July 25, 2002
Bolicks Finish 6-Under Par To Win Couples Golf Tournament
Twenty-one couples braved the heat July 21 to compete in the 2002 Couples Tournament at Timber Ridge Golf Course in Memphis.
The team of Dean and Janet Bolick played bogey-free golf to finish the 18-hole event six strokes under par with a score of 62 to take the title in the championship flight.
Leon and Donna Goldman of Durham won a tie-breaker to take home second place money. Larry and Mary White tied with the Goldman's with a round of 67. The Goldman's birdied hole number four to break the tie.
Three teams topped the A flight with scores of 72. Hole four was used as the tiebreaker. A birdie for Mike and Jeanie Drummond sent them home with first place money. Bill and Marci Stewart were second with a par on the hole while Terry and Cinda James were third with a bogey on the hole.
First place in the B flight went to Jed and Keri Hinds with a 76. Chris and Karri Feeney won a tiebreaker to take second place while Ken McMinn and Jo Beth Harvey took third.
Several skills contests were held on the course during the tournament.
Kelly Cramer won a cooler full of refreshments from Party Shack with shot closest to the 100 yard marker on hole number one.
Oleva Riney won the women's longest drive contest on hole number two to collect a $20 gift certificate from the pro shop courtesy of Roger Grant of Helena Chemical.
Grant recouped the donation by winning the men's longest drive contest on the same hole to earn a similar $20 gift certificate from Morgan Fertilizer- Dean Bolick.
Bob Newman's tee shot on hole number three ended up just four feet nine inches from the hole to win the 50/50 closest to the pin contest.
A travel bag from Arlys & Company - Arlys Grant, went to Bill Stewart for coming closest to the pin on the second shot on the fourth hole.
Terry James sank the longest putt on hole number six to win a $20 pro shop gift certificate from Farm Bureau Insurance - Greg and Beverly Shelley.
Boyer Construction donated a $20 pro shop gift certificate on hole number seven where Denise Watson took the prize with the second shot closest to the pin.
Karri Feeney won the final prize, a box of golf balls from Janet Bolick by winning the longest putt contest on hole number nine. She also was the lucky winner in a post-tournament drawing. Her name was drawn from among all the participants to receive a $100 savings bond from US Bank of Memphis. Mike and Jeannie Drummond won four tickets to Six Flags in St. Louis, courtesy of the Memphis Democrat.