Golfing Raises $56,665

Annual Golf Invitational raises $56,665– Event and team sponsors gathered April 2 at the Dothan Country Club to support the SAMC Foundation’s 5th Annual Golf Invitational and raise $56,665 to help underwrite future needs at SAMC.  Foundation Board Chairman David Dennis welcomed the golfers and thanked sponsors for helping to make the spring fundraising event another success. He noted that over the past five years, the golf invitational has raised $342,212 for the areas of greatest need at the hospital.

Event sponsors included Parker, Hudson, Rainer & Dobbs-Awards Reception Sponsor; Extendicare Health & Rehabilitation Center – Golf Cart Sponsor; Lewis, Brackin, Flowers & Johnson Players’ Lunch Sponsor; Smith’s, Inc. of Dothan Prize Hole Sponsor; and Batson-Cook Construction Raffle Sponsor.

Throughout the afternoon 35 four-member teams competed for numerous golf-related gift certificates, prizes including a 2012 Mercedes sedan and tournament bragging rights. 

The SAMC Foundation extends a heartfelt thanks to event sponsors, players and volunteers who made the invitational a success.

Congrats To Tourney Winners
Placing 1st – Gross (55): Arthur Dease & Ron Brown, Bruce Buckles & Stan Scott
Placing 2nd – Gross (56): Barry Flowers, Mike Smith & Tommy Williams, Blaze Grinn
Placing 3rd – Gross (57):  Brian Etheridge, Sam Kelly, Matt Johnson, Dan Buchanan 

Placing 1st – Net: Dr. Pat Guin, Dr. Dean Lolley, Heath West, Scott Griffin (49.4)
Placing 2nd – Net: Jon Dix, Chad Chandler, Jeffrey Kirkland, Nick Boatright (49.4)
Placing 3rd – Net: Bud Malec, Mike Williams, Kelly Walker, Ryan Williams (50.2)

Closest to the Pin:
Hole #5 – Bud Malec
Hole #11 – Phillip Wilkes
Hole #7 – Gary Albrecht

Longest Drive: Hole #14 – Pat Guin

Putting Contest Winner: Heath West

Click here to see the event photo gallery

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