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Seahawks down Chiefs for North Coastal tourney title

It took more than a month to complete the North Coastal Tournament, but the Myrtle Beach boys golf team held on to finally hoist the trophy on Thursday. The tournament, which officially started back on March 12 before the final round was rained out, saw the Seahawks (460) turn a two-stroke lead into a 14-shot victory over runner-up North Myrtle Beach (474) on their home course at The Dunes Golf... 

Phillips fuels Bulldogs’ win at Palmetto Championship

Boiling Springs (S.C.) High School, led by Trent Phillips and Harrison Corbin, rolled to a 14-shot victory in the Palmetto High School Golf Championship Saturday at True Blue. As a team, Boiling Springs finished the Palmetto at 2-over par (570), comfortably ahead of second place Frederica Academy (584). A day after shooting a tournament record 63, Phillips, a Georgia signee, fired a -1 under par... 

Phillips fires 63, Sharks vie at Palmetto Championship

Trent Phillips, the fifth ranked junior in America, shot a blistering, 7-under par 63 at Caledonia Golf & Fish Club to help stake his Boiling Springs High School team to a 10-stroke lead entering the final round of the 20th Annual Palmetto High School Golf Championship. A Georgia signee, Phillips birdied the first two holes en route to establishing a new tournament record score. He finished... 

Golf: Seahawks top Tigers; True Blue to host Palmetto

The Myrtle Beach boys golf team survived chilly and windy conditions to defeat Conway by 16 strokes at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club. Myrtle Beach posted the three low scores in the nine-hole round, led by medalist and defending Class 4A state champion Holden Grigg at 2-over 38. Keegan Vaugh (41) and Chris Pacyna (44) took the second and third individual spots, and teammate Nick Andrews (52)... 

Georgia Tech wins Hackler; host Coastal finishes 15th

Georgia Tech, the eighth-ranked team in the nation, shot a 7-under par 281 Sunday and finished with a 16-under par total of 848 over 54 holes to win the 17th annual General Hackler Championship, presented by Myrtle Beach Golf Holiday, at The Dunes Golf & Beach Club (par 72, 7,233 yards). The 848 team score by Georgia Tech ties for the third-best, 54-hole total in the event’s history. Texas... 

Tight, talented field duels in final round of DJ Junior

Yuki Moriyama (Las Vegas, Nev.) and Alexa Pano (Lake Worth, Fla.) will lead the boys and girls fields into the final round of the Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship at TPC Myrtle Beach. Moriyama shot a 71, making him 2-under on the tournament, good for a one stroke lead over Michael Brennan (Leesburg, Va.). Moriyama birdied two of the final three holes to earn the cushion. Akshay Bhatia... 

DJ comes home for junior tourney, groundbreaking

Dustin Johnson returned to TPC Myrtle Beach to break ground on the state-of-the-art Dustin Johnson Golf Performance Center, reinforcing the World No. 1’s commitment to giving back to the game. Construction on the 3,100-square foot building will be complete by Memorial Day, and the facility will serve as the home for the Dustin Johnson Golf School and the Dustin Johnson Foundation. “To bring... 

CCU’s Ruiz picked to play in Latin America Amateur

Coastal Carolina junior golfer Luis Ruiz has been selected to play in the 2018 Latin America Amateur Championship, which will be contested at the Prince of Wales Country Club in Santiago, Chile, Jan. 20-23. The winner will be invited to the 2018 Masters and receive exemptions into the final stages of qualifying for The Open and U.S. Open in 2018. Ruiz is one of eight golfers from his native Mexico... 

Knaffle garners SCCAWS Player of the Year award

St. James High junior Smith Knaffle may need to add an extra shelf to her already loaded trophy case as yet another prestigious award came in Thursday. Knaffle was named the Class 4A Golf Player of the Year by the South Carolina Coaches Association of Women’s Sports. She will be honor you at a Player of the Year Luncheon next month in Columbia, the next stop on her rising career. The University... 

Golf: SJ’s White inks deal; CF’s Spencer closes strong

St. James High golfer Jordan White made her first hole-in-one for the Lady Sharks last season. On Monday, she delivered a two-for-one. Fresh off winning her third straight team state title and third-place individual showing in the Class 4A State Golf Championships, White signed to take her game to the next level at Coker College. Best of all for the Coker golf program, White will be attending the... 
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