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ELLIE BUSHNELL Granite Bay – Golf – Freshman
SportStar of the Week –Ellie Bushnell, Granite Bay Golf, Freshman It would be hard to have a better first season of high school golf than Ellie Bushnell. Her stellar season potentially reached an apex on Nov. 4 when she fired a 5-under par 67 to take the top medalist... Read more
U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship – Preview Day
Poppy Hills Golf Course Hosts Preview Day For 2018 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship LPGA great and former champion Pat Hurst got reacquainted with the U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship trophy during Preview Day festivities held June 19 at Northern California Golf Association (NCGA) headquarters in Pebble Beach. Hurst, winner of... Read more
5 Best Steps to Golf Conditioning
Who wants to hit the golf ball shorter? None of us, right? We are always looking for ways to lower our handicap and hit longer drives! We take swing lessons, buy new clubs, spend absurd amounts of money on gadgets. To be honest, we’ll do anything to play better... Read more
NCAA D-II Women’s Golf Comes to Placer Valley, Feb. 11-13
Lincoln’s Catta Verdera Country Club Readies for Collegiate Golf Championship On February 11-13 the Mikuni Sushi Shootout Women’s Collegiate Golf Championship will take place on the golf course at the Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln. Holy Names University (HNU) from Oakland serves as the host college, bringing this... Read more
How I Work on My Game During the Off Season
Winter time. It’s cold, dark, windy, and raining. Nobody wants to be out on the course working on their game. We definitely don’t want to be on the putting green with half frozen snot hanging from our nose and our hands frozen to the putter. It’s not a good... Read more
July Cover Story: The Ty That Drives
In Less Than 10 Years, Danville’s Ty Akabane Went From Plastic Snoopy Clubs To Cracking The Field Of The U.S. Women’s Open • Story by MIKE WOOD | Photos by SAMUEL STRINGER Ty Akabane had to wait. That happens a lot in the sport of golf. What happened next,... Read more