Tuesday, March 04, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
1990 Kmart Greater Greensboro Open Champion Steve Elkington writes homophobic tweet about Michael Sam.
1990 Kmart Greater Greensboro Open Champion Steve Elkington wrote a homophobic tweet about Michael Sam. ESPN reports that Elkington posted the following on Twitter “Michael Sam is leading the handbag throw at NFL combine.... No one else expected to throw today.” The Twitter post has been widely viewed as a failed attempt at satire about ESPN's focus on Sam's sexuality during the NFL Combine.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Friday, February 14, 2014
Sunday, February 09, 2014
Thursday, February 06, 2014
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
"It would be unfair to overlook, merely because it did not materialize, plans which were made for the Greater Greensboro Open Golf Tournament. Many hours, many telephone calls, many wires, many headaches and many oaths (some blasphemous) were spent. Complications of such a nature developed that it was impossible to conduct this event. At the moment, however, I can tell you that the Greensboro Junior Chamber is high in the respect of the golfers of the PGA." Excerpt from 1944 President’s Annual Report presented by John Foster
“The Greater Greensboro Open Golf Tournament has been discontinued for the duration. (World War Two) We are saddened by this necessity, but accept it as a minor loss in this war-torn world.” Excerpt from 1943 President’s Annual Report presented by F. Odell Lambeth, President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce
At a called board meeting held on December 21, 1942 by the Greensboro Junior Chamber of Commerce a motion was made and seconded that the cost of the stag party be defrayed by the Junior Chamber, cost not to exceed $44.76. At the same meeting a report on the Golf Tournament was made by General Chairman John Foster showing a net profit from the tournament of $123.21