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ET Amateur hoping to dodge rain

July 4th, 2013 9:07 pm by Joe Avento

Last year's East Tennessee Amateur was during the hottest weekend in the event's 18-year history. This year, they’re hoping Mother Nature doesn’t provide the water.

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Irish Open has ETSU flavor

Irish Open has ETSU flavor

June 29th, 2013 7:38 pm by Joe Avento

The European Tour’s Irish Open looked like an East Tennessee State reunion this week with five former or current Bucs in the field.

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Torbush gets into swing of things

Torbush gets into swing of things

June 24th, 2013 6:34 pm by Trey Williams

ETSU had unprecedented presence at the Niswonger Golf Classic thanks to Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith and new Buccaneers football coach Carl Torbush.

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Rucker gladly joins the cause at Niswonger Golf Classic

Rucker gladly joins the cause at Niswonger Golf Classic

June 24th, 2013 6:32 pm by Joe Avento

Darius Rucker, the former frontman for the band Hootie and the Blowfish, was at the Virginian on Monday for the Niswonger Children’s Hospital Golf Classic helping raise money for the charity.

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Dennis Walters golf show at Elizabethton

Dennis Walters golf show at Elizabethton

June 21st, 2013 12:04 pm by Joe Avento

Dennis Walters wowed a crowd at Elizabethton Golf Course on Friday.

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Walters uses golf to amaze, inspire

Walters uses golf to amaze, inspire

June 18th, 2013 7:14 pm by Joe Avento

Dennis Walters always figured he’d be on tour hitting golf balls, but his career took an unexpected turn years ago and it changed the focus of his tour.

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ET Amateur set for July 5-7

June 6th, 2013 8:21 pm by Joe Avento

The 19th annual East Tennessee Amatuer will run July 5-7 at Elizabethton Golf Course. Based on participation numbers, it has been the most popular tournament on the local circuit in recent years. Last year, a field of 150 players competed and a payout of

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Largent enjoys experience at U.S. Open sectional

Largent enjoys experience at U.S. Open sectional

June 4th, 2013 8:54 pm by Joe Avento

Gray native Lawrence Largent played in a sectional qualifier for the U.S. Open on Monday. He didn’t qualify, but he had a heck of a time trying.

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Final-round 64 pushes Reasor to Tillinghast title

Final-round 64 pushes Reasor to Tillinghast title

June 2nd, 2013 9:20 pm by Joe Avento

Craig Reasor tied the Tillinghast tournament record Sunday with an eight-under-par 64 and came from the middle of the pack to claim a two-stroke victory at Johnson City Country Club.

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