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Passing of James Allen Jamieson
James Allen Jamieson, 75, of Charleston, passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018. He was born April 21, 1943, in Kalamazoo, Mich., to the late Floyd J. and Theresa A. Jamieson.
At the age of 2, his family moved to Moline, Ill. At the age of 7, Jim got his first set of Babe Zaharias golf clubs. He would ride his bike two blocks to Oakwood Country Club to play with his friends. By the age of 10, he was able to break 80, and at the age of 17, Jim won the Tri-City Golf Championship. In 1961, he won the Waterloo Iowa Amateur and in 1967 the Illinois State Amateur. Short Hills Country Club in East Moline, Ill., served as his home course. Jim was an All-American at Oklahoma State University and a member of the 1963 NCAA Championship team. After college, Jim fulfilled his military commitment during the Vietnam War. In 1969, Jim earned his PGA Tour Card. During his career, Jim won the Western Open 1972, T5 in The Masters in 1972, T2 in PGA Championship in 1972, T3 in The Masters in 1973, T26 in the U.S. Open 1974, four top six finishes in major championships between 1971 and 1973, and played the World Cup, partnered with Tom Weiskoph, in 1972.
After a fall injured his hand, Jim retired in 1977. In 1978, Jim was named the Director of Golf at the Greenbrier Resort. The Jim Jamieson School of Golf at The Resort at Glade Springs was founded in 2007 and he was named head of Women's Golf Coach at University of Charleston in 2011.
He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann; his sons, James Allen "Jay" and wife Tina, Andrew Joseph and wife Micki, and John Scott; stepdaughter, Linda F. Barnette and husband Todd; grandchildren, Donovan, Hannah, Emma Jae, Marlee and Danger Jamieson, and Lauren and Lila Barnette.
A memorial service will be held on March 30, 2019.
Memorial contributions may be made to W.Va. Golf Association - Women's Jr. Golf, 2115 Charleston Town Center, Charleston, WV 25389 or CAMC Foundation - Rehab Center, 3414 Staunton Avenue SE, Charleston, WV 25304.
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Congratulations Joe Boros!!!
Joe Boros, Director of Instruction at Treesdale G & CC, has been awarded the following for the 2018 season:
2018 Chuck Scally Player of the Year Award
2018 Willie McKay Trophy - Low Scoring Average 69.0
2018 TSPGA Senior Player of the Year Award
Congratulations Joe on this amazing accomplishment!