May means much more Meridian golf
By By Richard Dark/The Meridian Star
April 30, 2001
The local golf season in Meridian is in full swing and there are a number of tournaments that area players will be involved in the coming months.
Here are a few of the events that will be held at area courses.
Jimmie Rodgers Tournament: Jimmie Rodgers Memorial Festival Tournament will be held Thursday, May 3 at Briarwood Country Club.
Two Man 9999: Newton CC will hold a two man 9999 tournament (nine holes of each scramble, 4 Ball, alternate shot and total score) on May 5-6.
State Am: Qualifying for state amateur will be Monday, May 7 at Briarwood.
Eagle Club/Alumni: The Southern Miss, East Central District Eagle Club/Alumni Golf Tournament is slated for May 14 at Northwood CC. Honored guests include head football coach Jeff Bower and president Horace Fleming.
Mississippi Senior Invitational: May 15-18 at Northwood.
Senior Women: Mississippi Senior Women Tournament, Wednesday, May 17 at Briarwood Country Club.
Member-Guest: Briarwood Country Club's Member-Guest Tournament is May 19-20.
Ed Lewis Tournament: Ed Lewis Memorial Day Tournament, May 26-28 at Northwood.
Wheelin' Classic: The second annual tourney will be held at Lakeview Golf Course Saturday, May, 19.
Henderson Steel Corporate Outing: will be held at Briarwood CC Wednesday, May 23. For more information call Rob McGraw.
Be sure to check the Sports Upcoming section for more events on the links in the near future.