The junior season of the Barbasol Tournament drew in large crowds despite the high temperatures and rain at the Robert Trent Jones Trail at Grand National in Opelika.
People don’t usually know the names of the sponsor’s exemptions into PGA Tour events. But the galleries at the Barbasol Championship knew Matt Gilchrest.
Ryan Blaum admittedly ran out steam through the final stretch of the Barbasol Championship. But just because he didn’t win Sunday doesn’t mean he didn’t leave with something.
Before the putt even fell into the cup on the 18th green Sunday, Grayson Murray dropped his club to the ground and put his hands to his head almost in disbelief.
John Merrick needed to pull putter out of the bag on only 16 of his 18 holes Sunday during the final round of the Barbasol Championship.
Though golf is generally a quiet, slow-moving sport, one group of PGA fans brought a little something extra to Hole 17 during the Barbasol Championship.
On Saturday, everyone was chasing Chad Collins after he fired a course-record-tying 60 during the second round of the Barbasol Championship.
Blayne Barber finished his third round at the Barbasol Championship a little before noon on Saturday. He could have gotten out of the sweltering heat immediately and gone home, which for him and his family is actually just a few miles south of Grand National in Auburn.
Rory Sabbatini was “ticked off” at the course after his second round at the Barbasol Championship on Friday. So in Saturday’s third round, he fought back.
The Barbasol Championship at Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail’s Grand National in Opelika is a well oiled machine that is able to stay on course year after year because of the people who dedicate their time and efforts to ensure that the professional golfers, caddies and spectators at the tourn…
Fort Worth, Texas, native Brian Gay is enjoying the visit to his father’s hometown of Opelika while finding success at the Barbasol Championship at Grand National.
Chad Collins said the thoughts started creeping into his head after the 16th hole during Friday’s second round of the Barbasol Championship. There was no way to avoid them.
Nobody on the Lakes Course at Grand National was happier to see play suspended due to darkness Thursday night than Trace Crowe.
Willy Wilcox described his recent stretch of golf as “catastrophically bad.” So bad, in fact, that he said he’s been looking for jobs.
Golfers, course officials and a dedicated crowd welcomed the start of the PGA Tour Barbasol Championship on Thursday amid sweltering heat and a brief afternoon downpour.
Matt Gilchrest knows the Lakes Course at Grand National. Over the course of 12 rounds over four starts at the Tiger Invitational during his time on the Auburn University men’s golf team, the Southlake, Texas, native shot a combined 2 under par on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail course.