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July 24-27, 2019

Author Archive: Buffalo News

With little notice, Lockport’s Stoll answers Porter Cup call

By Jay Skurski | Buffalo News Sports Reporter  Desmond Stoll’s week got a lot busier Tuesday. The 23-year-old from Lockport got a call that he was in the field for the Porter Cup for the first...

Porter Cup: Teeing it up for Round Three

By Bob DiCesare | Buffalo News Sports Reporter At the top: Pittsford’s Gavin Hall (Texas) sits at -9 and carries a two-shot lead into Friday’s third round.  Australia’s Harrison Endycott is...

Rags to riches: Russell Bowie goes from 8 to ace at Porter Cup

By Jay Skurski | Buffalo News Sports There’s really only one way to bounce back from a snowman. Step onto the next tee and knock it in for an ace. That’s what Russell Bowie of...

Why Rochester trumps Buffalo on the golf course

By Bob DiCesare | Buffalo News Sports Buffalo and Rochester are separated by just some 60 Thruway miles but there’s no proximity when it comes to the state of their golf games. Western New...

Gavin Hall maintains lead through two rounds at Porter Cup

By Jay Skurski | Buffalo News Sports On Wednesday, it was the front nine. On Thursday, Gavin Hall feasted on the back nine at Niagara Falls Country Club. A 4-under 31 on the inward nine during the...

How this Aussie is following in the footsteps of Jason Day

By Bob DiCesare | Buffalo News Sports There are two proven routes for Australians to follow toward a career in pro golf. There’s the Adam Scott path, which entails honing one’s game in the...

NHL ref Garrett Rank playing in sixth Porter Cup

First pro game was Buffalo vs. Wild By Jay Skurski | Buffalo News Sports Reporter  Garrett Rank walked off the 18th green to a smattering of applause Wednesday following the first round of the...

Gavin Hall proving he’s man to beat at Porter Cup

By Jay Skurski | Buffalo News Sports Reporter    Gavin Hall wasted no time Wednesday showing why he was considered the man to beat coming into the 58th Porter Cup. A front-nine 30 at Niagara...

After ninth in Canadian Open, du Toit goes for Porter Cup

By Jay Skurski | Buffalo News Sports Reporter Back in 2011, John Peterson came to the Porter Cup after making some bold claims. A free spirit from Fort Worth, Texas, Peterson claimed “the top guys...

Gavin Hall’s quest brings back memories

By Bob DiCesare | Buffalo News Sports Reporter Pittsford’s Gavin Hall comes into his fifth Porter Cup on a trajectory reminiscent of a competitor in another major local tournament, a player...