Chiquita Classic
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Wed September 4, 2013

River Run In The Spotlight As The Chiquita Classic Comes To Town

Golfers practiced at Run Run Country Club Monday midday. The club is ready for its closeup.
Credit David Boraks /

Groundskeepers were hard at work through the weekend and hundreds of local volunteers took up their posts Monday morning as River Run Country Club prepared to host the largest professional golf 

  tournament ever staged in Lake Norman – the Chiquita Classic. Club officials said more 25,000 tickets have been sold for the event, which kicked off with a pro-am tournament and practice rounds Monday and continues through Sunday, Sept. 8.

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