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W.Va. junior golfers to play in Greenbrier events
WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS (AP) — They won't compete in the actual tournament, but two junior golfers from West Virginia will play alongside some of the top golfers in the world in two events leading up to The Greenbrier Classic.
Several Haskins Award winners to play Greenbrier Classic
University of California golfer Michael Kim will be a part of this week’s Greenbrier Classic field, thanks to an exemption given for winning the 2013 Haskins Award, but the 19-year-old certainly won’t be the only player in the field who has captured golf’s equivalent to the Heisman Trophy.
2011 FedEx Cup winner commits
The field for next week’s Greenbrier Classic continues to change — and improve.
Greenbrier chairman and CEO Jim Justice confirmed late Wednesday night that 2011 FedEx Cup champion Bill Haas has committed to play in the PGA TOUR event, which will take place July 4-7 at The Old White TPC Course in White Sulphur Springs.
Competitors battle for chance to play
In its short history, The Greenbrier Classic has become one of the premier events on the PGA TOUR.
On Thursday, more than 100 professionals and amateurs hit the links at the Cobb Course at The Resort at Glade Springs, just in hopes of playing in the qualifying round of the event on Monday.
Oosthuizen coming to Greenbrier Classic
Add another name to the list of Major Championship winners who will be on The Old White TPC Course next week for The Greenbrier Classic.
Tiger sitting out Greenbrier Classic
An announcement on Tiger Woods’ website Wednesday has all but ruled out a second-consecutive appearance at The Greenbrier Classic from the world’s No. 1 golfer.
Greenbrier Classic adds players
With just 15 days before the start of another Greenbrier Classic, golf fans around the state are itching for some news about which players will be hitting the fairways of The Old White TPC for the fourth-year PGA TOUR event in White Sulphur Springs.
Tournament director Monte Ortel is just as anxious. One of his main job duties is player recruitment, and he can’t wait to show off the list he has assembled.
Greenbrier partners with PGA golfer Webb Simpson
West Virginians now have another PGA TOUR golfer to support.
Webb Simpson, the 2012 U.S. Open champion, has been added to The Greenbrier’s team of professional golfers who represent the resort. Simpson, a Raleigh, N.C., native, will join The Greenbrier Golf Pro Emeritus Tom Watson and Kenny Perry and will display The Greenbrier logo on his golf bag in all professional golf tournaments, pro-am golf events and public golf exhibitions.
Recruiting a focus for new Greenbrier Classic director
Monte Ortel always saw himself as a college basketball coach. A Division II basketball player at Columbia Union College (now Washington Adventist University) in Takoma Park, Md., Ortel was majoring in physical education and taking all the necessary steps along that career path.
Monte Ortel named new director of The Greenbrier Classic
Monte Ortel is about to be a very busy man.
The Washington Adventist University graduate was promoted Tuesday as the director of The Greenbrier Classic. Formerly the assistant director of the PGA TOUR event at The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, Ortel is now the man in charge, replacing Tim McNeely, who had been the tournament’s director since its inception, before resigning last month to become the athletic director at Fairmont State University
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