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Wednesday's multi-sport local roundup: James River Country Club to honor Beecroft on Thursday

Golf: James River Country Club is honoring one of its own Thursday, renowned amateur golfer Moss Beecroft, with a tournament and museum-caliber display of his memorabilia. A six-time Virginia State Golf Association senior amateur champion, Beecroft is a member of the Newport News club, which also houses a world-class collection of artifacts from the likes of Bobby Jones, Harry Vardon and Payne Stewart. The collection of Beecroft’s trophies to be unveiled Thursday will be displayed in the clubhouse. Beecroft was runner-up at the 1991 U.S. Senior Amateur and was the low amateur at the 1992 U.S. Senior Open. The VSGA named him its 1986 Golfer of the Year. Beecroft is scheduled to...

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