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About longlostgolfer

This is the nba.com correspondent in San Antonio.

One (more) and done before a shot at the pros for Marijosse Navarro

It was almost 10 years ago that Tim Hobby thought he would turn down a request by some parents to give golf lessons to their 8-year-old daughter. “I told them, ‘Thanks, but I really don’t teach many 8-year-olds,’” Hobby remembers … Continue reading

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A national champion in Kerrville

When his team won the conference tournament back in April, Schreiner golf coach Ron Macosko did not call the jeweler to have the customary championship rings ordered. Though he’d done it the year before, Macosko sensed there was something worth … Continue reading

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Familiarity at Briggs Ranch gave Texas State’s Smallwood a chance

After winning the individual championship at the Sun Belt Conference Men’s Golf Tournament, Texas State’s Stuart Smallwood was hoping for no letdown with his next big event. “I’ve got plenty of momentum,” Smallwood said. “I’m picking up right where I … Continue reading

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Two from SA head to US Open sectional qualifying

Anthony Broussard, currently listed in the top 10 of the money list on the Adams Tour, was one of six players to advance from the U.S. Open Local Qualifying Event on Wednesday at Cedar Creek Golf Course. Broussard, a resident … Continue reading

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La Vernia’s Shawnee Allen: ‘Snoopy’ clubs to a state championship

If it’s difficult for the best players on the PGA Tour to hold a lead and win a golf tournament — and names as big as Rory McIlroy and Adam Scott are a couple who have blown leads on the … Continue reading

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UTSA’s Arriaga gets another try at NCAA Regional

People were flipping through the record books when UTSA’s Fabiola Arriaga won the Conference USA Women’s Golf Championship last month. And even though they found that Arriaga’s 9-under-par total tied a conference record set seven years ago, she doesn’t count … Continue reading

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Texas State women get third-straight NCAA Regional appearance

When their string of three-consecutive appearances in the NCAA Women’s Regional Golf Championship started in 2012, the challenge coach Mike Akers saw for his Texas State Bobcats was pretty obvious. Inexperience. That’s not so much of a problem this time, … Continue reading

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