Topsail Area Kiwanis’ Club annual golf tournament deemed a success

The Kiwanis Club of Topsail Area

The Kiwanis Club of Topsail Area recognizes the team of Bob Cooke, Eric Jones, Randy Carter and J.V. Jones for taking the first place prize with a score of 60. The tournament, now in its 27th year, was held at North Shore Country Club on May 4. Some 80 golfers came out to support programming that benefits area children.

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Published: Thursday, May 16, 2013 at 04:02 PM.

SURF CITY — A score of 60 in spite of windy conditions led the team of Bob Cooke, Eric Jones, Randy Carter and J.V. Jones to first place in the Kiwanis Club of Topsail Island Area’s 27th annual Golf Tournament. The tournament, held May 4 at North Shore Country Club, was deemed a huge success with 80 golfers comprising 20 four-person teams participating.

The team of Sanderson Doyle, Edwin Bowden, Richard Piccone and Rick Clark finished second with a score of 64. Tom Old and Mike Hendricks won closest-to-the-pin prizes, and Morris Andrews won the longest drive contest.

"We were pleased to return to North Shore this year and to have such a successful tournament again. North Shore Country Club is a great partner in making this tournament such a success,” Topsail Kiwanis president Larry Bartholomew said. “We do want to express our deepest appreciation to our business sponsors and to our participants for their support. Without them the tournament simply could not be successful, and our club would not be able to support all the local and regional kid’s programs that we do.”

More than 45 local businesses supported the fundraising tournament this year, including Aqua Properties, LLC, Bojangles, Daddy Macs, East Coast Sports, ECS Environmental, Gideon Heating & Air Conditioning, Maebuilt Homes, McDonalds, Nationwide Insurance, Pyramid Homes, RE/MAX Essential, ServPro of Pender/West Onslow, Town of Surf City, Wellman Homes, Beauchaines 211 Restaurant, Camino Real Restaurant, Last Resort Charters, Monarch Mortgage, Safeway Chevrolet, Smithfields BBQ, Surf City IGA, Thread FX, Aaron’s, Bank of America, Cape Fear Community College, Crew Insurance Agency, Eye Care Center, First Citizens Bank, Food Lion, Marine Chevrolet-Cadillac, Marine Federal Credit Union, Thomas Tackle & Seafood, Ben Myers-Verizon Wireless, Braden Hendricks, Carol Myers-Prudential Laney Real Estate, Belvedere Golf and Country Club, Olde Point Golf and Country Club, Castle Bay Country Club, North Shore Country Club, Dick Peters, Gift Basket, Holly Ridge Tire Pros, Autry Mini-Storage, Keith Myers, Liberty Tire, Town of Topsail Beach, and Rand Burchfield-RE/MAX-Essential.

One-hundred percent of the tournament proceeds go to support the many kid’s programs sponsored by the Topsail Island Area Kiwanis club. Programs such as the Carousel Center, the Backpack Program, the Boys & Girls Home in Lake Waccamaw and local Key Clubs are just a few of the programs the club supports annually.

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