Pictured: Sandy Lee and Joy Cinburke won low gross at the Ladies Golf Association Invitational at the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club to raise funds for the Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence.

The Ladies Golf Association (LGA) and the Eastern Shore Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ESCADV) held an invitational tournament Aug. 27 at the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club, raising more than $13,000 for victims of violence. 

“This contribution helps provide a safety net and a transition to a life without violence, through shelter housing as needed, counseling, a 24 hotline (757-787-1329),  clothing, food and furniture.  Donations are essential to enabling us to continue our program,” said Peaches Dodge, a long-time advocate for ESCADV.

Dodge added there were 54 sponsors for the tournament and approximately 35 prizes donated by local artists and merchants. 

Participants came from Delaware, Maryland and as far west as Richmond.”This tournament can boast of many returnees of players from year to year because it is a wonderful event We have fun in a spectacular setting with wonderful people,” said Dodge.

Winning low gross was the twosome  of Sandy Lee and Joy Cinburke from the Richmond, Va. area with a 75. 

Winning low net was Janet Beige and Susan Nixon of Newport News Golf Club.

Peggy Tilghman of the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club won a prize for longest drive.

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