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Golf: Cancer survivor Watroba gives back

Golf: Cancer survivor Watroba gives back

Joe Watroba knows all about accepting help and giving back.

Guilderland's Venezio to play in PGA Championship

Guilderland native Dan Venezio can’t wait to rub elbows with the likes of PGA Tour stars Rory McIlroy, Phil Mickelson and Tiger Woods.

Golf: Opportunities abound for kids

“School’s Out for Summer.”

Golf: Muro plays for Goody Fund

Bob Muro used his sand wedge five times.

Down the Fairway: Fitzgerald ready to check last state off his list

Mark Fitzgerald is nearing a golfing dream that few others will ever have a chance to fulfill.

Stadium becoming more family-friendly

Stadium becoming more family-friendly

The Hennels are celebrating their 50th anniversary as owners of Stadium Golf Club this year, and they’re giving out a few gifts, including lowering the rates.

Wolferts Roost has many changes in 100 years

Wolferts Roost has many changes in 100 years

Wolferts Roost Country Club celebrating 100 years

Gazette County Amateur has new entry format

Gazette County Amateur has new entry format

Schenectady Municipal accepting entries for Gazette County Amateur

Bigley's quest for U.S. Open berth begins today

The bumpy and treacherous road to the 115th U.S. Open Championship begins today with local qualifying at the Country Club of Troy.

Gazette Cup gives amateurs rare opportunity to play pros

Ever dream about teeing it up against a pro golfer?

Men's, women's golf tourneys set

Golf tourneys scheduled for local men, women

Lost and found: Russo’s game, confidence have returned

Game back on track.

Shift saved Haggerty tournament

Second-year Schenectady Municipal Golf Course head pro Matt Daley learned much about the game from the late Bob Haggerty Jr., who spent 37 years in the same position. That’s one of the reasons Daley shifted the Haggerty Two-Man Classic from June, when extremely wet conditions affected entries, to this weekend in order to save the tournament.

Jolly Swingers still going strong

Schenectady Municipal Golf Course is home to many fun, loyal and “experienced” golf leagues.
Its playability, challenge and overall enjoyment from several different tees are several of the reasons it’s one of my favorite courses in the entire Capital Region — and I’ve played on my share.

Berliner continues to dominate area club pro majors

A familiar name is on top of the Northeastern New York PGA Player of the Year standings, and the way he is performing lately, he should once again be a huge favorite for the section’s biggest tournament of the year. Scott Berliner (2,366.50 points), assistant pro at McGregor Links Country Club, has a gigantic lead over runner-up Peter Gerard (1,383) of Mill Road Acres and Colonie Golf & Country Club assistant Kevin Cain (1,365.42) in the point standings.

Andersen aces 347-yard par-4 at Hillcrest

What a week for unbelievable golf shots at a pair of courses right down the road from each other.

Pratico can make history with fourth straight senior title

This is the 63rd year that The Daily Gazette has sponsored at least one men’s amateur golf tournament, and in all that time, no player has won four straight, in either the open or senior edition.

Popular Stroke Play tournament expands field

Interest in the annual Capital Stroke Play golf tournament is so high this year that event organizers have decided to expand the field beyond the top 40 on the Capital Region Amateur Golf Association point list.

Tournament will honor VanAlstine

One of the friendliest yet most competitive female golfers in the Capital Region will be honored with a golf tournament in her name next month.

Martin paid her Symetra dues

Dreams do come true on the Symetra Tour, the former Futures Tour that is billed as the official “Road to the LPGA.” But sometimes it takes a lot longer than one would think. A case in point is the unbelievable story of Mo Martin, a former Symetra Tour regular who won last week’s Ricoh British Women’s Open at the age of 31.

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