Golf

 

Pennsylvania man holds on to win Maine Open; Creech continues to lead women’s amateur

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 25, 2017, at 8:53 p.m.
Golfers (from left) Jon Nicholson, Peiter DeVos, Wyman Tapley and Eric Morris teamed up to play 100 holes of golf at Kebo Valley Golf Club in Bar Harbor on Saturday to raise money for Acadian Youth Sports. The group completed the task in less than 14 1/2 hours and walked almost 23 miles.

Kebo foursome walks 23 miles, plays 100 holes in 14 1/2 hours

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 25, 2017, at 1:20 a.m.
Peiter DeVos, Eric Morris, Jon Nicholson and Wyman Tapley teamed up on Saturday to play 100 holes of golf.

Creech, Plourde share lead at Maine Women’s Amateur championship

on July 24, 2017, at 10:10 p.m.
Staci Creech’s mission for a three-peat at the Maine Women’s Amateur golf championships got off to a good start Monday.

Pennsylvania golfer leads after first round of Maine Open

By Ryan McLaughlin on July 24, 2017, at 9:57 p.m.

Wednesday’s local sports results

on July 24, 2017, at 9:25 p.m.

Local results for road racing, auto racing, golf, karting, football

on July 23, 2017, at 6:04 p.m.
Jason Thresher lines up a putt during the final round of the Greater Bangor Open golf tournament held at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course Saturday.

Connecticut golfer fires final round 62 to capture Greater Bangor Open

By Larry Mahoney on July 22, 2017, at 7:29 p.m.
Twenty-eight year-old Jason Thresher wasted little time establishing himself during the final round of the 51st annual Greater Bangor Open at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Saturday.

51st annual Greater Bangor Open Golf Tournament results

on July 22, 2017, at 7:18 p.m.
John Flaherty hits out of the sand trap to the green during the second round of the Greater Bangor Open golf tournament held at the Bangor Municipal Golf Course Friday.

Connecticut natives share lead after two rounds of the GBO

By Larry Mahoney on July 21, 2017, at 8:02 p.m.

Thursday’s golf results

on July 20, 2017, at 9:54 p.m.
John Elliott of Bristol, Connecticut, relaxes in his cart after registering a four-under-par 65 in the first round of the Greater Bangor Open at Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Thursday.

Three tied for lead after first round of Greater Bangor Open

By Larry Mahoney on July 20, 2017, at 8:37 p.m.
Jason Widener shares a few laughs after shooting a first-round one-under-par 68 at the Greater Bangor Open at Bangor Municipal Golf Course on Thursday. Widener won the GBO in 1994 and is playing in it for the first time since then.

Former GBO winner returns for first time in 23 years, shoots a 68

By Larry Mahoney on July 20, 2017, at 6:27 p.m.
The last time Jason Widener played in the Greater Bangor Open Golf Tournament, he won it. It was 1994.

Worldly veteran golfer looking forward to first Greater Bangor Open

By Larry Mahoney on July 19, 2017, at 7:33 p.m.
Robin Byrd said he has played on just about every golf tour in the world except the PGA Tour. Now he will finally get his chance to play the Greater Bangor Open.
George Thibodeau putts on a green at Hidden Meadows Golf Course in Old Town in 2013.

Old Town golf course to celebrate 20th anniversary next month

By Larry Mahoney on July 19, 2017, at 3:14 p.m.
“It has gone from being a hay field to a real nice golf course now.”

Tuesday’s golf results

on July 18, 2017, at 4:59 p.m.

Monday’s golf results

on July 17, 2017, at 9:38 p.m.

LPGA under fire for tightening dress code for female players

By Anna Pujol-Mazzini, Reuters on July 17, 2017, at 8:33 p.m.
Women who break the new rules risk being fined $1,000 — with penalties doubling each time the dress code is broken.
Bob Reynolds, 90, is Bangor Municipal Golf Course's only living original member.

‘I’m just lucky:’ Bangor golfer, only living original Bangor Muni member, still playing at 90

By Larry Mahoney on July 15, 2017, at 1 a.m.
He is believed to be the only living original member of the course located on Bangor’s west side.
Jack Wyman of South Freeport lines up a putt on the second hole during the final round at Brunswick Golf Club on Thursday. He held off a charge by Sam Grindle to become the first left-handed player to win the Maine Amateur Championship.

South Freeport golfer first lefty to win Maine Amateur title

By Bob Conn, The Times Record on July 13, 2017, at 4:41 p.m.
Sam Grindle of Deer Isle reacts after a putt on the 17th hole during Wednesday's second round of the Maine Amateur Golf Championship at Brunswick Golf Club. The first-round leader made par on the hole and finished the day with a 74.

Birdie binge puts Wyman in lead at Maine Amateur

By WIl Kramlich, Sun Journal on July 13, 2017, at 1 a.m.
Jack Wyman, who was tied for second at 3 under after the first round, shot a 4-under-par 68 in the second round to take the outright lead at Brunswick Golf Club.