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Area golfers eye Cane Creek 2 Man Senior Scramble, Robert Trent Jones Championship at Silver Lakes; sign-up information included

By East Alabama Sports Today

Area golfers have two attractive tourneys coming up to start May.

Cane Creek 2 Man

The Cane Creek 2 Man Senior Scramble will be May 1. Sign in by 8:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. To sign up, call 256-820-9174 or Chip Howell at 256-453-8869.

RTJ Championship

The RTJ Trail Championship is May 6-7 at Silver Lakes. This 36-hole, stroke-play event will feature two 18-hole rounds on the Backbreaker and Heartbreaker golf courses.

The Championship flight will be determined by Saturday scores (Round 1). The lowest 20 and ties will determine the Championship flights. Remaining participants will be placed in three flights (based on participation).

Both rounds will be played from an orange/white tee combination. Women’s Division will be played from a teal/gold combination.

Tee times will begin at 8 a.m. both days. Entry fee is $195, which includes green fees, cart fees, range balls, lunch, prizes and a FootJoy golf shirt.

Interested? Sign up here.

Here is the 2023 County Tour schedule as well as some other tournaments of note.

May 6-7 – RTJ-Silver Lakes Championship
May 20-21 – Gadsden City Championship, Twin Bridges
June 2-4 – Wilfred Galbraith Anniston CC Invitational
June 24-25 – Anniston City Championship, Cane Creek
July 8-9 – Oxford City Championship, Cider Ridge
July 22-23 – Etowah County Open, Links at Briarmeade
July 29-30 – Pine Hill Invitational
Aug. 19-20 – 87th Calhoun County Championship, Anniston Municipal

Feb. 11 – Deep Freeze, Silver Lakes
Feb. 25 – White Plains Golf Fundraiser, Pine Hill
April 1-2 – Calhoun County Two Man, Silver Lakes
April 14-16 – Gadsden CC Invitational
May 4 – U.S. Open qualifier, Silver Lakes
May 15-16 – AHSAA State Championship, RTJ-Grand National
June 7-10 – State Amateur, CC of Mobile
June 17-18 – Parent-Child, Anniston CC
July 17 – Drive, Chip & Putt Local Qualifying, Silver Lakes
July 25-27 – Alabama Open, Capitol Hill-Legislator
Aug. 5-6 – Catfish Classic, Coosa Pines
Sept. 9-10 – Buddy Moore Charity Classic, Anniston Municipal
Sept. 15-17 – Sunny King Charity Classic
Oct. 6-8 – State Mid-Amateur, Gadsden CC

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