Chamber of Commerce has golf tourney

Published 4:00 am Wednesday, May 12, 2010

The Greater Brewton Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its fifth Annual Chamber Golf Classic on Thursday, May 6, at the Country Club of Brewton.

A total of 15 teams played in the tournament with the First Exchange Bank team taking first place, followed by the Josh White team in second, and McMillan, Ltd. in third place.

David Jennings, Robbie Cotton, Tripp Owens and Phillip Jennings were on the winning team for First Exchange Bank.

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Other winners included: Country Club gift certificate winners: Charlie McDaniel, Caleb Dortch, James McQuig, Jerome Bracken and Closest to the Pin gift certificate winner: David Stokes.

Michelle Hart, Administrative assistant with the Brewton Chamber of Commerce said they were really pleased with the turn out and participation this year in the tournament. “The tournament is a fundraiser for the Chamber,” Hart said. “The money that is raised is used to support Chamber functions and programs, so we really appreciate the way our local businesses support the tournament by entering teams and purchasing sponsorships. Everything went really smooth, as usual, thanks to Joey Turner and his staff at the Country Club. The weather was beautiful and we had a fun day. We hope our golfers did too.”

Chamber of Commerce President Dr. Susan McBride and board directors and staff would like to thank the following individuals for their generous support and participation in this event: Chamber Golf Committee Andrew Clark, Philip Jennings, Bill Willis, Jack Hines, III, and Jason Walker along with Country Club of Brewton General Manager Joey Turner and Staff along with Corporate Sponsors: Peach Chevrolet, BankTrust, First Exchange Bank, McMillan, Ltd., Wal-Mart, Timberline Homes, Inc., CDG Engineers and Georgia-Pacific.

Hole Sponsors included: West Gate Village, LLC, Medical Center Pharmacy, Hartmann, Blackmon & Kilgore, Georgia-Pacific, D.W. McMillan Memorial Hospital, McDonald’s, Goodway Refining, LLC, Longleaf Energy, Pepsi, Jus Do Signs, Graphics & Gift, Southern Pine Electric Cooperative, Marc Keahey, Gulf Winds Federal Credit Union, State Farm, Agent Wendy Folmar, Brewton Mill Federal Credit Union, Brewton Medical Center, Covenant Hospice, Peach Chevrolet, BankTrust, First Exchange Bank, The Meadows of Brewton, Wal-Mart, CDG Engineers, Timberline Homes, Inc., Cedar Creek Land & Timber, McMillan, Ltd., Starfish, Inc., and BB&T.

Team entries included: Georgia-Pacific, Dr. Susan McBride, Bill Salter Advertising, Coastal Gateway EDA, David’s Catfish House, First Exchange Bank, BankTrust, McMillan, Ltd., Bank of Brewton, Wal-Mart, Timberline Homes, Inc., CDG Engineers, First Progressive Bank, Jackson Thornton, and Josh White.