Golf tournaments for ages 6-11
The Tarheel Youth Golf Association will offer a new TYGA Tots tournament program for ages 6-11. These nine-hole tournaments will use a modified Stableford scoring system. Courses will be between 1,000-1,200 yards for ages 6-7, 1,400-1,600 for ages 8-9 and 1,800-2,000 for ages 10-11. Each player must have an adult caddie. Entry fees are $20-35 per event. Visit tygajuniorgolf.org for a schedule of tournaments.
Free wildlife event at Lake Wheeler
Learn about fishing, hunting and wildlife conservation during a Sept. 27 event at Lake Wheeler in Raleigh. It is one of eight free events the N.C. Wildlife Resources is hosting or supporting in celebration of National Hunting and Fishing Day 2014. Coordinated by the Commission's Centennial Campus Center for Wildlife Education, this free event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A drawing will be held at 2 p.m. for two three-hour fishing trips with Greggofish Guide Service, as well as other prizes donated by the Wake County Wildlife Club. Info: Beth Gunn at 919-707-0205.
Wiffle ball, corn hole tournaments to benefit AHA
A Fun Day to benefit the Triangle Heart Walk for the American Heart Association will be held at Sam Godwin Park in Pine Level at 8:30 a.m. on Sept. 13. There will be wiffle ball and corn hole tournaments. Entry fees are $60 for the wiffle ball tournament and $15 for the corn hole tournament. There will also be concessions on sale and a wide assortment of other activities for all ages. Proceeds from all concession sales and tournaments will go to the AHA. For info, Jessica Holland at 919-429-0510 or 919-734-0033 or Beth Davis at 919-330-2520.
Hunter Horse Shows for 2014
The Johnston County Hunter Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are Sept. 6 and Nov. 8. All riding disciplines and equine breeds are welcome. For more information, visit blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com, email Johnston.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-934-1344.
Garner Optimist super ball tournament
The Garner Optimist Club will hold its 16th annual golf tournament on Sunday, Oct. 5 at Reedy Creek Golf Course. The four-person super ball event beigns with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. The fee is $65 per player or $260 per team. Proceeds benefit the St. Baldrick’s Childood Cancer Foundation. Lunch and dinner will be served. The field is limited to 32 teams. Info: Paul Keene at 919-906-3206 or Bill Oates at 919-302-4648.
Archway Foundation golf tournament
The inaugural Archway Foundation charity golf tournament will be played on Oct. 16 at Pine Hollow Golf Club with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Info: archwayfoundation.com or Alison Kilpatrick at 919-561-1153 or email@example.com.
NFL Punt, Pass and Kick at Flowers Plantation
The Club at Flowers Plantation is a host for an area NFL Punt, Pass and Kick competition at 10 a.m. on Sept. 20. There is no charge to participate but registration is required. Register online at www.nflppk.com/competitioins/register/index/18054.
Johnston Horse Show Series for 2014
The Johnston County Horse Show Series dates for 2014 are set. These shows are open to all riding disciplines and equine breeds. Dates for 2014 are Sept. 20, Oct. 25 and Nov. 22. For more information, visit blaine-mclaughlin-stables.com, email Johnston.firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-934-1344.
NetWorks basketball skills camp
A NetWorks basketball skills camp for elementary-aged players will begin in mid-September in the Flowers Plantation area. The cost is $60 for six one-hour training sessions. For info, visit www.sports.bluesombrero.com.