First Posted: 1/15/2009
set for this Saturday
Entries still being accepted
Entries are still being accepted for the 31st annual Kiwanis of Robeson-Lumberton Golf Tournament, which will be held Saturday and Sunday at Pinecrest Country Club. The field will be limited to the first 90 teams that sign up.
The tournament uses a two-golfer, best-ball format, without handicap. Teams are flighted after the first day, and the top three finishers in each flight win gift certificates. The winners of the Championship Flight also each win a blazer.
The cost is $200 per team, and includes greens fees, cart fees, range balls, lunch each day from Outback Steakhouse and Black Water Grille, and on-course refreshments.
Sponsorships that range from $100 to $1,500 are available. Entry forms at available at Pinecrest CC. For information, call Jay Britt at 738-1415.
All of the proceeds of the event go to support the clubs effort to support agencies providing services to children in Robeson County.
The powerhouse team of Dyrck Fanning, Kyle Covington and Eric Bennett won the first-ever captains choice golf tournament to benefit the Angel Elite Sports program, shooting a 17-under-par 55 on Thursday to win the $1,000 cash prize.
Covington recently won his fifth county championship, which tied him with Fanning for first on the all-time list. Bennett, the former assistant professional at Pinecrest, recently had back-to-back 64s at the golf course.
The second-place team was Phillip Hamilton, Scott Benton and Eddie Williams, which shot a 15-under-par 57 and split $255.
There were five teams that tied for first place in the Second Flight, all with 7-under-par 65s. But the winning team was Jamie Locklear, Bill Ray and Wendell Locklear, which took the $1,000 first place when Locklear chipped in for birdie on No. 1 during a five-team playoff. The team of Willie Jacobs, Clyde Jacobs and Lee Hunt came in second place.
On the course, Joe Gleazen scored a hole-in-on on No. 7 at Pinecrest on Aug. 2, holing out a hybrid 3-iron from the white tees on his way to shooting an 87. Playing with Gleazen were Larry Pittman, Mike Brown, Kelly McLure and Bill Starnes.
Ian Locklear won the Robeson County Jr. Tours 15 to 17 Division for the fifth time this summer, shooting a 1-over-par 73. Blake Inman was second with a 77, Alex Dial was third with a 78 and last weeks winner, Ryan Bass, had an 82 for fourth place.
Gavin Locklear took the 13 and 14 Division with an impressive 79, with James Chavis coming in second with a 90. Tanner Collins won the 12 and under Division with a 108.
Richard Lowry and the Rev. Lee Hunt each posted his best-ever score, Lowry shooting a 1-under-par 71 and Hunt carding a 76.
Tim Bell made an eagle on the par 5 No. 3, hitting a 3-iron on the green and then making the putt.
The 2-ball winners on Aug. 1 were Jimmy Stone, Tommy Newberry, Tom Jones and Bucky Miller.
The winners of the Ladies Tournament on Aug. 2 were Helen George and Lorelei Seward. Ladies League winners from Monday were Pandora Carter, Jean Crouch and Carolyn McNeill.
The Senior Shootout winners from Tuesday were: Championship Flight