From the Fringe

By: Staff Report

Kiwanis tourney set for this weekend

Over the past 39 years, the Kiwanis Club of Robeson-Lumberton has done plenty to help children around the county. It’s an effort helped yearly by the club’s annual golf tournament, which raises money that’s given directly back to the community.

The fundraiser, which rewards the tournament champion with a coveted blue blazer, will return Aug. 19 and 20 when the Pinecrest Country Club hosts the 40th-annual Kiwanis All-American Golf Tournament.

All proceeds will go directly to agencies providing support, guidance and protection to children around the county.

Past funds have been used to provide clothes and shoes to students in need, help pay for counseling of children who suffered the death of a family member, paid for books for second-graders and been used to provide Christmas gifts and scholarships to area youth. Money has also been donated to numerous organizations that help local youth.

Played as two-man best ball, the tournament is open to golf amateurs ages 21 and older. The $200 entry fee includes breakfast and lunch each day, as well as greens and cart fees, range balls and other gifts.

Pierce, Revels win Pinecrest Shootout

Hoyt Pierce and J.D. Revels won the championship flight of the Pinecrest Senior Shootout on Thursday at Pinecrest Country Club, edging out Knocky Thorndyke and Billy Bullock.

Bobby Benton and Mike Sellers claimed third place, with Sellers taking the closest-to-the-pin prize for the week.

The next Pinecrest Senior Shootout will be Thursday with a 9 a.m. shotgun start.

Stone, Tyson win Fairmont Shootout

Jim Stone and Mike Tyson beat out Knocky Thorndyke and Billy Bullock to win the championship flight of the Fairmont Senior Shootout on Tuesday at Fairmont Golf Club.

Marty Davenport and Jimmy Waddell won the first flight over Ron Polston and Charles Howard.

Dave and Joe Locklear were the special event winners of the week.

The next Fairmont Shootout will be Tuesday with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Fairmont’s week in review

Donald Showman, Aaron Ostrander and John Barnes won the Old Hackers League.

The second annual “Help Save a Life” tournament, benefiting the Fairmont area EMS and Rescue Squad, will be on August 25 with a noon shotgun start. This is a four-person captain’s choice format with an entry fee of $60 per player or $240 for a team. Entry fee includes golf fees, range balls and lunch.

Top rounds posted this week include: Ricky Marvin – 65; Butch Lennon – 68; Andy Andrews – 68; David Sessions – 70; Clay Huftstetler – 71; Dennis Andrews – 71; Eddie Williams – 72; Aaron Maynor – 73; Donald Arnette – 73; Tim Moore – 73; Mike Gandley – 74; Eddie Butler – 74.

Staff Report

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