Christmas Child Golf Tournament

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Christmas Child Golf Tournament in Myrtle Beach

With its noble mission statement of “Providing Joy to Kids with Little Joy in Their Lives,”the Pardue Children in Need Fund, in association with the Waccamaw Community Foundation, has brightened the lives of hundreds of young people in the Grand Strand and Augusta, Georgia.

Through numerous fundraising events including its annual Christmas Child Golf Tournament, which will be held December 19th at two of the Mystical Golf Courses in Myrtle Beach- Wizard and Man O’ War, will help raise money to benefit children(180 of them) housed at Lighthouse Care Center of Conway, South Carolina, Lighthouse Care Centers of Augusta, Georgia and Sea Coast Academy in Surfside Beach, S.C. In addition a January 22nd Charity Concert Event by Larry Gatlin & the Gatlin Brothers at the beautiful Alabama Theatre with proceeds benefiting The Pardue Children in Need Fund, started by Claude Pardue, owner of Mystical Golf. Claude’s ultimate goal is to one day bring joy to kids in all eight Lighthouse facilities throughout South Carolina.

Funds raised provide activities including a trip to Carowinds Amusement Park, monthly visits to local movie theatres, and through the generosity of the great folks at Alabama Theatre, an annual free Christmas Show at the acclaimed venue. Additionally, children are presented with a new pair of sneakers of their choosing as a Christmas gift.

The Christmas Child Golf Tournament will be a 10am shotgun start on Saturday 12/19. There will prizes to the top eight teams playing in a captain’s choice format with lunch provided. Raffle & Mulligan packages will be available for purchase so bring plenty of cash. There will also be longest drive and closest to the pin contests. Entry fee is $65 per player or $260 per four person team. If you care to, your foursome can sponsor a Green or Hole with signage for a total price of $345. Separate hole or green sponsorships are $100.  Some of the wonderful sponsors are Coca-Cola, News Channel 15, an ABC affiliate, Performance Food Service, Footlocker and Bojangles.

Players are asked to please bring a gift card to Wal-Mart, Footlocker or Best Buy on the day of the event. For more information, contact Randy Broughton at 843-236-8000 or [email protected] If you can not play you still can contribute by mailing checks payable to Waccamaw Community Foundation, designated for The Pardue Children in Need Fund, to DG Golf Management, 1900 Highway 544, Conway, South Carolina 29526. Help Bring JOY to kids with little joy in their lives this Holiday season!

Dave Daubert

Lehigh University graduate, Procter & Gamble retired. Previously a Managing Editor and Feature Writer for a regional golf monthly magazine for 11 years. Married to wife Carol and residing in Solivita, an active adult community in Central Florida

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