Area Golf Digest

Smith falls short in bid to reach U.S. Amateur

Newan’s Trevor Smith, who is getting ready for his sophomore year at Coastal Georgia College, failed to qualify Wednesday for the U.S. Amateur.

Smith, who shot a 1-over-par 71 on Tuesday, finished the two-day tournament, 6-over-par during play at the Capital City Crabapple Course in Woodstock.

Smith hurt his chances to earn a spot in the U.S. Amateur with a tough round of golf during Wednesday’s second round.

The Newnan resident failed to birdie a hole in the final round.

Smith ended his round with five bogeys, including on the final three holes.

Wise takes third at Piedmont Driving Club

Newnan’s Preston Wise, who will enter Newnan High School as a freshman in two weeks, has had a successful summer competing in the Atlanta Junior Golf series.

Tuesday afternoon, Wise finished third among 14 other golfers in the 13-14-year-old open division after firing a 6-over-par 78.

Wise’s scorecard included a birdie on the Par 5, 10th-hole. Wise has competed in six Atlanta Junior Golf events this summer, and Tuesday’s round was his best score.

He also took third with an 80 at Canogate at Heron Bay in Locust Grove earlier this summer.

Wise hopes to join the Newnan High School golf team this spring.



More Sports

High School Softball

Lady Vikings finish a win shy of return to quarterfinals

All good things have to come to an end. Northgate's softball team found out the hard way on Thursday night in Game 3 of its second-round GHS ... Read More


High School Volleyball

East Coweta sets time for Elite 8 match

East Coweta, which earned a No. 3 seeding in the Georgia High School Association Class AAAAAA Elite 8 Tournament on Wednesday night, will ho ... Read More


High School Football

Prior loss to Tigers could keep Indians' focus in right place

East Coweta head football coach Steve Pardue may not have to invest in a hypnotist yet, especially if the Indians follow his own philosophy ... Read More


High School Football

Northgate in search of 'perfect' game vs. Drew

As successful as Northgate has looked during back-to-back wins in Region 4A-AAAAA play over McIntosh and Forest Park, the Vikings hoped to h ... Read More


Heritage School, Trinity look to stay undefeated in region

Before The Heritage School and Trinity Christian can get to a monster showdown on Halloween, both of Region 1-AAA's two remaining undefeated ... Read More

High School Volleyball

Lady Indians will host Elite 8 match on Saturday

East Coweta’s volleyball team will host a GHSA Elite 8 match on Wednesday after the final eight teams in Class AAAAAA were reseeded fo ... Read More