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Lynchburg Junior Pro basketball league hosting golf fundraiser

Posted on Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 9:00 am

The Lynchburg Junior Pro youth basketball league is hosting a golf tournament to raise money for the league. The first-ever Lynchburg Junior Pro Golf Tournament is a four-person scramble and will be held at The Bear Trace at Tims Ford State Park on Saturday, Sept. 7.

The tournament entry fee is $250 per team, or $62.50 per player, with a maximum of 36 teams. The tournament will begin with an 8 a.m. shotgun start.

Awards will be given in a number of categories, including closest to the pin on five specified holes; straightest drive; and putting contests for 16 years old and under and 17 years old and up. This will be a hole-in-one contest on a designated hole, with the winner vying for a new car sponsored by Russell Barnett/Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep.

In addition, each player on the first-place team will receive $100; second-place team $62.50; and third-place team $35. Door prizes will also be given out.

To register, contact Janice Dingler at (931) 580-1066. The last day to register is Aug. 31.