The finals of the competition will be televised live in prime time on the Golf Channel.
Kevin Lacey of Cincinnati won the Tournament Players Championship on Sunday with a final eight-round 213 total, a scoring average of 26.6 per round at the Kingsport Putt-Putt course.
Sullivan South graduates Cayman Ratliff and Brandon Worley won the title over Knoxville’s Mitchell and Chip Thomas when Ratliff sank a seven-foot birdie putt on the 20th hole of the day.
Cayman Ratliff and Brandon Worley turned in two impressive victories on Friday at Toqua Golf Course to reach the finals of the 48th Tennessee Four-Ball Championship.
Chris Taylor of Kingsport was the top amateur for the state tourney, winning comfortably by three strokes.
The local golf tournament scene heats back up this weekend when the Link Hills Invitational is held in Greeneville.
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Golf’s biggest hitters will tee it up in Kingsport this summer when the World Long Drive Tour pays a visit.
The 13th annual Tillinghast Invitational golf tournament was Chad Barnett’s first as Johnson City Country Club’s course superintendent. It was certainly one he’ll never forget.
Elizabethton Golf Course might be under new management, but the Carter County Bank East Tennessee Amateur golf tournament will be run as usual in its 24th year.
Ken Miller shot back-to-back 66s for a 12-under 132 total that broke the Tillinghast Invitational scoring record by three shots.
Two courses are now being run by management companies. One longtime pro is retiring. Another returned to his former club and a touring pro is representing his home course.