PGA TOUR GOLF: Hickory’s Poston wins Wyndham in Greensboro for first pro victory

Published Monday, August 5th, 2019

Former Red Tornadoes star shoots 62 on tournament’s final day HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – J.T. Poston, a golfing star first at Hickory High and then Western Carolina, gained his first PGA Tour victory on Sunday. Poston, shooting a final round of 62, won the Wyndham Championship at the Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro. He won $1.116 million with a victory in …

HIBRITEN FOOTBALL: Thomas signs to play at Western Carolina (photo)

Published Friday, February 8th, 2019

HobbsDailyReport.com LENOIR – Skylin Thomas, who sparked Hibriten High as it went 14-1 last season, signed Wednesday to play college football at Western Carolina. Thomas, a 5-foot-10, 188-pound running back-strong safety, signed in grant-in-aid at Hibriten. He had 24 carries for 330 yards and three touchdowns this season and also caught 13 passes for 273 yards with four scores. Defensively, …

PGA TOUR: Poston ends up at 6-under par at Wyndham Championships

Published Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com GREENSBORO – J.T. Poston finished at 6-under par over the weekend in the Wyndham Championships, tying for 50th after making the cut for the 20th time in 28 events during his rookie season on the PGA Tour. Poston, a prep golf star at Hickory High who was then one of college golf’s top players at West Carolina, had rounds …

PGA TOUR: Poston fires 73 in final round, ties for 59th in Barracuda

Published Sunday, August 6th, 2017

HobbsDailyReport.com RENO, Nev. – Hickory’s J.T. Poston had three bogeys on Sunday and ended up tied for 59th in the Barracuda Championship at the Montreux Golf and Country Club. Poston closed the tournament with a 1-over par 73 after he bogeyed holes No. 7, 12 and 17. He shot a 70 that included an eagle at No. 8 in Saturday’s …