golf

March 20, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Doctors Weigh in on Whether Playing Golf is Safe Right Now

Lots of people in Montgomery County are playing golf right now but is it safe to do so given the importance of social distancing? Dr. Pasquale Santini, an internist in Chevy Chase, told MyMCMedia, “If you are over 70, I would not risk it. For the younger people, and keeping good distance, they should be […]

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March 19, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

Despite Coronavirus Crisis, Montgomery County Golf Courses are Packed

If you’re driving by a golf course expecting to see an empty field, you’re in for a surprise. While most businesses are shut down or severely cutting back, local golf courses are surprisingly bustling. Montgomery County Revenue Authority, which owns and operates the nine Montgomery County Golf (MCG) courses, experienced booming business on Thursday when temperatures […]

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February 12, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Future of Rockville’s RedGate Still Uncertain

Although RedGate Park in the City of Rockville has not been used as a golf course in more than a year, bird watchers and walkers continue to stop by. Last year, 125 different bird specifies were spotted at the 140-acre park on Avery Lane, according to the website Save RedGate Park, whose members want to […]

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January 13, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Topgolf Soft Opens in Germantown

The golfing and entertainment venue Topgolf had a “soft-opening” Monday in Germantown. Located at 20101 Century Blvd., Topgolf offers a twist on golf that’s meant for all ages. Golf balls are microchipped, and players hit them at targets that are spread on a field. Hitting the ball at farther targets and closer to bullseyes earns […]

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January 6, 2020 | Joe Yasharoff

‘Unexpected Delays’ Pushes Back Topgolf Germantown Opening

Folks eager for the opening of Topgolf Germantown will have to wait just a little bit longer. Exactly how long is not clear. A spokesperson for Topgolf told MyMCMedia, “Unfortunately, recent inclement weather has caused a few unexpected delays in the final construction of Topgolf Germantown.  Because safety and, of course, creating amazing moments is our […]

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October 10, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Cadets Attend Magruder’s JROTC’s Eagle Battalion Golf Event

More than 30 students involved in Magruder High School’s Army Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program came out to the first-ever Eagle Battalion Charity Golf Event at Blue Mash Golf Course in Laytonsville on Wednesday. The event was organized by the Eagle Battalion Booster Club, a nonprofit that raises money for the Army JROTC […]

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September 24, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Five Things to Know for Sept. 24 in Montgomery County

Today is Tuesday, Sept. 24. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1. National Voter Registration Day: Montgomery County is celebrating National Voter Registration Day at a number of different libraries in the county from 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Take a look at all of the different voter registration events: Voter Registration […]

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September 11, 2019 | Laura Rowles

Tee It High. Let It Fly. GGCC to Host its 29th Annual Business Golf Classic

The Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce (GGCC) will host its 29th Annual Business Golf Classic at Worthington Manor Golf Club, 8329 Fingerboard Road, Urbana, Maryland on Friday, September 13. The chamber’s tournament affords golfers the opportunity to grow their business and play golf at the same time. This tournament is intended to offer enjoyable golf and […]

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June 25, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Kids Learn More About Golf at Montgomery Housing Partnership Event

A group of kids are learning more about golf thanks to the Montgomery Housing Partnership. Please watch the video for more details.  

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June 3, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Former Georgetown Prep Star McCarthy Tries to Qualify for U.S. Open

Update: Denny McCarthy fell short in his attempt to qualify for the U.S. Open. McCarthy was even par on the day (73, 71), 2 shots short of the cut which was 2 under. Naval Academy graduate Billy Hurley was one of those who did qualify.   Woodmont Country Club’s North Course in Rockville was the […]

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