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John Dixon

John covers sports for the Gazette.

Articles by John Dixon

Philipsburg Elks CC hosts young golfers at junior tourney Philipsburg Elks CC hosts young golfers at junior tourney
5 days ago - Centre County Gazette
PHILIPSBURG — The Philipsburg Elks Country Club recently hosted its Junior Golf Championship, with 16 youngsters from six clubs participating in the event. The boys' 16- to 18-year-olds' 18-hole gross division was claimed by Philipsburg’s Carter Fischer, posting a career-best round of [Read More]
Golf scramble will benefit FaithCentre Food Banks Golf scramble will benefit FaithCentre Food Banks
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The inaugural “Tee’d Off at Hunger” Golf Scramble will be held at the Nittany Country Club, Monday, Sept. 14, with a noon registration and a 1 p.m. start. “FaithCentre is excited to invite all to our first golf scramble to benefit the FaithCentre Food Banks and our [Read More]
Mount Nitany Medical Center Golf Tournament has grown Mount Nitany Medical Center Golf Tournament has grown
3 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — From humble beginnings in 1991 that generated a mere $21,000 for the purchase of critical-care beds, the Mount Nittany Medical Center Golf Classic has grown to become the major charity-run golf tournament in central Pennsylvania. The 2015 classic will push the total amount [Read More]
Centre County Golf Course Directory Centre County Golf Course Directory
18 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
 CENTRE HILLS COUNTRY CLUB www.centrehillscc.com Pro: Jeb Boyle, 28th season Driving range: Yes Practice putting green: Yes Short game Practice green: Yes Holes: 27 Par: 71 Yardage: 6,461 Rating/slope: 71.9/136 Fairways: Bent Greens: Bent grass Sand Bunkers: 63 Architect: Alex [Read More]
Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club Significant Changes Being Made at Mountain View Country Club
20 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Dixon
"It started last year and we are building a new par 3 that will be between No. 15 and existing No. 16, so that will be our new No. 16 hole, and our current No. 16 will be No. 17, and our current No. 17 will be the 18th hole," says Brennan. And that's not all ... by a long shot. [Read More]
Toftrees' Lew Morgan retires following lengthy career Toftrees' Lew Morgan retires following lengthy career
21 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — Lew Morgan will now be the one playing the golf, instead of supervising what many golfers consider to be one of the best course layouts in the state. After 38 years as the golf course superintendent for Toftrees Golf Resort and Conference Center, Morgan is retiring Whether [Read More]
Changes made at Mountain View Country Club Changes made at Mountain View Country Club
21 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BOALSBURG — When Chuck McIntyre and his wife, Martha, of Bethlehem, purchased the former State College Elks Country Club in Boalsburg in 2012, one of the key items of interest for the new owners was the layout of the 18-hole golf course. Now named Mountain View Country Club, management has [Read More]
Area wrestlers punch their tickets to states Area wrestlers punch their tickets to states
26 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The ultimate goal for any high school grappler is making the trek to Chocolate Town USA for the PIAA State Wrestling Championships being held this weekend at the Giant Center in Hershey. Centre County schools advanced 28 grapplers into this past weekend regional tournaments held in Canonsburg for [Read More]
Mixed results for area teams at holiday wrestling tourneys Mixed results for area teams at holiday wrestling tourneys
34 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Centre County's high school wrestling teams recently participated in holiday wrestling tournaments with a variety of outcomes. Here's a closer look at the action: Bald Eagle Area At the Manheim Holiday Wrestling Tournament, Bald Eagle Area placed 10th with 63 points, while the Eagles’ Seth [Read More]
Area teams participate in holiday tournaments Area teams participate in holiday tournaments
35 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Centre County area high school wrestling teams Bellefonte, Philipsburg-Osceola and State College participated in holiday wrestling tournaments while Bald Eagle Area, Penns Valley and St. Joseph’s Academy decided to enjoy the holiday season this week.   Bellefonte Following the first [Read More]
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