Author Archives: Mike Fields

Hahn Flirts with 59, Shares Spotlight with Local Caddie

When Joe Muschong signed up to caddie in the Barbasol Championship, he had no idea he’d wind up as a local celebrity in the media spotlight. … Read More

Stallings’ Roller-Coaster Ride at the Barbasol

Steve and Pam Spalding have been watching their son Stephen Jr. play golf for the better part of the last 20 years. … Read More

Trey Shirley’s long, tough road has led him to the Barbasol Championship

It is safe to say that no player in the Barbasol Championship appreciates the opportunity to tee it up at Champions at Keene Trace this week more than Kentuckian Trey Shirley. … Read More

Catching Up with Hometime Golf Hero Josh Teater

NICHOLASVILLE, KY (July 13, 2021) – When Josh Teater played in the Barbasol Championship in 2018 and 2019, it was a much-hyped homecoming for the former Henry Clay High School and Morehead State golfer.
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Barbasol Championship Understand Importance of Keeping it Local

A look inside the Barbasol Championship by Mike Fields. NICHOLASVILLE, KY (July 15, 2019) – The company’s name – Global Golf Management – tells you it has international reach. GGM is involved in 40 professional golf events around the world, … Read More

Barbasol Championship Near and Dear to Hunter Stewart

NICHOLASVILLE, KY (July 13, 2019) – When Hunter Stewart tees it up in the Barbasol Championship next week, it will be an experience he has fantasized about since he was first learning the game on the very course that is … Read More

Champions has Prepared for the Rain

Mike Fannin and Doug Smith won the Member-Member club championship at Keene Trace over the weekend, and the golf course that will host the Barbasol Championship in a few weeks came out a winner, too, despite wet conditions. That was … Read More

Champions at Keene Trace gets ‘thumbs-up’ from PGA TOUR as it readies for Barbasol’s return

A look inside the Barbasol Championship by Mike Fields NICHOLASVILLE, KY (June 27, 2019) – The Barbasol Championship will have its second go-around at Champions at Keene Trace in a few weeks, and the course already looks primed and ready … Read More

Civic Pride one reason ‘Volunteer of the Year’ re-ups for Barbasol Championship

BY MIKE FIELDS Randy Maynard doesn’t play much golf anymore. “It’s no fun to go out and shoot 130 and lose a dozen balls,” he says with a deep laugh. That doesn’t mean Maynard’s love for the game has waned. … Read More

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