Deadline is Tuesday, April 28 at 6 p.m. to enter the VFW Post 5448’s seventh annual Johnny Pierce Memorial Golf Tournament at 8:30 a.m., Sunday May 3 at the Griffin City Golf Course.
Cost is $55 per player and includes cart, green fees, lunch and social. Make checks payable to VFW Post 5448. The tournament will be a standard Fort Lauderdale format with teams being drawn by the Golf Committee.
Proceeds from the tournament will go to benefit: VFW National Home for Children in Eaton Rapids, Mich., in memory of Johnny Pierce, VFW Post 5448 and its Ladies Auxiliary. Social and team introductions to be held 6:30 p.m., Saturday at VFW Post 5448, 1205 West Poplar St. in Griffin, Ga.. Lunch and awards ceremony at VFW to follow tournament. Spouses or dates are invited to attend all functions at Post 5448.
Applications can be picked up at VFW Post 5448 (770-228-8384) or from any Golf Committee member. Golf 2009 Committee Members include: Carlton English, Bear Askew, Steve Ballard, Terry Green, Larry Mayfield, Robert Weeks, Mike Crowder and Ricky Stephens.
GA. JR. GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP: MARIETTA, Ga. ” Entries are now being accepted for the 44th annual Georgia Junior Championship, which will take place June 22-24 at Sea Island Golf Club-Retreat Course in St. Simons Island.
This event is open to male amateur golfers between the ages of 14 and 17 as of June 22, who are Georgia residents and GSGA members or dependents of GSGA members.
The format of the event is 54 holes of stroke play with the field being cut to the low 70 and ties after 36 holes. The top eight finishers in the championship will be invited to represent the Peach 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. A tournament FAQ page is also available via download as a PDF file through the GSGA website.
The deadline for entries is 5 p.m., May 27.
5K Dog Walk/Run: The second-annual Indian Springs Fest 5K Run/Dog Walk Fest, co-sponsored by Tenet-Spalding/Sylvan Grove Hospital is May 2 at Indian Springs State Park with the walkers going off at 8 a.m., and runners going off at 9 a.m.
Cost includes T-shirt and is $15 if you pre-register and $20 if you register that day. 5K awards will be given to the first three finishers in each category. Dog walkers will receive goody bags.
The check-in as well as the start/finish line will be at Indian Springs State Park. Results will be clocked and posted. Refreshments will be served following the race.
For more, contact Janene Grey at (770) 468-7452 or JaneneGrey@bellsouth.net.