Local golfers raise money for TROY student scholarships

Posted: Wednesday, 06 October 2010

DOTHAN—More than 120 golfers hit the links at Highland Oaks in Dothan last week to raise money Troy University student scholarships.

The Wiregrass Chapter of the TROY Alumni Association hosted the 2010 Jackson Thornton Invitation Golf Tournament on Thursday, Sept. 30. The annual tournament is the group’s largest fundraiser.

This year's top two teams were:

1st Place Gross

Troy Universe Dothan Campus
  • Dr. Don Jeffrey
  • Barry Ponstein
  • John Eiland
  • Danny Knowles
  • 2nd Place Gross
Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank
  • David Hanks
  • Al Cole
  • Ashley Cole
  • Mike McLaney

The tournament sponsors included: CenturyTel, Covan Worldwide Moving, Durden, Holloway Credit Solutions, Jackson Thornton, Mayer Electric Supply, Mike Schmitz Automotive Group, Regions, Photorama, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, Scenic Cable Network, ScreenTech, Sodexho, Sports Talk AM 560 WOOF “The Ball” and WOOF 99.7.

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First Place Winners:
The Troy University Dothan Campus team won the 1st Place Gross prize during the TROY Alumni Association Wiregrass Golf Tournament at Highland Oaks in Dothan on Thursday, Sept. 30. The team members were: (left to right) Barry Ponstein, Dr. Don Jeffrey, and John Eiland. Not pictured, Danny Knowles. (TROY photo/Matt Clower)

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Second Place Winners:
The Wiregrass Area United Way Food Bank team won the 2nd Place Gross prize during the TROY Alumni Association Wiregrass Golf Tournament at Highland Oaks in Dothan on Thursday, Sept. 30. The team members were: (left to right) Al Cole, Ashley Cole, Mike McLaney and David Hanks. (TROY photo/Matt Clower)