Disc golf championship Oct. 2-5 in Rock Hill

September 30, 2013 


Championship Oct. 2-5 in Rock Hill

United States Disc Golf Championship 15th anniversary will be held Oct. 2-5. at Winthrop University Recreation Area.

The best players of the sport will be gathering to determine the game’s true champion and for a $50,000 purse.

U.S. Champion Will Schusterick of Nashville, Tenn.; other world champs, including Paul McBeth of California and Ken Climo of Clearwater, Fla.; and players from Finland, Sweden and Germany will be there.

Tickets cost $10 per day or $25 for VIP pass for all days.

Visit USDGC.com for more information.


Super Hero 5K Oct. 12 in Lake Wylie

Anytime Fitness will hold its second annual Super Hero 5K & Kids 1-mile Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 12 to benefit the Lake Wylie Children’s Charity.

5K registration costs $25, while the fun run is $10.

Register at Anytime Fitness-Lake Wylie, 131 Evergreen Road, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday or 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, or online at active.com. Same-day registration will be available.

Visit lkwchildrenscharity.org for more information.

Dream Center 5K Oct. 12

The Rock Hill Dream Center 5K, a benefit run to help raise money and awareness for the Rock Hill Dream Center, will be 9 a.m. Oct. 12.

Register for the run at active.com.

Mummy Shuffle 5K Oct. 26 in Clover

Registration is underway for the second annual Mummy Shuffle 5K Fun Run-Walk Oct. 26.

The race will start at 8:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church parking lot, 117 S. Main St.

The event will benefit the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, an organization that provides free books to children from birth to age 5.

Registration fees cost $10 in advance. Participants will receive a race T-shirt. Day of race registration costs $15 and will begin at 8 a.m.

There will be a cash prize for first-place male and female winners of the race. There also will be prizes for best costumes.

Entry forms are available at the Clover YMCA, 107 S. Main St., and on the Clover Rotary Club’s Facebook page. This event is sponsored by the Clover Rotary Club with support from the Clover Interact Club.

Zombie Crawl 5K Oct. 26

The Old Town Zombie Crawl 5K/Fun Run and Zombie Survival Party will be held Oct. 26 on Main Street.

The fun run begins at 3 p.m., with the 5K at 3:30 p.m.

Following the runs will be children’s activities, award ceremony and survivor party ending at 10 p.m.

Proceeds go to The Heart2Heart Foundation’s free community educational programs and materials, and provide heart health risk assessment screenings for at-risk women.

Early registration begins Oct. 18. Register online at OldTownZombieCrawl.com.


Swing for pink Oct. 14

A Pink Golf Event will be Oct. 14 at Carolina Lakes Golf Club in Sun City. The proceeds benefit the Breast Screening Source of York County, serving Lancaster, York and Chester Counties, providing financial assistance for mammograms and diagnostic screening for the uninsured and underinsured.

The nine-hole scramble begins with check-in at 1 p.m.

Prizes are included for winning teams, closest to the line and best-dressed foursome. A hole-in-one prize will be awarded, also. Complimentary happy hour after golf.

Registration forms are available at breastscreeningyc.org or call 803-802-4773.

Mayday tourney Oct. 14 in Lake Wylie

Mayday Charity Golf Tournament is Oct. 14 at River Hills Country Club.

Registration begins at 10:30 a.m. Shotgun start is at noon.

Lunch and beverages provided with awards dinner after golf.

Entry fee costs $75. Forms are available at the club pro shop, or call 803-831-7346.

Mayday helps homeless children in the Clover and York County areas.


Rock Hill Rocks Open Oct. 13-20

The fifth annual Rock Hill Rocks Open professional women’s tennis tournament will be held Oct. 13-20 at the Rock Hill Tennis Center.

This $25,000 USTA Pro Circuit event features players from around the world competing for prize money and ranking points.

The tournament is open free to the public. Matches are held during daylight hours.

For more information, call 803-230-1967 or 803-326-3842.


Clover volleyball finishes third

The Clover High School volleyball team finished third overall in a recent weekend tournament at Spartanburg Christian Academy.

Lady Blue Eagle standout Emily Robinson was named to the all-tournament team selected by organizers of the event.

“Overall, it was a good tournament and the team showed much improvement,” said head coach Tamara Jacobus.


Giants fans meet in Fort Mill

If you’re a fan of the New York Giants and want to get together with other local fans for games the Blue Room is reserved for game day at Madison’s on The Corner in Crossroads Plaza at the corner of Highway160 West and Gold Hill Road in Fort Mill.

Fans can watch the game on a projection screen and on several flat screens. Enjoy a hot buffet for less than $10, or order from an extensive menu.

All fans are welcome, but a head count for the buffet is needed before the game. For more information, email elifor6@gmail.com or call 803-802-3990.

Bills fans gather at Towne Tavern

Buffalo Bills fans are invited to Towne Tavern at Fort Mill, home of the York County Buffalo Bills Backers Fan Club. Join your fellow Bills fans in suite 160 and view all Buffalo Bills games on a 10-foot HD projection with theater sound.

Enjoy specials, giveaways and Western New York fare. For membership information, call 803-802-2340 or email towntavern@comporium.net.

Jets fans cheer at Skyline Grill

Jets fans who want to watch the game with other local fans can stop in at the Skyline Grill at Regent Park Golf Club in Fort Mill. Fans can keep track of all of the games aired on the NFL Package and enjoy $1.50 domestic beers on game day.

For details, call 803-548-3777.

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