Alabama Sports

Grayson Murray Wins Barbasol Championship

MURRAY'S FIRST CAREER PGA TOUR TITLE

The 2017 Barbasol Championship has named a new champion. After four rounds of golf at the RTJ Trail at Grand National and many, MANY lead changes, Grayson Murray from Raleigh, North Carolina wins the Barbasol Championship. Chad Collins finished tied for 2nd place after rounds of 67-60-69-68 for a 72-hole total of 20-under-par 264. He had an opportunity to tie for…

Stallings Leads Field After Third Round of Barbasol Championship

STALLINGS SITS AT -19 THROUGH THREE ROUNDS

Scott Stallings has a one shot lead heading into the fourth and final round of the Barbasol Championship. Scott Stallings is sitting at -19. He made 10 birdies in the third round along with an eagle.  He ended up tying the course record after shooting a 60. Behind Stallings is Grayson Murray at -18, and Tag Ridings and Chad Collins…

First Cut Made at the Barbasol Championship, Collins Leads the Field

COLLINS SITS AT -15 THROUGH THE FIRST TWO ROUNDS

The first cut has been made at the PGA Tour’s Barbasol Championship and 82 professionals and one amateur are still in the hunt for that top prize. After round two of the Championship event, Chad Collins led the field wth a -15 two-day total.  He’s four strokes ahead of Brian Gay and Cameron Tringale who both sit tied for 2nd…

Chad Collins Ties Course Record During Second Round of Barbasol Championship

COLLINS SHOT A -11 ON DAY TWO, SITTING AT -15 HEADING INTO THE WEEKEND.

Chad Collins is feeling good. The PGA Tour golfer shot a -11 in the 2nd round of the Barbasol Championship on Friday up at Grand National in Opelika, giving him a -15 total midway through the Tournament. Collins had a fantastic back nine, grabbing four straight birdies on the 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th. He had a chance to break…

Barbasol Championship: Round One

THREE WAY TIE FOR FIRST PLACE AFTER FIRST ROUND OF BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP

The first round of the Barbasol Championship has come to an end (well kind of) and currently, there’s a three-way tie for the lead. Play was suspended for about two hours on Thursday due to inclement weather and around 20 golfers were unable to finish their first round due to darkness. Those golfers will hit the course Friday morning to…

Auburn Pride at the Barbasol Championship

AUBURN WOMEN'S GOLF SUPPORTING AUBURN ALUM

The RTJ Trail at Grand National isn’t just home to the Barbasol Championship, but to many surrounding schools. One in particular being the Auburn University Women’s Golf Team. The Lady Tigers are out at the course every week playing and qualifying. They will now get the opportunity to see how the pros handle the course. “Its a really cool opportunity…

Auburn Coaches, Area “Celebs” Take Part in Barbasol Pro-Am

COACHES AND FORMER PLAYERS SPEND TIME PLAYING ALONGSIDE PGA TOUR PLAYERS

You don’t have to be a professional golfer to enjoy the RTJ Trail at Grand National during Barbasol Championship week. On Wednesday, the week-long event held the Pro-Am featuring PGA Tour players golfing alongside Auburn “celebrities”. Auburn football coach Gus Malzahn, men’s basketball coach Bruce Pearl headlined the long list of area players taking part. Malzahn and Pearl are both…

Jim Furyk Hoping Barbasol Helps Improve FedEx Cup Standing

FURYK COMPETING IN BARBASOL CHAMPIONSHIP THIS WEEK

The first round of the Barbasol Championship officially kicks off on Thursday, July 20th. The week-long event is in its third year and is played on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National. The field includes golfers with ties to Auburn, to the state of Alabama, to the state of Georgia, and also feature some Major Champions. One…

Barbasol Championship Do’s and Don’ts

HEALTH AND WELLNESS SAFETY TIPS FOR THE HEAT

The paramedics on standby at the Barbasol Championship can’t stress enough how important it is to fuel your body with all of the necessities before the tournament even gets started. “You don’t want to eat anything that’s going to be really heavy or greasy and your body, when its trying to cool itself it doesn’t have to do all the…