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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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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 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PGA Tour member Denny McCarthy has withdrawn from the Travelers Championship prior to the second round after testing positive for COVID-19.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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April 30, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Avenel to Host PGA Tour Event in 2021

When the PGA Tour announced that the Quicken Loans National was leaving last year, the DC area was left without a pro golf event for the first time in more than 30 years. That changed today when the Tour announced that the Wells Fargo Championship, normally played at Quail Hollow Club in Charlotte, NC, will […]

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March 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

MoCo’s Most Famous: Inside the ropes on the PGA Tour with Golf Channel’s Steve Sands

When it comes to golf, NBC Sports and Golf Channel announcer/reporter Steve Sands has seen it all. Sands shares stories about the Tiger Woods’ phenomenon, growing up in Montgomery County and his dream foursome on this MoCo’s Most Famous with Joe Yasharoff.     Available Now on MyMCMedia, Overcast, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, RadioPublic, Spotify […]

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July 1, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Francesco Molinari Wins 2018 Quicken Loans National

Francesco Molinari is the winner of the 2018 Quicken Loans National title. This year’s competition took place at TPC Potomac at Avenel Farm. With Sunday’s win, Molinari now ranks as number 42 in the FedEx Cup standings. In this MyMCMedia Extra video below, Molinari discusses more about his win:

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June 28, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s What to Expect During the 2018 Quicken Loans National

It’s a big sports weekend for the Washington D.C. Metropolitan area as the world’s best golfers compete for the 2018 Quicken Loans National title. In addition to the tournament, which runs until July 1, there are various activities and events scheduled for spectators. Tournament Director Mike Antolini has more on what to expect this weekend […]

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