Athens State Golf Classic Raises $15,000 for 2015-2016 Scholarships

Golf Scholarship Recipients

The 24th Annual Athens State University Alumni Golf Classic was held on Thursday, May 14th at Canebrake Club in Athens. Over $15,000 was raised and will go directly to scholarships for 2015-2016.

First place went to Allen Brown, Michael Mobley, Brooks Friday and Brad Dahlke; second place was JJ Donahue, Oliver Carlota and Paul Crowell; and third place was Barry Devine, John Blenkinsopp, David Martin and Jarrod Harrison. The Longest Drive prizes went to Oliver Carlota, Mike Watts and Jarrod Harrison. Closest to the pin was Robert Pitman, Casey Thomas, Mike Watts and Paul Crowell who took home $50 Osborne’s Gift Cards .

Greenbrier Restaurant and Jerry Evans donated the lunch, Pepsi of Decatur donated the beverages, Port of Huntsville donated a $500 travel voucher, and McClary Ford covered the hole-in-one prize of a 2015 Ford Mustang. The 2014-2015 Golf Scholarship recipients were on hand helping out at the tournament as part of their scholarship commitment.