The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

The Greenbrier Classic

The Greenbrier Classic
  • 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

  • Fans get behind Daly

    Besides the leaders, the largest contingent of spectators gathered Sunday at The Greenbrier Classic were tracking fan favorite John Daly.

    July 9, 2012

  • kelly Classic runner-up Kelly receives a nice consolation prize

    It happens all the time on The Price is Right or Wheel of Fortune.

    July 9, 2012 1 Photo

  • Final Scoreboard

    The Greenbrier Classic Scores

    July 9, 2012

  • simpson Simpson ends the day on top

    Who said all of golf’s big guns are out at The Greenbrier Classic?
    U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson spent most of the day Saturday chasing others at the top of the Greenbrier Classic leaderboard. But he ended the third round of the third-year PGA TOUR event just where he started it — on top.

    July 8, 2012 2 Photos