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Ormond Beach Observer Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 6 years ago

SIDELINES: Golf, golf and more golf

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Sign up now for two charity golf tournaments; chamber tourney draws 130; check out last week’s golf scores; and, a Seabreeze grad will play in an NBC-aired college game.

Chamber golf tourney draws 130

A total of 130 golfers from all over Volusia County made the trek last month to the Port Orange-South Daytona Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament at LPGA International — Champions Course, 1000 Champions Drive, in Daytona Beach.

Benefitting the Port Orange-South Daytona Chamber of Commerce, the event was sponsored by Bright House, the Florida Power & Light Co., Halifax Health Medical Center, Jeff Evans – State Farm Insurance, Caton Hosey Nationwide Insurance, Giles Electric and Blake Thomas State Farm Insurance.

Call 761-1601.

Elks golf tourney: Aug. 31

Elks on the fairway?! Oh, it’s happening, Saturday, Aug. 31, when the Ormond Beach Elks Lodge 2193 sponsor its 24th-annual charity golf tournament, at Riverbend Golf Club.

Open to all golfers, the tournament’s $55 cost includes a cart, green fees, roving beverage cart and lunch. Prizes will be awarded to the top four teams. Number of players is limited. Partial team entries accepted.

Call 677-7180.

Sign up now: charity, night, Glo-Ball golfing

The Knights of Columbus Prince of Peace Council 8791 will host its nine-hole, four-player scramble Knight Glo-Ball Tournament Friday, Sept. 6, at the Club at Pelican Bay North Course, in Daytona Beach. There will be a shotgun start at 5:30 p.m.

A player fee of $75 includes golf, dinner, prizes and an extra cart-fee-only future round of play at Pelican Bay.

Hole sponsorships are available for $100. The tournament is BYOF (Bring Your Own Flashlight).

Call 374-2747, or email [email protected], to register.

Watch a local toss the old pigskin on national TV

Seabreeze High School 2011 graduate John Christopher is now a sophomore wide receiver on Temple University’s football team, in Pennsylvania. Watch Christopher, No. 7, strut his stuff on national TV, when Temple plays Notre Dame 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, on NBC.

Playing 11 games last season as a freshman, Christopher scored his first career touchdown against Syracuse. He was a three-time letter winner at Seabreeze. His parents are Louann and John Christopher, of Ormond Beach.

Golf scores

The River Bend Golf Club hosted the Riviera Pro Am Aug. 16. The results are as follows:

1st Team:  Tyler Smith, Dave Orr, Mark Harrington and Wayne Smith 122

2nd Team: Kenneth Staton, Jim Baliker, Tim Lehnhoff, John Graper, Jim Vodenicker, Dennis Simons, Sam Bass, Jerry Phillips 125 (Tie)

Low Pro: Kenneth Staton and Jackson Koert 67 (Tie)

Low Net: John Lemmrish 63

Mike Cooksey had a Hole In One on the 182 yard, par three, hole #3 at River Bend on Saturday, August 17th

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