From the Fringe

Staff report
-

County championship registration under way

Registration for the 38th annual Robeson County Golf Championship presented by Dial Insurance on July 20 to 22 at Pinecrest Country Club has started.

The deadline to enter is July 17, or when the first 120 paid entries are received.

There will be six divisions for this year’s championship. The cost for the championship division that will play all three days is $90. The regular, senior, super senior and ladies divisions will be $60 a player, and the juniors is $25.

The super senior and juniors divisions will play play on July 20 and 21, while the regular, ladies and senior divisions play on July 21 and 22.

All amateurs 13 years old or older as of July 20 can play for the championship, regular or ladies divisions. Anyone under 16 years old can compete in the juniors division. Participants must be over 55 to compete in the senior division and 65 or older for the super senior division.

Food and drinks will be served on the course for all rounds, with trophies given out to division winners and certificates given to winners of each flight. The top finishers will automatically qualify for the Highlander Cup against Cumberland County in October.

A complete entry form and fee must be mailed to the Robeson County Golf Association at P.O. Box 1814, Lumberton, N.C., 28359.

Fairmont’s week in review

Mike Graham and Jason Lowry were this week’s winners of the Fairmont senior shootout. Bobby Benton and James Humphrey finished as runner-up. Ray Locklear and Richard Moore were the winners of the second flight, with Vincent Chavis and Delton Burns coming in second. Graham and Benton were closest to the pin winners.

The next senior shootout will be on Tuesday at 8 a.m.

Mike Gandley, Ray Garris, Wane Hardwick and Donald Arnette were the winners of the Thusday evening scramble. They won in a playoff over Aaron Maynor, Andy Andrews, Barry Leonard and Kinly Williamson. Allen Oliver, Stephen Fipps, Thomas Cain and Mark Madden won the second flight, with Bill Bailey, Kenny Bailey, Tony Lee and Anita Lane coming in second. Ronnie Cox and Wayne Hardwick were closest to the pin winners.

The next Thursday evening scramble will be July 19 at 6 p.m.

Top rounds posted this week include: Tim Moore 69;Kevin Davis 70; Danny Lassiter 71; Kirk Hamilton 72; Mitch Grier 72; David Sessions 72; Eddie Williams 72; Ricky Marvin 72; Dallas Arnette 73; James Cox 73; Roy Williamsom 73; Mark Lassiter 74; Aaron Maynor 75; Wil Jones 75; Daniel Lee 77; Aaron Ostrander 77; Richard Coleman 77.

Pinecrest senior shootout results

The team of John Haskins amd Dave Locklear won the Pinecrest senior shootout by two strokes this this week with a 66.

They edged out Donald Barnes and Cliff Nance. Haskins and Nance were the closest to the flag winners.

The next Pinecrest senior shootout will be Thursday at 8 a.m.

Clifford Bullard tournament scheduled

The 34th annual Clifford Bullard Memorial golf tournament at Pinecrest Country Club will be Sept. 27.

It will be a 1 p.m. shotgun start, with a rain date set for Oct. 4.

For more information, contact Rebekah Lowry at 910-272-3235.

https://www.robesonian.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/sport-golf_ne201879115212204.png

Staff report

Submit golf news to Jonathan Bym at [email protected]

Submit golf news to Jonathan Bym at [email protected]