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Lee Golf Classic a winner for CCCC Foundation

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Click to enlarge,  The team sponsored by John Sauls won first flight first-place honors in the CCCC Foundation Lee Golf Classic. Members of the team were John Sauls, Keith Thomas, Brandon Honeycutt, and David Barbour.

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09.17.2020College & CommunityCollege GeneralFoundation

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

The 31st Annual Golf Classic was held Sept. 9 at the Sanford Golf Course. The afternoon session of the tournament was postponed due to rain and will be held on Sept. 30.

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 John Sauls -- John Sauls, Keith Thomas, Brandon Honeycutt, David Barbour. (Won tiebreaker with a 26 on the back 9.)

Second place - 54 -- Sponsored by First Choice Home Health Care -- Tony Lewis, Rob Pomeranz, Brad Wilson, Courtney Sparks. (Won second-place tiebreaker with a 27 on the back 9.)

Third place - 54 -- Sponsored by Farm Bureau Insurance-Lee County -- Carson Lanier, Brad McDougald, Rob Clark, Mike Hudson.

Second Flight:

First place - 58 -- Sponsored by Dr. Bud Marchant -- Jimmie Boggs, Mike Parnell, Robert Garrison, Edwin Thomas.

Second place - 60 -- Sponsored by Hobbs Architects -- Kaitlyn Hockaday, Jamie Thomas, Darren Brown, Ken Cotton.

Third place - 61 -- Sponsored by The Normann Financial Group -- Eric Vernon, Hunter Vernon, Forbes Starling, Wesley Stewart.

Closest to the Pin winners were Jamie Thomas, Kaitlyn Hockaday, Norman Jackson, and Jim Ulrich. Long Drive winner was Carson Lanier.

Members of the golf committee include: Trey Williams (Tournament Chairman), Mikeal Basinger, Christian Davenport, Emily Hare, Jon Hockaday, Tom Joyner, Chas Post, Bobby Powell, John Ramsberger, and Lynda Turbeville,

Platinum Sponsors were Dr. Steve Carter; First Bank-Sanford; Dr. T. Eston "Bud" Marchant; The Normann Financial Group; Julian and Cynthia Philpott; and Post, Patton & Foushee - Trial Lawyers.

Gold Sponsors were BB&T-Sanford; Central Carolina Hospital; The Chapman Family; Chatham Park; Farm Bureau-Lee County; PR Faulk Electrical Company; First Bank Insurance Services; First Citizens Bank-Sanford; First Choice Home Health Care; Dr. George Grant; Heritage Concrete; Hobbs Architects; Holmes Oil Company; Ted and Peggy Lanier; Jamey Laudate for Lee County Board of Education; Lee-Moore Capital Company; George Lucier, Ph.D.; Bobby and Linda Powell; Sanford Area Growth Alliance; Sanford Contractors; Sanford Dermatology; and John Sauls for NC House.

Silver Sponsors were Cargo Control USA; CMG Financial; Dogwood State Bank; Elite Storage/Central Moving and Storage; Phil and Genease Fields; James and Gloria French; Sam Gaskins and Lynda Turbeville; Hayes Group Consulting, LLC; Dr. J.F. Hockaday; Irrigation Services; J&G Machinery, Inc.; Jones Printing Company; John Kirkman for NC Senate; Tom and Shirley Joyner; Mertek Solutions; Sanford Real Estate; Sanford Steel Corporation; Cameron Sharpe for Lee County Commissioner; The Shed Depot; Wayne Staton; Sweet Southern Home Design; Tree Frog Properties - Jamie Kelly; Ward & Foust, CPA's; Wilson & Reives, PLLC; and WWGP/WFJA.

Pepsi Bottling Ventures provided drinks; Wilkinson Cadillac Chevrolet Buick GMC provided the Hole in One contest; and Davidson'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