In what is considered to be Northeast Tennessee's premier amateur golf tournament, Mountain City's own Josh Cornett was in contention on the final day. Though a two-over round of 74 did him in on Sunday, Cornett finished the tournament a very respectable -5 and as a result finished tied for seventh at the prestigious East Tennessee Amateur Golf Tournament at Elizabethton Golf Course. Cornett finished with a 66 on Saturday to come into Sunday's round just one shot off the lead.
Richard Lowe hits shot from fairway at No. He laid up to avoid the trouble and still nearly made birdie. Photo by Ron Bliss.
The year old golf coach at Bearden high school is the winner of this year's East Tennessee Amateur Golf Tournament. Lane won the tournament for the second year in a row, firing a three-under-par 69 on Sunday at Elizabethan Golf Course, afterwards calling it a thrill, :" It's hard to put into words, this is such a special tournament run by special people, I feel very honored and blessed to have won it again, it's not easy to win there's a lot of great players and I just couldn't be happier. Click Here to access the online Public Inspection File.
The tournament will be played for the 25th time next month, and when the competitors tee it up at Elizabethton Golf Course, the event will have a new name — the William B. Greene Jr. East Tennessee Amateur. A news conference was held Tuesday morning to announce the new name and to release details about the popular tournament, which will be held July
The field for the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament remains strong even though the 24th annual tournament at Elizabethton Golf Course will be missing some of the usual suspects. Willow Creek Country Club in Knoxville is holding its invitational tournament Saturday and Sunday, and some of the players who usually compete at Elizabethton have decided to go to Knoxville. The big draw?
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The tour will consist of 10 area invitationals and an end of the season championship named the Food City Amateur Championship. A senior division will be included in the championship. The Tri-Cities cup matches are returning as well and will pit the top amateurs against the top PGA professionals in a Ryder Cup format.
Additionally, the Vols have their choice of several facilities within easy driving distance of the UT campus. This versatile piece of property also contains an area that is receptive to rather large spring fed lakes, which were worked into the design of several holes. Founded inCherokee Country Club has a long tradition of dedication to enriching the lives of its members and their families.
The event will feature a 1 p. This tournament is designed for participation by both men and women of all skill levels. Twosomes of all men, all women, all seniors or mixed teams are encouraged.
Fred Warren has been associated with college golf for over 40 years, first as a player who began his career at UCLA at just 16 years old, then as an assistant at one of the top programs in the nation, and most recently as the head coach at East Tennessee State University for the past 29 years. The Hall of Famer has seen it all during those four decades in the sport, yet even after all these years, all the matches won and lost, and players who have come and gone, one weekend sticks out about as vividly as any other: the NCAA Championships. They finished fourth nationally that weekend, in what remains the best finish in school history. At that point, Tiger already had two U.