Digest (May 11): Baltimore courses hosting celebration


Baltimore Municipal Golf Corporation will host Baltimore Golf Week, a one-week celebration of golf in Baltimore that will culminate with the first Mayor's Cup. From May 26 to June 3, Baltimore City golf courses will hold events to raise funds for YouthWorks, Baltimore City's summer jobs program. It features a $1 million dollar hole-in-one contest at the Pine Ridge driving range, a $50,000 hole-in-one contest at Forest Park and a FootGolf outing at Carroll Parke. Golf Week will conclude with a tournament June 3 at Forest Park to determine the winner of the first Mayor's Cup. For information, go to classic5golf.com.

PGA: Michael Wood of Baltimore was one of 20 PGA professionals who completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0.

College: Maryland senior David Kocher and sophomore Peter Knade will compete in NCAA regionals in the Columbus region at Ohio State's golf course beginning Monday.


IronBirds will host 29 themed promotional nights

Minor league baseball: Short-season Single-A Aberdeen will host 29 themed promotional nights as well as nine postgame fireworks shows this season. Opening Night is set for June 15, as the IronBirds host the Hudson Valley Renegades and put on a postgame fireworks display. For a full list of promotions, go to IronBirdsBaseball.com.

Men's college lacrosse: Pat Dallon of Saint Joseph's, Jake Pulver of Cornell and Matthew Behrens of Georgetown are finalists for the Yeardley Reynolds Love Unsung Hero Award, it was announced by the One Love Foundation. One Love's goal is to educate, empower and activate young people in a movement to end relationship violence.

Women's college lacrosse: Washington College junior defender Madison Schutz (John Carroll) was named the Centennial Conference Defensive Player of the Year, and Heidi Pearcehas garnered the conference's Coach of the Year honors for the second time. ... McDaniel had three players named to the All-Centennial Conference. Lindsey Farrell (Loch Raven) and Olivia Geiger (Marriotts Ridge) were on the second team, and Emily Brownawell (Oldfields) received honorable mention. ... The Capital Athletic Conference named Salisbury's Emma Skoglund as Rookie of the Year and Jim Nestor as Coach of the Year.

Men's college tennis: Washington College freshman Koby Bonta (Loch Raven) received All-Centennial Conference honors. ... Johns Hopkins freshman Vishnu Joshi has been selected for the NCAA singles championship. Senior David Perez and junior Scott Thygesen are the first alternates for the doubles championship.

Women's college tennis: Washington College seniors Julie Lazer (McDonogh), Rachel Martinez and Krista Filiopoulos (Annapolis Area Christian) received All-Centennial Conference honors.

Youth sports camps: Elite Starr Athletic Academy is offering 24 sport-specific camps this summer throughout Anne Arundel County. Former Arundel boys basketball coach Jeff Starr and former Northeast girls basketball coach Kristi Starr are the program directors. The camps will be run by high school coaching staffs with a concentration on building fundamental skills in a positive learning environment. Camps will be offered in baseball, boys and girls basketball, cheerleading, cross country, track & field, field hockey, football, boys and girls lacrosse, softball, volleyball and wrestling. Go to elitestarr.com for more information.

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