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6/1/2009 Charleston Area Golf Guide: 2nd Annual Tomato Open

Edisto Island, SC – Golfers of all abilities, as well as non-golfers, are invited to take part in the Tomato Open Golf Tournament on Friday, June 26, 2009 at the Plantation Course at Edisto. A benefit for Edisto Island Open Land Trust (EIOLT), the tourney will be highlighted by a $25,000 cash prize for the winner of the Hole-in-One Contest (hole #6), plus other hole-in-one competitions, a putting contest, Mulligans, many other great prizes and awards, raffle, breakfast and barbecue lunch and refreshments.

A big tent is being set up at hole #6 so that spectators can mingle and enjoy refreshments while watching golfers try their luck at winning the $25,000 cash prize, says event chair Robert E. "BoBo" Lee, who also chairs the EIOLT Board of Directors. He adds that individuals and couples are welcome to register – they will be added to other golfers to form four-person teams. The tourney has a "Shamble" format and the cost is $500 per team. Included is a full breakfast, prizes and a barbecue lunch.
Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shot-gun start at 9:15 a.m. To register, contact Leland Vaughn at the Plantation Course, (843) 869-1111. Lead sponsor for the tourney is EIOLT's 2009 Premier Corporate Partner Edisto Sales and Rentals Realty - Matthew Kizer. Other sponsors are Piggly Wiggly Carolina Co. Inc. and the Bank of Walterboro.

To learn more about preserving Edisto's irreplaceable landscapes, contact Edisto Island Open Land Trust, (843) 869-9004,,

  Edisto Chamber of Commerce
42 Station Court
P.O. Box 206
Edisto Island, SC 29438


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