Personal Sports Archive: July / August 2008
Celebs Tee it Up in Geppi Tourney
Now in its third year, the Geppi Entertainment Museum Celebrity Golf Classic will feature dozens of celebrities from the world of sports and entertainment teeing it up at Hillendale Country Club Sept. 5-7.
Health Checkup: August 28, 2008
A new study by an international team of researchers has identified an agent in red wine that may work to keep hearts young.
Rangefinders Find Way to Golf Bags
Technological advances have not only improved the precision of clubs and balls, but they have also improved the tools golfers use to calculate yardages.
Health Checkup: August 14, 2008
The experts at the Mayo Clinic offer up the six key tips for those who want to exercise despite the blistering August heat.
First Tee Gets Kids Swinging
Since its debut 10 years ago, the First Tee program has exposed more than 2 million kids to the game of golf at more than 500 facilities across the country.
Angler's Journal: A Tooth for a Tooth
Pickerel and pike are sleek, streamlined, toothy fish with an aggressiveness and a seemingly insatiable appetite that make them a worthy gamefish on light tackle.
Despite Tough Economy, Golfers Play On
Even with the economic downturn, it seems as though golfers are soldiering on, finding a way to get their weekly rounds in, buy a dozen ProV1s when they need them and still be able to pay the mortgage each month.
Simone Takes Match Play Title
Matt Simone won three of the first four holes on the back nine and parred the rest needed for a 3-and-2 victory over Serge Hogg in the championship pairing of the 11th annual Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation Match Play Tournament.
Health Checkup: July 31, 2008
Consumers should avoid trans fats, which are commonly found in margarine, restaurant fried foods and packaged baked goods and snacks.
Patinella Leads Charge In Prelims
Three first-time entries were among those working their way through two rounds of the 11th annual Match Play Championship of the Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation at Forest Park July 20.
Fry Wins Flattery Tournament
Matthew Fry (73) held off Nick Mafale (74) to win the 72nd Annual Jimmy Flattery Event (15-17 age division) at Hunt Valley Golf and Country Club.
Age Group Crowns Go To Local Youngsters
Dozens of junior golfers from throughout the mid-Atlantic area traveled to Joppa to compete in age-specific divisions as the Dover, Delaware branch of the US Kids Golf Tour made a stop at the Mountain Branch course earlier this month
Greco Memorabilia Collector's Dream
Video pioneer Vince Greco amassed a one-of-a-kind collection of Baltimore sports memorabilia, a portion of which is part of Ironclad's Legends Auction.
Health Checkup: July 17, 2008
Whether you’re a scratch golfer or a weekend duffer, a simple workout routine can add some impressive length to your drives.
Baloga Left Standing
The leaders struggled for much of the final round of the 41st annual Maryland Amateur Stroke Play championship June 6, but in the end managed to produce an exciting finish at Mount Pleasant Golf Course.
With Tiger Gone, Some May Play More Often
There’s no doubt Tiger Woods' absence from competition will have a profound effect on the remainder of the PGA Tour season. Top players are salivating at the chance to score victories that otherwise would have been lapped up by the world’s No. 1-ranked golfer.
Mount Pleasant Among The Best
Baltimore's Mount Pleasant Golf Course ranked 12th in Golfweek Magazine's ranking of the top 30 municipal golf courses in the country.
Health Checkup: July 3, 2008
Looking to kick up your fitness this summer? Check out these effective exercises to be as efficient in your workouts as possible.
Teenager Becomes Birdie-Bogie Man
For the second day in a row, Denny McCarthy, 15, became a veritable birdie machine, but he also showed a human side with six bogeys in the final round of the Middle Atlantic Golf Association's Junior Amateur Championship.
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