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LPGA event in Charleston folds

...Companies chairman Bobby Ginn blamed a faltering economy and less corporate funds for the demise of the tournament at RiverTowne Country Club. The event was hosted by the retiring Hall of Famer Sorenstam. It paid out $2.6 million this year, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/09/gol_468875.shtml
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Women's tour event coming to Charleston

...Island's Ocean Course. The event, the Ginn Tribute hosted by Annika Sorenstam, will be held May 31-June 3 at the RiverTowne Country Club in nearby Mount Pleasant. "It's exciting news. It's a great event coming up on our schedule," Sorenstam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/07/18/gol_89226.shtml
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14-year-old to play in event

...Sorenstam invited MacKinzie Kline, of Encinitas, Calif., to play in the $2.6 million tournament at the RiverTowne Country Club Course from May 31-June 3. Sorenstam learned of Kline's condition, her golf talent and fundraising efforts...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/01/31/gol_114711.shtml
Golf
Castrale beats Ochoa in playoff in Ginn Tribute

...Sunday in the Ginn Tribute. Castrale closed with a 1-under 71 to match Ochoa (74) at 9-under 279 on the RiverTowne Country Club course. Castrale earned $390,000. Ochoa, 0-for-4 in playoffs, was up by six shots Saturday and was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/04/gol_130928.shtml
Golf
Show goes on with Ochoa

...The world's No. 1 player and already a two-time LPGA Tour winner this season, Ochoa took control at RiverTowne Country Club with a bogey-free round. She carded only one score higher than 4, a par on the par-5 ninth hole, and continued...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/02/gol_130749.shtml
Golf
Lee wins Ginn Tribute in playoff

...playoff hole, the 18th, then watched LPGA Hall of Famer Webb miss a 3-footer that would've extended things at RiverTowne Country Club. Lee shot a 67 for her third LPGA title. She earned $390,000, one of the richest prizes in women's golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/02/gol_460757.shtml
Golf
Sorenstam OK's Ochoa's decision

...Sorenstam said. "We all have our priorities in life." One of Sorenstam's had been to challenge for the title at RiverTowne Country Club, where the tournament bears her name, in her last year of competitive golf. Sorenstam announced her retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/05/29/gol_460351.shtml
Golf
Ginn future up in the air

...Ginn Tribute is contracted for two more years at RiverTowne Country Club. But the newness of the tournament and the precarious...inquiries. But Newell says the event will return to RiverTowne Country Club next season and beyond. A big reason, she said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/06/03/gol_460840.shtml
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Ochoa overcomes late mistakes

...She then made back-to-back bogeys on the 16th and 17th holes. Ochoa had been 9-under on the par 5s at RiverTowne Country Club when she made bogey on the par-5 16th hole. Even with the mistakes, Ochoa remains in position to win her second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/03/gol_130846.shtml
Golf
Annika returns; Wie out

...I guess mine healed better than hers." It certainly looked that way. Sorenstam wasn't chuckling early at RiverTowne Country Club. She made bogeys on two of her first five holes. But like so many other times in her 13-year career, Sorenstam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/01/gol_130575.shtml
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