River Run Country Club

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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.

David Boraks / DavidsonNews.net

River Run Country Club is getting ready for its closeup, the biggest moment in its 22-year history. From Sept. 2-8, the golf course designed by Robert Walker and Raymond Floyd will host the Chiquita Classic, one of four important late-season tournaments on the 2013 Web.com tour.