TCC announces Junior, Women’s golf clinics, TMGA results

Published 1:53 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2011

The Tryon Country Club Junior Golf clinic series began Wednesday, March 23, and will continue each Wednesday through the fall at 4 p.m. Juniors ages 6 to 16 are welcome. TCC members and non-members are invited. The clinic series will cover all aspects of the game including full swing, the scoring shots, bunker play, putting and time on the course. Most of all, the junior golfers learn about the game and have fun at the same time.

“Fore Women Only,” the women’s clinic series, starts on Thursday, March 24 at 10 a.m. at TCC. Beginning, intermediate and experienced players are invited. Member’s and non-members are welcome to attend this one-hour clinic.

Call the TCC pro shop at 828-859-9561 for information or to register.

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The following are the results from the TMGA Play Day held Saturday, March 19 and Sunday, March 20. The format was two–man stroke play.


1st. Tommy Gardner, Doug Nodine – +11;

2nd. Butch Kennedy, John Albree

Mike Mitchell, Vernon Dusenbury (tie) – +10.

Individual winner: Vernon Dusenbury – +8.

Closest to hole: #5 – Tommy Gardner; #9 – Carl Gooding; #14 and #18 – Bobby Joe Fagan.


1st. Steve Walker, Ben McEntire

Gary Laughter, Ben McEntire (tie) – +11.

Individual winner: Steve Walker, Gary Laughter (tie) – +7.

Closest to the hole: #5 – Tony Jackson; #9 – Gary Laughter; #14 – Fred Edwards, Jr.; #18 – Rich Metcalf.

This Saturday, March 26 at 10 a.m. the One Player Scramble will be held. Your scramble partner is you playing a second ball each time if needed. Nine and 18 hole flights are open to Dogfighters, TMGA, TWGA and all other members. Guests are welcome but must be accompanied by a member. Call to register.