Golf: Accurate driving key to Mellet's win in Donald Ross Classic

Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Frank Mellet refuses to give in to age, and as long as his driver cooperates, he won’t have to.

Gazette Cup: Pros like some competition, but want trophy back

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Mohawk Golf Club head pro Jeremy Kerr looks forward to the annual Gazette Cup, even though he believes his fellow professionals have almost all the pressure on them.

Golf: Canavan chalks up first major win

Monday, May 13, 2013
Although he hasn’t shown off his talents on the local scene much lately, Matt Canavan definitely has game.

Stadium Classic: Welch-Pallas go on birdie spree, post two-shot win

Monday, May 6, 2013
Red numbers in bunches are imperative if you hope to have any chance at all of winning the annual Stadium Classic, which has become the traditional kickoff for the area’s amateur golf season.

Day leads at Masters, 14-year-old makes cut

Friday, April 12, 2013
The 14-year-old from China isn’t going anywhere in a hurry. And this Masters is still a long way from taking shape.

The 5 best players without a Masters green jacket

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
One of the most popular labels in golf is the best player to have never won a major, which can be looked at two ways. The bad news is that it means a player has never won a major. The good news is that he’s at least thought highly enough to be considered.

Schenectady Muny opens today; mayor to hit first ball

Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Mayor Gary McCarthy will drive the first ball this morning to officially open the 2013 season at Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.
Storm pushes back start of season for eager golfers

Storm pushes back start of season for eager golfers

Friday, March 29, 2013
When Mother Nature dropped 9 inches of snow on the Capital Region last week, she caused eager golfers everywhere to bemoan her wrath.

Gloversville golf course will be open to public

Friday, March 15, 2013
When the grass turns green at Pine Brook Golf Club in Gloversville this spring, the lush nine-hole course will be open to the public for the first time in 76 years.

Golf: Diaz joins Pepper on Solheim team

Thursday, March 14, 2013
Scotia native Laura Diaz was appointed vice captain of the U.S. Solheim Cup team Wednesday, pairing her with Saratoga Springs native Dottie Pepper six years after their friendship seemingly ended over Pepper’s blunt televised comment during the matches.
Golf pro at Schenectady Muny to see pay cut

Golf pro at Schenectady Muny to see pay cut

Friday, March 8, 2013
Schenectady’s new golf pro will be paid far less than his predecessor, who was fired after a disagreement over compensation.

Schenectady Muny gets new golf pro

Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The current assistant pro at Mohawk Golf Club is taking over the Schenectady Municipal Golf Course.

Schenectady golf pro exits angry, and poorer

Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013
Days after being fired, the former golf pro at the Schenectady Municipal Golf Course sent a scathing letter of resignation to the city, blaming the mayor for cutting his pay and causing him extreme stress.
Golf pro job open at Schenectady Municipal

Golf pro job open at Schenectady Municipal

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013
Brian Damon, longtime Schenectady Municipal golf pro who had argued vehemently with the City Council over his pay, is no longer working for the city.

U.S. Ryder Cup captain named

Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012
The Americans are bringing back Tom Watson as their Ryder Cup captain with hopes of ending two decades of losing in Europe.

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