South Carolina will be represented in the Walker Cup for the first time in 10 years when the event is played Sept. 7-8 at National Golf Links of America in Southampton, N.Y.
Former Furman star Todd White, now a history teacher at Hilton Head High School, was selected earlier this week to the team which will compete against a team from Great Britain-Ireland.
White, 45, is originally from the Spartanburg area. He has competed in four U.S. Amateurs, two U.S. Mid-Amateurs and one U.S. Open. White was the 2010 and 2012 South Carolina Golf Association player of the year.
The last time a player from South Carolina made the Walker Cup team was 2007 when Clemson’s Kyle Stanley and Coastal Carolina’s Dustin Johnson were part of the winning U.S. team. In 2003 Bill Haas of Greer, then a star at Wake Forest and now a PGA Tour golfer, was picked. Former Clemson golfer Lucas Glover competed in the 2001 Walker Cup and former Tiger Jonathan Byrd played in the 1991 Walker Cup.
Ladies City Amateur
The 2013 Charleston Ladies City Amateur has been rescheduled for Sept. 27-28 at Charleston Municipal Golf Course. The entry fee is $50 and the entry deadline is 5 p.m. Sept. 20.
A seniors division also will be contested.
Call (843) 795-6517 or visit charleston-sc.gov/golf.
S.C. Mid-Am Four-Ball
J.D. Hoft and Jamie Manning beat the team of Bert Atkinson of Charleston and Sammy Truett on the first hole of sudden death to win the South Carolina Golf Association Mid-Amateur Four-Ball Championship played at Dataw Island Club’s Cotton Dike Course. The teams shot 13-under-par 131 in regulation.
CGA Senior Four-Ball Championship
Jim Kirkham and Mike Bright of Mount Pleasant shot 8-under-par 64 to take first place in the Carolinas Golf Association Senior Four-Ball Championship played at Myrtle Beach National.
Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball
Maureen Dunnagan and Kathryn Miranda birdied the first playoff hole to win the Carolinas Women’s Four-Ball played at MacGregor Downs in Cary, N.C. Brenda Frye of Mount Pleasant and Susan Harden of Beaufort tied for first in the Tournament 1 division.
Charleston Golfweek Amateur Tour
R.J. Keur shot 77 and posted a four-stroke victory over Jeff Emory in the Charleston Golfweek Amateur Tour event played at Charleston National Golf Course.
Mark Ducker beat Jayce Bibbee in a playoff after both golfers shot 80 in Flight A.
Kevin Goddard shot 80 to win Flight B with James Ravenel and Joe Turner tying for second with 84s.
Randy Gillum and Wayne Carter both shot 92s with Gillum winning the playoff for Flight C.
John Wilson shot 96 to win Flight D with Chris Hill placing second with a 104.
First Tee registration
Registration is now open for the First Tee of Greater Charleston Fall Core Golf and Life Skills Program. Sessions run from Sept. 9- Oct. 28 during afternoon and evening hours at Patriots Point, Wescott Golf Club and Charleston Municipal.
The cost is $70 for new members and $45 for returning members. Visit charlestonfirsttee.com.
Saturday-Sunday: 54th annual Berkeley Invitational at Berkeley Country Club, registration deadline Monday, $160 entry fee, call (843) 761-4653 or visit berkeleycc.com.
Sept. 8: Legend Oaks Gives Back Golf Tournament benefiting Summerville Meals on Wheels and Palmetto House, Legend Oaks Golf Club, $80 per player or $320 per foursome, call (843) 821-4077 ext. 103.
Sept. 9: Greater Charleston Civitan Club second annual Golf for Friends, Crowfield Golf and Country Club, $50 per player, con¬tact Jack Cervini at (843) 696-1966, Frank DeLustro at (803) 492-9509 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 12: Second annual Chase After a Cure Golf Tournament, Patriots Point Links, $125 per player or $400 per foursome, focused on childhood cancer, visit chaseafteracure.com.
Sept. 16: Hollings Cancer Center 18th annual golf tournament, Turtle Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $375 per player or $1500 per foursome, call (843) 792-1669.
Sept. 17: East Cooper Habitat for Humanity tournament, Bulls Bay, $600 per team, contact Greg Flanagan at (843) 818-8867.
Sept. 17: East Cooper Meals on Wheels golf tournament, RiverTowne Country Club, contact Sarah Vega at email@example.com or call (843) 881-9350.
Sept. 21: Third annual Palmetto Christian Academy Golf Benefit, Harbor Course-Wild Dunes Resort, $100 per player or $400 per four¬some, contact Dewey Caulder at Dewey.Caulder@familycirclecup.com or (843) 849-5305.
Sept. 20: Teacher’s Supply Closet Charity Golf Tournament, Links at Stono Ferry, $100 per player before Sept. 4 and $125 per player thereafter, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit teacherssup¬plycloset.org.
Sept. 22: Sea Island Habitat for Humanity Golf Tournament, Ocean Course-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $400 per player, call (843) 768-0998 ext. 112 or register on¬line at seaislandhabitat.org.
Sept. 28: St. John’s High School Islander Golf Tournament, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $85 per player, contact Tiffany Magwood at (843) 559-6400 ext. 6218.
Sept. 28: Second annual Coastal Center Cup Golf Tournament, Wescott Golf Club, $75 per player or $300 per foursome, contact Richard (843) 312-4222 or email email@example.com.
Oct. 7: Morgan Creek Grill Golf for the Cure Golf Tournament, Harbor Course-Wild Dunes Resort, $100 per player, registration deadline Sept. 23, contact Kristy Kinney at (843) 810-2098 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oct. 7: Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Swing for the Symphony, River Course-Kiawah Island Club, $400 per player or $1,600 per foursome, visit csonlinc.org or call (843) 768-9289.
Oct. 12: St. Padre Pio American Catholic Church Golf Tournament, Miler Country Club, $55 per player, contact Father Bob at (843) 851-5577 or email email@example.com.
Oct. 18: Seventh annual Kevin Higgins Golf Classic, Summerville Country Club, contact Connie Tuza at (843) 452-9801 or email Elcid58@knology.net.
SATURDAY, AUG. 17
Carolyn Daniels, Crowfield Golf Club, No. 16, 100 yards, 6-hybrid. Witnesses: Bill Daniels, David Rudick, Veronica Rudick.
Al Margate, Crowfield Golf Club, No. 13, 110 yards. Witnesses: Doc Bollinger, Judy Bollinger.
SUNDAY, AUG. 18
Cory Wright, Berkeley Country Club, No. 15, 140 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Terry Childress, Joann Payne.
TUESDAY, AUG. 20
Byron Davis, Links Course-Wild Dunes Resort, No. 8, 173 yards, 5-iron. Witnesses: Bill Temple, Keith Hewitt.
Frank Robb, Crooked Oaks-Seabrook Island Club, No. 9, 173 yards, 6-iron. Witnesses: Walt Noell, Dudley Schleier, Dan Hebel.
A hole-in-one should be reported by the golf course. Contact Tommy Braswell at (843) 937-5591, fax (843) 937-5579 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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