Golf

Aces Abound At Masters Par Three Contest

Bubba Watson, left, watches as Webb Simpson celebrates a hole-in-one on the ninth hole during the par three competition at the Masters golf tournament Wednesday, April 6, 2016, in Augusta, Ga. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong) AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) — Jason Day didn’t have time to ponder his putt as he clambered up a hill to the first green at Augusta…

Huskey Earns SEC Weekly Honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (USC SID) — University of South Carolina Men’s Golf sophomore Keenan Huskey was named Southeastern Conference Golfer of the Week, the league announced on Wednesday. The weekly award is the first of Huskey’s Gamecock career. Huskey won the award after dominating the individual portion of the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate. The Greenville, S.C., native shot a three-day score of…

Gamecocks Win Hootie At Bulls Bay Again

AWENDAW, S.C. (USC SID) — The University of South Carolina Men’s Golf team was victorious again on Tuesday as they defended their tournament title at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate. The Gamecocks won by 15 strokes with a score of 841 (-23), and sophomore Keenan Huskey was the medalist with a three-round total of 205 (-11). Huskey took the top individual spot…

Masters First And Second Round Tee Times

Here are the tee times for Rounds 1 and 2 of the Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club: Round 1 All times ET 8:20 a.m.: Jim Herman, Steven Bowditch 8:31 a.m.: Trevor Immelman, Robert Streb, Derek Bard (a) 8:42 a.m.: Larry Mize, Victor Dubuisson, Kevin Streelman 8:53 a.m.: Sandy Lyle, Bernd Wiesberger, Vaughn Taylor 9:04 a.m.: Webb Simpson, Chris…

Golfers Share Fairways with Alligators in Myrtle Beach Area

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) —  Hitting a ball into the water is the last of the worries for golfers in the Myrtle Beach area now that alligators have come out of hiding and turned themselves into living hazards. The Sun News of Myrtle Beach reports the alligators are showing up earlier than usual because of warm weather. At The Witch…

NeSmith Earns 2nd Straight SEC Weekly Honor

By USC SID

BIRMINGHAM, AL (USC SID) — University of South Carolina Men’s Golf senior Matt NeSmith was honored as Southeastern Conference Men’s Golfer of the Week, the league announcedon Wednesday. The SEC award is the second in a row for the senior from North Augusta, S.C., and his third career player of the week laurel. NeSmith garnered his second straight SEC Golfer of the…

USC Set To Host Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

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HILTON HEAD, S.C. (USC SID) — The South Carolina women’s golf program is set to host the fifth annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate from March 4-6 in Hilton Head Island, S.C. The 54-hole event, which will once again take place at the Pete Dye Course at Long Cove Club, pairs country music star and South Carolina alumnus Darius Rucker with many…

Four Gamecocks Open Jones Cup Invitational

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SEA ISLAND, Ga. (USC SID) — Four members of the University of South Carolina golf team are competing at the prestigious Jones Cup Invitational, held at the Ocean Forest Golf Club. Keenan Huskey, Matt NeSmith, Will Starke and Scott Stevens are spending the weekend playing alongside top amateurs from around the globe, with Starke leading the Carolina quartet after one round. Starke is tied for fifth…