Gator Classic marked by come-from-behind victories


Ian Auzenne Zachary, La.–No lead was safe this weekend at Copper Mill Golf Club. The three first-day leaders all found themselves lower on the leaderboard at the end of the second day of the Mizuno Gator Classic.  With those collapses came remarkable performances, as the winners all posted personal bests on the tour. The best […]

USSSA Golf: Meyers, Arcement finish strong in Mizuno President’s Cup


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 16, 2014 Ian Auzenne Plaquemine, La.–Golfers always look to finish a round strong, hoping that such a conclusion will yield a better score and a better tournament result. William Meyers and Nicholas Arcement both gave commanding performances in the second round of the Mizuno President’s Cup at the Island Golf Club, […]

Thomassee, Washington win big at Mizuno USSSA Golf Hub City Classic 4

Hub City Classic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 20, 2014 Ian Auzenne Lafayette, La.–Consistent play often leads to victory on the golf course. That was definitely the case for Jamison Thomassee and Hillary Washington this weekend at the Mizuno Hub City Classic 4 at the Wetlands Golf Course, sponsored by Lafayette District Attorney  Mike Harson. Thomassee, an Opelousas resident […]

Mizuno USSSA Golf: Arcement impresses in Gobbler Classic Boys 12-14 win


Ian Auzenne Baton Rouge, La.–The golfers in the  Boys 12-14 division of the Louisiana USSSA Junior Golf Tour has made a habit of stealing the show at tournaments. They did it again Thanksgiving weekend at the Mizuno Gobbler Classic 3 at Santa Maria Golf Club. Nicholas Arcement won his second  USSSA Tour title in spectacular […]

Mizuno USSSA Golf Strawberry Classic dominated by 9-11 age group

Mizuno USSSA Golf Strawberry Classic.

Ian Auzenne Springfield, LA—The Louisiana USSSA experienced another first at its Mizuno Strawberry Classic.  Typically, older golfers make up the majority of a tournament’s field.  However, 17 of the 37 golfers that played this weekend at Carter Plantation Golf Club came from the youngest age group–the 9-11 age bracket. That division also provided the Strawberry […]

USSSA Golf: Simons wins Cajun Classic by two strokes

Cajun Classic Golf

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Ian Auzenne June 14, 2013 Lafayette, La.–The heat and humidity of a South Louisiana summer greeted the golfers who traveled to the Hub City for the Mizuno/USSSA Cajun Classic.  Those conditions did not deter the 44 golfers who participated, including some from Texas, Tennessee, and Florida, from hitting the links at Oakbourne […]

Northwestern, Benton Middle Schools Shine in USSSA Jr. High Championship

Benton Middle School, Benton.

  Youngsville, Louisiana–Last weekend marked a first for junior high school athletics championship in Louisiana. USSSA Junior Golf sponsored the Third Annual Junior High School Golf State Championship Tournament. Sixty-eight golfers converged on Les Vieux Chênes Golf Course to take part in the event, making the tournament the largest in USSSA Junior Golf’s young history. […]

USSSA Golf: Mejia, Hamner, and Weber Win at Norman Swanner Memorial

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Mathews, Louisiana—Heat and humidity greeted 15 golfers to the La Tour Golf Club for the first Louisiana USSSA Junior Golf event of the summer. The Norman Swanner Memorial took place over the weekend of June 23. This tournament offered the tour’s golfers one final chance to work on their game before the state championship tournament, […]

USSSA Golf: Hometown Golfer Among Winners at USSSA’s Gator Classic

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Seventeen of Louisiana’s best junior golfers converged on the Copper Mill Golf Club in Zachary for the Louisiana USSSA Junior Golf Tour’s Gator Classic. For the third straight tournament, the golfers dodged Mother Nature’s wrath. Storms that were expected to put a damper on the weekend stayed away until just after the final player completed […]

USSSA Golf: First-timers Succeed in Swashbuckler Classic


Westlake, Louisiana–Golfers from all across the South converged on the National Golf Club of Louisiana for the 2012 USSSA Swashbuckler Classic. This event featured one of the largest fields in Louisiana USSSA Junior Golf history, as 32 golfers from Louisiana, Texas, and Arkansas took to the links for the Memorial Day weekend tournament. Fifteen golfers […]

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