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Little River Elks Lodge tourney is May 5
Little River Elks Lodge No. 2840 will sponsor a miniature golf tournament at 11 a.m. May 5 at the Harbour View golf complex, 901 Highway 17 North in Little River, S.C. Entry fee is $20 per person or $80 per team. Fee also coves lunch and refreshments at the Little River Elks Lodge. There will also be a 50-50 raffle.
All tournament proceeds will allow Elks to meet community needs and to continue to help local charities in the Little River and North Myrtle Beach, S.C., areas. To reserve a spot in the tournament, call Stella Straka at (843) 399-4060 no later than April 27.

AMVETS/VFW tourney is May 5
AMVETS Post 906 and VFW Post 10400 Boiling Spring Lakes will jointly have a golf tourney May 5 at The Lakes Country Club. This is a four-player team event and the fee is $50 per golfer. The fee covers two free drinks per cart and lunch buffet. Donations from this tourney will go to the JROTC scholarship and achievement award programs.
For more information, call Pat Walters at 540-1681 or email him at jpwalters@atmc.net. To register your golf team, call 845-2625 or email steven@thelakescountryclub.com.

Southport commerce tourney is May 5
The Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce will have its annual fundraising tournament May 5th at Oak Island Golf and Country Club with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Teams and sponsorships still available. The  $300 per-team entry also covers breakfast biscuit, coffee, mid-turn pizza from Papa John’s Pizza of Southport, lunch and hospitality cart provided by R.A. Jeffreys Distributing of Wilmington. For more information contact Southport-Oak Island Area Chamber of Commerce at 457-6964.

Tourney May 12 benefits SBHS bands
The South Brunswick Band Boosters will host the annual Swing for Music golf tournament 9 a.m. May 12 at The Players Club at St James Plantation. The entry fee is $70 per person and covers range balls and lunch. See http://www.sbbands.org/page8.html for more information and entry forms. Contact David at 231-0338 with questions. Email questions and forms to golf@sbbands.org. Proceeds from this event benefit the students enrolled in the concert and marching band programs at South Brunswick High School.

FORE! KIDZ tourney is set for May 19
The South Brunswick Islands Rotary Club is having its 18th Annual FORE! KIDZ golf tournament May 19 at Tiger’s Eye in Ocean Ridge Plantation. Last year’s tournament helped the club raise more than $21,000. These funds support many local community nonprofit programs. The tournament is a major fundraiser for SBI Rotary.
Mary Ellen Good, president, commented, “The focus of our club’s fundraising continues to be the youth of our local community. We have a fully endowed scholarship at Brunswick Community College and we also extend four scholarships to graduates of West Brunswick High School. Each year we give a dictionary to third-grade students and we promote good citizenship through our Citizenship Awards for elementary school students. We also support Girls on the Run, a program for building self-esteem among young girls. These are just a few of the community programs we support through funds raised each year at our FORE! KIDZ Golf Tournament.”
There will be three flights of play with a payout to the first-, second- and third-place teams in each flight. The entry fee is $500 for a foursome. Entry forms are at www.sbirotary.org. Anyone interested in signing up a foursome to play or becoming a local sponsor may email Lin Kelly at lin@linkelly.com.

Tourney benefits fire department
A benefit golf tournament for the Sunset Harbor-Zion Hill Fire Department will take place starting at 9 a.m. May 19 at the Carolina National Golf Club. The fee for the captain’s choice scramble is $65 per person and covers lunch. Prizes will be awarded in each flight. Proceeds from tournament will benefit the Sunset Harbor Zion Hill Fire Department with training and purchase of gear for the firefighters. For more information, contact Lee Godfrey at Loileeg@aol.com or phone 754-6626 or tourney chairman Bob Benson at mimifran@aol.com.

TFTBC Tournament is set for June 2
On June 2, The First Tee of Brunswick County will host its second annual Future Generations Tournament (FGT) at St. James Plantation. For information about the FGT or to make a donation to TFTBC, go to www.thefirstteebrunswickcounty.org or call 754-5288.