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It’s the final golf column of the season, so let’s hit a driver and get started.
A rising star looks to be emerging in St. Louis in Kyle Weldon, while Catherine Dolan has regained her Missouri women's state championship. Let's take the driver out of the bag and rip through the news.
It's been another busy month with several local golfers achieving success in various tournaments. Let's get right to it.
The Metropolitan Match Play Championship trophy has many familiar names etched on it, including such amateur standouts as Don Bliss, Jim Holtgrieve, Skip Berkmeyer and Justin Bryant.
Having lived and worked in St. Albans for 22-years, Melinda McCarthy has seen the area grow from a rural retreat to a much more active community. “My kids are grown now, and my oldest son lives in Chicago and hasn’t been back here for years,” she says. “He came home not long ago and said, I can’t believe all the stuff they have now, why didn’t they have all of this when we were growing up? If you’ve been here before and you think you’ve seen St. Albans, you haven’t: You need to come back. Everything has changed—but the beauty remains constant.”
It's getting closer…soon, St. Louis will be hosting the top senior professional golfers in the world.
A 5-bedroom, 4-bath home in Franklin County is listed for $735,000.
Executives from some of the city’s largest corporations will hit the greens for a good cause during the St. Louis Arc Golf Tournament May 20 at The Country Club of St. Albans.
St. Louis native Scott Langley enjoyed a solid debut on the PGA Tour. Langley, a Parkway South and University of Illinois graduate, earned a spot on the tour this year.
Tee time approaching? You had better hope you’re heading to one of these spectacular Missouri golf courses. Never sub-par, these local courses offer some of the best views and amenities to golfers—and have the rankings and professional events to prove it.
You voted, we listened! Ladue News readers know what they like; and with this year's Platinum List, you've made your voices heard. This list compiles the best of St. Louis.
2013 Charitable Events & Fundraisers
Merrily, merrily, Ellen Port just keeps rolling along. At 51, she continues to defy Father Time. Port won a record eighth Missouri Women’s Amateur Championship in a two-hole playoff with defending champion Catherine Dolan at Shadow Glen Golf Club in Olathe, Kan.
Friday 3 through Saturday 4
The summer golf season is filled with tournaments, championships and qualifiers. Here are the latest achievements and news coming out of our local golf scene.
All About the Kids: 2012 Kingdom House golf and dinner auction Kingdom House July 9, 2012 Photos by Bryan Schraier The Country Club of St. Albans played host to the 2012 Kingdom House Golf and dinner Auction. It was a beautiful day for golf as many golfers gathered to enjoy 18 holes at St. Albans. After their time on the links, the golfers enjoyed both live and silent auction items along with their dinner at the St. Albans Clubhouse. Northwestern Mutual was the event sponsor, helping the 110 year strong mission of Kingdom House to help people achieve better lives.