U.S. Women’s Open shines spotlight on Moore County

U.S. Women’s Open shines spotlight on Moore County

PINE NEEDLES — This year’s U.S. Women’s Open was the fourth to be held at Pine Needles Lodge and Golf Resort, the most for a single venue in the event. It’s the fifth overall to be held in the Pinehurst area. The U.S. Golf Association likes Moore County so much it’s bringing its headquarters to Pinehurst and has already announced plans to bring both the women’s and men’s Opens to Pinehurst’s famed No. 2 course on consecutive weeks in 2029 along with four other dates for the men at No. 2 starting in 2024.  As far as Leona Maguire is…
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Mid-Piedmont Conference all-conference

Mid-Piedmont Conference all-conference

Here’s a list of the Mid-Piedmont Conference’s major award winners plus Asheboro’s all-conference selections for fall sports: Boys’ cross country Runner of the Year: Issac Reyna (Ledford) Coach of the Year: Trey Cook (Central Davidson) Asheboro: Seth Hydiak, Brandon Aguilar Girls’ cross country Runner of the Year: Jillan Parks-Wooten (Central Davidson) Coach of the Year: Daniel Parker (North Davidson) Asheboro: Malakia Khan, Sophia Roman Football Lineman of the Year: Arhman Tyson (Asheboro) Offensive Player of the Year: Nate Carr (Ledford) Defensive Player of the Year: Tanner Jordan (North Davidson) Coach of the Year: Brian Flynn (North Davidson) Asheboro: Hakemme Butler,…
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Out-of-state women top Asheboro golf qualifier

Out-of-state women top Asheboro golf qualifier

ASHEBORO – The top three spots from a U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur qualifier at Pinewood Country Club went to out-of-state golfers Sunday. Ann Marie Costello of Longs, S.C., Mariah Hopkins of Danville, Va., and Samantha Perrotta of Bordentown, N.J., all shot 2-over-par 74s to share medalist honors. The other three to advance to the national tournament Sept. 25-30 at Berkeley Hall in Bluffton, S.C., were Courtney Stiles (75) of Pinehurst, Jessica Younts (76) of Greensboro and Katie Kirk (77) of Charlotte. Kirk used a birdie on the first playoff hole to separate from Caroline Ellington of Raleigh and Katie-Rose Higgins of…
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SWR defeats Chatham Central in ladies golf

SWR defeats Chatham Central in ladies golf

SILER CITY — The Southwestern Randolph Ladies Golf team defeated Chatham Central in varsity golf today with a nine-stroke team win. The match, played over nine holes at the Siler City Country Club, was paced by low-scorer and SWR top seed Lexi Auman who shot a 54. SWR's 2-seed Lindsey Auman shot 56, 3-seed Caiden McDuffie shot 65, and 4-seed Taylor Edwards shot 65. SWR Athletics also announced three changes to the ladies gold schedule on Tuesday: Thursday, August 26 will now be at Asheboro Muncipal vs. Asheboro and Union Pines Wednesday, September 8 will now be at Tot Hill vs.…
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Junior golf tourney coming this weekend

Junior golf tourney coming this weekend

ASHEBORO — Asheboro Municipal Golf Course will hold the Junior Amateur tournament Saturday and Sunday for golfers ages 7-18. Entrants will be split into three age divisions based on number of entrants. Entry fee is $25. Advance registration is required through the Asheboro Cultural & Recreation Services office or online through the department’s website.
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