McGirt is seventh in Tar Heel event

First Posted: 1/15/2009

RIDGEWOOD, S.C. - William McGirt, a former Fairmont resident, finished seventh last week in the Tar Heel Tour's Columbia Open played at Ridge-wood/Tall Pines Golf Course in South Carolina.
McGirt was 5-under par with rounds of 68 and 71 when he lost a strong start to the final round to weather in the rain-shortened event. McGirt won $1,621.43 and is now 12th on the Tar Heel Tour's money list with $24,248.26.
David Seawell won the event with a 12-under-par total.
On the Hooters Tour, Lumberton's Rex Willoughby finished 57th in the Kandy Waters Memorial event at Goshen Plantation Golf Club in Augusta. Ga. Willoughby had rounds of 74-69-75-79 to win $857.50. Willoughby is 84th on the Hooters Tour money list with $9,711.47.

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