Breckenridge Texan

Chamber announces winners of annual golf tournament

Chamber announces winners of annual golf tournament
September 09
08:21 2019

On Saturday, the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce hosted the annual Johnny Bates Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament to raise funds for the scholarships it gives to local high school students each year. This year’s event also included a Golf Ball Drop fundraiser.

The winners from the tournament are:

Championship Flight

  • First Place — Wade Toombs and Cam Toombs
  • Second Place — Bobby Rust and James Curtis
  • Third Place — Blair Vick and Randal Reid

First Flight 

  • First Place — Stefan Moore and Rhone Parks
  • Second Place — Tom Echols and Joey Fambro
  • Third Place — Mike Loggains and Tony Gee

Second Flight

  • First Place — Wayland Pierce and Neal Edwards
  • Second Place — Virgil Moore and Vince Moore
  • Third Place — Brian Holson and Chad Patrick

Third Flight

  • First Place — Jenny Holt and Grant Gibson
  • Second Place — Wally Wallace and Jordan Wallace
  • Third Place — Austin Dooley and Parker Landon

Additionally, several other contests took place throughout the tournament. Those winners included:

  • Closest to the Pin (hole #7/#16) Billy Hitchcock
  • Longest Drive (#2/#11) — Men under 65 — Kasey Ragle
  • Longest Drive (#2/#11) — Men 65 or older — Chester Creager
  • Longest Drive (#2/#11) — Women — Kelly Windsor

After the last team had finished, numbered golf balls were loaded into a bucket truck provided by J&J Oilfield Electric and dropped over the driving range at the golf course. The ball that went in the hole or came closest to it was the winner. Andy Anderson won the $500 Visa gift card in the Golf Ball Drop.

Each six weeks of the school year, the Breckenridge Chamber of Commerce honors a local high school senior as the Student of the Six Weeks, and those students receive scholarships to help them pay for their expenses at the college of their choice. The scholarships are funded with the money raised through the annual Johnny Bates Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament.

The sponsors of the tournament were:

  • Bridgeport Manufacturing
  • United Supermarkets
  • First National Bank
  • Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home
  • Turner Seed
  • Dr. John J. Lee, DDS
  • Canyon Road Barn & Grill
  • Copperleaf Properties
  • Breckenridge Youth Sports Association
  • Texrock Industries
  • Cavalry Resources and Construction
  • Bayer Motor Company
  • Breck Operating
  • Campbell Farm & Ranch
  • Ezell Aviation
  • Graham Savings & Loan
  • Integrity Plumbing
  • Interbank
  • J&D Construction
  • Jonell
  • Morehart Mortuary
  • Ray’s Wild Game
  • The Rusty Rooster
  • Security Title Co.
  • Wallace Insurance
  • Cindi Woodward

 

Cutline, top photo: Johnny Perez with J&J Oilfield Electric drops the golf balls on the driving range at the Breckenridge Country Club during the annual Johnny Bates Memorial Scholarship Golf Tournament. The winner of the Golf Ball Drop was Andy Anderson. (Photo by Tony Pilkington/Breckenridge Texan)

 

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