Desoto County Sports

Local FCA annual golf scramble held at Cherokee Valley

The annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) Northwest Mississippi four-man golf scramble was held Monday at Cherokee Valley Golf Club in Olive Branch. The tournament is one of the top fundraisers each year for the FCA.  

With a score of 23 under par, the Landers Auto Group No. 1 team of (from left) Brandon Jordan, Johnny Hylander, Randy Smith and Morris Gaines finished first in the net score category. They are eligible to advance to the state FCA scramble at Old Waverly in West Point, which will be held this year on Sept. 19. 

The BankPlus team of Corey Treadway, Billy Sears, Collin McCrary and Nathan Hayes shot 16 under par to finish first in the gross category and are also eligible to play in the state scramble at Old Waverly.

Bob Bakken

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