FCA golf scramble set for Cherokee Valley

Photo: At the 2021 event, the Landers No. 1 team of (L-R) Morris Gaines, Randy Smith, Jeff Field and Johnny Hylander, shot 18 under par (first in the gross score category) to qualify for the State Scramble at Old Waverly.

The North Central Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its 16th annual State Qualifying Golf Tournament on Monday, Aug.  29 at the Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. The top three in gross and net scores will be eligible to play in the State Tournament on Sept. 19 at Old Waverly in West Point. 

Title sponsors are the Landers Auto Group, Entergy and G&W Diesel/EVS. Team sponsorships are sold out at 61 with 4 on the waiting list. Cart sponsorships are sold out also. Hole sponsorships are available at $150 and goody bag items are being accepted (250 items needed).

The afternoon flight will be addressed by Don Bramlett, youngest son of John “Bull” Bramlett, MVP on Carson Newman’s National Championship football team and a former Minnesota Viking.

For further information contact Cecil Sowell at 901.409.1927 or csowell@fca.org

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