If anyone can outwit Father Time, it just might be Ellen Port, who recently won her ninth Missouri Women’s Golf Association Amateur Championship at The Golf Club of Creekmoor in Raymore.
What a busy month of golf! Let's tee it up and start by giving a tip of the cap to two of the top amateur golfers in the history of St. Louis: Jim Holtgrieve and Don Bliss.
Take a bow, Team USA and captain Ellen Port—you have earned it!
One of the big highlights of the 2014 golf season in St. Louis will be the Curtis Cup. The biennial international women's amateur golf competition features eight-player teams from the United States, Great Britain and Ireland in competition. The Cup will be played June 6 to 8 at the St. Louis Country Club, which will play to a par 70 over 6,200 yards. The USA leads the series 27-7-3.
It's time to tee it up and begin our monthly golf meetings again. After such a harsh winter, it's time for us to get back on the fairways. Let's get to it.
There’s no question LN readers are in-the-know, so who better to ask about the things that make St. Louis stand out and stand proud? Here, we present the very best, as selected by our readers, in the 2014 Ladue News Platinum List!
It’s the final golf column of the season, so let’s hit a driver and get started.
Congratulations are in order to two of St. Louis’ finest ambassadors for the great game of golf: Thomas O’Toole, Jr. and the incomparable Ellen Port.
The Walker Cup is the oldest of golf's biennial competitions, and St. Louis native Jim Holtgrieve captained the U.S. team to victory. Nathan Smith, a 35-year-old investment adviser, scored the clinching point in a 17-9 victory against Britain and Ireland in the sport’s top amateur team competition.
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.
An eagle is magnificent but an albatross is unimaginable. Heck, for me a birdie is an accomplishment.
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.
It's getting closer…soon, St. Louis will be hosting the top senior professional golfers in the world.
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.
Nothing says How nice to see you! or Thanks for a great weekend at the country house! better than a thoughtfully selected gift. We’ve come up with a selection of home décor items sure to please the most discerning recipient.
It's hard to believe, but the golf season has run its course for another year. Doesn't the time go by much too fast? Still, there has been plenty of news.
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.
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.
Hats off to the Whitfield Warriors and senior Mitch Rutledge for capturing the Class 2 boys golf tournament at Twin Oaks Country Club in Springfield. Whitfield shot a two-day total of 622 to win by 26 strokes on the par-71 track. It was Whitfield’s third consecutive state championship.
Justin Bryant did it again. The defending Metropolitan Match Play champion beat Skip Berkmeyer for the second consecutive year. At the recent event held at Old Warson Country Club, Bryant stopped Berkmeyer, 5 & 3. With the two all square, Bryant won No. 8 and 9 with pars to lead 2-up going into the last nine holes. A par on No. 10 gave Bryant a 3-up advantage. A birdie from the right rough on No. 11 gave the Wake Forest senior and De Smet grad a 4-up lead. It ended on No. 15 when Berkmeyer conceded Bryant’s birdie bid.
The high school golf season is underway and Whitfield has its sights set on winning the Class 2 state championship for the third consecutive year.
It’s time to tee it up for the 2012 golf season. There has been plenty of golf news in the since we last visited, so let’s get to it.