golf

April 1, 2021 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: PGA Tour Golfer Denny McCarthy

Pro golfer Denny McCarthy is moving up the charts. The 28 year-old Montgomery County native is coming off the best stretch of his young PGA Tour career. In his last three tournaments, he tied for 26th place at the Arnold Palmer Invitational, was 55th at The Players Championship but was one-shot off the lead at […]

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March 15, 2021 | Joe Yasharoff

Denny McCarthy Makes First Career Hole-in-One

Holes-in-one don’t happen very often in golf. The odds of an amateur making one are 12,500 to 1. For pros, the odds drop to 2,500 to 1. Whether you’re an amateur or a pro, a hole-in-one is special. 28 year-old Denny McCarthy, a Georgetown Prep alum now in his 4th full year on the PGA […]

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September 15, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: GGCC Holds 30th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) held its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, Sept. 11, 2020. Tournament participants enjoyed a variety of competitions in addition to 18 holes of scramble golf tournament play. “It was a great outing,” said Marilyn Balcombe, GGCC Executive […]

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August 19, 2020 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County Police Hosts Golf Clinic for Kids

Montgomery County Police hosted a golf clinic for kids ages 9 to 11 at the South Germantown Driving Range on Tuesday. Today, MCP in partnership w/ the M.C. Police Foundation hosted a golf clinic for 10 kids ages 9 to 11 at South Germantown Driving Range. TY @BethesdaClub Assistant Pro Ana Orlov for donating her […]

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August 6, 2020 | Laura Rowles

Blog: Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 30th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 11, 2020. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business & play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf […]

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July 30, 2020 | Andrea Sarralde

Leyenda del Fútbol Jaime Moreno Podría Perder un Ojo tras Accidente de Golf

La leyenda del DC United Jaime Moreno está en peligro de perder su ojo izquierdo después de un extraño accidente de golf ocurrido el jueves 16 de julio. El nativo boliviano, que jugó como delantero estrella para DC United durante 14 temporadas antes de retirarse en 2010, jugaba con un grupo de amigos en el […]

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July 28, 2020 | Tori Bergel

Soccer Great Jaime Moreno Could Lose Eye After Freak Golfing Accident

DC United legend Jaime Moreno is in danger of losing his left eye after a freak golfing accident on Thursday, July 16. The Bolivian native, who played as star forward for D.C. United for 14 seasons before retiring in 2010, was playing with a group of friends at the 1757 Golf Club in Dulles, Virginia when […]

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July 8, 2020 | Mike Ritz

Blog: PGA Tour Event at Avenel Pushed Back Until 2022

Local golf fans will need to wait an extra year to attend a PGA Tour event in Montgomery County. The Wells Fargo Championship had been scheduled to be played at the TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm in 2021.  The Tour announced today the tournament will now be played in Potomac in 2022. This postponement happens […]

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June 30, 2020 | Emma Shuster

Topgolf Reopens With New Safety Measures

Topgolf Germantown reopened on June 29 with new safety protocols in place.  According to the Topgolf website, “In order to make sure your visit is a safe one, we need a little help from a very important person: you. Please help us by abiding by these new safety measures and respecting other guests’ space throughout […]

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June 30, 2020 | Mike Ritz

Blog: Woodmont Country Club Prepping to Host U.S. Women’s Amateur in August

The U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship will be played at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville August 3-9.  With the coronavirus pandemic affecting everything, including sports schedules, the Women’s Am will be golf’s first National Championship contested this year. As of now, no fans will be allowed to attend the event, but Golf Channel and NBC are […]

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