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Pinecrest Country Club had 24 players participate in a tournament sponsored by the Carolina Hickory Golf Association on April 18.

Broken into four-person teams, the tournament was scored by the CHGA standard game of one best gross ball, plus one different best net ball per hole. All participants used hickory-shafted clubs and used balls similar to the time.

The low score of the day was a 63/62/125 that went to the team of Jay Harris, Russell Eaves, Tom Clements and Milt McPherson.

Mark Hollingsworth had the individual low, scoring a 1-under-par 71 to beat the second-place finisher by five shots. Tom Clements won the lowest net, scoring an 81 gross, 62 net.

Mark Hollingsworth, Glenn Davis, Jim DeLong and Stan Jennings combined for a 68/64/132 that tied for a low score on the front nine. Hal Herring, Tom Beddow, Barry Markowitz and Bill Parris matched the low on the front nine and scored a 68/66/134.

Phillip Wallwork, Joe Parrish, Willie Engelson and Bob Georgiade scored a combined 64 as the low on the back-nine, finishing at 70/64/134.

This weekend brings the chance to help local students in their hunt for a medical career.

The Southeastern Health Foundation will host its 24th annual Swing for Health tournament on Thursday at Pinecrest Country Club. Proceeds from the captain’s choice tournament will fund health care academic scholarship loans for individuals who plan to work locally after completing training for careers in medicine, nursing or allied health.

There is a $75 entry fee per person and sponsorships are available. The fee includes carts and greens fees, along with lunch at 11 a.m. Play will start at 1 p.m. and cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams. For information and registration, call the Southeastern Health Foundation at 671-5583 or email

May 13 will be the Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce’s Golf Classic.

The four-person captain’s choice tournament will start at noon. Entry is $75 per golfer, which includes lunch sponsored by Outback Steakhouse at 11 a.m., along with greens and cart fees, a gift bag, a mulligan and a ladies tee. The top three teams will win awards, and there will be prizes for closest to the pin and most accurate drive. Lumberton Honda will have a vehicle as a hole-in-one prize.

For information and registration call 910-739-4750 or email

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Wayne Beasley and Bucky Beasley won the championship flight of Tuesday’s senior shootout. Jon Soderena and Keith Long won the first flight and special event winners were Lee Hunt, Hoyt Pierce, Garner Revels and Charlie Carter.

The club’s next senior shootout is Tuesday at 9 a.m. Played as a two-man best ball format, there is a $23 entry fee, which includes carts and greens fees, lunch, snacks and the chance to win prizes. For information call the club at 910-628-9931.

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Donald Barnes and Brooks Baxley scored a 4-under-par 68 to win Tuesday’s senior shootout. Tony Walters and Richard Walters took second place with a 3-under-par 69.

The Cliffwood Ladies League winners last week were Diane Vitale and Margret Standifer. Pandora Carter and Carolyn McNeil were runner-up.

Senior shootout is every Tuesday and Friday, and costs $20 per player, which includes greens and cart fees and includes a meal catered with Smithfield Chicken and BBQ.

Cliffwood will be hosting a fundraiser for Bunt Swamp Baptist church on Saturday. The captain’s choice tournament has a noon shotgun start. For information call the club at 910-738-9400.

The Lumberton Baseball Advancement Team will be hosting an alumni golf tournament on May 10 at Cliffwood. The four-man scramble will tee off at 1 p.m. There’s a $200 entry fee per team, which includes greens and cart fees, as well as lunch at noon. For information call Lumberton baseball coach Paul Hodges at 910-671-6050.

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