Golf

Gainey Pulls Out Of Heritage With Back Injury

Tommy Gainey’s good run at the RBC Heritage ended early because of a back injury.  Gainey withdrew from South Carolina’s only PGA Tour event in Hilton Head after 11 holes in the 2nd round.  The Bishopville, S.C. native was -4 through 10 holes, two shots off the lead.  He carded an 8 on #11. Gainey addressed the situation on Twitter…

Day Finishes 2nd Round On Top At Heritage

Jason Day, of Australia, watches his shot off the first tee during the first round of the RBC Heritage golf tournament in Hilton Head Island, S.C., Thursday, April 14, 2016. (AP Photo/Stephen B. Morton) HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Top-ranked Jason Day is tied for the lead halfway through the second round of the RBC Heritage after shooting a…

USC Women Ready For SEC Championships

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (USC SID) — No. 23 South Carolina opens postseason play at the SEC Championship this weekend in Birmingham, Ala. For the fourth-straight year, the 54-hole event will take place at the Greystone Golf and Country Club, and live scoring and tee times for the tournament can be found on Golfstat.com.   This weekend marks the 25th appearance at…

NeSmith 1 Of 10 Semifinalists For Ben Hogan Award

FORTH WORTH, TX (USC SID) — University of South Carolina Men’s Golf senior Matt NeSmith was chosen as a semifinalist for the 2016 Ben Hogan Award, it was revealed today. NeSmith is one of 10 players still in the running for the most prestigious award in collegiate golf. NeSmith has posted a banner season in his senior campaign, including medalist honors at the…

Spurrier To Keep Teeing It Up For USC

GREENSBORO, N.C. (USC SID) — Former Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier and former Gamecocks and Packers wide receiver Sterling Sharpe will represent South Carolina in the ninth annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. The duo will compete for a share of a $540,000 total purse, and the team’s winnings will be split between the HBC Foundation and an endowed…

Sponsors Staying With Heritage For 2017

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — The Royal Bank of Canada and the Boeing Co. will return as sponsors in 2017 for the RBC Heritage. Both corporations have sponsored the RBC Heritage Presented By Boeing for the past five years. The agreement was extended for one year as all parties work toward a more long-term deal. The tournament won’t have…

Gamecocks Ready For SEC Championship

COLUMBIA, S.C. (USC SID) — The University of South Carolina Men’s Golf team starts postseason play when they take part in one of the nation’s most challenging conference tournaments, the 2016 SEC Championship. The tournament runs from April 15-17 at Sea Island Golf Club in St. Simons Island, Ga. Live scoring for all three rounds is available at Golfstat.com. The…

Spieth Continues To Lead At Masters

The Associated Press | Jordan Spieth hits on the fourth hole during the second round of the Masters golf tournament Friday, April 8, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum) AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — The final pairing for a weekend at the Masters is what everyone wanted — Jordan Spieth and Rory McIlroy, winners at four of the last six…