The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

The Greenbrier Classic

The Greenbrier Classic
  • 062813 qualifier 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.

    June 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    June 26, 2013

  • 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.

    June 19, 2013

  • 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.

    June 15, 2013

  • 041913 webb simpson 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.

    April 19, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 3, 2013

  • 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

    April 3, 2013

  • McNeely leaves Greenbrier Classic to become AD at Fairmont State

    Fairmont State University wasn’t officially looking for a new athletic director, but it hired one anyway.

    March 22, 2013

  • 122112silvers Greenbrier gives 25-year-old golfer Silvers his Big Break

    Mark Silvers has played in a U.S. Open — qualifying for the 2010 event at Pebble Beach, where he missed the cut after a pair of 82s the first two rounds — he played collegiate golf at the University of South Carolina, and just last month he finished 95th at the PGA TOUR Qualifying School, earning conditional status for the Tour (formerly the Nationwide Tour) for 2013.

    December 20, 2012 1 Photo

  • Classic win POTTER’S MAGIC

    Ted Potter Jr. captures first PGA TOUR victory after three-hole playoff

    July 9, 2012 1 Photo

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