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Defending champs repeat victory

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By The Staff

The defending champions repeated the feat in the third annual Pregnancy Care Center golf tournament on Saturday at the Lancaster Golf Club.The team of Jeff Reynolds, the two-time club champion, along with former seniors club champion Danny Reynolds, Brian Turner and Douglas Pate teamed for a 14-under 58 over 18 holes to take the title for the second straight year.“The event went great,” said Rev. Steve Anglin, who coordinated the event. “We had over 40 hole sponsors. This is our main fundraiser for the fall and it will help us in a big way.”Anglin is the minister at Sherwood Baptist.“That winning team is tough to beat, but we had a good time and good fellowship,” he said.Participants were treated to a barbecue prepared by Michael Johnson of Sherwood Baptist.“The food was great and we had some fine door prizes,” Anglin said. “The weather was great and it was all for a good cause.” In addition, Bud Cauthen won the longest drive contest on No. 14 and Billy Willis was a hole close-up winner.Rub of the Green setAll participants in the “Rub of the Green” golf tournament, sponsored by the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce, are reminded of the 1 p.m. starting time Thursday at the Lancaster Golf Club.A new preliminary event is set, and all players are asked to arrive around noon to participate in a putting contest, sponsored by AG South Farm Credit Service.The putting contest offers the chance to win a new putter and other awards. The contest concludes prior to the tournament start at 1 p.m.During play, an ace on No. 7 will earn a participant $1,000, while a guaranteed prize of $500 will be awarded for the closest to the pin on No. 4.StaffMark will award the first hole-in-one on No. 7 with a cash prize of $1,000. Cauthen Motors will present the tournament participant whose ball stops closest to the pin on No. 4 with $500.All prizes will be awarded during the Chamber’s Business After Hours event immediately following the tournament.Team prizes will also be awarded to the first-, second- and third-place teams.A grand prize of $600 will be presented to the team with the best 18-hole score. The team finishing with the second-best score will receive $300, and the third place team wins $250.In addition to team prizes and the special awards, individual prizes will be awarded on several holes, including longest drives from the white, gold and red tees, and winners of these prizes will receive $25 each.The “Rub of the Green” has a captain’s choice format. Registration is limited to the first 88 players. Call the chamber office at 283-4105.