Russ Greer has been playing at Charleston Municipal Golf Course since he graduated from Moultrie High School in 1964, so it's fair to say he has a love affair with the course.
Greer spearheaded a $50,000 improvement project that beautified the first tee area that was dedicated a year ago, and this year his Friends of Muni have several other projects in mine.
The first, building a senior tee box for the par-5 15th hole, has already been approved, and Friends of Muni is more than halfway toward the goal of raising almost $3,000. But Greer doesn't want to stop there and hopes to continue raising funds for other projects at the public facility.
"In 15 years Muni will have its 100th birthday and our goal is to have it as good as it can be," Greer said. He said the purpose of Friends of Muni is for the beautification of the golf course and benefit the wildlife, of which 39 species have been identified.
If you're interested in helping out, contact Greer at (843) 729-6597.
The Women's South Carolina Golf Association will run a monthly evening women's 9-hole league from April-September at Shadowmoss Plantation. The membership cost is $20 for WSCGA members and $30 for non-members, while the golf fee is $18 per player per round. Visit wscga.org/9-Hole_League. Playing dates are: April 28, May 19, June 23, July 21, Aug. 25 and Sept. 22.
Crowfield had a score of 7 to win the Charleston Area Men's Interclub Golf Association match played at Crowfield. Shadowmoss was second with -25. Rich Bull of Charleston Municipal was the top individual with 11 points. Terry Newman of Crowfield and Leonard Potvin also scored 11 points and placed second and third, respectively, in a tie-breaker. Pine Forest leads the overall standings with 41 points, followed by Charleston Municipal with 39.5, Charleston National with 37, Stono Ferry with 34.5 and Shadowmoss with 42.
Bill Jenner won a three-way playoff with Jeff Emory and Pete DeTemple after the trio tied with scores of 75 in the Charleston and Hilton Head Golf Week Amateur Tour event played at Stono Ferry.
Stephen Kauble shot 78 to win A Flight; Mason Talley shot 79 to win B Flight; Wayne Carter defeated Todd Saylor for C Flight honors after tying with 88s; Paul McGee won D Flight in a playoff with John Wilson after both shot 90.
Friday: Meet Citadel Football Coach Mike Houston golf tournament, March 15, Summerville Country Club, $100 per player, contact Connie Tuza at (843) 452-9801 or email Elcid58@knology.net.
Saturday: Summerville Elks 12th annual captain's choice golf tournament, Berkeley Country Club, contact Geoff Mullette at (843) 771-4113, Jim Gelis at (843) 323-6136 or Paul Davis at (843) 259-0089.
April 11: Trident Health Golf Tournament to benefit the American Heart Association, Crowfield Golf Club, Call (843) 847-4476.
May 20: Needtobreathe Classic golf tournament benefiting Global Health Care Initiatives, Daniel Island Club, $300 per player, call (843) 884-4545 or visit commonwealthcares.org.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 19
Jack Sehrt, Summerville Country Club, No. 15, 140 yards, 6-iron. Witnesses: John Seifert, Ron Niehoff Sr., Ron Niehoff Jr.
FRIDAY, FEB. 28
Ken Hill, Links at Stono Ferry, No. 11, 140 yards, 8-iron. Witness: Thomas Cooper.
Lewis Nettles, Charleston Municipal Golf Course, No. 4, 137 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Nick Walsh, Ned Forsberg.
SATURDAY, MARCH 1
Jim Neininger, Crowfield Golf Club, No. 8, 135 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Trish Smith, Robin Todd, Bob Young.
Drew Wewers, Dunes West Golf and River Club, No. 6, 146 yards, 9-iron. Witnesses: Adrian Wewers, Steve Graham, Bill Moore.
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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