Carolinas
Early Leader
Sophia Burnett of Bluffton, S.C., shook off two early bogeys and played 3-under-par golf the rest of the way to shoot 71 on Feb. 1 at Atlantic Dunes and take a two-shot lead after the first round of the Sea Pines Junior Heritage.
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Sea Pines Champs
Rebecca Skoler (left) won the Sea Pines Junior Heritage girls' title with strong, consistent play in the final round. Brett Roberts (right) needed a playoff to secure the boys' championship. But both are 2019 champions at Harbour Town.
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Master Scholar
Former trick-shot artist Wesley Bryan took five weeks off to study the intricacies of Augusta National Golf Club in preparation for his first appearance in the Masters. Bryan earned a spot in the field with last year's victory in the RBC Heritage.
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No Accident
After a fall on the eve of last year's Masters sidelined him for the tournament, South Carolina native Dustin Johnson simply wants to make it to the first tee without incident this year. He rates his confidence level entering the season's first major at 9.5 out of 10.
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Major Champs
A strong field gets stronger. Three former major winners--Adam Scott, Charl Schwartzel and Martin Kaymer--are the latest stars to commit to the 2018 Wells Fargo Championship, the tournament announced on April 3.
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Playoff Winners
Mike Gravley (left) birdied the third extra hole at Seabrook Island Club's Crooked Oaks Course on March 21, 2018, as he and partner Todd Webber won the 25th SCGA Senior Four-Ball Championship. It was Gravley's second title in the event.
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Heritage Classic Foundation's reading program adds schools
RBC HERITAGE/CHARITABLE PROGRAM

Heritage Classic Foundation's reading program adds schools

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — Now in its ninth year, the Heritage Classic Foundation’s annual Plaid About Reading program presented by  Future Scholar  expands to Charleston and has a record number of entries since the program’s inception. Twenty...  »

Roberts, Skoler win Sea Pines Junior Heritage championships
SEA PINES JUNIOR HERITAGE/BREAKING NEWS

Roberts, Skoler win Sea Pines Junior Heritage championships

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Brett Roberts of Coral Gables, Fla., won the 2019 Sea Pines Junior Heritage on a rainy Sunday at Harbour Town Golf Links, but he needed a playoff to accomplish the feat. The first-round leader shot 4-over-par 75 in ...  »

Brett Roberts, Sophia Burnett pace Sea Pines Junior Heritage
SEA PINES JUNIOR HERITAGE/BREAKING NEWS

Brett Roberts, Sophia Burnett pace Sea Pines Junior Heritage

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.  – Brett Roberts of Coral Gables, Fla., shot 3-under 69 at Davis Love III-designed Atlantic Dunes on Saturday to take a one-shot lead after the opening round of the 2019 Sea Pines Junior Heritage. J.T. Herman of Hilton...  »

Fowler, Thomas, Varner share first-round lead in Phoenix Open
PGA TOUR/BREAKING NEWS

Fowler, Thomas, Varner share first-round lead in Phoenix Open

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Harold Varner III overcame an early bogey with three straight birdies, moving himself in position to tie for the lead. He got it with a long putt and a dab on the loudest hole in golf.  »

Davis Love III fears Tour events giving son Dru too much love
PROFESSIONAL GOLF/TUESDAY BLOG

Davis Love III fears Tour events giving son Dru too much love

HONOLULU (AP) — Davis Love III is headed off to play in the Singapore Open, and so is his son. This will be the 14th time they have played in the same tournament since Davis Love IV — who goes by Dru — turned professional 18 months ago. That ...  »

Charlotte's Brett Boner advances to U.S. Mid-Amateur finals
U.S. MID-AMATEUR/BREAKING NEWS

Charlotte's Brett Boner advances to U.S. Mid-Amateur finals

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Brett Boner had played Charlotte Country Club on many occasions before this week’s U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship—but never under the pressure he faced late Wednesday afternoon against 2016 champion Stewart Hagestad. Holding...  »

