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Golf: Local pros plan benefit for Shpur

For nearly a quarter of a century as a club professional, Mike Shpur helped golfers improve their game. Now, the golf community is trying to pay him back.

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

Game back on track.


Mattson blasts way to Match Play title

Anders Mattson knows all about horses for courses. After all, the 34-year-old teaching pro at Saratoga National Golf Course works just minutes from Saratoga Race Course.

Mueller wins first Gazette Senior title


Mueller wins first Gazette Senior title

Jim Mueller couldn’t afford to coast in the final round of the Gazette Senior County Amateur. So he went full throttle, instead.


Gazette Senior Amateur: Long putts put Mueller up by three

Long putts were the most mem­orable, but Jim Mueller made plenty of short ones, too.


Golf: Mueller's confidence boosted by second in Stroke Play

Some heavy hitters hope to be in top form for the opening round of the Gazette Senior County Amateur Thursday at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course. The two-day tournament is actually two tournaments in one, with net competition concluding on the first day in the 50-59, 60-69 and 70-plus age groups. Only the players with the low 20 and ties gross advance to Friday’s second round.


CRAGA Stroke Play: Russo, Teal tied with 74s

Home-course advantage played a major role for the co-leaders during the first round of the Capital Region Amateur Golf Association’s Stroke Play Championship Friday at Schuyler Meadows.


Three share lead in NENYPGA Pro Championship

Discretion was the better part of valor for the three co-leaders of the Northeastern New York PGA Professional Championship.


Parks fires a 62, charges to Symetra Tour win

Considering the more than two-hour storm delay, Jadena Parks didn’t really need the water bottle victory bath.


Symetra Tour: Hill pain-free, happy to be in contention

The Symetra Tour is billed as the official “Road to the LPGA Tour.” That may indeed be the case, but often, that road is filled with multiple lanes — and pot holes — in both directions.


Symetra Tour: Stoelting has confidence in her game

Jackie Stoelting, the former Jackie Barenborg, has made the most of her “big break” and will be one of the key players to watch at this weekend’s Symetra Tour SEFCU Championship.


Schiek sparks upset win in CD Women's Open

What a time for Penny Schiek to break out of her prolonged slump.

Saratoga National Golf Club offers a special experience


Saratoga National Golf Club offers a special experience

For a first-class golfing experience no matter what your handicap, Saratoga National Golf Club should be first on your list when you’re taking an off day at the track.

Diaz handles pressure of being in contention

Scotia native Laura Diaz almost chose to walk away from golf to spend more time at home with her family. Now, she’s making the decision to juggle both jobs seem like a shrewd move.

Scotia native Diaz leads LPGA Marathon Classic

Scotia native Laura Diaz got off to a surprising start at the Marathon Classic. Diaz shot a nine-under 62 for a four-stroke lead in Thursday’s opening round.


Golf: Hearley chalks up first win

Normanside Country Club assistant pro Justin Hearley had to work overtime to earn his first local pro victory.

ENYGA morphed into tour for seniors

Older golfers still seek lower scores and bragging rights. Just ask the members of the Eastern New York Golf Association.


Golf: Boghosian-Singh pull off a big upset

Jay Singh and Adam Boghosian weren’t the biggest names in a strong field by any means, but they made some of the best shots when they had to.


Horton wins Troy Invy crown

Matt Horton’s steady short game edged Dan Russo’s consistent long game to win the 71st Troy Invitational Sunday at the Country Club of Troy.


Wet weather cuts County Am to 36 holes

Surprise, surprise. County golfers found no luck on Friday the 13th.

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