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Charlotte Clippers Charity Golf Tournament   Kelvin Mapp at 3/15/08 9:34pm
WHEN: Saturday, March 22, 2008
8:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM Shotgun Start

WHERE: Westport Golf Club
7494 Golf Course Road South
Denver, North Carolina 28037
(704) 489-8088
www.westportgc.com

FORMAT: 4-Person Captain's Choice
No Handicaps

COST: $60Per Person (Includes Greens Fee, Cart, Lunch, Snacks, Prizes and LOTS OF FUN!!!)
** A portion of the proceeds will be used to establish a scholarship fund **

INFO: www.tournevents.com/Clippers

The Charlotte Clipper AAU Basketball Organization will host a golf tournament on Saturday, March 22nd. The tournament will be held at The Westport Golf Club. There will be a shotgun start at 9:00 A.M. using a four-person captain’s choice format with teams being formed from the entries.
The cost of the tournament is $60.00, which will include a round of golf, cart fee, and prizes. Lunch will be provided at the end of the round.
The Charlotte Clippers are a Boys Youth Basketball organization which is a Non-Profit group of volunteers dedicated to the promotion and development of youth basketball. The Clippers are made up of unpaid volunteers that believe that young people benefit in a number of ways from organized athletic experiences.

Prizes will be awarded for closest to the pin on a Par-3, and longest drives for men and women. Tournament prizes will include golf lessons and golf clubs. Additional prizes will be awarded through a random drawing.

The tournament is limited to the first 100 golfers to register and pay the tournament fee. A full field is anticipated, and registration is on a first-received, first-accepted basis. The registration deadline is March 15th, and there will be no refunds after March 15th. If you wish to choose your playing partner(s), please make the request by including their name(s) on the entry form below, and an effort will be made to honor your request.

For additional information, contact tournament chairman Carlton Cammon (704-299-1050) carlton.cammon@charlotteclippers.com or Kelvin Mapp (704-847-8006) kelvin.mapp@charlotteclippers.com.

Tournament registration and information is available at www.tournevents.com/Clippers.

Events and prizes:
Tee Buster
Mulligans
Closest to the pin prize
Longest drive prize
Door prizes
Lunch will be provided

Please print this page and fill out the registration information below and mail it to Carlton Cammon at 12843 Spirit Bound Way Charlotte, NC 28273.
Registration can also be completed at www.tournevents.com/Clippers. Please use the Signup/Player Signup link at the top of the page. Credit card, eCheck & PayPal payments are accepted.

REGISTRATION FORM
Deadline October 20th. No refunds after October 20th.

Name: ___________________________________________

Address: _________________________________________

________________________________________________

City, State ZIP: ____________________________________

Phone / e-mail: ____________________________________


Playing partner(s) preferences:

1. _____________________________

2. _____________________________

3. _____________________________


Send Registration form with your check made payable to:
Charlotte Clippers
GOLF CHANNEL Amateur Tour   Director at 3/11/08 3:06pm
The GOLF CHANNEL Amateur Tour is coming to Charlotte. Whether you're a 2 or a 20+ handicap, you can feel the excitment and pressures of competing for the title of "Champion". This year the GOLF CHANNEL Amateur Tour, the largest amateur tour in the nation, will host 700 tournaments for nearly 6500 members in 60 cities including Canada and Puerto Rico....all culminationg in 2008 National Championship.

The Tour is open to all interested golfers, regardless of handicap index, gender, or age. The GOLF CHANNEL Amateur Tour truly is a golf tour made....JUST FOR YOU.

Sign up or find out more information about the GOLF CHANNEL Amateur Tour - Charlotte by visiting http://www.thegolfchannel.com/GALeagueTournament/tour.asp?TOUR_ID=382 or contact Shane Hawks- Tour Director at shawks@theaagt.com or by phone at 336.409.1130.
Charlotte National   Brian at 3/7/08 1:09pm
Played this course yesterday (1st time)a day an 1/2 after heavy down pours in Charlotte. However with a very nice day the next day and an even better day the day we played, the course was still soaked!! Drainge seems to be a problem here. The only thing that was good was the true greens. Also with water on almost every hole its best to bring some extra balls. Not real impressed, especially for the price. Better deals and courses at Monroe CC and Stonebridge.
Monroe Country Club   Terry at 2/29/08 4:20pm
I am fairly new to Charlotte and have found Monroe CC to be porbably the most challenging layout I have played, especially in winter conditions. The Ross nine can be extremely difficult if you start missing greens or end up on the wrong side of a slope or false front. The greens are running at almost US Open speeds at times. Above the pin? Forget it! You will need to be able to get up and down from 30-45 yds. Not a long course but keeping it in play is a must. If you love Ross courses or old courses in general this is a must.

