Recreation calendar, May 28


• June 27-July 20 (Fri. Sat. Sun. only) | Ladies East Coast Handicap Tournament at Waccamaw and Surfside. Entries close May 16.



June 6

| Inaugural Gamecocks vs. Chanticleers Shootout, General Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina, 10 a.m. shotgun start. Players determine which side they want to play on in the Ryder Cup-style scoring using a four-person Texas Scramble format, with the best gross score and net score counting per hole. Entry fee of $300 per foursome includes breakfast, gift bag, on-course beverages, prizes, lunch, post-tournament raffle and auction to benefit the Horry County Gamecock Club and Chanticleer athletics. Apparrel, golf trips and sporting event perks are included in auction. All teams on winning side receive free foursome on area courses. Each team will have a forecaddie/official scorer to keep track of its match play score. Contact Cumulus Media Sports Director Aaron Marks at 843-357-8647 or aaron.marks@cumulus.com.


June 7

| The First Tee of Brunswick County’s Future Generations tournament, St James Plantation Reserve Club, Founders Club and Players Club courses, four-person team captain’s choice format, 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. shotgun start. Entry fee of $380 per foursome includes awards for lowest scores in men’s, women’s and couples divisions; hole-in-one prizes on every course; post-round cocktail hour and dinner with complimentary beer & wine; live/silent auctions and raffles. Mulligans and sponsorships are available. Register at www.thefirstteebrunswickcounty.org or call 910-575-4563.


June 7

| Long Bay Symphony 12th annual Fiddler on the Green Golf Classic, Myrtle Beach National Golf Club, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, four-person captain’s choice format. Entry fee is $70 per player. Proceeds support the Long Bay Symphony and its Youth Orchestra. Last year the event raised more than $7,000 for the Symphony. Call the Symphony office at 843-448-8379 or Joe Heindlmeyer at 616-485-0427.


June 14

| 13th annual Wheeler Memorial Tournament benefiting Mercy Care, Arrowhead Country Club, 9 a.m. shotgun start, four-person captain’s choice format with no handicaps. Entry fee of $375 per team or $100 per player includes 8 a.m. Chick-fil-A breakfast, catered lunch buffet from Longbeard’s Bar & Grill, $20 gift card to PGA Tour Superstore, and team and skills contest prizes. Proceeds benefit Mercy Care’s children’s grief programs, which ensure counseling is available to children and adolescents experiencing the loss of a loved one. To register, sponsor or donate a raffle item contact Tom Badurski at 843-848-6480 or tbadurski@mercyhospice.org.

• June 21 | The Shepherd of the Sea Lutheran Men in Mission 26th Golf Gala, Burning Ridge Golf Club, 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, four-player captain's choice format with handicap. Cost of $60 per player includes gratuities, prizes, and post-tournament lunch. Proceeds benefit projects including the development and support of New Lutheran Churches in South Carolina, the South Carolina Lutheran Men in Mission Scholarship at Newberry College and scholarship grant for an S.C. student to the Southern Lutheran Theological Seminary in Columbia. Hole sponsorships of $100 available. Contact the church at 843-651-7377, Jerry Wiley at 843-357-3840 or gwiley@sccoast.net, or Larry Rathe at 843-333-4692 or larryrathe@aol.com.


July 19

| The Shallotte Lions Club will hol the Harrison/Rourk Memorial Golf Tournament – in memory of Jack Harrison and Dr. M. Henderson Rourk – at Rees Jones Course at Sea Trail Plantation in Sunset Beach, N.C. The tournament will be an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start. The cost to enter will be $70, and the game will be Captain’s Choice (four-person teams). Competitors have the choice of making their own teams or being assigned to one, with the field broken into two flights. Prizes per flight are $400 for first place, $200 for second and $100 for third. Entries must be made by July 15, and can be mailed to tournament chairman Marvin Peters at 592 Coach Trail in Sunset Beach, N.C., 28468. Peters is also available by phone if more information is sought (910-579-1059).


July 30

| The First Tee of The Grand Strand Future Generations Tournament, Caledonia Golf & Fish Club, 8:30 a.m. registration, 10 a.m. shotgun start. Four-person team captain’s choice format. Entry fee of $2,000 per team includes prizes, gifts, food and beverages. Golf Channel personalities Charlie Rymer and Kelly Tilghman are taking part. This year’s event honors the late Todd Welden, former Caledonia head pro. Revels Turf & Tractor is the title sponsor. Contact Joe White at 919-414-4215 or Danny Hardy at 910-880-4212.


August 23

| 30th annual Mark Sloan Cancer Memorial Tournament, River Oaks Golf Club, 8 a.m. shotgun start, four-person captain’s choice scramble format. The entry fee of $85 per person or $300 per foursome includes breakfast, lunch, prizes, giveaways, post-tournament party and on-course beverages, and the winning team receives an engraved crystal decanter set. The event raises money for cancer research and RAFT – the Realtors Assistance Fund Trust for realtors and member affiliates who may need financial assistance due to medical hardship. The event has donated more than $500,000 to cancer research. Contact Christi Farmer at 839-8071 or





| 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





| The Myrtle Beach Chapter of the American Singles Golf Association (ASGA) regularly meets the second Thursday each month for nine holes of golf at River Oaks Golf Club followed by a social hour and dinner starting at 6 p.m. at the Clarion Hotel in Fantasy Harbor. A general monthly meeting starts at 7 p.m. The cost for dinner is $12, which includes tax, tip and soft drink. If interested, call the ASGA at 1-888-465-3628, visit


or email Myrtle Beach Chapter membership chairman Kim Johnson at kim.asga@yahoo.com.


• Please send your weekly scores and/or notes 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 may be submitted via email, 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.