Spring registration open for First Tee of Greater Charleston

Registration closes March 2 for The First Tee of Greater Charleston’s Spring Core Golf and Life Skills program. The program is offered for youth 7-18 at Charleston Municipal, Berkeley, Wescott Plantation and Berkeley Country Club and for youth ages 5-18 at Patriots Point and Pine Forest.

The Core Golf and Life Skills program promotes character development and life-enhancing values through golf. The First Tee’s Nine Core Values are courtesy, respect, judgment, responsibility, sportsmanship, confidence, honesty, integrity and perseverance.

The cost for a new member is $70, which includes a one-time membership fee of $25 and program fee of $45. Financial scholarships are available for qualifying participants.

Visit thefirstteegreatercharleston.org.

The Carolinas Golf Association will hold its 2016 annual meeting and Carolinas Golf Night Feb. 19 at the Country Club of Charleston, site of the organization’s 102nd Carolinas Amateur in July. The event will honor the CGA’s 2015 champions and players of the year — Scott Harvey of Greensboro, N.C. (men); Lori Beth Adams, Burlington, N.C. (women); Gary Robinson, Fayetteville, N.C. (senior men); Pat Brogden, Garner, N.C. (senior women); Christian Salzer, Sumter (junior boys); and Ashley Czarnecki, Greenville (junior girls).

The event is $110, which includes golf at Patriots Point, and is open to any individual who is a member or employee of a Carolinas Golf Association member club. Visit carolinasgolf.org to register by Feb. 12.

U.S. Kids Golf is holding a local spring tour for boys and girls ages 5-14. The tournament schedule is: Feb. 20, Shadowmoss; Feb. 28, Pine Forest; March 28, Daniel Island Club; April 24, Charleston Municipal; May 21, Seabrook Island-Ocean Winds; and May 22, Wild Dunes-Harbor (Tour Championship).

Visit uskidsgolf.com/tournaments/local for information.

Feb. 7: Summerville Country Club 9th annual Powerball Tournament, $60 per player, call 843-873-2210 ext. 1

Feb. 7: Super Bowl Tournament, Berkeley Country Club, $35 plus cart, profits go toward restoration fund, email berkeleycc@homesc.com or call 843-761-4880.

April 15: Trident Health Golf Tournament, Crowfield Golf Club, contact Jim Parker at 843-452-5861 or email jparker98@comcast.net.

April 30: Berkeley, Summerville and James Island high schools Alumni (30 and older) Golf Tournament, Charleston Municipal Golf Course, email info@berkeleycc.com.

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.


Don Slingerland, RiverTowne Country Club, No. 17, 146 yards, 7-iron. Witness: Penny Slingerland.


David Garretson, RiverTowne Country Club, No. 8, 114 yards, 9-iron. Witnesses: George Pelic, Nancy Pelic, Dave Heffernan.


Mary Kathleen Murphy, Oak Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, No. 7, 130 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: Anne McKee, Lynne Sager, Darlene Murphy.

A hole-in-one should be reported by the golf course. Please email aces to braswellsports@hotmail.com and to sportsdesk@postandcourier.com.