Great golf field at Athletic Club … Rotary Club tennis returns

9:22 am Mar. 27, 2015

Top fields at Atlanta Athletic Club

Defending champion Brookstone leads an elite field of 18 of the top boys teams in the state at the High School Invitational hosted by the Atlanta Athletic Club on Monday. It’s a rare opportunity for high school teams to compete on the club’s Highland Course, which has hosted three PGA Championships, a U.S. Open and the U.S. Amateur.

Brookstone, Marist and Westminster all won state championships

Golf: Dalton wins Lady Cat Invitational … Tournament wrapup

8:25 am Mar. 24, 2015

Dalton wins Lady Cat Invitational

Etowah’s Melanie Talbott shot a 70 to take medalist honors at the Lady Cat Invitational in Dalton, but the host Catamounts came away with the team title.

Dalton shot a 230 to beat runner-up Etowah by 20 shots in the team competition. Dalton was led by Carson Roberts with a 73 and Mable McKone with a 77. Baylee Mitchell added an 80 for the Catamounts.

Etowah’s other scorers

Golf/tennis: Busy weekend for tournaments … Harrison wins N. Ga. Invitational

9:09 am Mar. 20, 2015

The first annual Greenway Trojan Invitational enters the calendar with plenty of promise.

The tournament is sponsored by Greenway Health (a sponsor of PGA champion Jason Dufner) and will be the only invitation-only, Junior Golf Scoreboard-ranked event in the state.

Players will compete in a 36-hole format, with the first 18 being played on Monday and the next round being played on March 30. All competition will be played at Sunset Hills

Golf: Big tournament weekend for top teams … Gainesville wins Apple Mountain

6:00 am Mar. 13, 2015

Centennial Open uses innovative approach

The second annual Centennial Open, which will be played Monday at the Country Club of Roswell, features an interesting twist on high school tournament golf.

The top eight boys from each team compete. Four play the front nine, the other four play the back nine. At the end of the match, all scores are combined to tally the team score. This puts the pressure on all players

State golf roundup: UPDATED WITH ALL CLASSES

12:04 am May. 20, 2014

Led by medalist Jack Larkin’s 3-under, the Marist boys won their third straight state golf championship in style on Monday.

Larkin, a senior who has committed to Georgia, made birdies on the final two holes and finished two strokes ahead of Jake Harpe of Spalding and Steven Fisk of Dutchtown. Larkin is the son of former UGA golfer Jack Larkin.

The War Eagles were 2-over as a team at Augusta’s Westlake Country

Golf/tennis: Yang repeats as medalist, but Mill Creek wins 7-AAAAAA girls title

7:17 am Apr. 22, 2014

Christina Yang of North Gwinnett was medalist for the second straight year, but the Region 7-AAAAAA championship went to Mill Creek.

Yang, a sophomore, shot a 73 at Northwood Country Club and beat Bailey Tardy of Norcross by one shot.

Mill Creek was led by Annika Blanton, a freshman who shot a personal-best 80, and Grace Choi with an 82. Peachtree Ridge and Norcross tied for second. Peachtree Ridge was led by

Bremen girls win second straight region title

10:24 am Apr. 18, 2014

Bremen won its second straight Region 5-AA championship by beating Heard County in the final. Bremen has won 15 straight matches since losing to Class AAAAAA Wheeler 3-2 during the Marietta Spring Classic. Bremen is