Get the clubs out: The next Commanding General’s Pay Day Golf Scramble is scheduled for April 7, at Ryder Golf Course. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. for a noon shotgun start with meal following the tournament. The event is open to the public and is an 18 hole scramble. A tie for championship will be settled by a scorecard playoff beginning with the #1 handicap hole. Entry fee is $140 per team or $35 per person, and fees include green and cart fees, range balls before tournament, meal with trimmings and refreshments, as well as prizes and awards ceremony. For more information, call 396-3980.
Luck of the Irish Friday Fight Night: Come out for a night of fun and help support Children of the Fallen Project, a group formed to help children of men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice, March 17. Anyone can participate. Extensive boxing experience is not allowed. This is for fun. Advance tickets available at Sports USA. Corn beef and cabbage special, green beverages and giveaways. Open to the public. Doors open at 6 p.m. and boxing rounds start at 7:30 p.m.
The Stryker Alpha/Bravo Challenge: March 18, 7:30 a.m., at Stryker Golf Course. 18 holes of individual stroke play, gross and net scores. Player plays his original ball known as the ALPHA ball, at any time during the play of the hole they are on, the player may play a second ball known as the BRAVO ball. The catch is the player must play the BRAVO ball regardless the outcome of the shot until the ball is holed. The player is allowed to play the BRAVO ball one time per hole. Field divided into four divisions based upon gender and age. Players may choose to compete in any division in which they are eligible. For more information, call 396-3980.
Winds of March Golf Tournament: March 25, with a 9 a.m. shotgun start (weather permitting). The format is a net golf tournament using 75 percent of players’ established handicap. Also, the highest score on a single hole will be reduced to a par. The entry fee is $20 and includes a barbecue and chicken dinner, beer and soft drinks, which are provided after play. There will also be a Closest To The Pin Contest: Holes 5, 9 & 16 receives a dozen golf balls and hole #12 winner receives a Titleist Stand Bag and a Longest Drive Contest, for men, women and seniors (65 and up) with prizes of gift certificates and range golf balls. This is a limited field event. The first 88 golfers with an established handicap to sign up will be considered a full field. Proof of handicap is required. Open to all Active Duty, Retired Military and Department of Defense employees and their dependents who are at least 16 years of age. Requests to play with a friend or group will be honored.
Little Leprechaun Family Fun Run: Come join The Runners Spot in Haymount for a fun 3 mile run, March 19, at 4 p.m. Participants are welcome to dress up in their most festive St. Patrick’s Day attire. This is a stroller and pet friendly event. Awards will be given to the best adult, child, stroller and dog leprechaun costume.
The ShamRock ‘N Roll Road Race: On Saturday at 8 a.m. The 9th annual race brings 1,000 participants to Whispering Pines, North Carolina and benefits the Public Education Foundation of Moore County in the form of grants to teachers for innovative projects. Featuring 1 mile, 5K and 10K distances for runners and walkers alike. All Moore County K-12 students and faculty participate with discounted fees. Visit www.ShamRocknRollRace.com for details.
Run to Honor Veterans: “Run to Honor Veterans” is a 5K run that recognizes all Veterans by raising awareness of Veteran issues and assists the Moore County, Chapter 83 of Disabled American Veterans. The DAV 5K starts and finishes at the Moore County Veterans Memorial. To register, visit www.active.com/carthage-nc/running/distance-running-races/run-to-honor-veterans-2017?int=.