Golf auction raises $106K for turfgrass research

LIBERTY, S.C. – An online golf auction for tee times at top courses in the Carolinas has raised $106,000 for turfgrass research.

Organizers say the money was raised in a two-week auction that closed on April 21.

The auction featured foursomes at more than 550 courses in the Carolinas, Georgia, Virginia and Texas.

Courses with PGA Tour events donating tee times include East Lake Golf Club in Georgia, Sedgefield Country Club in North Carolina and Harbour Town Golf Links in South Carolina. Other exclusive courses include the Ocean Course on Kiawah Island.

The auction funds efforts at research universities throughout the Southeast.

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