Brame weathers storm to capture N.C. Amateur

        By STEVE HANF Steven Brame left his truck in Winston-Salem but returned home to Henderson with a nice consolation prize: his first tournament win at the 53rd North Carolina Amateur Championship of the Carolinas Golf Association. Brame tamed the Forsyth Country Club course with an 11-under total of 273, good for a one-shot win over…

Summer First Tee program at capacity, fall registration begins July 15

        Registration for the First Tee of the Triad’s fall program will open earlier than expected because of an overwhelming success story for the summer edition. All the summer programs – spread among various Piedmont Triad locations – are filled to capacity. Locations are Gillespie Park in Greensboro, Winston Lake and The Meadowlands in Winston-Salem, Tanglewood…

Bryan Park’s Champions Course readies for bermudagrass

        By MICHAEL GRAFF And now, they’ll be side-by-side. For the past five years, golf course superintendents in the Triad have faced a difficult decision: Join the movement toward hot-weather bermudagrass greens or stick with the old-favorite, cold-weather bentgrass. Greensboro’s most well-known public golf facility will try both. On June 17, Bryan Park will close its…