Recreation calendar (August 23)


• 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 www.gssmga.org.

•  Aug. 25 | Future Generations Tournament to benefit the First Tee of the Grand Strand, Myrtle Beach National Southcreek and West courses, captain’s choice format, 8 a.m. shotgun start. Team registrations only. Entry fee of $380 per foursome includes breakfast, barbecue lunch and cocktail hour with complimentary beer and wine. Prizes in mens, womens and couples divisions. Silent and live auction items include a Greenbrier Resort vacation. Hole-in-one prize is four Masters practice round tickets including hospitality tent access and limo service from Myrtle Beach. Register at www.tftgs-tour.org or visit www.TheFirstTeeTheGrandStrand.org. Prospective sponsors can call Harry Coombs at 843-333-1931.

•  Sept. 1 | Coastal Carolina Lodge 12 of the Fraternal Order of Police will hold its 11th annual golf tournament on September 1 at Burning Ridge Golf Course. It will be a 4-man Captain’s choice format with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Entry fee of $75 includes breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks. Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the Robert Dorman Memorial Scholarship fund at Horry Georgetown Technical College and the Dennis Lyden Memorial Scholarship fund at Coastal Carolina University. The scholarship funds benefit those pursuing Criminal Justice degrees and the children of law enforcement officers. For more information, call 843-251-5530 or 843-283-7350 or visit www.SCFOP12.com.

•  Sept. 15 | OD Shag Club’s 22nd annual Charity Tournament, The Valley Club at Eastport, captain’s choice format, 9 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee of $60 per player includes breakfast biscuits, lunch, on-course beverages and cash prizes. A portion of proceeds benefit local and regional charities. Entry Deadline is Sept 10. Contact Bob Sanders at 910-579-9056 or visit www.odshagclub.com.

•  Sept. 15 | The 7th Annual Grand Strand ‘Walk to End Alzheimer’s tournament will be held on September 15 at the River Oaks Golf Plantation. Entry fee is $75 per person or $300 per team, which includes green fees & cart, continental breakfast, lunch and beverages. Prizes for: longest drive, closest to pin and 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place teams, and tickets for additional prizes will be sold at registration. Funds raised will support the Alzheimer’s Association in efforts to raise awareness, education, support groups, respite assistance in South Carolina and support research into causes and potential cures. If you would like to participate in the golf tournament, interested in hole sponsorships or need more information, contact Kathy Milchman at 843-390-4001 or email at hkmilch2915@yahoo.com or stop by River Oaks Golf Plantation and ask for Ron.

•  Sept. 16 | Loris Blue Pride Booster Club annual tournament, Black Bear Golf Club, four-person captain’s choice format, 1 p.m. shotgun start. Entry fee of $50 includes a goodie bag, catered barbecue dinner and prizes, including a Currahee 5x8 utility trailer for closest-to-the-pin. Proceeds benefit Loris High School athletics. Contact Donnie Gore at 843-333-9711 or djdonnieg@sccoast.net.

•  Nov. 12-13 | DeBordieu Celebrity Pro-Am for Cystic Fibrosis, DeBordieu Club, Texas Scramble format in which the best drive of a fivesome is selected and each player completes the hole with his own ball from there. Handicaps counted. The Monday-Tuesday pro-am costs $1,000 per four-player team and includes banquets, food, beverages and a gift pack. A $2,000 team entry includes higher level gifts primarily from Adams Golf. A pro auction on Nov. 12 will determine each team’s fifth player. All proceeds benefit the SC chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Former PGA Tour member Jay Haas and Dillard Pruitt have committed to the event, as have area touring pros Sam Lyons, Michael Maness and Lauren Hunt. Visit dedordieuclub.com/golf or call 843-527-6000.


• Please send your weekly scores and/or notes of interest to: recreation@thesunnews.com. Deadline for submissions is 3 p.m. Monday. Late submissions will be published the following week. Results appear in The Sun News each Thursday.

• Results must be submitted via e-mail to be included on our Scoreboard. No phone calls or faxes.

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