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Lopez Classic begins

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - The 29th annual Lopez Hospice Golf Classic, featuring LPGA Hall of Fame Golfer Nancy Lopez, begins today at Doublegate Country Club, in Albany.

The competitors started at 8:30 a.m. Lunch is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m., with afternoon shotgun start scheduled for 1:30 p.m. Golfers will enjoy a great round of golf at Doublegate, an 18-hole, par 72 challenge. 

This year's tournament will also serve as the local host for the Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championships. Four winners will advance to the Eastern Sectional in Pinehurst, North Carolina. Golf spots are limited. Visit www.lopezhospice.org to register for golf tournament or become a sponsor.

For questions about the 29th Annual Lopez Hospice Golf Classic and other activities, please call 312-GIVE (4483).

Tournament proceeds benefit medical, emotional and spiritual programs and services offered through Albany Community Hospice and the Willson Hospice House for patients, needing palliative or end-of-life care, and their families.

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