Military sports: Golf, tennis championships scheduled
July 14, 2004
The Army and Air Force will hold European championship golf tournaments in the next three weeks.
The Army’s championship is set for July 20-22 at the Heidelberg Golf Course in Oftersheim, Germany. The event will be a 54-hole, medal-play tournament.
The Air Force tournament is scheduled for Aug. 1-5 at Lakenheath’s Beckland Pines Golf Course in England. It also uses the 54-hole, medal-play format.
Both tournaments are open to U.S. Defense Department ID-cardholders who are 18 or older. The entry fee for the Army-Europe event — which will award championships in men’s open and senior and women’s open divisions — is $35.
Men’s open golfers must have an established handicap of 15 or better. There is no handicap requirement for seniors, age 55 and older, or women.
For more information about the Army tournament, call DSN 379-6139 or commercial, +49-(0) 6202-80-6139.
The U.S. Air Forces in Europe fee is $20 ($50 for non-Air Force annual greens fee holders). Winners will be awarded in men’s open, senior’s (30-39 years) and master’s divisions (40 years and older) and women’s division. The Air Force will send its active-duty winners to the Air Force trial camp at Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 12-18.
Point of contact for the Air Force tourney is Derek Turner at DSN 226-2223, commercial, +44-1638-52-2223, or e-mail at: email@example.com.
The top military tennis players will be in competition later this month in the U.S. Forces Europe championships, to be held July 23-25 at Patrick Henry Village, Heidelberg.
There is no entry fee for the tournament, which offers championships in women’s singles, men’s open, senior’s (30-39 years and master’s (40 years and older).
There are also titles on the line in men’s and mixed doubles.
For tennis information, call Adel Ismail at DSN 388-9037, or civilian at +49-(0)6221-338-9037 or (0)177-517-8520.