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Lee Golf Classic a winner for CCCC Foundation

09.30.2021 • College & Community, College General, Sports

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 32nd Annual Golf Classic was held Sept. 15 at the Sanford Municipal Golf Course.

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 - 56 - John Sauls, Keith Thomas, Brandon Honeycutt, David Barbour. Sponsored by John Sauls.

Second place - 56 - Cameron Sharpe, Marty Talbert, Chris Maples, Tim McFarland. Sponsored by Hobbs Architects.

Third place - 57 - Bobby Powell, Brian Powell, Joe Gay, Press McPhaul. Sponsored by Bobby and Linda Powell.

Second Flight:

First place - 57 - Steve Carter, Jim Ulrich, Rick Kline, Sam Michener. Sponsored by Dr. Steven R. Carter.

Second place - 57 - Carson Lanier, Trent Harris, Shaw Cameron, Davis Harris. Sponsored by CCCC Employees.

Third place - 58 - Dan Johnson, Martin Kegel, Jimmy Wood, Derrick Guy. Sponsored by Caterpillar.

Third Flight:

First place - 61 - Alan Holt, Dal Langston, Ron Minter, John Crumpton. Sponsored by First Citizens Bank of Sanford.

Second place - 61 - Brandon Chapman, Jeff Spivey, Ken Cotten, Jamie Thomas. Sponsored by The Chapman Family.

Third place - 61 - Gordon Richardson, Del Jones, Robbie Cox, Ed Moose. Sponsored by Merrill Lynch - Gordon Richardson.

Closest to the Pin winners were Chris Maples, Brandon Chapman, Robbie Cox, and Marty Talbert. Long Drive winner was Chris Maples.

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

First Flight:

First place - 53 - Justin Gaines, Daniel Davis, Sumner Tate, Pat Merri. Sponsored by First Bank of Sanford.

Second place - 54 - Kel Normann, Miller Robins, Murphy Paderick, Hugh Surles. Sponsored by The Normann FInancial Group.

Third place - 54 - Cliff Stephens, Robin Perkins, Grant Brown, Stephen Salmon. Sponsored by Heritage Concrete.

Second Flight:

First place - 55 - John Johnson, Justin Johnson, Simon Cagle, Jon Hockaday. Sponsored by J&G Machinery.

Second place - 56 - Trey Williams, Chance Cicogna, Joe Del Vecchio, Wayne Freeman Jr. Sponsored by FBIS - A Banker's Company.

Third place - 56 - Roy Eubanks, Tom Eshbach, Mark Midford, Rodney Dawson. Sponsored by Julian and Cynthia Philpott.

Third Flight:

First place - 59 - Tony Lewis, Rob Pomeranz, Daniel Baker, Brad Wilson. Sponsored by First Choice Home Health Care.

Second place - 59 - Jimmy Keen, Jeff Britt, Holden Keen, Carson Wilson. Sponsored by BB&T of Sanford.

Third place - 59 - Eric Vernon, Hunter Vernon, Trey Such, Forbes Starling. Sponsored by The Normann Financial Group.

Closest to the Pin winners were Robin Perkins, Roy Eubanks, Brad Wilson, and Will Weitz. Long Drive winner was Pat Merritt.

Trey Williams was tournament chairman. Other tournament committee members were Mikeal Basinger, Ken Britton, Emily Hare, Jon Hockaday, Tom Joyner, Chas Post, Bobby Powell, John Ramsberger, Lynda Turbeville, and Carson Wilson, as well as CCCC President Dr. Lisa M. Chapman.

Platinum Sponsors were Dr. Steve R. Carter; Central Carolina Hospital - a Duke LifePoint Hospital; The Chapman Family; Farm Bureau of Lee County; First Bank of Sanford; Dr. T.E. Marchant; The Normann Financial Group; Cynthia and Julian Philpott; and Post, Patton & Foushee - Trial Lawyers.

Gold Sponsors were 3D Church; BB&T of Sanford; Caterpillar; Carolina Commercial Contractors; Coca-Cola of Sanford; Edward Jones - Brian Mathis; FBIS - A Banker's Insurance Company; First Citizens of Sanford; First Choice Home Health Care; Heritage Concrete; Hobbs Architects; J&G Machinery, Inc.; Jones Printing; John and Patricia Kirkman; Ted and Peggy Lanier; Lee-Moore Capital; George and Jane Lucier; Meridian Financial; Merrill Lynch - Gordon Richardson; PR Faulk Electric Company; Bobby and Linda Powell; SAGA; Sanford Contractors; Sanford Real Estate; John Sauls; Bill Tatum; and Sandra Thompson.

Silver Sponsors were Cameron Sharpe; Cargo Control USA; CMG Financial; Davenport & Company; Elite Storage/Central Moving and Storage; Phil and Genease Fields; Fix-It Plumbing; James and Gloria French; Hayes Group Consulting, LLC; Irrigation Services; Jim Miller - Shelter Box USA; John-Beverly Printers; Mertek Solutions; Miller-Boles Funeral Home; Dr. Tripp Paderick; Rogers-Pickard Funeral Home; Sam Gaskins and Lynda Turbeville; Sanford Steel Corp.; Steve Heesacker; Sweet Southern Home and Design; The Shed Depot; Tom and Shirley Joyner; Tree Frog Properties; Wayne Staton; Wilson, Reives & Silverman, PLLC; and WWGP/WFJA.

Coca-Cola of Sanford provided drinks. Wilkinson Cadillac Chevrolet Buick GMC provided the Hole-in-One contest. Gigi's Creations provided lunch.

The CCCC 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 C. Hare, Executive Director of the CCCC Foundation, 919-718-7230, or

Lee Golf Classic a winner for CCCC Foundation

It was a beautiful day for golf when the 32nd Annual CCCC Foundation Lee Golf Classic was played Sept. 15 at the Sanford Municipal Golf Course in Sanford.

Lee Golf Classic a winner for CCCC Foundation

It was a beautiful day for golf when the 32nd Annual CCCC Foundation Lee Golf Classic was played Sept. 15 at the Sanford Municipal Golf Course in Sanford.