Raleigh's Caroline Ellington tops U.S. Women's Mid-Am qualifier
U.S. WOMEN'S MID-AMATEUR/SECTIONAL QUALIFYING

Raleigh's Caroline Ellington tops U.S. Women's Mid-Am qualifier

ASHEBORO, N.C. (August 25, 2018) -- Final results from Saturday’s U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur sectional qualifying at Pinewood Country Club (6038 yards, par 36-36--72, Course/Slope rating: 76.0/138). Caroline Ellington  of Raleigh carded a two-...  »

Huntersville's Samuel Echikson tops U.S. Mid-Am qualifier
U.S. MID-AMATEUR/SECTIONAL QUALIFYING

Huntersville's Samuel Echikson tops U.S. Mid-Am qualifier

MONROE, N.C. (August 24, 2018) – Final results from Friday’s U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship Sectional Qualifying hosted by Monroe Country Club (6,800 yards, par 36-36—72). Four qualifying spots and two alternate positions were available at thi...  »

Wire-to-wire: After opening 59, Brandt Snedeker closes deal
WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Wire-to-wire: After opening 59, Brandt Snedeker closes deal

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker began the Wyndham Championship with history — and ended it with a victory. Snedeker earned his ninth PGA Tour title Sunday, three days after opening with an 11-under 59.  »

Brandt Snedeker completes third round with one-shot lead
WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Brandt Snedeker completes third round with one-shot lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker took a one-stroke lead into the final round of the weather-delayed Wyndham Championship at Sedgefield Country Club after finishing the third round Sunday with a 2-under 68. Snedeker was at 16-under 194 ...  »

Brandt Snedeker follows 59 with hard-fought 67 to retain lead
WYNDHAM CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Brandt Snedeker follows 59 with hard-fought 67 to retain lead

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Brandt Snedeker couldn't block out the buzz that surrounded his first-round 11-under 59 at the Wyndham Championship. He refocused just in time to reclaim the lead. Snedeker followed his historic opening score with a 67...  »

Davidson's Will Gordon reaches quarterfinals of U.S. Amateur
U.S. AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP/BREAKING NEWS

Davidson's Will Gordon reaches quarterfinals of U.S. Amateur

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.  — Will Gordon of Davidson, N.C., who played golf with Stephen Curry until Curry finally beat him, advanced to the Friday’s quarterfinals of the U.S. Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links with two victories on Thursd...  »

Kenan Poole finishes off dominating win in Dogwood State Boys'
DOGWOOD STATE BOYS'/BREAKING NEWS

Kenan Poole finishes off dominating win in Dogwood State Boys'

DURHAM, N.C. (August 9, 2018) -- Kenan Poole of Raleigh finished with two rounds in the 60s to claim an impressive six-stroke victory in 14th Dogwood State Junior Boys' Championship at Duke University Golf Club. With a 69 in Thursday’s fina...  »

Nicole Adam is wire-to-wire winner in Dogwood State Girls'
DOGWOOD STATE GIRLS'/BREAKING NEWS

Nicole Adam is wire-to-wire winner in Dogwood State Girls'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (August 9, 2018) -- Nicole Adam  of Pinehurst went wire-to-wire to claim her first Carolinas Golf Association title in the 14 th Dogwood State Girls’ Championship at Chapel Hill Country Club. Adam put the finishing touches...  »

Nicole Adam maintains 3-shot lead in Dogwood State Girls'
DOGWOOD STATE GIRLS'/BREAKING NEWS

Nicole Adam maintains 3-shot lead in Dogwood State Girls'

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. ( August 8, 2018) -- Nicole Adam  of Pinehurst maintained her lead in the second round of the 14th Dogwood State Girls' Championship at Chapel Hill Country Club, firing a 1-over-par 73 for a 145 total and a three-shot advantage. ...  »


 
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