Alabama Sports

Local Barber Shop in Auburn Partners with the Barbasol Championship

MATT GILCHREST, BLAYNE BARBER, AND PATTON KIZZIRE GET THEIR FIRST EVER BARBER SHOP SHAVE

Down the street from Toomer’s Corner, you’ll find a rustic barber shop that came to life in 1969. During the school year you can catch coaches, players, and students going in to get a cut or an old fashioned shave. Three Auburn grads that are participating in the Barbasol Championship return to their old stomping grounds to get a clean shave…

A Family Affair at the Barbasol Championship

DAVIS LOVE III AND SON DRU LOVE TO COMPETE IN PGA TOUR EVENT

Opelika is home this week to the 3rd annual Barbasol Championship, but what you may not know is that this Tournament happens to be pretty unique for two golfers. Davis Love III and his son Davis Love IV or “Dru” will both be competing in this week’s PGA Tour event. Davis is a Major Champion, winning the 1997 PGA Championship….

Barbasol Championship Announces Celebs Taking Part in Pro-Am

CELEBS INCLUDE FOOTBALL COACH GUS MALZAHN AND FORMER MAJOR LEAGUER GABE GROSS

The Barbasol Championship will hold its annual Pro-Am on Wednesday with a number of area celebs hitting the golf course. Below is a list of sports figures with ties to Auburn who will be taking part at Grand National. Ronnie Brown – Former Auburn running back played in the NFL from 2005 until 2014. Drafted by the Miami Dolphins, he…

Auburn Kicker Daniel Carlson, 2-Time Lou Groza Award Finalist

CARLSON LOOKING TO BREAK RECORDS WITH HIS BROTHER AT HIS SIDE

Holding the record at Auburn for career field goals made, longest consecutive extra points made, and on top of that improving in field goal percentage by at least 2 percent every year, you wonder how Daniel Carlson can remain consistent and if he still has room to improve. “It’s a really technical sport, really skilled sport, so there are always things…

Four Make Barbasol Championship Field in Open Qualifier

FIRST ROUND BEGINS ON THURSDAY, JULY 20TH

Four have qualified for the annual Barbasol Championship after Monday’s open qualifier. Making the field were: Mookie DeMoss of Athens, Georgia; Grant Leaver of Centerville, Tennessee; Chip Deason of Evans, Georgia; and Brad Sill of Spartanburg, South Carolina. DeMoss, Leaver and Deason all shot a -5 while Sill finished a stroke behind at -4. The four will compete alongside the…

Birdies for the Brave Tee it Up at the Barbasol Championships

BIRDIES FOR THE BRAVE GIVE CUSTOM MADE GOLF CLUBS TO WOUNDED WARRIORS

The Barbasol Championship is hitting close to home this week, hosting Birdies for the Brave, with one of our own from Fort Benning. Birdies for the Brave was founded by professional golfer Phil Mickelson and is all about honoring our United States Armed Forces and their families. “We have different activations like the one you see here today is the Callaway golf…

Auburn Football Sets Fan Day for August 19th

FREE TO THE PUBLIC FROM 3:30-5:30PM CT

The annual Auburn Fan Day will take place Saturday, August 19th from 3:30-5:30 p.m. CT behind the Auburn Athletics Complex in the Indoor Practice Facility and Watson Field House. The annual preseason event gives Tiger fans a unique opportunity to interact with their favorite players and coaches. Coach Gus Malzahn will be located on the bottom floor of the Auburn…

PGA TOUR Major Champion Jim Furyk Joins Barbasol

BARBASOL TO TAKE PLACE AT GRAND NATIONAL IN OPELIKA, AL

The Barbasol Championship has added another elite golfer to the field in Jim Furyk. Furyk played at the University of Arizona in Tuscon, where he was an All-American twice. He also led the Wildcats to their first NCAA title in 1992. That same year, Furyk turned professional and the rest, as they say, is history. He joined the PGA TOUR in…

Media Predicts Alabama to Win 2017 SEC Championship

ALL-SEC PRESEASON TEAMS ALSO ANNOUNCED

SEC Football Media Days wrapped up on Thursday with media in attendance predicting Alabama to win the 2017 SEC Championship. Georgia was selected to win the SEC Eastern Division with 1,572 points while Alabama was picked to win the SEC Western Division with 1,683 total points. Media in attendance have correctly predicted the eventual champion two of the last three…

SEC Media Days: Auburn Talks Upcoming Season, Bentley Ready for Sophomore Year

AU to experience QB battle and handling pressure, Bentley ready to represent South Carolina

On the final day of SEC Media Days, there was a lot of talk about the Auburn Tigers. Just like last year and this Spring, much of the talk revolved around the quarterbacks. Last season was a whirlwind for Auburn as they began and ended with three different guys on the field at that position, but things are looking a…