When compared to the $55 + rounds at other courses in the area $35 on a weekend is truly a bargain.
Charlotte courses   Earl at 2/24/08 1:52pm
I have been coming to South Carolina for every year for about ten years with a group of eight. We have an "unwritten rule": Always play Birkdale in Huntersville, north of Charlotte. It is an Arnold Palmer course with lots of neat/challenging holes - and the pub is great with good menu. We usually end our week of golf with the golf at Birkdale and lunch. I would also give high marks for Regent Park and Waterford.
Golf in March   JOhn at 2/23/08 10:24am
I am coming to charlotte fo r a business trip in March. I would like to know what is the best option for a Friday morning?
Pinehurst area golf packages   wayne m at 2/17/08 9:47pm
Discount golf packages in North Carolina by NC Golfers including Pinehurst area golf packages
Golf Fitness to Improve your game   Alan Smith at 2/3/08 4:35pm
I can fix your body to play better golf and be less injury prone. All the pros - men and women - do golf fitness, do you?

I am a Titleist Performance Institute Certified Golf Fitness Instructor and Pilates for Golf Coach Certified Golf Instructor. During the 2006-7 season I worked with the Queens University womens golf team and they had their first tournament win EVER. I've held clincs in Charlotte and Columbia and work one-on-one or groups. I've written many articles on golf fitness, co-authored a book with Mike Wright of Mike Wrights Golf Pilates (see http://www.mikewrightsgolfpilates.com )
Read more about me, my program and golf fitness philosophy at my website www.performgolf.com and feel free to contact me at fitgolf418@yahoo or call 704-877-9556.
Golf Classic benefiting animal rescue   melanie stines at 2/2/08 10:16pm
Hi my name is Melanie Stines I am the fundraising coordinator for the Animal Adoption League a non-profit animal rescue. We are holding our 1st Annual Wishes For Whiskers Golf Classic benefiting the Animal Adoption League we need to get golfers, sponsors or PRIZE gifts for this event. Any help you can give us would be greatly appreciated by us and the animals. My contact info is below, feel free to call with any help or questions you may have. To learn more about the Animal Adoption League go to www.mynextpet.com
Melanie Stines 704-820-9772 or email barkcitydoggie@yahoo.com
This event will take place at Glen Oaks Golf Club in Maiden NC

Best Regards,
Melanie Stines
Top 3 Courses - South Charlotte-Burbs   TG at 1/18/08 8:20pm
Planning a trip down in mid April and need 3 different courses to play. We've played Regent Park and it's been in good shape/nice layout. Same for Ballantyne. but that was 4 years ago. Are both still well conditioned. Also need a recommendation for a 3rd and would like to stay south of the city. Is Emerald Lake a higher end course which is what we're looking for?
NC Golf Community   NCGolfers at 1/6/08 10:48pm
A Cool site for North Carolina Golfers NC Golfers
Divide/Charlotte Golf Links   Jamie at 12/20/07 10:30am
I played The Divide yesterday, and it was fairly OK. The greens are in pretty good shape, but a little inconsistent with respect to speed. The course that continues to struggle somewhat with its greens is Charlotte Golf Links. I played there two weeks ago, and about 1/3 of the greens had been re-aerated! Putting was pretty tough that day.
The Divide   Notsogood at 12/14/07 8:47pm
12/14/07 Divide is in horrible shape. Emerald Lake, Old Sycamore and Charlotte National all look like Ireland compared to the Divide. $60.00 for no yardage in the fairways; very inaccurate GPS, slow carts,leaves everywhere and poorly maintained greens and tee boxes.
egolf   holeitout at 11/15/07 1:37pm
I recently came across this great place to learn how to play golf. They have computers, cameras and a simulator where I played Pebble Beach. Check out the site... www.egolf.com. This place has totally helped out my game!
Re: KIS Country Club and Golf Academy   Aaron at 10/30/07 8:31pm
The KIS golf system is actually very impressive and can help golfers of all levels. I am a member and my handicap dropped 10 strokes in the first 3 months of using the clubs (low 80's). Also, I do not think they are "cheesy". I highly recommend anyone to check them out.
westport   sam simono at 10/24/07 6:47pm
Played Larkhaven and Warrior in last two weeks and found both in great shape. Thinking about going to Westport next week and wondering if anyone could give me some feedback on giving that course a try.
New Private Practice Facility   Mitzi Nelson at 10/18/07 6:26am
Fore Avid Golfers who are serious about their Game

