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Willis content with decision on retirement

Willis content with decision on retirement

August 27th, 2013 4:23 pm by Joe Avento

After 17 years as a professional golfer — 13 on the PGA and Web.com tours — former East Tennessee State golfer Garrett Willis has had enough of the travel, the worrying about getting into tournaments and the pressure of keeping his card.

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ETSU’s Ingram hired as women’s golf coach at Samford

ETSU’s Ingram hired as women’s golf coach at Samford

August 21st, 2013 6:42 pm by Joe Avento

Rachel Ingram, a 26-year-old Johnson City native, has helped the East Tennessee State women’s golf team achieve great heights in recent years. Now she has a team of her own.

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Johnson City Country Club holds off Blackthorn

Johnson City Country Club holds off Blackthorn

August 18th, 2013 9:02 pm by Joe Avento

The team from JCCC won the fourth annual inter-city competition against Blackthorn Club on Sunday, holding on until the final scorecard was turned in for a 61 1/2-58 1/2 victory

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City Cup: JCCC takes big lead

City Cup: JCCC takes big lead

August 17th, 2013 8:48 pm by Joe Avento

Mike Crowe made an unlikely chip-in on the final hole and the JCCC team grabbed a sizeable lead at the City Cup on Saturday, taking 37 1/2 outs of a possible 60 points.

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Tri-Cities Pro-Lady golf tournament

Tri-Cities Pro-Lady golf tournament

August 17th, 2013 3:48 pm by Staff Report

The pros and ladies teed it up on Wednesday in the Tri-Cities Pro-Lady tournament at Blackthorn Club.

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City Cup, Day One at JCCC

City Cup, Day One at JCCC

August 17th, 2013 3:33 pm by Joe Avento

Teams from Johnson City Country Club and Blackthorn Club battled it out on the first day of the annual city Cup tournament at JCCC.

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Pine Oaks to celebrate 50 years Saturday

Pine Oaks to celebrate 50 years Saturday

August 1st, 2013 10:46 pm by Joe Avento

Pine Oaks golf course, which turned 50 this year, will host a celebration Saturday (10 a.m. -1 p.m.) with door prizes, scrapbooks and a birthday cake included in the festivities.

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Chang, Wagner win Tri-Cities Junior PGA titles

July 29th, 2013 8:07 pm by Trey Williams

BRISTOL, Va. — Washington County, Virginia had a Washington County, Tennessee feel to it on Monday at The Virginian Golf Club. Science Hill senior Peter Chang and Daniel Boone senior Haley Wagner recorded victories in the 18-under divisions of the Tri-Ci

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Campbell captures Tri-Cities Amateur crown

July 14th, 2013 10:01 pm by Pat Kenney

BRISTOL— It came down to a shootout in Sunday’s final round of the 4th annual Tri-Cities Amateur championship held at the Country Club of Bristol. Ben Campbell sank a birdie putt on the 18th hole to capture the title by one shot over hard-charging

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