Golf

Norwin senior Alex Graham hits a shot from the bunker on No. 15 at Latrobe Country Club during the first round of the WPIAL Class 3A Golf Championship on Monday, Sept. 25, 2023.
Penn-Trafford’s Turowski doesn’t hold back, leads Class 3A golf championship
September 25, 2023
Penn-Trafford senior Nick Turowski wasn’t just trying to qualify for the final round of the WPIAL Class 3A Golf Championship on Monday. He played the first round like it was the final round.

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Alex (left) and Nick Turowski compete at the Palmer Cup on Sept. 14 at Latrobe Country Club.
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Turowski family
Penn-Trafford’s Turowski brothers help amateur team win Palmer Cup
September 24, 2023
When the Turowski brothers play, they usually are battling against each other.

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Shaler’s Jacob Crissman hits a chip on No. 13 at Champion Lakes Golf Course during the first round of the 2022 WPIAL Class 3A Golf Championship.
                                Paul Schofield | Tribune-Review
Shaler golf team in midst of historic season
Everyone on the Shaler boys golf team found a different path to the varsity roster. Titans junior Jacob Crissman’s interest in golf came out of idle boredom.

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Makenna Raabe, at left, and fellow seniors Madi Wells and Sophia Strasser are celebrated before their senior-day match with Deer Lakes on Sept. 18, 2023, at 3 Lakes Golf Course in Penn Hills.
Plum girls golf team shows improvement in inaugural season
September 23, 2023
In past fall seasons, female golfers at Plum would get their opportunity to compete, but they would have to share the course with their Mustangs male counterparts and challenge for positions in the starting lineup.

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Fox Chapel junior Davis Kittsley reacts to a missed putt at No. 14 at Champion Lakes Golf Course during the 2022 WPIAL Class 3A golf championship.
Fox Chapel notebook: Golfers make cut at sectional tournaments
The Fox Chapel boys golf team has found plenty of success at the individual level and is still in the race for the section team title.

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Izzy Aigner of Greensburg Central Catholic is playing this weekend in the Pure Insurance Championship at Pebble Beach.
Greensburg Central Catholic’s Izzy Aigner to play with Greensburg native Rocco Mediate at PGA Tour Champions event
September 20, 2023
It will be an all-Greensburg pairing at the Pure Insurance Championship this week at Pebble Beach Golf Links.

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Plum’s Tim Pease competes against Franklin Regional on Sept. 13, 2023, at Meadowink Golf Club.
Plum golfers going low in section competition
September 17, 2023
The Plum boys golf team qualified for the WPIAL Class 3A team playoffs last season for the first time since 2013.

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Fox Chapel’s Davey Fuhrer hits a drive on No. 15 at Champion Lakes during the 2022 WPIAL tournament.
Davey Fuhrer, Fox Chapel golf teammates set sights on postseason hardware
September 16, 2023
Davey Fuhrer has his eyes fixed on the future. The Fox Chapel senior golfer visited George Mason and has been in touch with the men’s golf coaches at Miami (Ohio) and High Point.

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Kiski Area’s Max Mottura tees off during practice Thursday, Sept. 14, 2023 at Willowbrook Golf Club.
Kiski Area, Plum boys golf on collision course with playoff spot up for grabs
September 14, 2023
The Plum boys golf team snapped an eight-year WPIAL team playoff drought last year by finishing second to Central Catholic in Section 4-3A.

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Gateway senior Noah Colberg works on his drive during a stop at Monroeville’s McDain Golf Center on Sept. 6, 2023.
Gateway golfers show early improvement in quest for playoff berth
September 10, 2023
Noah Colberg shot a nine-hole round of 50 in a match Aug. 16 at Willowbrook Country Club.

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Sewickley Academy’s Severin Harmon watches his tee shot on a playoff hole against Belle Vernon during the 2022 WPIAL team golf championships at Cedarbrook Golf Course.
Sewickley Academy golfers look to carry on culture created by late coach Win Palmer
The 2021 season was an aberration for the Sewickley Academy boys golf program.

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Franklin Regional’s Gianna Johnson watches her drive on No. 7 at Champion Lakes on Thursday during the Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association tournament. Johnson shot a 40 and won her first career title.
Franklin Regional’s Johnson captures WCCA title with personal-best round
September 7, 2023
When Franklin Regional girls golf coach Kane Daignault was talking to Ali Boyle about her play during the Westmoreland County Coaches’ Association tournament Thursday, she told him she didn’t think the team would win the title.

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Latrobe senior PJ Germano
Westmoreland County Senior Spotlight: Latrobe’s PJ Germano
September 4, 2023
The high school sports season is still young, but that doesn’t mean teams can’t begin to separate themselves from the pack.

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Penn-Trafford senior Antolena Damico watches her second shot on No. 6 on Aug. 29, 2023 at Greensburg Country Club.
Successful season shaping up for Penn-Trafford girls golf team
September 3, 2023
Ed Herbst has been coaching the Penn-Trafford girls golf team since 2004.

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                                Penn-Trafford senior Nick Turowski watches his drive during a match Aug. 28 at Greensburg Country Club.
New Penn-Trafford boys golf coach has same goals
New Penn-Trafford boys golf coach Jeff Newsom was once the girls coach when the program started in 1999.

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Franklin Regional’s Liam Copeland hits on 18 during the WCCA golf championship Aug. 30 at Latrobe Elks Golf Club.
                                Chaz Palla | Tribune-Review
Young Franklin Regional boys golf team shows depth with key victories
September 2, 2023
How deep is the Franklin Regional boys golf team’s lineup?

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Penn-Trafford’s Nick Turowski watches his putt on No. 10 bend toward the hole during the WCCA team championship Thursday at Latrobe Elks Lodge Golf Club.
Penn-Trafford golfer Nick Turowski claims 2nd WCCA title
August 31, 2023
Golfers will say there are just some courses that fit their game the best.

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Greensburg Salem sophomore golfer Ian Smith
Greensburg Salem golfer’s swing is sweeter with new prosthetic arm
August 29, 2023
As soon as he arrived home from the Hanger Clinic in Greensburg, Ian Smith grabbed a golf club and headed for his backyard.

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Penn-Trafford’s Nick Turowski finished second in last year’s WCCA boys golf championship after shooting 73.
Westmoreland H.S. notebook: WCCA boys golf championship coming this week
August 27, 2023
The first event on the Westmoreland County Coaches Association’s fall calendar will take place later this week with the boys golf championship.

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Quaker Valley junior Ethan Dai took first place in his age division Aug. 14, 2023, at the Wildwood Invitational at Wildwood Country Club.
Quaker Valley golfers motivated by near-miss at WPIAL team tournament
One shot made all the difference for the Quaker Valley boys golf team last season, as the Quakers placed third in the WPIAL Class 2A tournament by the narrowest of margins.

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