Fore! TCC hosting Tryon birthday tourney

Published 2:14 pm Friday, August 20, 2010

The Tryon Country Club will help the Town of Tryon celebrate its 125th birthday with a four-player scramble tournament beginning at 9 a.m. on Sept. 3.

The tournament will have nine- and 18-hole divisions. The nine-hole tournament will tee off at 9 a.m., and the 18-hole event will begin at 1 p.m.

We want to help Tryon celebrate its 125th birthday and give people out there a chance to see our historic, old golf course, said Tryon County Club Head Professional Marc Brady.

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Cost of the event is $120 per foursome for the nine-hole tournament and $165 per foursome for the 18-hole event. Tournament fees include a barbecue lunch that will be served from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Part of the proceeds will also go to benefit the PGA of Americas fourth-annual Patriot Golf Day program. Patriot Golf Day is a nationwide fundraiser Sept. 3-6 for the Folds of Honor Foundation. Money raised from all the events will go toward the foundations mission of providing post-secondary educational scholarships for the children and spouses of military men and women disabled or killed serving in the U.S. armed forces.

Brady said everyone is welcome to play golf and help support Patriot Golf Day while celebrating Tryons birthday.

We have nine- and 18-hole tournaments, and we have tee boxes for everyone young, old, juniors and seniors, Brady said. Well have prizes in both divisions. Its going to be fun.

For entry information, call TCC at (828) 859-9561.