COLUMN: Masters Review

Johnson sets records, restates case as one of the world's best with green jacket win

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket On a weekend where College Gameday made its first-ever trip to Augusta National Golf Club, Dustin Johnson should go tell everyone who proclaimed Bryson DeChambeau the best golfer in the world, “Not So Fast My Friend.” Johnson won the 84th Masters by 5 shots over Cameron Smith and Sungjae … Continue reading

COLUMN: Masters Preview

Tournament Favorite, what to make of Tiger, and what to expect from the course?

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket When Jim Nantz opens the telecast on Sunday and utters his traditional “Hello Friends,” golf fans will feel a sense of normalcy that comes with a Masters Sunday, but 2020 has turned the 84th Masters from a “tradition unlike any other” into a “Masters unlike any other.” For … Continue reading

COLUMN: U.S. Open Recap

DeChambeau claims first his major by 6 strokes over field at Winged Foot

By: Will Purbaugh For the Yellow Jacket Over the last 25 years, golf has had two heroes that so many have looked up to and modeled their games after in Tiger Woods and Phil Mickelson. On Sunday, golf fans realized that they had a new villain to root against, and like Thanos in the Marvel … Continue reading

‘He’s just Will…’

Will Purbaugh takes his love for family & golf through college

Growing up, Sunday afternoons for young Will Purbaugh were spent in his grandmother’s living room watching Tiger Woods play golf. Purbaugh’s grandmother, Carol Chitester enjoyed the company, and formed a loving bond with Will over time.  The grandmother and grandson would share thoughts on the golf matches. But they shared more than the love for … Continue reading

Golf teams complete fall portion of season

The fall portion of the PAC Golf championships is complete, and strides were taken by both the men and the women, just not as big as they hoped. “Overall, there’s improvement from last year,” first year head men’s coach Mike Cipoletti said. “But I am seeing things that we need to improve on, and that’s … Continue reading

Women’s golf shows improvement at Westminster

The Waynesburg women’s golf team is continuing to build its program both on and off the  course, as the fall portion of the season winds down for the Yellow Jackets. With just one invitational left before the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Fall golf championships Oct. 7-8, head coach Sam Jones wants his team to be more … Continue reading