 29 – July 5 at The Greenbrier, the classic American resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

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Golf: This is how UVA clinched Commonwealth Clash over Virginia Tech

The UVA men’s golf team’s fourth-place finish at the ACC Championships today clinched the Virginia529 Commonwealth Clash for the Cavaliers.

The Greenbrier to host first-ever Bubba Tee Challenge on The Old White TPC Course

The Greenbrier, the legendary resort, spa and golf club in West Virginia’s Allegheny Mountains, has announced that it will host its first-ever Bubba Tee Challenge on the world-renowned Old White TPC golf course.

Eighteen-hole footgolf course to open at Gypsy Hill in Staunton

The Gypsy Hill Golf Course will soon be introducing a new sport to its fairways. Starting April 1, footgolf, an international sport that is growing in popularity, will be available to the public and to current members.


Inside the Numbers: How many people still read the local paper?

It’s certainly not the good old days for newspaper publishers, when the biggest decision they faced was which big-money advertiser to play golf with on Wednesday and then which one had to get pushed back to Thursday or Friday.

The Greenbrier unveils second annual Discovery Series

To kick off the new year, The Greenbrier resort in West Virginia is launching its second annual Discovery Series, a collection of 10 themed weekends meant to elevate the senses, uncover hidden passions and cultivate the palate.


ACA statement regarding loan default by the City of Buena Vista

Following the recent decision by the City of Buena Vista to renege on forbearance terms negotiated in 2011, the bond trustee for the city’s approximately $9 million in Golf Course Project Bonds has issued an Event of Default Notice.

Why do we still pay attention to Charles Barkley?

Charles Barkley is right in saying he isn’t Uncle Tom. Give credit to Uncle Tom for at least having some level of education, after all.

Golf tourney raises money for Augusta Health Breast Cancer Fund

Ingleside Resort, the Eagles Aerie 608, and the Augusta Health Foundation sponsored the Jeff Earhart Memorial Golf Tournament on October 4 to support Augusta Health’s Breast Cancer Fund.

UVA golfer Derek Bard wins U.S. Collegiate title

Sophomore Derek Bard (New Hartford, N.Y.) shot 8-under 64 to run away with the individual title and help the 25th-ranked UVA men’s golf team to a second-place finish at the U.S. Collegiate Championship at The Golf Club of Atlanta.

Navajo Nation president watches game with Dan Snyder: So Native Americans support Redskins name?

Navajo Nation president Ben Shelly took in the Washington-Arizona NFL game on Sunday with team owner Daniel Snyder, which was made obvious when Fox Sports cut to a picture of the two in the box together early in the game, and put a graphic on the screen identifying Shelly.

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance welcomes new director of resources

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR), a non-profit organization committed to revitalizing downtown, is pleased to welcome Lauren Huber to its team.

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EMU Athlete Of The Week: Caleb Schlabach

This week’s EMU Athlete of the week is being award to Caleb Schlabach (Millersburg, Ohio/Hiland) for demonstrating his ability to significantly improve every round this fall on the golf course.

McEnroe, Sampras beat Roddick, Harrison at Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic

The Greenbrier hosted the third annual star-studded Greenbrier Champions Tennis Classic last weekend.