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Briarwood to host MWGA Girls State Am

By By Marty Stamper
June 25, 2001
The Mississippi Women's Golf Association will be hosting the 2001 Girls State Amateur Championship at Briarwood Country Club Tuesday and Wednesday.
Registration will last from noon today until 3 p.m. A complimentary practice round can be played after noon.
For more information, contact Cathy McFerrin at 601-693-0222.
Buddy McGhee winners: The six-man team of Allen Kimbrell, David Hopper, Tommy Little, Lamar Arrington, Randy Pool, and Judge Little captured the Buddy McGhee Six-Person Scramble this weekend at Briarwood Country Club.
Second place went to the team of Rodney Scarborough, Henry Entrekin, Ken Densmore, Hagen Scarborough, Sammy Broadhead, and Tim Hogan.
The team of Butch Shannon, Grady Coleman, J.T. Williamson, Leigh Phillips, Rob Autry, and Tootie Ellis took third place.
Ivy wins at Pros of Tomorrow: Joshua Ivy of Quitman shot a 79 the first day followed by a 74 in the final round to win first place in the 12-13 age group in the prestigious Pros of Tomorrow tournament held last week at Tupelo Country Club with a 36-hole total of 153.
Tyler Martin of Ruston, La., finished second with a 77-78-155.
Brok Hollingshead of Meridian shot an 83-88-171 to finish in a tie for 12th place.
Over 130 players from across the southeastern United States played in the event.
Bill Davis tourney this weekend: Northwood Country Club will host the Bill Davis-Fourth of July Tournament, Friday-Sunday. Entry fee is $375 per team with the field for the medal play event limited to 96 teams. Tee times are 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. each day. For more information, call the Northwood Pro Shop at 601-483-5551.
Just around the corner: Newton Country Club will host a two-person scramble Saturday-Sunday. Entry fee is $25 per person. To enter, contact Joel Nelson at 683-3770 (home) or 683-3101 (work), Clay Chapman at 683-3422 (home) or 683-3351 (work), or Tommy Harthcock Jr. at 683-6936 (home) or 683-2311 (work).
Beaver Creek near Newton will host a select mini tournament on July 4. Entry fee is $10 per person. For more information, contact Mark Killens at 683-3381, Johnny Upton at 683-6560, or call Beaver Creek at 683-2986 and leave a message.
Newton Country Club will host a one-person select tournament on July 4. To enter, contact Joel Nelson at 683-3770 (home) or 683-3101 (work), Clay Chapman at 683-3422 (home) or 683-3351 (work), or Tommy Harthcock Jr. at 683-6936 (home) or 683-2311 (work).
Union Golf Club will hosts its annual club picnic and member tournament on July 4.
Philadelphia Country Club will host a tournament with nine holes each of four-ball, scramble, alternate shot, and total score on July 7-8. For more information, contact Michael Novorot at 601-656-8512.
The 11th-annual Newton Country Club Four-Ball is set for July 7-8. Entry fee is $60 per man. Golfers must be at least 16 years old to participate. To enter, contact Joel Nelson at 683-3770 (home) or 683-3101 (work), Clay Chapman at 683-3422 (home) or 683-3351 (work), or Tommy Harthcock Jr. at 683-6936 (home) or 683-2311 (work).
Briarwood Country Club will host its annual Ladies Invitational Scramble July 11-12. For more information, contact Rob McGraw at 681-6185.
The annual Jimmy Sandusky Two-Person Scramble is slated for July 21-22 at Lakeview Golf Course. Entry fee is $50 per person with Barnhills serving food on the 21st. For more information, call Lakeview Golf Course at 601-693-3301.
Also on July 21-22, Decatur Country Club will host a Three-Person Four-Ball. For more information, call Jay Bowen at 601-635-2111 ext. 243 or 635-5186, Denver Brackeen at 601-774-9771, Chris Clark at 601-635-4621 or 683-3354, Kenny Clarke at 601-774-9444, Randy McElhenny at 601-635-5440, Dan Luke at 601-635-2018, or Sherry Lohrer at 601-635-3403.
Play the Rabbit: Dancing Rabbit Golf Club and Silver Star Hotel and Casino are offering a premium golf package good through Sept. 30. Included in the package are greens fees on 18 holes, cart, accommodations at the Silver Star Hotel, and a continental breakfast. You may also attend a golf clinic taught by a PGA professional with different topics daily. Packages are as follows: $136 for 18 holes of golf on weekdays (Monday through Thursday) and $156 for 18 holes on weekends (Friday-Sunday). For more information, call 1-800-557-0711.
Those who would like to have their tournaments, holes-in-one, club champions, or other golf information listed in this space should fax that info to 601-485-1275, attention Marty Stamper.
Marty Stamper is a sports writer for The Meridian Star. E-mail him at mstamper@themeridianstar.com.