Murder Creek Classic held at CCB

Published 1:17 pm Monday, October 24, 2011

Golf tourney to raise funds for Foundation projects at JDCC.

Eighty golfers headed to the links of the Country Club of Brewton Thursday as they participated in the 10th annual Jefferson Davis Community College Foundation’s Murder Creek Classic golf tournament.
The Bank of Brewton team of Don Ward, Charlie McDaniel, Bob McMillan, and Joe Terrell captured first place in the First Flight. Terry Clark’s team of Rick Wilson, Chris Coleman, Steve Anderson, and Jack Slocomb placed second with the Curtis Finlay Foundation team of Josh White, Melvin Davis, Mike Wilson, and Howard Mach taking third place.
Wining the second flight was the First Progressive Bank team of Greg Fleming, Cindy Fleming, Jim Shirley, and Mary Shirley. The Scott’s Outdoors team of Mike Scott, Mike Thompson, Jason Thompson, and David Jones placed second. Third place went to the United Bank team of Max Osborn, Chris Winter, Brian McAbee, and Lou Dunn.
The third flight team champions were the First National Bank and Trust team of Shep Marsh, Jason Boothe, Stephen Van Pelt, and John Brantley, while Georgia-Pacific’s foursome of Marlin Franklin, Jason Daniel, Cliff Roberts, and Jerome Brackin finished second. Third place prizes went to the T. R. Miller Mill Co. Team of Danny White, Mike Minchew, Steve Posey, and Larry Wiggins.
After getting 12 golfers for the closest to the pin on hole No. 17, Bob McMillan was the winner of the shootout for closet to the pin later in the day.
Sponsors of the event included Shoot-out sponsor BankTrust; Brewton Medical Center/ Medical Center Pharmacy/D. W. McMillan Hospital, First National Bank and Trust, Georgia-Pacific, and United Bank being gold sponsors and McMillan, LTD being a bronze sponsor. Jim Peach Motors was the hole-in-one sponsor and Brewton Insurance Agency, Everette Price, Goodway Refining, Longleaf Machining, LLC, Scott’s Outdoors, Southern Pine Electric, and Jernigan & McMillan, PC were hole Sponsors.
“We appreciate the sponsors and the golfers who played in the tournament,” Kathleen Hall, interim president of JDCC, said. “The event is the major fundraising event for the foundation, whose major focus is student scholarships.”
Rosemary Jernigan, president of the JDCC Foundation, was delighted with the turnout and the support provided by the community.
“We believe the Murder Creek Classic allows the community to become involved in supporting the JDCC Foundation in a way that is a win-win for everyone,” Jernigan said.
Other teams and golfers were BankTrust of Brewton—John Barnett, Tom McMillan, Ed Livingston, and Bill Lewis; Jackson Thornton & Co.—Ed Williamson, Tommy Thompson, Keith Megginson, and Chris Smith; David’s Catfish—Rob Faircloth, Elliott Faircloth, Mike Stacey, and Scott Fuller; Siemens Building Technology—Jason Adcock, Tony Atchley, Jay Tharp, and Jeremy Russell; Swift Lumber Co.—David Black, David Knowles, Charlie Ward, and Jack Cain; AKD Screenprinting—Greg Shafer, Al Cox, Skeeter Schilling, and Jerry Roberts; Bill Watson—Bill Watson, Vaudine Watson, Jerry Brown, and Judy Brown; Karen Reynolds—Karen Reynolds, Jane McMillan Kay Slocomb, and Cheryl Najors; Escambia County Bank—Walter DeWitt, Jerry Carpenter, R. P. Phillips, and Bob Green; James McQuick—Mike Burns, Trey Burgess, Jaret Kimbrough, and James McQuick ; Jim Peach Motors—Dusty Jerkins, David Moore, Robin Royce, and Jamie Kilcrease.
The tournament was a four-person scramble format with the men’s and mixed teams assigned to flights according to their handicap.

About Adam Robinson

My name is Adam Robinson and I have been the Sports Editor of the Brewton Standard since September 2007. I cover all the local sports in the Brewton area. I am a 2007 graduate of Troy University with a degree in Print Journalism with a contract in Sports Information. I married Shari Lynn in June of 2007 and we welcomed our first child, Hatlee, in April of 2010.

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