SAS Championship connects on and off the links

By Kurt Dusterberg SAS Championship officials hope to connect with more than just the golf crowd. Maintaining community involvement at the Champions Tour tournament the first week of October is critical to the mission. “This event continues to have a very solid foundation in the community,” said tournament director Jeff Kleiber. “We’re trying to expand…

Knohles: Under the radar no longer

Former Green Hope golfer on professional fast track By Stuart Hall At an early-season practice in 2006, Green Hope High School golf coach David Allen dismissed his players for the evening by suggesting they work on putting at least once a week. A suggested drill was making 100 consecutive 4-footers. With that advice Ben Kohles…

Webb Simpson returns a major champion

By David Droschak Two wins, both groundbreaking in the PGA Tour career of one James Frederick Webb Simpson. But in terms of confidence, what a difference a year makes. Last August at Sedgefield Country Club, the former Wake Forest University All-American was grinding on Tour, and in his own words, “pressing” for that initial victory.…