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Martin is the king of holes-in-one

Martin is the king of holes-in-one

Holes-in-one are every duffer’s dream shot.

Capital Region golfers hope to break NYS Men's Amateur Championship drought

Capital Region golfers hope to break NYS Men's Amateur Championship drought

It’s been 30 years since a Capital Region player won the New York State Men’s Amateur Golf Championship, and even some home cooking hasn’t helped reverse that trend in recent years.

Busy time for area golfers

Busy time for area golfers

As the 98th annual PGA Championship at Baltusrol enters its final round today in Springfield, N.J., to close out a hectic month of major championships, Capital Region golfers prepare for their own busy slate of major events.

Eagle Crest hosting 4 Ball Shoot-Out

Eagle Crest hosting 4 Ball Shoot-Out

If you are bored with the same old stroke play or match play golf events, how about something different?

New technology finds home on golf range

Scott Hoffman, owner of Northway Golf Center, knows his business must be constantly changing in order to keep a dwindling customer base happy.

Schenectady's Maurycy to be honored by NENYPGA

Schenectady's Maurycy to be honored by NENYPGA

Schenectady native John Maurycy won the Gazette County Amateur when he was just 16 years old, and that was only the beginning of a long and successful golf career that included stints as a well-known and respected club professional at two prestigious area courses.

Neet's health is getting better, so is his golf game

Neet's health is getting better, so is his golf game

As a club professional at Golf Galaxy of Albany, John Neet’s job is to help golfers enjoy their favorite game more by teaching them a better way to swing, chip, pitch and putt.

Symetra Tour gives glimpse of LPGA's future players

Symetra Tour gives glimpse of LPGA's future players

The next crop of super stars on the LPGA Tour is ready to move on up, and a preview of their talents is just a short drive away.

Jorgensen making smooth transition at Shaker Ridge

Jorgensen making smooth transition at Shaker Ridge

Mark Jorgensen knows he has some big shoes to fill, but he’s walking just fine.

Capital Region is rich with talented golfers

Capital Region is rich with talented golfers

Although we have a shorter season than some, the Capital Region is loaded with talented golfers, both amateur and professional.

Road to U.S. Open qualifying begins Monday

Road to U.S. Open qualifying begins Monday

If you are currently an amateur scratch golfer, the chances of ever competing in the Masters, the British Open or the PGA Championship are like me making a 50-foot putt: Slim and none.

Siena golf team got hot at perfect time

Siena golf team got hot at perfect time

An unlikely comeback extended the season for the Siena College men’s golf team and gave first-year head coach Steve Jensen quite a thrill.

Bigley is still chasing PGA Tour dream

Bigley is still chasing PGA Tour dream

Although the clock keeps ticking, Bryan Bigley refuses to give up on his dream of playing on the PGA Tour.

Oppedisano maintains tradition at Skidmore

For most club professionals, teaching the game is almost as fun as playing it.

Changes coming to Schenectady Municipal Golf Course

Expect some major changes both on and off the course at scenic Schenectady Municipal Golf Course this season.

Changes suit golfers’ game to a tee

Changes suit golfers’ game to a tee

Most golfers would be better off if they were color blind when they step onto the tee area with their high-tech drivers in hand.

Down the Fairway: CRAGA point title up for grabs

Most of the Capital Region’s premier players are staying close to home this weekend, playing in the prestigious New York State Mid-Amateur Championship, which wraps up its three-day run today at Wolferts Roost Country Club.

Down the Fairway: Berliner favorite in NENYPGA Match Play

Upsets are more likely in match play than in stroke play, but don’t bet against Scott Berliner to win this week’s Northeastern New York PGA Match Play Championship Tuesday and Wednesday at Wolferts Roost Country Club.

Edison Club planning fundraiser for Neet

John Neet is one of the most popular club pros in the Northeastern New York PGA. He’s served as either a head pro or an assistant pro at such facilities as Stadium Golf Club, Normanside Country Club, Eagle Crest Golf Club and The Edison Club. Currently, he’s the head pro at Golf Galaxy in Albany.

Kroll, Berliner dominate major championships

Kroll, Berliner dominate major championships

Two Capital Region standouts with impressive resumés captured major championships this week by wide margins.

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