golf

Golf proving to be Raskin's sport

A crowd of nearly 200 gathered on the 17th hole at Butte Creek Country Club as a four-man playoff whittled down to two: Del Oro High junior Justin Raskin and Zach Smith of Amador V ...

Del Oro pair headed to state tourney

The Del Oro High golf team held its own against the best in Northern California Monday, but came up three strokes short of a state championship berth. The Golden Eagles placed four ...

Ex-Colfax High golfer is Player of the Year

A change of scenery this golf season hasn?t seemed to hamper the exploits of former Colfax High School links standout Derek Zachman. Zachman, a 2009 CHS graduate who was the Pione ...

Hillmen romp to Division III golf title

The Placer High golf team made history in a resounding manner Monday afternoon at Yolo Fliers Golf Club in Woodland. The Hillmen played on a different level than the rest of the fi ...

Foresthill golfers make history

The Foresthill High golf team had history last week. Two Wildfires golfers made it through to the Sac-Joaquin Section Division VI championships ? a first for the school. Sophomore ...

Golf Tips: Improve your game with pitch ?n chips

The chip and run or ?pitch shot? is one of the most important scoring shots in the bag. Since the swing is rather short, think of it as simply swinging the hands from pocket to poc ...

Sac-Joaquin Section moves SFL schools into Division I in several sports

The Sierra Foothill League will compete in Division I in baseball, softball, wrestling, golf and tennis beginning next school year, the Sac-Joaquin Section announced late last week ...

Gregg fires 34 at Auburn Valley

Freshman Daniel Gregg scorched Auburn Valley Country Club with a 2-under-par 34 on Thursday to pace Placer High in a romp over Foothill.Placer shot 189 as a team to finish the Pion ...

Gregg, Potter lead Placer golfers

Daniel Gregg and Matthew Potter both fired 2-over-par 38s at Lincoln Hills Golf Course on Tuesday to pace Placer High past Lincoln in a Pioneer Valley League battle.The Hillmen sho ...

Forest Lake grad taking swing at ‘Big Break’

Christina Stockton can’t imagine burning out on golf – the game she has loved since she could swing a club.The financial weight of trying to make it as a touring pro is ...

Golf tips: Strengthen connectivity to the swing

“Connection” in the golf swing is a valuable concept to understand in order to help create a well- timed athletic golf swing. Prominent PGA teacher Jimmy Ballard has always b ...

Freshman leads Placer over Bear River

The Placer High golf team returned to its winning ways Thursday with a big win over Bear River at Auburn Valley Country Club. Freshman Daniel Gregg was the medalist with a 3-over-p ...

Falcons stun Hillmen at The Ridge

The Colfax High golf team stunned Placer by a narrow margin Tuesday at The Ridge Golf Course, shooting a 206 to Placer’s 208.Senior Zach Wibberly led the way with a 1-over-pa ...

Placer wins big, Del Oro comes up one stroke short

The Del Oro boys golf team scored its highest team score of the season but fell one stroke short of winning the first Sierra Foothill League tourney of the season.Granite Bay edged ...

Golf TIps: Taking your game from the range to the course

When you go to the practice range do you hit the ball like you’re on the pro tour, but when you go to course you can’t hit the broad side of a big red barn? Well, don’t feel ...