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Daly won't play in Coast tourney

By By Marty Stamper
Sept. 25, 2001
The recent terrorist attacks have led officials at Treasure Bay Casino to postpone the first Cal Priest Memorial Invitational golf tournament, originally set for Oct. 29 at Shell Landing Golf Course.
John Daly was to have been the featured speaker and performer.
Daly will participate when a make-up date is set, Hanson said.
Daly won the BMW International on Sept. 2, his first win since the 1995 British Open at St. Andrews.
He is the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club PGA Tour representative and frequently plays the Philadelphia club's courses.
American Cancer Society tourney Saturday: The Meridian Oncology Associates will host a benefit golf tournament Saturday at Lakeview Golf Course.
All proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. For more information, call Dennis Harper at 601-693-6500 or Tanya Ochello or Vicki Kidd at 601-482-1555.
St. Jude Benefit: Roadway Express of Meridian is sponsoring a golf tournament to benefit St. Jude Children's Hospital on Oct. 6 at Lakeview Golf Course.
Entry fee for the four-man scramble is $50 per person. There will be a shotgun start at 8 a.m.
For more information, contact Leon Olczak or Ann Brewer at 601-483-5251.
Just around the corner: The annual Hog Tournament at Decatur Country Club is slated for this weekend.
Newton Country club will host a four-person scramble on Oct. 6-7. Entry fee is $25 per person. For more information, contact Joel Nelson at 601-683-3770 or 3101, Clay Chapman at 601-683-3422 or 3351, or Tommy Harthcock at 601-683-6936 or 2311.
The sixth-annual NAMI Mississippi tournament is slated for Oct. 11 at Ponta Creek Golf Course at NAS Meridian. Entry fee for the four-man scramble is $50 per person. For more information, call 601-679-2526 or 601-679-2129. Proceeds benefit NAMI Mississippi.
The second-annual Clarke County Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament will be held on Oct. 20 at Quitman Country Club. The four-person scramble has tee times at 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Registrations will be held at 7:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Registrations will be limited to the first 36 paid teams. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 601-776-5701 or Janice Grubbs at 601-776-2161.
Those who would like to have their tournaments, holes-in-one, club champions, or other golf information listed in this space should fax that info to 601-485-1275, attention Marty Stamper.
Marty Stamper is a sports writer for The Meridian Star. Call him at 693-1551 ext. 3234 or e-mail him at