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Youngblood gets $5K for his ace

Youngblood gets $5K for his ace

June 16, 2006|by LARRY YANOS

Steve Youngblood made The Homebuilders Association of Washington County's annual golf tournament a little more exciting this year.

The Chambersburg, Pa., resident posted a hole-in-one during action at Black Rock Golf Course - earning the organization and himself $5,000 each.

"It happened on the 160-yard, seventh hole," Homebuilders Association spokesman Dennis Swope said. "He used a 5-wood. It is the first hole-in-one in tournament history."

Junior tourneys



The Tri-State Junior Golf Association, under the direction of the Dick Kelly Memorial Foundation, Inc., will begin its 2006 tournament schedule Monday at Waynesboro Country Club.

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Five separate tournaments will be held, leading up to the Tournament of Champions set for Fountain Head Country Club on Aug. 21.

All tournaments begin with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start:

Waynesboro Country Club

Monday - Host professional: Matt McCumbee, PGA (717-762-2603). Corporate sponsor: Landis Gardner.

Beaver Creek

June 26 - Host professional: Dirk Schultz, PGA (301-733-5152). Corporate sponsor: Susquehanna Bank.

Black Rock

July 10 - Host professional: Darrell Whittington (240-313-2816). Corporate sponsor: C. William Hetzer Inc.

Stonebridge

July 24 - Host professional: Connie Barnes (304-263-4653). Corporate sponsor: Prettyman Broadcasting.

Fountain Head Tournament of Champions

Aug. 21 - Host professional: Darren Smith, PGA (301-733-5940). Corporate sponsor: Citibank.

Run Jane Run



The Run Jane Run event, for the benefit of CASA Incorporated of Washington County, will be held Monday at Black Rock.

The main sponsors for the tournament are Wright-Gardner Insurance and Volvo Power Train.

Anyone interested in competing should call JoAnne Papa at 301-991-8839. The tournament starts at 1 p.m.

'Kevin's Fund'



The third annual 'Kevin's Fund' tournament will be held July 7, at Black Rock.

Sponsored by the Maugansville Ruritan Club, the tournament entry fee is $80 and includes greens fees and cart, a luncheon buffet and beverages on the course.

All net proceeds benefit the Kevin Lumm Memorial Fund.

Lumm died on Aug. 12, 2003, at age 20 due to Batten Disease, a rare, degenerative neurological disorder.

The tournament that bears his name began in 2004 and provides assistance to the Batten Disease Support and Research Association.

The fund is adminstered by the Maugansville Ruritan Club and is currently assisting several children with medical and special needs in Washington County.

For more information, contact Marty Lumm at 301-790-1417.

Booz Allen



Tickets for the Booz Allen Classic at Avenel Golf Course in Potomac, Md., from June 22-25 are now available.

Tickets are available online at www.boozallenclassic.com.

Fans can also purchase tickets by calling the Tournament Office at 301-469-3737, through all Ticketmaster outlets, or at www.waggle.com.

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