TIFTON — The Golf Club of Tifton is being organized to provide golfers an alternative golf program and membership. The vision of the GCOT is to provide members a pay-as-you-play program without monthly dues or food and beverage charges.
As with private clubs, tournaments are conducted at local and surrounding golf courses and social functions and dinner/dances at local restaurants or hotels.
Members are only charged for those events they select to participate in and at a reduced rate. The tournament director has over 31 years of experience conducting events and has served as a committee person for public golf with the Georgia State Golf Association.
Yearly membership is $55.
The GCOT will support local golf courses, businesses and local charities.
Membership is open to male and female golfers 18 years of age and older. Tournaments are governed by USGA and GCOT rules.
The Golf Club Of Tifton will be an affiliate club of The Golf Club Of Valdosta. The 2010 schedule will include 11 major events, and 33 Saturday dog fights.The 2010 membership drive will run through Jan. 30, with a discounted rate of $45.
For additional information contact the Golf Club Of Tifton at (614) 441-3965 or e-mail tournament director John Ungar at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Two from Tift named 1st team All-Region
The Tift County Blue Devils, who were only just barely eliminated in the state quarterfinals, placed two players on the All-Region team for 1-AAAAAA. The region, which sent three teams to the elite eight in the state tournament, named Lowndes’ Danny Redshaw Coach of the Year.
Battle for state golf title held at Spring Hill
Spring Hill Country Club was temporarily home to 16 different schools Monday. All 16 locked irons in a battle for the Class AAAAAA state boys golf championship. After the dust had settled, top honors had gone to the Norcross Blue Devils, who finished two strokes ahead of the Peachtree Ridge Lions, 294-296.
Spurlin snags state title
The future looks bright for Tift County gymnastics if Brooke Spurlin’s recent showing at the USA Gymnastics Level 6 state meet is any indication.
Tift County High has summer basketball camp
Boys and girls basketball camps will be held at the Tift County High gymnasium for kids in grades Pre K-6, directed by Lady Devils head coach Julie Conner. There are several different camps being offered, including sessions in June and July.
Spring game goes well for Devils
The blue squad was the victors 17-10 over the white team Friday in the annual Tift County Blue Devils spring game. The contest was the first preview of the 2013 team, which opens the regular season on Friday, August 30, with a home game against the Westover Patriots.
- Greene named Parade All-America
- Lady Devils golfers finish 7th
- Baseball camp at Devil Diamond
ABAC tennis finishes 9th in nation
The ABAC Stallions are returning from Dallas, Texas as the nation’s ninth best tennis team in the NJCAA tournament. In addition to the national honors, one singles player and one doubles team advanced to the semifinals in their brackets. First place went to Tyler (Texas) Junior College, who totaled 47 points. ABAC had 24.5.
Summer tennis camp at ABAC June 24-27
Middle school and high school tennis players who want to improve all phases of their game should sign up for the summer tennis camp June 24-27 at Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College. Space is limited, and pre-registration is required.
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