State College, PA - Centre County - Central Pennsylvania - Home of Penn State University

John Dixon

John covers sports for the Gazette.

Articles by John Dixon

 Pros discuss signature holes at Centre County golf courses Pros discuss signature holes at Centre County golf courses
4 days ago - Centre County Gazette
The signature hole at a golf course is the one hole that the course has decided is the most aesthetically pleasing and most photogenic. A signature hole may or may not be representative of the golf course, but because of its beauty or dramatic design it is the hole featured when talked about around [Read More]
Jeb Boyle carries on family golfing tradition at Centre Hills Country Club Jeb Boyle carries on family golfing tradition at Centre Hills Country Club
5 days ago - Centre County Gazette
STATE COLLEGE — State College native Jeb Boyle didn’t have far to roam from home to find his true love — golf. Boyle, who begins his 30th season as the head golf professional at Centre Hills Country Club, had mentors right in his own backyard. The Boyle family name is synonymous [Read More]
Philipsburg Elks Country Club scores with Masters event Philipsburg Elks Country Club scores with Masters event
2 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
As is the yearly custom during the playing of The Masters in Augusta, Ga., the Philipsburg Elks Country Club held its Masters 2017 event. A player in Philipsburg is paired with a PGA Tour player at Augusta for scoring purposes. In the net division, Gary Bryon (paired with Martin Kaymer) and Randy [Read More]
Retired trooper Robert Mann ready for challenges as Philipsburg-Osceola's AD Retired trooper Robert Mann ready for challenges as Philipsburg-Osceola's AD
18 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The Philipsburg-Osceola Mounties sports program has a new sheriff in town, and his name is Robert Mann. And, while Mann was not actually a sheriff, he was member of the Pennsylvania State Police, and he now has become the eighth athletic director in the history of P-O Mounties’ program. The [Read More]
Centre County Sports Hall of Fame holds inaugural golf tourney   Centre County Sports Hall of Fame holds inaugural golf tourney
27 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
MINGOVILLE — The Centre County Sports Hall of Fame recently held its inaugural golf tournament at the Nittany Country Club in Mingoville. The field was limited to 64 golfers and used a shotgun start. Winning the event, posting a round of 61, was the foursome of Drew Curtin, Mike Braniff, [Read More]
Carter Fischer leads Philipsburg-Osceola boys to district golf championship Carter Fischer leads Philipsburg-Osceola boys to district golf championship
29 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Philipsburg-Osceola golfer Carter Fischer placed fourth, shooting a two-day score of 160, leading his team to the PIAA District VI Boys AA Golf Championship. The P-O golfers posted a two-day total of 693, besting runner-up Northern Cambria, with a team score of [Read More]
Arnold Palmer Brought His Greatness, Grace to Centre County Arnold Palmer Brought His Greatness, Grace to Centre County
30 weeks ago - StateCollege.com - Centre County Gazette, John Dixon
Since walking onto the lush green grass of a golf course, Arnold Palmer was The Man, The Myth and The Legend. [Read More]
Arnold Palmer brought his greatness, grace to Centre County   Arnold Palmer brought his greatness, grace to Centre County
31 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Since walking onto the lush green grass of a golf course, Arnold Palmer was The Man, The Myth and The Legend.   Palmer passed away Sept. 25, and a statement from the United States Golf Association said it all about the legendary sportsman.   "We are deeply saddened by the death of [Read More]
Local golf pros compete in annual series Local golf pros compete in annual series
42 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
For the third year, Centre County's local golf professionals are competing in a six-event series once a month at different area courses using different formats and a points championship. [Read More]
Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
order food online
Featured Columnists