golf

July 8, 2020 | Mike Ritz

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

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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June 26, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Georgetown Prep Alum McCarthy Tests Positive for COVID-19, Withdraws from PGA Tour Event

PGA Tour member Denny McCarthy has withdrawn from the Travelers Championship prior to the second round after testing positive for COVID-19. McCarthy, 27, was born in Takoma Park, attended Georgetown Prep High School where he played golf and basketball all four years and graduated from the University of Virginia. “I was feeling pretty tired and […]

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June 15, 2020 | Mike Ritz

Blog: Worth the Wait: Berger Outlasts Great Field at Colonial

Some 175 years ago, Karl Marx wrote “Religion is the opium of the people.” Modern philosophers have morphed that into “Sports are the opiate of the masses.” Indeed. Did you get your fix this past weekend? Of course you did. We had all been jonesing for the past three months. Finally, Golf — the one […]

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June 12, 2020 | Mike Ritz

Blog: Golf is Back!

For the first time in far too long, the news did not consume me today. The game I love — the Game of Golf — was back. After three months in quarantine, the P.G.A. Tour and the world’s greatest players were back in action; and they were “Live” on TV. Golf Channel took me to […]

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May 28, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for May 28 in Montgomery County

It is Thursday, May 28, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Virtual Rec Room: Montgomery County Recreation has a virtual rec room available that includes activities you can do from home. Click here for more details. Have you heard? @MoCoRec has launched a virtual Rec Room. Find activities you can do from […]

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May 27, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Five Things to Know for May 27 in Montgomery County

It is Wednesday, May 27, and here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. Council meeting with Sen. Ben Cardin: The county council will hold a Zoom meeting with Sen. Cardin at 10 a.m. to discuss COVID-19 in Montgomery County and Maryland. Residents must register for the webinar. 2. Voter registration deadline: Today is […]

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May 12, 2020 | Jordan Lindsay

South Germantown Driving Range Reopens, New CDC Precautions and Practices in Place

More good news for golfers in Montgomery County: the South Germantown Driving Range has reopened to the public. It’s been more than a month since this driving range and other recreational activities were halted across the nation and right here in the county due to the COVID-19 health crisis. Although it’s open, people will have […]

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May 7, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Worthington Manor Golf Club Gets Jump on Other Courses

Gov. Larry Hogan announced Wednesday that golf courses could open as soon as Thursday morning. The nine MCG courses (including Falls Road, Hampshire Greens, Laytonsville and Northwest) will open Friday but Worthington Manor, which is in Urbana in Frederick County, decided to not wait and have officially opened. Let the games begin. A foursome at […]

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