The Ozarka College Foundation held its annual fall golf tournament on Oct. 7, with 25 teams of golfers assembling at Cooper's Hawk Golf Club in Melbourne to play an 18-hole scramble with proceeds benefiting the Ozarka Foundation.
Again this year, First National Banking Company served as corporate sponsor for the event.
The Championship Flight winners were: 1st -- Skeeter Beene, Eric Harris, Tommy Duncan, Matt Haley; 2nd -- Tim Dockins, Jesse Dockins, Rick Fowler, John Shelton; 3rd -- Ben Cooper, Joe Cooper, Doyle Cooper, Daniel Taylor.
First Flight winners were: 1st -- Ron Patterson, Jimmy Jones, Kevin Patterson, Larry Duncan; 2nd -- Nick Davidson, Sam Cooper, Levi Taylor, Cody Moser; 3rd -- Joe Russell, David Cantrell, Rocky Morgan, Jesse Whitmire.
Second Flight winners were: 1st -- Danny Moser, Connie Moser, Jake Moser, Carroll Manry; 2nd -- Dusty Johnston, Mike DeLong, Chaney Coleman, Scott Pinkston; 3rd -- Dennis Wilson, Elaine Wilson, Clay Moser, Linda Moser.
Individual hole contest winners included Daniel Taylor, Abby Cooper and David Cantrell.
Mike Cone won the cash prize in the putting contest.
Suellen Davidson, development officer, said, "The tournament was hugely successful. The weather was picture perfect, and the support from the Ozarka Foundation board members and college employees was overwhelming. The tournament would not be considered a success if not for our sponsors. First National Banking Company has been the corporate sponsor for this event since 2001 and the college is grateful that FNBC sees this tournament as beneficial to the community through the funding of scholarships."
"We are also appreciative of Cooper's Hawk Golf Course for hosting and helping to organize the tournament. Jim Cooper worked alongside Ozarka's tournament planners to ensure a successful and well organized event," said Davidson. "He, along with staff of the Hawk's Nest clubhouse restaurant, provided a wonderful venue for our event."
Event sponsors for the tournament were CenturyTel and former board member Gwenn Lea of Horseshoe Bend.
Other tournament sponsors included: Automotive Unlimited; Bank of Salem; Brad Wheelis, DDS; Bradley Sipe, Attorney at Law; Campbell's Auto Sales; Clark Services; Dillard-Fowlkes Motor Company; Eddie's Family Funeral Home; Eric Bray, Attorney at Law; Hatfield Ready Mix, Howard Funeral Home; J&R Supply; Inkspot; John Teague Sales; Matthew Dellinger, Attorney at Law; NAEC; North Central Insurance; Oral Henderson; Ozark Wireless-Alltel; Quality Floor Coverings; Sharp Realty; Skeeter's; Sonya Wiles Dental Clinic; State Farm Insurance, Fred Lamb, agent; Unique Business Forms and Systems, Inc; and Zook's Possum Trot.