The Lumberton Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual Golf Classic, held May 13 at Pinecrest Country Club, drew the largest field in event history with 116 participants.
“What a great day for golf,” said tournament chair Suzanne Abbott. “This tournament would not have been so successful without the help of the Chamber volunteers, sponsors and golfers. This success speaks volumes to the support the Chamber is receiving from its membership and the local community.”
Team Allstate/Danny Martin, which consisted of Joseph Martin, Ryan Bass, Tommy Britt, and David Lowery, Jr., won the event in a scorecard playoff, beating Fairmont Golf Club, which included C.J. Hinson, Aaron Maynor, Will Bundy and Blake Baysden. Both teams scored an 18-under-par 54.
Team RCC, which included Channing Jones, David Marsh, Lester Locklear and Jordan Sampson, was third with a 55. Closest to the pin winners were James Smith on No. 2, J.T. Powers on No. 7, and Rick Hartney on No. 12. Most accurate drive went to Richard Lowery on No. 8.
Lunch at the event was provided by Outback Steakhouse and beverages were donated by R.A. Jeffreys and Pepsi Bottling Ventures. The hole-in-one vehicle sponsor was Lumberton Honda.
The school social workers of Public Schools of Robeson County will be holding their inaugural People Helping People golf tournament on June 7 at Pinecrest Country Club.
The tournament will help raise money to help children and families around the county who are in need.
For information contact Tina Locklear at 910-827-4450 or Jill Brown at 910-785-3778.
The North Carolina Womens Golf Association will be holding the 2014 North Carolina State Amateur Tournament at Pinecrest Country Club on June 3, 4, and 5. The event will be used to crown an overall champion, as well as champions at the junior, senior and super-senior levels.
The tournament is a stroke play event open to all female amateurs who have lived in North Carolina for six months, have an established USGA handicap, and have paid her association dues or is a member of a member club. The field is limited to 96 of the lowest handicap entries, along with NCWGA officers, directors and past presidents.
Two different tees distances will be played. The championship, junior and seniors will play off tees that will play the course at a combined distance of 6,131 yards, with the super seniors playing it at 5,203. For information, visit ncwga.com.
James Smith and Truman Lowery won the championship flight of Tuesday’s senior shootout at Fairmont Golf Club, with Charlie Carter and Lee Hunt taking second. First flight winners were Bucky Beasley and Wayne Beasley, with runner-ups Mike Sellers and Ricky Parrish.
Second Flight winners were Jerry Stubbs and John Row, with Steve Lawson and Jimmy Lee taking second. Special event winners were Keith Long, Wayne Beasley, Jerry Stubbs, Bobby Gooden, Mike Sellers and Mike Gandly.
The next senior shootout is Tuesday with a 9 a.m. shotgun start, call the club for information and registration at 910-628-9931.
Cliffwood hosts a senior shootout every Tuesday at 9 a.m. Entry is $20 per player, which includes greens and cart fees and includes a meal catered with Smithfield Chicken and BBQ.
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