A Day at the K of C par 3 golf course: Never too young to learn the game
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A Day at the K of C par 3 golf course: Never too young to learn the game

Cameron Sacramento goes through the same routine before he takes his first swing on the tee box. His dad, Adam, makes sure his 4-year-old son is ready to strike the golf ball. "Let me see a practice swing," Adam says to Cameron, which is followed by a big swing of his driver that sometimes hits the ground before Cameron gets to his follow through. "Now where is your target?" Adam asks.

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Pepsi Little People's Golf Championships pairings for Tuesday

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Brooks records ace on No. 12 at Arrowhead Heights

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Cramsey aces No. 11 at Westview

QUINCY -- Steve Cramsey carded a hole-in-one June 1 at Westview Golf Course. Cramsey used an 8-iron from 147 yards away on the par-3 No. 11 hole. The ace was witnessed by Carla Cramsey, Patrick Kreinberg and Mandy Springer.

Guthrie relishes feeling of being home
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Guthrie relishes feeling of being home

The closer Luke Guthrie and his wife, Kaitlyn, got to Quincy, the more it began to look like home. After finishing the rain-delayed second round of the Web.com Tour's Nashville Open on Saturday, the Guthries headed north to spend the weekend in Quincy and participate in the third annual WGEM/Herald-Whig Pro-Am.

'Just like one of us': Pros blend with amateurs to create memorable day
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'Just like one of us': Pros blend with amateurs to create memorable day

Lauren Hawley felt a little uneasy about the advantage she was given. "I'm the only one playing from up there," Hawley said pointing to the set of red tees on the 13th hole at Westview Golf Course. The advantage would have been lost if she didn't find the fairway, but the Pittsfield High School senior hit her drives steady and straight.

Mission accomplished as pro-am creates generous atmosphere
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Mission accomplished as pro-am creates generous atmosphere

Ben Crane pulled the driver from his bag, stepped onto the seventh tee and turned to his playing partners for some advice. "Do I take up the right side?" he asked, unsure of the safest landing area for the par-4, 407-yard hole at Westview Golf Course.

Pro-Am moves to Westview for third annual event
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Pro-Am moves to Westview for third annual event

Luke Guthrie isn't just coming home this weekend. He's headed back to where it all began. The third annual WGEM/Herald-Whig TriState Pro-Am moves to Westview Golf Course, a 27-hole public course where Guthrie started playing...

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Niemann aces No. 15 at Westview

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Ekey completes Tri-State Pro-Am field
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Ekey completes Tri-State Pro-Am field

QUINCY -- Kathleen Ekey is getting back into the competitive swing. The LPGA Tour golfer has played in only one sanctioned event since 2016, but her absence is for two very good reasons. They are named Luke and Taylor. Since the end of the 2016...