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By TIM KOELBLE | koelble@herald-mail.com | August 22, 2012
Hagerstown's Ashley Grier is stepping back on the stage on Friday. It's in a role that she tried to turn into a long-running career before. Grier will tee it up in the Challenge at Musket Ridge as the Symetra Tour comes to the area for the first time since 2007 for a 54-hole battle. The Symetra Tour is formerly the Duramed Futures Tour, where Grier got her start professionally in 2007. Players will be vying for position in the the Volvik Race. A card to play on the LPGA Tour is at stake for the season's top-10 finishers.
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EDUCATION
July 29, 2012
Hagerstown Community College's Alumni Association will hold its 20th annual golf tournament Friday, Sept. 14, at noon at Black Rock Golf Course. The tournament is open to the public and will feature a four-person scramble format. The entry fee is $95 per person, which includes cart and greens fees, cart lunches, refreshments, post-tournament buffet dinner and awards banquet, as well as individual and team prizes.  Participants will also have chances to win $5,000 to $10,000 in cash, cruise and airline tickets, pro shop gift certificates, golf equipment and other prizes.
NEWS
Ellen Rowland | Around North Hagerstown | July 22, 2012
The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce invites the community to its Golfing for Nonprofits event Friday, Aug. 24, at Whitetail Resort, 11573 Blairs Valley Road in Mercersburg, Pa. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. and the shotgun start will be at 8:30 a.m. There will be three flights in the scramble, best-ball format. Proceeds will benefit Star Community. The entry fee costs $75 for individuals ($85 after Aug. 1) or $300 per foursome ($340 after Aug. 1) and includes coffee and doughnuts at registration, 18 holes of golf (including cart)
NEWS
July 15, 2012
The Hagerstown Kiwanis will hold its annual Kiwanis Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Aug. 3, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Beaver Creek Country Club. The tournament is an 18-hole scramble format for father/mother, son/daughter. The event costs $150 per team, which includes greens fees, cart, meal and two beverages. The buffet dinner will start at 4:30 p.m. Two-person teams can consist of any combination (parent, child, grandparent, in-law, or “step” relationship, male or female)
LIFESTYLE
July 12, 2012
Fred Vollmer and Wayne McWilliams, co-chairmen of the 31st annual Hagerstown Rotary Club Golf Tournament, recently presented a check for the net proceeds of more than $31,000 to David Hanlin, president of the Rotary Club. The tournament was held April 26 at Fountain Head Country Club. All of the proceeds are donated annually to local Washington County charities.  The golf tournament is the major fundraiser for the club, which also holds its annual bull and oyster roast, the Two for One Book and the shrimp feed/auction.
NEWS
Jamie Shekels | Around Halfway | July 4, 2012
The Hagerstown Kiwanis Club will hold its annual Kiwanis Classic Golf Tournament Friday, Aug. 3, starting at 11:30 a.m. at Beaver Creek Country Club. The tournament is an 18-hole scramble format for father/mother - son/daughter. The event costs $150 per team, which includes greens fees, cart, meal and two beverages. The buffet dinner will start at 4:30 p.m. Two-person teams can consist of any combination (parent, child, grandparent, in-law, or “step” relationship, male or female)
NEWS
June 18, 2012
The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce's 22nd annual Commerce Cup Golf Tournament will be Friday, July 13, at Black Rock Golf Course. The shotgun start will begin at 8:30 a.m. The tournament will be a best-ball scramble with three flights. Greens fees cost $75 for individuals and $300 for foursomes before June 30. After June 30, greens fees will cost $85 for singles and $340 for foursomes. Greens fees include  coffee and doughnuts at registration, meal after the tournament and beer, soda and water on the course.
NEWS
June 14, 2012
As a way to stimulate business, Hagerstown officials are considering a new policy that would allow the sale of beer at its public golf course. City Engineer Rodney Tissue took two suggestions before the Hagerstown City Council on Tuesday to outline the idea. During the discussion, Tissue said the city could allow third-party catering companies to serve food and drinks for groups playing in tournaments at the course. The caterers would have to offer wine or beer under their own licenses, he said.
NEWS
May 21, 2012
The Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce has chosen Star Community Inc. as the partner organization for its Golfing for Nonprofits event. It is the chamber's newest event designed to give back to the community. It will be Friday, Aug. 24, at Whitetail Resort. Star Community, an area therapeutic riding center, is responsible for acquiring hole sponsorships, volunteers, prize donations and raffle items. The chamber will secure major sponsors and handle the administrative tasks for the event.
EDUCATION
April 26, 2012
The 10th annual South Hagerstown High Benefit Golf Tournament will be Thursday, June 14, at 8:30 a.m. at Beaver Creek Country Club. The tournament costs $300 for foursomes or $75 per golfer. Entry forms are available at Beaver Creek Country Club or online at www.shhsrebelalumni.org . Sponsorships are available from $25 to $500. The purpose of the golf tournament is to raise funds for the South High Alumni Association Scholarship Program, which offers scholarships for graduating students at South High.
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