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John Dixon

John covers sports for the Gazette.

Articles by John Dixon

Local golf pros compete in annual series Local golf pros compete in annual series
11 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]
Skytop Mountain Classic starts July 22 Skytop Mountain Classic starts July 22
12 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The 2016 Skytop Mountain Classic, using the best ball of two low-gross 36-hole total, will take place Friday, July 22, through Sunday, July 24, with tee times beginning at 8 a.m. [Read More]
U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth meets the media U.S. Open champ Jordan Spieth meets the media
19 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
Prior to the start of the 116th U. S. Open Tournament, the returning champion holds a press conference at the site of the current year’s event. Making the trip from Texas to southwest Pennsylvania's Oakmont Country Club recently was 2015 winner Jordan Spieth. [Read More]
2016 Golf Course Directory 2016 Golf Course Directory
24 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
The 2016 Centre County Gazette Golf Course Directory is here. Find out everything you need to know before heading to the links this year. [Read More]
Local man travels the world for Grand Slam of tennis Local man travels the world for Grand Slam of tennis
39 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
BELLEFONTE — Former Bellefonte native Travis Smith recently took to the skies and racked up around 10,222 frequent flier miles as he headed to the first of the four tennis Grand Slams that begins with the Australian Open. The Grand Slam itinerary consists of the Australian Open in [Read More]
Skytop Mountain's par-3 event challenges skills Skytop Mountain's par-3 event challenges skills
56 weeks ago - Centre County Gazette
PORT MATILDA — The annual Skytop Mountain Golf Club Par-3 Challenge was held recently on the 6,535-yard course layout that was configured to play every hole as a par 3. The ladies' champion, with a score of 66, was Karen Krupa, while Jordan Albright took the men's honors with a score of 65. [Read More]
Philipsburg Elks CC hosts young golfers at junior tourney Philipsburg Elks CC hosts young golfers at junior tourney
57 weeks 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
58 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
59 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
74 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]
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