Charleston Municipal honors efforts of golfer Russ Greer

  • Posted: Sunday, February 24, 2013 12:01 a.m.

Charleston Municipal Golf Course recently recognized the efforts of longtime golfer Russ Greer, who spearheaded efforts to beautify the first tee at the course. Greer created plans and raised funds for the project. Mayor Joseph P. Riley spoke and golfers Bert Atkinson, Tommy Ford, Budsy Howard and Dave Nolan all hit ceremonial tee shots.

Emory wins at Stono

Jeff Emory shot 73 and won the dhampionship flight by one shot over R.J. Keur in the Charleston Golf Tour event played at the Links at Stono Ferry. Mark Ducker shot 76 and won A Flight by one shot over Biff Duff. Jason Dores won B Flight by two strokes over Paul McInnis with a score of 80. Lee Sanders shot 87 and won C Flight. John Wilson won D Flight with a score of 98 with Daryl Greenway finishing second with a 100.

Spencer wins age group

Kyle Spencer of Mount Pleasant won the 11-14 boys division in the Hurricane Junior Golf Tour tournament played at Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s Cougar Point, shooting 77-74—151. Wil Sheppard of Mount Pleasant finished third with a score of 76-79—155.

The tournament drew 94 golfers in three age groups.

Cassique honored

The golf staff at Kiawah Island Club’s Cassique course has been named PING Regional Club Fitter of the Year. The company recognized the Cassique staff for its commitment to helping golfers of all abilities improve their games through custom fitting.

Pedersen, 93, gets third ace

Pete Pedersen, 93 and a longtime member at Kiawah Island Golf Resort, recently made his third hole-in-one and second ace on Oak Point Golf Club’s seventh hole, using a 7-hybrid to make the hole-in-one from 134 yards on Thursday. Witnessing the ace were Bart Niemeyer, Toby Swasko and Phil Grimm.

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