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…

Grimsley icon Joe Franks winding down final season

        By STEVE HANF The list of “lasts” will begin multiplying exponentially for Joe Franks in the coming weeks. Last time leading Grimsley High School’s golf teams. Last time delivering social studies lessons to students. Last time taking part in the Grimsley commencement exercises that an 18-year-old Joe Franks experienced 35 years ago. “If somebody had…

Expanded First Tee program readies for spring season

        Triad First Tee Locations Tanglewood Park GC, Clemmons Salem Glen CC, Clemmons Jamestown Park GC, Jamestown Oak Hollow GC, High Point Greensboro National GC, Summerfield Winston Lake GC, Winston-Salem Rick Murphy Golf Academy, Greensboro Gillespie Golf Club, Greensboro Indian Valley GC, Burlington Par-3 Team Golf Iron Play Par-3 Links Bur-Mil Par-3 Tanglewood Park Par-3 The…