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CCU shoots under par as team for top-five showing

For the ninth time in nine opportunities this season, the Coastal Carolina men’s golf team shot under par as a team, carding a 1-under 287 Sunday, and moved up one spot to finish in a tie for fifth with a 54-hole total of 853 at the Bank of Tennessee Intercollegiate, played at the par 72, 7,147-yard Blackthorn Club at The Ridges. Coastal Carolina has finished among the top five in all three events... 

Chants, Ruiz enjoy record lows at Tar Heel tourney

The Coastal Carolina men’s golf team shot under par in each of its three rounds (17 under par overall); carded a score of 847, which ties for the fourth-best, 54-hole score in school history; and finished fifth in the 12-team Tar Heel Intercollegiate, played at the par 72, 7,242-yard UNC Finley Golf Course. The Chanticleers were led by Luis Ruiz. The junior tried for third and posted a career-best... 

CCU golf fourth, Obecny second at VCU Shootout

The Coastal Carolina men’s golf team shot a 3-under par 285 Tuesday and finished fourth in the team’s opening event of 2017-18, the 12-team Janney VCU Shootout. The Chanticleers were led by Thadd Obecny II, who was runner-up and posted a career-best, 9-under par 207 (67-70-70) at the par 72, 6,927-yard Tuckahoe Creek Course at the Country Club of Virginia. West Virginia won the team title with... 

Virginians strike it rich at World Am Championship

Curtis Henley of Poquoson, Va., shot a gross 82, good for a net 66, to win the World Championship Playoff at the 34th annual Myrtle Beach World Amateur Handicap Championship Friday at Barefoot Resort’s Dye Club. Henley edged James Dupont of Meadville, Pa., and Charlotte’s Jim Acord, who shot net 67s to finish tied for second place. Fellow Virginian’s Ted Hartung and Thomas “Duke”... 

Johnson catches fire late, defeats Spieth in playoff

Former Coastal Carolina University All-American and Myrtle Beach resident Dustin Johnson pulled off a stunning comeback victory Sunday to defeat Jordan Spieth on the first playoff hole to win The Northern Trust at Old Westbury (NY). Johnson began the day three strokes behind third-round leader Spieth, and Johnson trailed by as many as five strokes on the front nine before catching fire on the back... 

Lady Sharks dig deep, fall short at Aynor Invitational

The St. James High girls golf team was forced to dig deep in its lineup to compete in the Aynor Lady Blue Jacket Invitational over the weekend and had to settle for fourth place tin the prestigious season kickoff event. Playing without two-time defending state medalist and University of South Carolina commitment Smith Knaffle, who was competing in a junior tournament in Monroe (NC), the Lady Sharks... 

Athlete of Week: Knaffle has hot summer on links

Remember those pesky first day of school assignments “What I did on my summer break” essays? St. James High junior golfer and Mammy’s Kitchen Athlete of the Week Smith Knaffle could write a novel about her experiences over the past two months. “It really flew by,” Knaffle said via phone from Iowa, the latest stop on a summer golf tour that has taken her all over the... 

White catches fire in final round, wins All-Star event

Golfers dream about having the kind of round Jordan White has Sunday. The St. James High senior made it happen en route to winning the South Carolina Junior Golf Association Tommy Hubert All-Star Championship at Seabrook Plantation. Following a respectable opening round of 80 on the challenging layout that left her tied for third, White fired a final round 69 to run away with the title. She made... 

Knaffle’s strong run comes to end just shy of Sweet 16

Smith Knaffle of Murrells Inlet saw her surprising run to the US Girls Junior Championship’s match play tournament come to an end in the round of 32 on Thursday at Boone Valley Golf Club in Augusta (MO). Knaffle, who advanced to match play after placing in the top 64 in Monday’s and Tuesday’s round, suffered a tough loss to Annick Haczkiewicz of Las Vegas by a score of 3 and 2. The... 

Knaffle claims match play opener to reach field of 32

Smith Knaffle of Murrells Inlet continued her impressive play in Wednesday’s opening round of match play at the USGA Girls Junior Championship in Augusta (MO). After her two-day total score of 4-over-par 146 qualified her for the final tournament field of 64, Knaffle fired her best round yet at the Boone Valley Golf Club. The 25th-seeded Knaffle, a rising junior at St. James High, defeated... 
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