After a brief absence from BuffaloGolfer.com, I am glad to say I am back. And just in time for the most crucial part of the golf season and, more importantly, the most exciting time in college golf. Today, the NCAA Championships will start at Rivera Country Club in Pacific Palisades, Calif., with more than the …
Monthly Archive: May 2012
What: 2012 NYSPHSAA Boy’s Golf STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Where: Robert Trent Jones Golf Course at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. When: June 2-4, 2012. 36 Hole Medal Play Event which will take place on Sunday, June 1st and Monday June 2nd. Who: The Top (9) Players in all of Section VI (62 School Districts / Golf Teams) …
Before anyone worries, the Traveling Duff is alive and well in western New York. Unfortunately for us, he’s neither alive nor well on BuffaloGolfer.Com. The Duff made one of those decisions a few years back to sacrifice a hobby/pastime/vice for the call of duty and family. While it wasn’t a life-threatening move, it eliminated his …
An announcement looms, concerning the captains for the 2013 Presidents’ Cup. The rumor is that Nick Price will debut for the International side, while Fred Couples is suspected of returning for a third tour of duty. As always, a decision opens a can of controversial worms and this one is no different. Why should Fred …
Thank goodness for the politicians. They seem to enjoy the vagaries of voting. We at BG.C are mystified by voter turn-out over the past month. Wait, let’s get to the congratulations first!
The low round of the day at Chili Country Club in Scottsville, NY was turned in by Christine Schmitt in the Girls 18-hole division, a one-over par 73. Congratulations to all who competed.
Friday, May 25, 2012 Special Thanks to Eddie Suchora, PGA for his purse contribution, to everyone at The Park Country Club for their hospitality and to Jeff Beaver & Titleist, our 2012 Sponsor.
As Memorial Day weekend nears, we want to alert you to specials that our sponsors are sending your way. Take a look below and enjoy the savings at the area’s finest golf courses.
(Chicago, Illinois) – Hundred Hole Hike (HHH) – the global giving platform supporting charitable fundraising by “golf marathoners” who will play and walk at least 100 holes in one day – announces the launch of three limited-edition HHH shoes created by leading minimalist golf footwear manufacturer TRUE linkswear.
The Pee Wee Tour is designed for kids to have FUN and learn the game of golf in order to prepare them for the Western New York Junior Tour. Membership includes access into both 3 and 5 hole events and all kids must have an adult CADDIE for them. All Caddies and Kids must attend …
The Holy Grail for most golfers (at least most male golfers) is to be able to crush, bomb, hammer or destroy their drive. If anyone doubts this, just watch the ads on televised golf. Mixed in with the ads for golf buddy getaways or spiffy looking shirts are a preponderance of ads promising one the …
Ryan Kauffman of Iroquois eked out a 1-stroke victory over Depew’s Andrew Romano in the Section VI State qualifier at Diamond Hawk. Both players had rounds of 80 in the morning 18, but Kauffman played the third nine in even-par 36 to Romano’s 37. Rounding out the nine-man team that will represent western New York …
Elkdale CC – Salamanca, NY – Monday, May 21, 2012 - The 2011 Professional Player of the Year, Dwayne Randall, gets his first win in 2012 by posting a 3-under par 67 at Elkdale CC. Randall along with his professional partner Brian Tolnar also take first place in the best 2 of 5 event with the …
It’s curious how wavelengths work. Not the ones you learn about in physics, but the arbitrary ones that find their way into phrases like “you and I are on the same wavelength.” A viewer named Tom E. and I share one.
When a course claims two-thirds of the vote in a 90-ballot election, we’re impressed. When a course organizes over 600 supporters and garners two-thirds of the chads in a 1000-vote contest, we’re (pick an adjective, please) aghast, dumbfounded, flabbergasted, bewildered, staggered…you get the message.