Northlake Golf Club- Opened September 1
www.northlakegolf.net

Please visit our site and if you have any questions feel free to give me a call

Re: Larkhaven   panthersfann55 at 10/18/07 12:17am
played 2 weeks ago. not a bad round for the afternoon. greens were a little slow. at least the fairways had grass. even in this drought.
Larkhaven   B-Man at 10/17/07 2:03pm
Played with someone Monday who said Larkhaven is doing better and that management seems to be making a good effort this year to get it back in shape.

Can anyone confirm or deny that report? How's Larkhaven looking these days?
Re: Golf Courses   Russell at 9/18/07 12:48pm
Make sure to call ahead for condtions. Many courses have recently aerated their greens and could make for a disappointing round.
Re: Golf Courses   golf4jf at 9/18/07 10:14am
The 3 courses I would play are, Ballantyne, Verdict Ridge and Skybrook of course Springfield and Regent park are great too.
KIS Country Club and Golf Academy   Charles at 9/16/07 5:22pm
My wife and I toured the KIS Golf in Nashville. We played a round with an employee of KIS at Cole Park on Ft. Campbell Ky. (Course is kept in excellent shape and is open to civilians)
We are still learning; but it appeared they were selling vacation ownership and giving away "cheesy" golf equipment.
We did not want to take the chance of undoing everything we have learned the past 4 years.
Golf Courses   Mark B at 9/15/07 4:58pm
I will be in Charlotte on the November 11th weekend and will have three days and would like to golf three different courses. If you only had the ability to golf three courses (public) which would you chose. Cost not a huge issue as I will only have one chance to golf these courses and do not want to miss out.

Thanks for any advice you can give me
Advice   Ryan at 9/12/07 7:58pm
Hi, I'm going to be moving to Charlotte in about a month and I'm looking to find/join a course with a decent range program and a good instructor. Does anyone have any suggestions? Thanks! Love the site!
conditions   golf4jf at 9/12/07 10:07am
Hey guys, Can anyone give me there opinion on the conditions of Verdict Ridge and Regent Park?

Thanks
Charlotte National   panthersfann55 at 8/31/07 9:11pm
Played Charlotte National yesterday. greens are in good shape for being in a drought and paying only $30 (with discount card)this place is the best value in town. i did stop by fort mill wed and asked about the greens (since i saw all the sand) i was told they just airified and reseeded. big mistake in august. i used to work on a golf course and there is a reason most places wait until sept to do this (heat and humidity.
Fort Mill Golf Club   Bill V at 8/31/07 2:08pm
Avoid Fort Mill Golf Club due to the greens that are in horrible condition! Literally NO grass to be seen on 95% of the greens. I enjoy this course often but was very frustrated they didn't provide an "accurate" warning of the conditions.

By the way, I just discovered this site today and like the layout and the links to the discounts.
Rocky River Update   Jim C at 8/30/07 10:32pm
I played Rocky River Wednesday, August 29 and found the greens in horrible shape. I was shocked! I have always loved the greens at Rocky River. They had large areas with no grass. Some greens had been somehow plowed with cuts running the length of the green. All greens had been punched. The holes were about 50% healed over.

If you love Rocky River because of their consistant nice condition, don't play it now. You'll want a refund.
Golf/Lessons   Kathy at 8/25/07 11:45pm
I am curious about a place I just saw in the Concord Mills Mall. It looks very interesting and I would love any feed back that you could give me.It is called Kis Golf and seems to be very reasonably priced.
Re: october golf   Claude at 8/23/07 3:05pm
Springfield is a bear! One of the toughest courses in the area. Ballantyne is in great shape, not sure about the others.


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