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Comeback Kid
Garrett Risner rallied from a four-shot deficit to win the TYGA Bojangles Junior Boys' Open on the third hole of a playoff on June 2 at Cutter Creek Golf Club in Snow Hill, N.C. Risner made up the four strokes on the first two holes and fought the rest of the way.
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Dynamic Duo
Katherine Schuster and Jackson Van Paris won their respective Girls' and Boys' titles in the second Hope Valley Junior Invitational on August 15. Schuster had the easier time, winning by six shots. Van Paris won the Boys' Division by a single shot.
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Staying Hot
Steve Harwell of Mooresville added a wire-to-wire victory in the 34th North Carolina Senior Amateur Championship to the Carolinas Senior Four-Ball title he won in April. With a 71 in the final round on May 9, 2019, Harwell won the N.C. Senior Am by six strokes.
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More Hardware
A 35-foot birdie putt by Don Detweiler (right in photo) on the sixth hole of a three-way playoff gave Detweiler and partner Paul Simson a hard-won victory in the N.C. Senior Four-Ball Championship. It was the eighth CGA four-ball title for the team.
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Mid-Ams Rule!
Scott Harvey (left) of Kernersville, N.C., and Todd Mitchell of Bloomington, Ill., both 40 years old, took the measure of East Carolina teammates Logan Shuping and Blake Taylor in the finals of the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship. Click the photo for the full story.
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Title Holder
Chloe Holder of Williamston, S.C., set out to prove she could hang with the best golfers in the Carolinas. She accomplished her gola on Sunday, August 25 with a final-round 72 and a two-stroke victory in the Vicki DiSantis Girls' Championship at Pine Island CC in Charlotte.
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Cobra's new King F9 Speedback driver excels in our field test

Cobra's new King F9 Speedback driver excels in our field test

Reid Nelson | 09/21/2019

When Cobra brought out its then-new King F8+ driver in late 2017, staff player Rickie Fowler put it in play immediately and he fi... read more »

Jin Young Ko's record bogey-free streak ends after 114 holes

Jin Young Ko's record bogey-free streak ends after 114 holes

Metro Golf Notes | 08/30/2019

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The end of an amazing streak came suddenly and unexpectedly when world No. 1 Jin Young Ko missed a par pu... read more »

McIlroy scores big payday, but East Lake is costly to Cantlay

McIlroy scores big payday, but East Lake is costly to Cantlay

Doug Ferguson | 08/29/2019

ATLANTA (AP) — So much attention was paid to the upside at East Lake, with $15 million going to FedEx Cup winner Rory McIlroy a... read more »

World No. 1 Jin Young Ko streaks to fourth LPGA win of 2019

World No. 1 Jin Young Ko streaks to fourth LPGA win of 2019

Metro Golf Notes | 08/27/2019

AURORA, Ontario (AP) — Top-ranked Jin Young Ko wasn't going to walk up to the 18th green at the CP Women's Open without defendi... read more »

Erik van Rooyen bags first Euro Tour title with closing birdie

Erik van Rooyen bags first Euro Tour title with closing birdie

Metro Golf Notes | 08/26/2019

GOTHENBURG, Sweden (AP) — Erik van Rooyen birdied the final hole to win his first European Tour title at the Scandinavian Invit... read more »

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