The entry deadline for the 73rd annual Charleston Men’s Amateur Golf Championship is 5 p.m. Friday. The tournament will be played May 13-15 at Municipal Golf Course.
The event is open to any male amateur who has resided in Charleston, Dorchester or Berkeley counties as of May 13, 2016. The field is limited to 192 players. The entry fee is $150, which includes tournament course fees, dinner on Saturday, range balls, prizes and tee gift. Call 843-795-6517. Visit Charleston-sc.gov/golf.
Former Wando golf Christian Sease, who plays for Winthrop, won last year’s event, going wire-to-wire with an 8-under-par score of 208 over 54 holes. He finished three shots ahead of Thomas Ellenburg and eight strokes in front of third-place finisher Grant Waggoner.
The Women’s South Carolina Golf Association’s Junior Foundation raised more than $16,000 at its major fundraiser, the Jane Covington Classic Golf Tournament played at Orangeburg Country Club on April 18. Twenty-eight teams competed in the event. Funds will be used to help support: Green Valley Girls Classic Tournament; Peggy Kirk Bell Girl’s Golf Tours (six SC One-Day Series events); the S.C. Independent School Association’s girls golf championship; 10 championships and qualifiers for the S.C. high school championships; WSCGA JGF High School Invitational in September; and three clinics for high school teams held throughout S.C.
Peter Bradburn scored a double eagle on April 16 at RiverTowne Country Club’s 467-yard, par-5 third hole. He used a 4-wood from 230 yards to hole his second shot. Witnesses included Micah Bradburn, Jerry Brown and Jack Swaney.
The First Tee of Greater Charleston (thefirstteegreatercharleston.org) is aiming for donations of $20,000 on May 3, Lowcountry Giving Day, which will enable the program to receive matching donations of $40,000. The First Tee of Greater Charleston expects to positively impact the lives of more than 20,000 Lowcountry youths in 2016. Its National School Program has 33 participating elementary schools in three counties.
John Ashmore birdied three of the final four holes and shot 77 to win the Championship Flight of the Charleston Golf Week Tour event played at Crowfield Golf Club. Biff Huff won A Flight with a score of 83. James Ravenel shot 83 to win B Flight. Shanie Cooper won C Flight with a score of 85. Vince Ackerman shot 92 and won D Flight.
May 9: Select Health of South Carolina Tenderfoot Classic benefiting Coastal Council of the Boy Scouts of America, Crooked Oaks-Seabrook Island Club, $1,750 per team, visit coastalcarolinabsa.org or contact Dave Hearne at 843-849-6708.
May 12: PGA HOPE (Helping Our Patriots Everywhere) Charleston Chapter tournament to benefit veterans with disabilities, Wescott Golf Club, $75 per player, 843-871-2135 or visit wescottgolf.com. In conjunction, Anthony Netto, CEO of the Stand Up and Play Foundation, will conduct a clinic on the driving range. He is the record holder for long driving by a paraplegic and is capable of hitting a golf ball 305 yards.
May 13: The Palmetto Military Support Group will hold a Red White Blue Golf Tournament at Wrenwoods Golf Course, located at Charleston Air Force Base. The entry fee is $45 or $180 per team. Contact Cheryl Clark, this event chair at 843-452-9920, visit palmettomilitarysupportgroup.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
May 14: Inaugural Haygood/Grady Golf Tournament to benefit Roper St. Francis Cancer Care Center and an educational fund for the Haygood boys, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $185 per player which includes gourmet dinner, call 843-768-2838 or visit haygoodgrady.com.
May 16: Charleston Symphony Orchestra League Swing for the Symphony 2016, Cassique-Kiawah Island Club, $400 per player, $1,600 per foursome, visit csolinc.org or call 843-559-7802.
May 16: Sea Island Habitat for Humanity golf benefit, Ocean Course-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, $475 per player, call 843-768-0998 ext. 112 or register online at seaislandhabitat.org.
May 16: East Cooper Habitat for Humanity golf tournament, Snee Farm Country Club, $150 per player or $500 per team, call (843) 881-2600.
May 16: The Ohio State University Alumni Club of Charleston golf tournament to raise money for scholarships for Lowcountry students, Crowfield Golf Club, $300 per team, contact Bob Kinney at 843-818-8674 or Barry Thomas at 843-729-6469.
May 27-29: 43rd annual Chick Miler Invitational Summerville Country Club, call 843-873-2210 ext. 221.
June 25-26: Summerville Country Club Father/Son-Daughter tournament, call 843-873-2210 ext. 221.
TUESDAY, MARCH 22
Michael Bowers, Snee Farm Country Club, No. 7, 124 yards, 9-iron. Witnesses: Billy Ray Graybeal, Mike Murray, David Kane, Lester Klvana, Richard Weringo, Tom Urbach.
TUESDAY, APRIL 19
Carl Ulm, Bulls Bay Golf Club, No. 14, 163 yards, 6-iron. Witnesses: Johnny Dangerfield, Donnie Frazzitta, Tony Roe, Todd Tyner.
FRIDAY, APRIL 22
Mike Maiorelle, Coosaw Creek Country Club, No. 3, 154 yards, 8-iron. Witnesses: Rich Lindgren, Keith Merritt.