Linnen-Jeffries Junior tournament Friday
Published 1:28 am Thursday, June 12, 2003
By By SCOTT NOVAK / Vigilant/Argus
The 30th Annual Linnen-Jeffries Junior Golf Tournament is scheduled for Friday, June 13, at Hampshire Country Club in Dowagiac.
The entry fee is $10 per player and entries can be sent to Jon Boller at 51561 Myrtle Avenue West, South Bend, Ind., 46637.
The tournament if for boys and girls ages 0-18 years old. First and second place trophies will be given to each age group.
The fourth annual Conley Children's Memorial Golf Outing has been set for June 28 at Indian Lake Hills Golf Course.
The outing, which will be hosted by Dowagiac's Kevin and Teesha Conley, has raised nearly $15,000 for charities in their children's names in its first three years.
Entry fee is $60, which includes 18 holes of golf with a cart, buffett lunch and a chance at prizes throughout the day.
A shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. will get the event under way. All players must be registered by 8 a.m.
Hole sponsorships and memory signs are available for a $100 donation.
For more information, call Kevin Conley at 782-2540.
The fourth annual Joseph Norton Sheteron golf scramble has been scheduled for June 21 at Diamond Lake Golf Course in Cassopolis.
Pre-registration for the event is required by June 14. Cost is $180 per four-person team or $45 per person.
In addition to the scramble, there will be a skins game ($20 per team), hole-in-one prizes and prizes for first, second and third place teams.
There will also be morning treats, cool refreshments and a post-tournament meal.
Anyone interested in sponsoring a tee or donating prizes for raffles should contact the Sheteron family at 445-3988.
The fifth annual Hospice Charity Golf Outing set for July 10 at Spruce Ridge Golf Club.
Registration for the event will begin at 11 a.m. with play scheduled to begin at noon.
The format is an 18 hole four-person scramble with prizes, food and lots of fun for the participants.
A team and hole sponsorship (including sign at one hole) is $160.
Teams may participate for only $120. A hole sponsorship is just $40.
Also, there will be a skins game, a longest drive contest and a closest to the pin contest.
Cost for the skins game is $20 per squad. The longest drive contest will cost $10 per person, while the closest to the pin contest will cost golfers $5 per hole or $20 for all four par threes.
For more information contact Pam or Ann at the Hospice office at 423-6015 or 800-304-0273. You may also contact Kathy Casey at 782-8420, Bob Birkhold at 782-6243 or Paul Potter at 782-8259.
The fifth annual Dowagiac Junior Golf Program at the Elks Club Golf Course is getting ready to kick off on Monday, June 16.
The league will run each Monday from 8:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. for eight weeks ending Aug. 4.
The program is open to both boys and girls ages 8-14. The league is limited to the first 60 paid golfers.
Golfers will need a permission slip to play. Cost of the program is $40. No clubs will be provided.
For more information stop by the Elks Club Golf Course or call the course at 782-5685. Information can also be received from Audrey Atkinson at 424-5186.