Social and team introductions will be held April 28 at 6:30 p.m. Lunch and awards ceremony will follow the tournament. Spouses and/or dates are invited to attend all functions.
The tournament format will be Standard Fort Lauderdale Format with teams being drawn by the golf committee.
Proceeds will benefit veterans programs supported by Post 5448 and Ladies Auxiliary in memory of Johnny Pierce.
The cost is $65 per player and includes cart, green fees, lunch and social. The deadline to enter is April 23 at 6 p.m. Applications can be picked up at Post 5448, 1205 W. Poplar St., Griffin; or from any golf committee member. The committee includes Carlton English, Steve Ballard, Terry Green, Matt Pierce, Mike Crowder and Ricky Stephens.
For more information, call Post 5448 at 770-228-8384, Carlton English at 770-542-9875 or Ricky Stephens at 770-363-6642.
PIKE CHAMBER GOLF
The Pike County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual golf tournament fundraiser on Monday, May 7, at the Cedars Golf Club, Georgia Highway 18 in Zebulon. Tee time is noon with registration beginning at 11 a.m. Registration is currently under way for players and teams. Individual golfers with a prize package are $75 and four-man teams with prize packages are $300. Registration includes golf, green and cart fees, sandwiches for lunch and dinner.
Register by April 13 and save 10 percent off individual and team fees. Tee sign sponsorships are also available for $100 each. This year’s tournament will also feature the Third Annual Golf Ball Drop. For more information, call (770) 567-2029
STATE AMATEUR GOLF
MARIETTA — Entries are now being accepted for the 91st annual Georgia Amateur Championship, which takes place July 12-15, 2012, at Ansley Golf Club-Settindown Creek in Roswell. This event is open to male amateur golfers who are GSGA members and Georgia residents.
The field will consist of 144 players. Non-exempt players must enter through one of 11 statewide 18-hole qualifiers. The format is 72 holes of stroke play, with the field cut to the low 70 and ties after 36 holes. The criteria for exempt players and list of qualifying sites are both available in the Online Registration system through www.gsga.org.
Eligible players must enter through the GSGA website (www.gsga.org) by clicking the Online Registration link. The deadline for entry is Wednesday, May 9.
GEORGIA JUNIOR GOLF
MARIETTA — Entries are now being accepted for the 47th annual Georgia Junior Championship, which takes place June 18-20, at Doublegate Country Club in Albany. This event is open to male amateur golfers between the ages of 14 and 17. A competitor must be at least 14 years old as of June 18 and not be 18 as of June 20.
The format of the event is 54 holes of stroke play with the 144-player field being cut to the low 70 and ties after 36 holes. The top eight finishers at the Georgia Junior Championship are invited to represent the state in the annual Georgia-South Carolina Junior Challenge Match. Qualified players must enter online at the GSGA website (www.gsga.org) by clicking the Online Registration quick link. The deadline for entry is Wednesday, May 30.