September 2, 2015

Elyria
Sunny
76°F
 

It’s mom vs. daughter when Sharon and Jillian Hollis meet today in the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association district final

ELYRIA — Remember the saying about the apple not falling far from the tree? The Hollis women, mother Sharon and daughter Jillian of Rocky River and Westwood Country Club, are prime examples. At 8:30 this morning, they’ll tee off at Elyria Country Club in a head-to-head, 36-hole showdown for the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association district championship. Read More…

Boys golf: Westlake wins season-opening tourney by a stroke

NORTH OLMSTED — Thursday’s North Olmsted Invitational had something area high school golf fans should get accustomed to seeing this season: a battle between Westlake and North Olmsted that went right down to the wire. This time it was the Demons who came out on top, edging the Eagles 305-306 at Springvale Golf Course. Despite Read More…

Bridgestone Invitational: Graeme McDowell glad to be back in the hunt after rough stretch, trails Danny Lee by a shot

AKRON — Graeme McDowell and Jordan Spieth were in good spirits Thursday at the Bridgestone Invitational, which was good news for only one of them. McDowell has been in such a rut that he has fallen out of the top 50 for the first time in five years and hasn’t finished in the top 10 Read More…

Golf: Avon Lake’s Wilson has solid showing at CWGA district tournament

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ELYRIA — Avon Lake’s Maribeth Wilson came into her Cleveland Women’s Golf Association quarterfinal match Wednesday against top-seeded Jillian Hollis with hopes of just putting up a good fight. Wilson wasn’t thinking about knocking off Hollis, who shot a 4-under 68 in Monday’s qualification round. Her goal was to see the 13th green. The Avon Oaks Read More…

Golf: Major winners Spieth, Zach Johnson paired together at Bridgestone

AKRON — Jordan Spieth gets to play with Zach Johnson one tournament too late. When last seen on the golf course, Spieth missed out on a three-man playoff at the British Open that ended his bid for a Grand Slam. He came back out and watched from the steps of the Royal & Ancient clubhouse Read More…

Cleveland Women’s Golf Association District Championship: Late grandfather Paul Minnich an inspiration to Jillian Hollis

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ELYRIA — Jillian Hollis doesn’t need much help getting around a golf course, as she proved Tuesday with a 9 and 8 win over Darcy Nelson in the round of 16 at the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association district championships. This week, however, Hollis might have some guidance from above while playing on the Elyria Country Read More…

Zach Johnson still enjoying British Open win

AKRON — A Claret Jug sippy cup might have captured the joy and enthusiasm surrounding Zach Johnson’s July 20 British Open victory at St. Andrews. Johnson’s two weeks off before the World Golf Championships-Bridgestone Invitational included a party organized in a mere three days at Johnson’s home in St. Simons Island, Ga. With so many Read More…

Take that, mom: Hollises finish 1-2 in Cleveland Women’s Golf Association qualifying, but Jillian steals show with 68

ELYRIA — A trio of local golfers advanced to the Championship Flight’s round of 16 in qualifying for the Cleveland Women’s Golf Association district championships Monday at Elyria County Club. And while Avon Lake’s Maribeth Wilson, who shot a 90, and Olmsted Falls’ Dacy Nelson and ECC member and Amherst resident Luba Kapalko, who had Read More…

Ohio Girls Golf Foundation Shootout: Anna Schatschneider leads Avon to team title with tournament-record 4-under 68

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AVON — Anna Schatschneider showed Monday that she’s ready for the upcoming high school golf season. Schatschneider, a senior at Avon High School, shot a tournament-record 4-under 68 to win the Ohio Girls Golf Foundation High School Shootout at Avon Oaks Country Club. She became the first player in the 13-year history of the event Read More…

With grand slam shot gone, Spieth gears up for next major

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland — Jordan Spieth headed home from a grueling week at the British Open with history on his mind and another major in his future. Next up is the PGA Championship at Whistling Straits. And if the Grand Slam is no longer in play, there’s still plenty out there. “I don’t know how Read More…