Guthrie looking for positives to regain feel for his game
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Guthrie looking for positives to regain feel for his game

For as long as Luke Guthrie has known Mark Christiansen, he's been able to count on one aspect of their relationship never changing. There is no bull. "He's pretty straight-forward," Guthrie said of his golf swing coach growing up and continued mentor.

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Sunday Conversation with Nan Ryan
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Sunday Conversation with Nan Ryan

Nan Ryan spends most of the year living in Estes Park, Colo., playing golf or teaching. She likes travelling with her partner, Maureen Garrity, or taking photos of life in the Rocky Mountains. However, she spends a little time nearly every day...

Birdie on 18 allows Guthrie to stick around
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Birdie on 18 allows Guthrie to stick around

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- The difference between a weekend at work or two extra days off was approximately 20 feet. Luke Guthrie made it look a whole lot shorter. After taking a double bogey on the par-3 17th when he ended up in the greenside bunker off the tee

Crimson Tide: Callahan survives six-hole playoff to win final LPGC appearance
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Crimson Tide: Callahan survives six-hole playoff to win final LPGC appearance

QUINCY -- Crimson Callahan has enjoyed his annual trip to the Pepsi Little People's Golf Championships so much he decided to stay a little longer. "I've got to stay here as long as I can," Callahan said with a smirk. Playing six extra holes...

Strong back nine carries Lillie to 16-17 girls title
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Strong back nine carries Lillie to 16-17 girls title

QUINCY -- Kate Lillie knew the field was chasing her. She gave herself breathing room after making the turn. Lillie opened with a pair of birdies on the first four holes on the back nine Wednesday afternoon at Westview Golf Course, paving the way to winnin

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LPGC Roindup: Hannibal's Thomas fights through flu, finishes third

The start to Quinn Thomas' day couldn't have been much worse. The 11-year-old from Hannibal, Mo., woke up Wednesday morning with the flu, and he said it was a struggle to shower and get ready for the drive to Quincy. While practicing on the putting green,

McCulla hangs on to win division title
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McCulla hangs on to win division title

QUINCY -- Alex McCulla thought his missed par putt on his final hole was going to force a playoff. It turned out he was sitting on a one-shot lead. "I had the math wrong in my head," McCulla said. "I was a little nervous knowing that was for the win." Sett

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2017 Pepsi Little People's Golf Championships: Final Scores

Divisions 1B-1G (Boys and Girls 3-5) 5 holes daily Briar Megee, Wyaconda, Mo. 24-20--44 Adam Robinson, Carrollton, Ill. 22-23 -- 45 Jackson Logan, Seattle 26-29--55 Luke Mulligan, Burr Ridge, Ill. 28-30--58 Reale DeSantis, Traverse City, Mich. 28-31--59 Blaine

Leaderboard logjam: Callahan must outlast crowded field to go out on top
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Leaderboard logjam: Callahan must outlast crowded field to go out on top

QUINCY -- Crimson Callahan's second-to-last trip around Westview Golf Course started out as a day to forget. Then came a four-hole stretch in which he reminded everyone why he returned to the Pepsi Little People's Golf Championshps for a final time.

Steer is first golfer to play in 16 consecutive LPGC
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Steer is first golfer to play in 16 consecutive LPGC

Griffin Steer has a piece of memorabilia from the first time he played in the Pepsi Little People's Golf Championships. "I still have the trophy," Steer said with a smirk. "It was a participation trophy."