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franklin county times

Lakeview hosting pair of benefits

By By Marty Stamper / EMG Sports Assistant
July 12, 2002
Lakeview Golf Course in Meridian will host the Anthony Bartlett Benefit Golf Tournament on July 20. The four-person scramble will be limited to the first 36 teams to register.
Play begins at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start. Entry fee is $200 per team ($50 per player) which includes lunch. Prizes will go to first, second, and third places and for the first hole-in-one on No. 7, the longest drive on No. 14, and for closest to the hole on Nos. 12 and 13.
Sign-up sheets are located at Lakeview or call Todd DiPalma at 601-693-6269 after 5 p.m.
For those unable to play but who would like to contribute, donations may also be made at any Citizens National Bank care of: Anthony Bartlett Memorial Fund.
Alzheimer's tourney set
The first-annual Alzheimer's Association Golf Tournament is scheduled for Aug. 10 at Lakeview. The three-man 18-hole scramble has an 8:30 a.m. tee time.
Entry fee is $120 per team which includes cart fee and a T-shirt. Breakfast and lunch will also be provided.
Prizes will be awarded for the longest drive on two holes and for the closest to the hole on two holes. Trophies will be awarded to the top three teams in all three flights. Additional door prizes will also be given out.
For more information, call Richie Camp at 601-693-3301 or Elizabeth Bridwell at 601-483-4566.
Tourney to aid hospital
The H.C. Watkins Hospital Development Council Golf Tournament will be held July 13 at Quitman Country Club. Proceeds from the three-person scramble will go toward the Development Fund established for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and furnishings for ongoing patient care at Watkins Hospital.
Entry fee is $60 per player. For more information, call Leigh Moore at 601-776-6925.
Don't forget "The Hully"
Dancing Rabbit Golf Club near Philadelphia will host a one-day golf tournament on July 25 in memory of former East Mississippi Community College men's basketball coach Steve Hull.
The four-person scramble will begin with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. on the Azaleas Course. Entry fee is $100 per player.
Persons who can't participate or don't play golf but would like to contribute may do so by donating to the Steve Hull Memorial Fund at Community Bank in Meridian. For more information, contact Lindsey Hall at 703-2091.
Rabbit hosting qualifier
Dancing Rabbit will host a sectional qualifying tournament for the 102nd U.S. Amateur Championship, Aug. 5-6.
This year's U.S. Amateur will be played at Oakland Hills Country Club in Bloomfield Hills, Mich., Aug. 19-25.
For more information, contact the U.S. Golf Association at 908-234-2300 or Dancing Rabbit at 601-663-0011. Deadline for entry is July 10.
Upcoming tournaments
Briarwood Country Club will host its Ladies Invitational, today and Saturday. For more information, call Briarwood pro Rob McGraw at 681-6185.
Newton Country Club will host its 12th-annual Four-Ball Tournament, Saturday-Sunday. Last year's tournament had one of the best fields of any in central Mississippi. Entry fee is $65 per player. For more information, call Joel Nelson at 683-3101 or 683-3770, Clay Chapman at 683-3351 or 683-3422, Steve Nelson at 683-3586 or Tommy Harthcock at 683-2311 or 683-6936.
Quitman Country Club will host a Senior Men's Golf Tournament (age 55 and older) on July 16. Teams will play a two-man scramble. Entry fee is $35 per player. For more information, call Tom Mayatt at 776-2500, Joel Sciple at 776-3573, or Robert Moore at 776-4564.
Decatur Country Club will host a three-person four-ball tournament July 20-21. Entry fee is $90 per team. For more information, call Jeremy Stevens at 938-2722, Bobby Addy at 635-2889, Jason Massey at 635-4737, or Rusty Barnett at 683-6660.
Persons wishing to contribute information for this column can fax that info to 601-485-1275 attention Marty Stamper.

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