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: MARIETTA, Ga. — 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: 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.
DREAM IN THE HOUSE: The WNBA’s Atlanta Dream will participate in a promotion called “Take the Show on the Road” this summer, and one stop will be at Griffin High School. The Dream will be at Griffin High’s gym, The House, on June 21 from 6-8 p.m. for a two-hour, fan-friendly practice session. Fans can watch the women’s professional team practice and there will be giveaways, raffles, a Q&A and autograph session with the Dream and an opportunity to win tickets to see the Dream play this season.
Tickets to the event at GHS are $15. For more information, please contact Clorise White at (678) 510-7468 or Clorise.White@AtlantaDream.net or contact Griffin girls basketball head coach Veronica Lee at email@example.com or (770) 229-3752, ext. 181.