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Foursome posts close win in Diabetes Education Clinic golf tournament

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Golf Roundup

The winning foursome posted a tight win in the 10th annual University of South Carolina Lancaster Diabetes Education Clinic golf tournament at the Lancaster Golf Club on Saturday afternoon.

The winning foursome of Cherie Walters, Butch Robak, Jordan Hinson and Chad Cramer shot a 50.5 to top the 16-team field.

The runner-up team, with a 51.7, included Griggs Griffin, Brandon Watts, Jalen Terry and Garrett Crenshaw.

The foursome of Jim Massey, Doug Wise, Matt Moore and Chandler McDonald carded a 52.6 to finish third.

The close-up winners included Jason Bradley (No. 4), Bucy Baker (No. 13), Michael Williams (No. 7) and Daniel Crabtree (No. 15).

Tournament director Pam Giardiello said she was pleased with the event.

“The weather was nice and the tournament ran smooth,” she said. “Our golf committee of Larry Honeycutt and Scott Roberts did an outstanding job in helping this tournament go well.

“I also want to thank our volunteers for their work,” she said.

Honeycutt saluted Giardiello’s work.

“Pam does a wonderful job with this tournament,” he said. “The tournament was a success for a great cause in fighting diabetes. We’re blessed to have great support from the community and the golfers.

“They know any help is going to make a difference in the battle against this disease.” Honeycutt said.

Giardiello noted Springs Memorial Hospital served as the corporate sponsor for the tournament.

She also added special thanks for City of Lancaster firemen who provided the cooking for the meal following the tournament.

The event also featured a health fair to provide free glucose and blood pressure checks.

  All net proceeds will be used to provide diabetes care and education for Lancaster residents.