Events planned at TCC

Published 3:59 pm Friday, August 27, 2010


The Tryon Country Club has a busy upcoming schedule with the 125th Tryon Birthday Celebration Tournament heading the list.

The birthday tournament is set for Sept. 3 and will feature nine-hole and 18-hole events. The nine-hole tournament begins with a 9 a.m. shotgun start and the 18-hole event starts at 1 p.m. Both are four-person team Captains Choice formats. Gross and net prizes will be awarded.

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First Citizens Bank is the presenting sponsor of the event. A minimum of $750 will be donated to Patriot Golf Day and the Wounded Warriors Fund, which provides scholarships to the children and spouses of U.S. service men and women killed or wounded in the line of duty.

Also on the calendar is the Fruits of Labor tournament at 9 a.m. on Labor Day, Sept. 6. Each player in the alternate-shot format event brings a prize that is the fruit of his or her labor.

Cost for the tournament is $10 per person and includes a barbecue lunch at noon.


The team of Claire Conrad, Hoppy Long, Margaret Wheat and Becky Walker won the Aug. 24 18-hole best-ball tournament at Tryon Country Club.

The team combined for a 94, using one best ball on the front nine and two on the back.

In the nine-hole division, Terrie Atwood, Nancy Hiley and Mary Martlock teamed up for the win with a 35.

Meadowbrook Seniors

The team of Rodney Fore and David Sparks teamed up to win the two-man points event at Meadowbrook Golf Club, finishing at +11.

Second place went to Richard Alewine and Gerald Sparks (+10), third went to Buddy Mullins and Larry Ware (+9) and fourth to Curt Gladson and Mike Sutherland (+7).

Hugh Bishop had the best individual score on a non-winning team (+7).