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Rosie Jones ran away with the Senior Professional division for the second straight year Saturday in the South Carolina Women's Open played on Seabrook Island Club's Ocean Winds course.

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R.J. Keur of Summerville shot 69-68—137 to win the U.S. Amateur Sectional Qualifying Tournament played at Colleton River's Dye Course in Bluffton. The former Fort Dorchester High School standout edged Hilton Head's Andrew Orischak by one shot.

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The month of June was full of change in regards to local high school coaching positions, as several schools saw changes within the coaching roster, with more to come over the next few weeks.

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Golf is a longtime anchor of the tourist business in the state, which has played host to a growing list of one-off events, from the legendary 1991 Ryder Cup to the U.S. Women's Open championship that got underway Thursday.

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There's a reason some of the players in Charleston for the 2019 U.S. Women's Open look really young. Alexa Pano of Lake Worth, Fla., is 14. Megha Ganne of Holmdel, N.J., is 15. Paris Hilinski of La Quinta, Calif., and Reagan Zibilski of Springfield, Mo., also are 15. 

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Inbee Park struggled to play 10 practice holes in Monday's 100-degree heat at the Country Club of Charleston, and then found herself too tired to venture out to sample Charleston's famed dining scene.

When the Clemson women's golf team came to Charleston for a tournament in March, head coach Kelley Hester pointed out the Country Club of Charleston to her top assistant, Heather Bowie Young, and said, "That's where (the U.S. Women's Open) is, and you're going to qualify."

Chris Asbell won't soon forget his five-shot victory Sunday in the Charleston City Amateur. Not only did it help ease the sting of finishing second in the tournament a year ago, but Asbell will also remember it for the way the round started.

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The U.S. Golf Association is bringing yet another championship to Charleston, announcing Monday that the 2023 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship will be played at the Kiawah Island Club's Cassique and River courses.

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Jennifer Kupcho, the Wake Forest senior who won the first U.S. Women's Amateur event at Augusta National this month, turned down her automatic invite to the U.S. Women's Open in Charleston to turn pro but earned a spot Monday by winning a qualifying tournament in Greensboro, N.C.