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Lee Golf Classic a winner for CCCC Foundation

Click to enlarge,  The team of Justin Gaines, Daniel Davis, Pat Merritt, and Phil Bradley won the first flight of the morning tournament of the CCCC Foundation Lee Golf Classic.

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Click to enlarge,  The team of Jon Spoon, Danny Stewart, Steve Heesacker, and Donnie Dinsmore won the second flight of the morning tournament of the CCCC Foundation Lee Golf Classic.

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Click to enlarge,  The team of David Foushee, Jimmy Martin, Mark Eason, and Daniel Baker won the first flight of the afternoon tournament of the CCCC Foundation Lee Golf Classic.

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Click to enlarge,  The team of Robert Langley, Derrick Jeffries, Ben Lineberry, and Gabriel Osborne won the second flight of the afternoon tournament of the CCCC Foundation Lee Golf Classic.

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09.23.2019College & CommunityCollege GeneralFoundationSports

SANFORD - Since 1989, area golfers have been hitting the links at the Central Carolina Community College Foundation's annual Golf Classic to financially assist students at the college.

The 30th Annual Golf Classic, held Sept. 18 at the Sanford Golf Course, attracted 34 teams and raised over $25,000.

"The tournament was a huge success again this year," said Jonathan Hockaday, Foundation Golf Classic coordinator. "We are thankful for all the community support because they make this tournament what it is. Lee County has given so much to us. We will use the proceeds from the tournament to go for our students."

The Golf Classic enables the Foundation to award scholarships and other financial assistance to students.

Winners of the A.M. Shotgun Round and team scores were:

First Flight:

First place - 54 - Sponsored by First Bank - Justin Gaines, Daniel Davis, Pat Merritt, Phil Bradley.

Second place - 56 - Sponsored by Bobby Powell - Bobby Powell, John Green, David Wicker, Andy Phillips.

Third place - 58 - Sponsored by First Citizens Bank - Alan Holt, William Pickard, Ronald Minter, Barry Wilson.

Second Flight:

First place - 61 - Sponsored by Post, Foushee & Patton, PA - Jon Spoon, Danny Stewart, Steve Heesacker, Donnie Dinsmore.

Second place - 62 - Sponsored by Wilkinson Cadillac GMC - Raymond Womble, Kevin Sloan, Bobby Ballinger, Robby Campbell.

Third place - 64 - Sponsored by Ted Lanier - Jack Maxwell, Jim Turner, Preston Gaster.

Closest to the Pin winners were Bobby Ballinger, Pat Merritt, Jon Hockaday, and Stan Taylor. Putting contest winners were Steve Heesacker and Dr. Lisa Chapman. Long Drive winner was Kevin Whitaker.

Winners of the P.M. Shotgun Round and team scores were:

First Flight:

First Place - 56 - Sponsored by First Bank - David Foushee, Jimmy Martin, Mark Eason, Daniel Baker.

Second Place - 56 - Sponsored by Julian Philpott - Brandon Honeycutt, Mike Large, Tom Eshbach, Roy Eubanks.

Third Place - 57- Sponsored by Holmes Oil Co. - Ray Epley, Keith Thomas, Brad McDougald, David Barbour.

Second Flight:

First Place - 60 - Sponsored by George Lucier - Robert Langley, Derrick Jeffries, Ben Lineberry, Gabriel Osborne.

Second Place - 61 - Sponsored by Sears Hometown Store of Sanford/Aberdeen - Joffree Bradley, Phil Bradley, Melissa Bradley, Terri Tart.

Third Place - 61- Sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance - Mark Midford, Jr. Phillips, Odell Brady, Buddy Dowd.

Closest to the Pin winners were Mark Midford, Chance Cicogna, Brandon Farlow, and Jimmy Whitaker. Long Drive winner was Miller Robins.

Members of the Lee County Golf Classic Committee are Phil Bradley (tournament chairman), Mikeal Basinger, David Caplan, Christian Davenport, Dr. Emily Hare, Tom Joyner, Chas Post, Bobby Powell, Lynda Turbeville, Trey Willliams, and CCCC President Dr. Lisa Chapman.

Platinum Sponsors were Dr. Steve Carter; Central Carolina Hospital; Coopers Restaurant & Wine Room; First Bank - Sanford; Julian and Cynthia Philpott; and Post, Foushee & Patton, P.A.

Gold Sponsors were Larry Caddell; The Chapman Family; Farm Bureau - Lee County; First Bank Insurance Services; First Citizens Bank - Sanford; Haskell; Hobbs Architects; Holmes Oil Company; Ted and Peggy Lanier; Lee-Moore Capital Company; George Lucier; Dr. T. Eston "Bud" Marchant; Merrill Lynch - Gordon Richardson; The Normann Financial Group; Perfection Equipment Company; PR Faulk Electrical Company; Bobby and Linda Powell; Sanford Area Growth Alliance; Sanford Contractors; Sears Hometown Store - Sanford/Aberdeen; South Park Village Apartments; and Ultra-Mek, Inc.

Silver Sponsors were BB&T - Sanford; Cargo Control USA; CMG Financial; Davenport, Marvin, Joyce & Company; Elite Storage; Phil and Genease Fields; Fix-It Plumbing; James and Gloria French; Sam Gaskins and Lynda Turbeville; Harrington, Gilleland, Winstead, Feindel & Lucas, LLP; Harris & Company Insurance; Hayes Group Consulting, LLC; Jennifer Williams Design, LLC; John Heister Chrysler Dodge Jeep - Sanford; Irrigation Services; Jones Printing Company; Tom and Shirley Joyner; Kelly's Service Station - Hawkins Avenue; Jon and Pat Kirkman; Magneti Marelli; Rogers Pickard Funeral Home; Sanford Real Estate; The Shed Depot; Sound Bank / Dogwood State Bank; Wayne Staton; Steel & Pipe Corporation; Sweet Southern Home Design; Tree Frog Properties - Jamie Kelly; Ward & Foust, CPA's; Wilson & Reives, PLLC; Sam Wornom; Wilson Road Self Storage; and WWGP/WFJA.

Pepsi Bottling Ventures provided drinks; Wilkinson Cadillac Chevrolet Buick GMC provided the Hole in One contest; and Davison's Steakhouse provided lunch.

The Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization affiliated with, but independent of, the college. It receives donations of money and equipment on behalf of CCCC and uses them to promote the educational mission of the college and assist students through scholarships and grants. For information on giving to the Foundation or its fund-raising events, contact Dr. Emily Hare, Executive Director of the CCCC Foundation, 919-718-7230, or ehare@cccc.edu.