Area golfers have provided 23 years of support for the Nash Community College Foundation and its scholarship program by participating in the NCC Foundation Student Scholarship Golf Classic.
Golfers will have a choice to tee off Oct. 10 at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. at Benvenue Country Club in Rocky Mount for a day of challenging fun, while providing scholarships for deserving college students. Registration begins at 7 a.m. All proceeds from the golf classic will provide student scholarships and support the needs of Nash Community College.
The format for this year’s tournament will be a Texas scramble. Each member of the team plays a drive from the tee box. The best drive is chosen by the team. From that spot, each golfer plays and continues to play his or her own ball until the hole is completed. The team marks the best score.
You may participate in one of the following ways:
- $700 Sponsor/Player Package: Signage; cart and green fees for four golfers; beverages and meals
- $600 Player Package: Cart and green fees for four golfers: beverages and meals
- $200 Individual Player: Cart and green fee for one; beverages and meals
- $200 Sponsor Package: Tee or green sign; beverages and meals
- Prize/Gift Bag Sponsor: If merchandise is valued at $200 or more, sponsor receives signage; beverages and meal.
Mulligans are $40 per team (two per player) and junk packages are $50 per player including two mulligans: one throw and one red tee buster. Prizes will be awarded to each flight’s first and second-place teams. Flights will be based on the total team handicap. This year’s grand tournament sponsors are Autumn Care of Nash, Cummins Rocky Mount Engine Plant, Oakley-Collier Architects, P.A., MBM, Sandy Cross Consultant Service, Inc., Wells Fargo, McLane and North Carolina’s Electric Cooperatives. Golf carts are sponsored by Franklin Street Partners and Nash Health Care Systems. 2013 Hospitality/Event Contributors are Benvenue Country Club, Canteen Vending Services, Carolina Eagle Budweiser, Inc., Davenport Autopark, Speight’s Trophy Shop and SunDrop Bottling Company of Rocky Mount.
Golfers participating in the 24th Annual Nash Community College Foundation Student Scholarship Golf Classic will have a chance to win a 2013 Honda Accord Sport as a hole-in-one prize sponsored by Davenport Autopark. From left, NCC Foundation Executive Director Pat Daniels, Benvenue Country Club PGA Professional Rich Parker, NCC President Bill Carver, Davenport Autopark General Manager Neill Nelson and 2013 NCC Foundation Tournament Chair Lank Dunton. Additional prizes will be awarded for closest-to-the-pin and the longest drives.
Raffles and door prize drawings will give golfers an opportunity to win many other items donated by area businesses and individuals. Members of the golf committee coordinating the event are 2013 Committee Chairman, Lank Dunton, vice president, Southern Bank & Trust Company; Jeffrey Batts, attorney, Batts, Batts & Bell; Cam Blalock, Sr. vice president corporate services, Nash Health Care Systems; Bill Carver, president, Nash Community College; David Combs, broker/owner, Century 21/The Combs Company; Pat Daniels, executive director, Nash Community College Foundation; Phil Dixon, director of sales and training, Construction Imaging by Viewpoint; Annette Dishner, executive vice president and chief financial officer, Nash Community College; Trent Mohrbutter, vice president for instruction and chief academic officer, Nash Community College; Scott Rogers, assistant emergency services director, Nash County; Joe Saputo, president, Carolina Eagle Budweiser, Inc. and Morris Wilder, CPA, business consultant.
For more information, call 252-451-8230 or visit www.nashcc.edu/golf to register online.