Greg Hardwig, Naples Daily News

Greg Hardwig

Naples Daily News

Naples, FL, United States

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Recent articles by Greg:

Golf: Australian Stephen Leaney leads Chubb Classic; Langer, Couples right behind

Sunday, 50-year-old Australian Stephen Leaney will be playing for his first professional victory on American soil. → Read More

Doug Barron, Scott Parel lead Chubb Classic on PGA Tour Champions

Doug Barron and Scott Parel are two of the relative unknowns on the PGA Tour Champions. → Read More

Naples' Sophie Shrader uses golf to overcome tragedy and golf repays her at Chubb Classic

Sophie Shrader was in a dark place. She was with her best friend when she died in a car accident on June 30, 2018. Golf got her through it. → Read More

Fred Couples knows the obstacles facing the Premier Golf League

Fred Couples spoke about the Premier Golf League concept at Thursday's Chubb Classic on the PGA Tour Champions. → Read More

Tim Herron ready to make debut on ‘casual’ PGA Tour Champions

Tim Herron will make his senior circuit debut at the Chubb Classic in Naples, Florida, this week. → Read More

Golf: Scott Parel pulls away to win Chubb Classic as Bernhard Langer, Fred Couples falter

Scott Parel lost two opportunities at victories last year in playoffs. He wasn't going to take that chance Sunday in the Chubb Classic. → Read More

What to know before heading to the Chubb Classic golf tournament in Naples

Naples' original professional golf tour event is back for the 33rd time this week. → Read More

Look for former FGCU volleyball star Brooke Sweat in Sunday's Michelob ULTRA Super Bowl commercial

Former Canterbury and FGCU volleyball star Brooke (Youngquist) Sweat is in a Michelob ULTRA commercial along with beach volleyball partner Kerri Walsh Jennings, "Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" host Jimmy Fallon, and former professional wrestling star John Cena. → Read More

Tiger Woods-backed PopStroke breaks ground in Fort Myers. When does it open?

Tiger Woods wasn't there, but was in spirit Wednesday morning in Fort Myers. PopStroke, the business he is a partner in, broke ground on Six Mile Cypress Parkway a few miles west of Metro Parkway. → Read More

Southwest Florida athletes react to death of Kobe Bryant in helicopter crash Sunday

News of the former NBA star's death, along with his 13-year-old daughter Gianna and three others, in a helicopter crash in the Los Angeles area spread quickly Sunday afternoon. → Read More

High school football: Tom Scalise resigns as Gulf Coast head coach after two seasons

Tom Scalise resigned Friday as head coach at Gulf Coast High School after two seasons. → Read More

Sunday's at Naples Daily News Half Marathon a last chance for Olympic Trials hopefuls to qualify

Sunday, a handful of competitors will attempt to qualify for the Olympic Trials through their finish in the Half Marathon. → Read More

QBE Shootout: Rory Sabbatini and Kevin Tway, with dad Bob as caddie, get hot and win

A fuller circle happened in the winner's circle at the QBE Shootout on Sunday. → Read More

Naples local creates Live Fest, brings in Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum

Live Fest, featuring Grammy winners Darius Rucker and Lady Antebellum, is expected to draw over 6,000 people to the Tiburón Golf Club driving range during the QBE Shootout golf tournament. → Read More

College basketball: FGCU women follow Notre Dame stunner, knock off No. 21 USF in Mexico

The Eagles pulled off their second straight upset, knocking off No. 21 USF, 81-77, in the Cancun Challenge on Friday afternoon. → Read More

CME Group Tour Championship: Sei Young Kim wins $1.5 million with birdie on No. 18

Sei Young Kim may not have a major championship, but Sunday she had a major payday. → Read More

Florida State hires David Hoffmann-owned firm for coaching search

The Naples-based Hoffmann Family of Companies will play a role in finding Florida State University's next head football coach. → Read More

Greg Norman sat with President Donald Trump, Australian prime minister at state dinner

Greg Norman was at the White House for a state dinner in honor of Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Sept. 20. → Read More

Collier County commissioners vote down reopening Golden Gate Country Club

Two weeks after a victory for the future of golf at Golden Gate Country Club, commissioners provided a setback at their Tuesday meeting. → Read More

Naples-based Arthrex plays part again in saving Alabama quarterback Tua Tagovailoa's season

Like last year, Tagovailoa underwent a procedure developed, manufactured and marketed by Arthrex called a "TightRope" to help his injured ankle heal. → Read More