Wilson second, Sumner third in Dustin Johnson World Junior

Jamie Wilson of Mount Pleasant, a University of South Carolina commitment, finished second to Blake Taylor of Atkinson, N.C., in the inaugural Dustin Johnson World Junior Golf Championship played at the TPC Myrtle Beach. Taylor posted a three-day total of 2-over-par 218 while Wilson finished with a score of 222.

Kathleen Sumner of Charleston, who plans to play for Florida State, placed third in the girls’ division with a score of 236, four shots behind winner Delaney Shah of North Potomac, Md.

Earlier this month, Sumner finished third in the Sea Pines Junior Heritage played at Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island.

Evan Rodwell of Charleston tied for fourth in the men’s division of the South Carolina Golf Association’s Tournament of Champions, played at the Tradition Club at Pawleys Island. Rodwell shot 147, three shots behind winner Wade Ramsey of York. Ed Galbavy of Seabrook Island tied for sixth at 152. Nick Avery of Goose Creek and Jon Evans of Hollywood tied for sixth in the men’s senior division with scores of 154.

Shanie Cooper of Moncks Corner finished third in the women’s division with a score of 193.

Tom Eberhard of Seabrook Island won the net title in the 55-59 age group with a score of 140 at the Carolinas Golf Association’s 2016 Mid-Amateur/Senior/Super Senior Tournament played at Mid Pines and Pine Needles in Southern Pines, N.C., with a score of 140. Leon Leggett of Mount Pleasant finished second in the 50-54 net division with a score of 154.

Celebrities have been announced for the fourth annual NEEDTOBREATHE Classic golf tournament that will be played March 21 at Daniel Island Club. Musician Mat Kearney, alternative rock band Switchfoot, PGA player Russell Henley, actor Kevin Sorbo, basketball legend Rick Barry and Tampa Bay Buccaneers wide receiver Adam Humphries are some of the celebrities expected to play in the tournament.

The event benefits Palmetto Medical Initiative, which builds self-sustaining medical clinics in areas dramatically in need of affordable, quality health care. The 2015 tournament netted $110,000 for PMI’s work in Nicaragua and Uganda. Golfers can select from an individual golfer option, a standard foursome experience or a celebrity foursome experience. Visit commonwealthcares.org.

Coosaw Creek won the opening 2016 Charleston Area Men’s Interclub Golf Association Tournament, played at Charleston National in late January, posting a score of plus 8, 6 better than runner-up Wescott. Charleston National was third with minus 1.

Roger McCay of Crowfield was the top individual, followed by Coosaw Creek’s Rick Slagle and John Gagg.

April 2: Summerville Elk’s Lodge 2719 14th annual golf tournament, Pine Forest Country Club, $75 per player or $300 per team, contact Geoff Mullette at 843-771-4113, Jim Gelis at 843-323-6136.

April 4: 12th annual Betty Cannon Golf Tournament to benefit Respite Care, Crooked Oaks-Seabrook Island Club, $150 per player, visit respitecarecharleston.org.

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.


Al Ross, Cougar Point-Kiawah Island Golf Resort, No. 6, 136 yards, 7-iron. Witnesses: George Adrian, Von Friend, Billy Boan.


Chris Graziano, Patriots Point Links, No. 7, 151 yards, 8-iron. Witnesses: Brian Jarmy, Alex Pratt.


Bill Eckelberry, Legend Oaks Golf Club, No. 8, 113 yards, 8-iron. Witnesses: Felix Lattanzio, Gordon Ross.

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