Tournament features international flavor

Tournament features international flavor

by Jay Skurski, The Buffalo News LEWISTON – Even down to the green jacket presented to the winner, the Porter Cup tries to emulate the Masters. One of the big similarities between the two tournaments is the emphasis both place on international competition. This week...
Blackwell learning from his mistakes

Blackwell learning from his mistakes

by Jay Skurski, The Buffalo News LEWISTON – James Blackwell’s first Porter Cup experience has been an eye opener. “Everybody needs a good butt whipping once in a while,” he said. “It’s not a bad thing.” Unfortunately, Blackwell has been on the receiving end this week...
Thomas looks to rack up another win

Thomas looks to rack up another win

Bama star has been a winner since age 8 by Bucky Gleason, The Buffalo NewsLEWISTON — The ball rack rests in the pro shop at Harmony Landing Country Club back in Goshen, Ky. It’s a trophy case of sorts for Justin Thomas, who after every tournament victory gives the...
Mid-Amateurs Dwindle at Porter Cup

Mid-Amateurs Dwindle at Porter Cup

by Jay Skurski, The Buffalo News LEWISTON – Mike McCoy’s round of 4-under 66 Wednesday in the first round of the Porter Cup did more than just leave him in a tie for fourth place. It showed that a Mid-Amateur player (those 25 and older) is not out of place with some...