Recreation calendar (March 27)

03/27/2013 12:00 AM

03/26/2013 11:04 PM


• April 7 | The annual meeting of the Grand Strand USBCA will be held at Surfside Beach at 2 PM.

• May 18 to June 9 (weekends only) | South Carolina State Tournament to be bowled in Florence.


• March 2 | 6th annual South Strand Lions Club Charity Tournament, Wachesaw Plantation East, 9 a.m. shotgun start, four-person captain’s choice format. Entry fee of $75 per person includes breakfast, catered lunch, gift bag, prizes and available raffle. Proceeds benefit Lions Club Community Charities and Assembly of God Food Bank. Contact Bob Bonadonna at 808-8274, Carl Blake at 650-0966 or Steve Barbour at 921-7365.

• March 23 | 3rd annual Omar Beachcombers Shrine Unit Shootout, River Oaks Plantation, 10 a.m. shotgun start, four-person captain’s choice format. Entry fee of $50 per player includes food, refreshments, prize drawings, prizes for winning teams and contests, and voucher for free round of golf. Contact Greg Bullock at 446-5811, Rusty Watson at 685-5540 or Cameron Batten at 241-1791.

•  March 30 | Pawleys Island Masonic Lodge #409 annual tournament, True Blue Plantation, 1:30 p.m. shotgun start, Texas Scramble format. Entry fee of $100 per player fee includes food, beverages, prizes and post-round pig pickin’. Call Phillip 843 224 1029 or Glen 843 457 9621.
•  April 14 | Inaugural Freewoods Farm Charity Tournament, Island Green Country Club, four-person captain’s choice format, 11 a.m. registration, noon start. Entry fee of $35 for members and $45 for non-members includes dinner, awards and contest prizes for men and women. Proceeds benefit the non-profit Freewoods Farm in the Burgess community, which recreates how freed slaves farmed after the Civil War, often for field trips for local schoolchildren. The mule-driven sugar cane-making process and other farm operations are featured. Call Island Green pros Gary Johnson or Larry Crouse at 843-650-0005.

May 4 | International Healthcare Security & Safety Foundation [IHSS Foundation] Annual Charity Tournament, Arcadian Shores Golf Club, 1 p.m. registration, 2 p.m. shotgun start, four-person captain’s choice format. Entry fee of $150 per player includes prizes, box lunch, 7:30 p.m. dinner and cash bar. Proceeds will support programs and research underwritten by the IHSS Foundation. Visit or contact Russ Jones at 215-456-6350 or, or Evelyn Meserve at 1-888-353-0990 or

•  June 1 | The Grateful Goldens Rescue fifth annual charity tournament, Burning Ridge Golf Club, 7:30 a.m. registration, 9 a.m. shotgun start, captain’s choice format. Entry fee of $75 per player includes full breakfast, complimentary on-course refreshments including cold beer, prizes, raffles, silent auctions, mulligans for sale and post-tournament dinner. Proceeds will go toward the care of rescued, abandoned, stray and owner turned-in Golden Retrievers throughout coastal South Carolina and Georgia areas. Contact Janis Palmer at 843-651-0138 or Bill Haug at 843-655-5979 or visit

• Mondays | The Grand Strand Seniors Men’s Golf Association plays a tournament every Monday at a different golf course on the Grand Strand. Any amateur male golfer over 50 is eligible. Snowbirds welcomed! Visit


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• Holes-in-one, eagles and shooting your age must be submitted by a representative from the course.

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