Peterson fifth in 15-16-year-old division of Sun Country Junior PGA event

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Clovis High’s Ethan Peterson shot a second-round 78 Tuesday to finish fifth at 9-over 155 in the boys 15-16-year-old division of the 2010 Sun Country Junior PGA Championship at Four Hills Country Club. Portales’ Paige Hartman, meantime, finished eighth in the girls 15-16 division, shooting a 96 on Tuesday for a […]

Area youngsters compete in Sun Country Junior PGA event

CNJ staff ALBUQUERQUE — Several area youth participated in the Sun Country PGA Junior Championship golf tournament on Monday and Tuesday at Desert Greens Golf Course. In boys competition, Ethan Peterson of Texico placed third in a field of 23 in the 13-14 division with a score of 83-78 — 161, while Texico’s Christian Fontanilla […]

Club pro looking to give something back

By Dave Wagner: CNJ sports writer Like most passionate golfers, former Clovis resident Eddie Ainsworth has aspirations in his youth of the PGA Tour. Ainsworth, though, said he’s comfortable with his station in life — serving as the head pro at the Air Force Academy’s Eisenhower Golf Club in Colorado Springs and teaching the game […]

Black shares PGA experience

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Ronnie Black of Lovington helps Jimmy Joe Robinson of Clovis with his golf game Saturday during a lesson at the Clovis Municipal Golf Course. Black was at the course to give lessons. (Staff photo: Eric Kluth) By John Eisel: CNJ sports writer As he walked to a bench adjacent to the driving range, Ronnie Black […]

Former PGA player to be here Saturday

By Dave Wagner After 22 years on the PGA Tour, Lovington native Ronnie Black was ready to get back to his roots. A two-time winner on the Tour, Black will be in Clovis all day on Saturday giving golf lessons on an hourly basis to individuals or groups at Municipal Golf Course. He said he’s […]

CHS senior has drive to succeed

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Clovis High senior Guillermo Chavez sports a 4.0 GPA. He will attend the University of New Mexico on a golf scholarship next fall. CNJ staff photo By Rick White: CNJ managing editor One way or another, Guillermo Chavez is always keeping score, aiming high in the classroom and low on the golf course. It’s a […]