Ellis Maples: Accomplished architect wore every hat in golf

        By Brad King In the world of golf course architecture, Ellis Maples may not be as prolific or renowned as fellow North Carolinians Donald Ross or Tom Fazio. But Maples is unquestionably the centerpiece of North Carolina’s first family of golf course design, construction and maintenance. Maples was born in Pinehurst in 1909. His father,…

Three-time ACC coach of the year leaves Virginia to head Wake Forest women’s golf program

        By Steve Huffman Kim Lewellen had a tough time deciding to leave the University of Virginia, where she was the women’s golf coach to accept the same job at Wake Forest. Ultimately, she said, the fact that she’d be replacing Dianne Dailey, who recently retired after 30 years at Wake Forest, factored greatly into her…

Cedarbook Country Club proud of Maples fraternity

        By David Droschak  Officially located in the unincorporated community of State Road, picturesque Cedarbrook County Club has been Zim Zimmerman’s second home for 36 years. “Being here for more than three decades I’ve pretty much seen the membership turn over,” says the 62-year-old Zimmerman, who also stays young by coaching the Elkin High School golf…