Golf outings benefit many good causes

The 2007 winners of the Madison County Hospital Foundation’s County Classic Golf Outing will be back to defend their title on Aug. 14. They are Bill Holt, Sam Junk, Victor Robertson, Mike Wilson, Doug Timmons and Bill Wilson.

Madison County Hospital Foundation

The Madison County Hospital Foundation’s County Classic Golf Outing is set for Aug. 13-14 at London Country Club.  

Wednesday’s format is a four-person "shamble" that starts at 1 p.m. The cost is $100 per person. Prizes include $500 for the low gross and low net teams, and a chance to win golf for four at Pinnacle for all participants.

Thursday’s format is a six-person scramble with a choice of a 7:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. shotgun start. The cost is $80 per person and includes golf, carts, lunch, dinner and beverages on the course. Thursday also includes a chance at a new car with a hole-in-one contest sponsored by Buckeye Ford. 

Proceeds from the event will support the Foundation’s Breast Cancer Initiative and will be used to expand educational, diagnostic and treatment services in Madison County. For more information or to register, call 740-845-7056.

Tri-County Firefighters

The Tri-County Firefighters golf outing is set for Aug. 16 at Deer Creek State Park Golf Course. Registration is from 7 to 7:45 a.m. Tee time is 8. The course is located at 20635 Waterloo Rd., Mount Sterling.

The four-person scramble will award prizes to the first-, second- and third-place teams. The price is $60 per person or $240 per team. Each golf can buy one mulligan for $5. Prize holes include a hole-in-one, men’s long drive, women’s long drive, closest to pin, and longest putt.

Raffle tickets will be sold for door prizes. After the golfing, lunch and drinks will be served in the shelter house. Winners and prizes will be announced at that time.

To enter, make check payable to TCFFA and mail to P.O. Box 325, Mount Sterling, Ohio 43143. Include the team captain’s name and the three names of the other members of the foursome.

For details, call Mike Moore at 740-404-5293, Jeff Shaw at 740-572-0890, and Adam Paige at 614-679-1138. All proceeds will go to the Tri-County Fire Fighters Association.

Friends of Woody

The Friends of Woody golf scramble, named for Woody Dillion, will be held at 8 a.m. Aug. 30 at Hickory Grove Golf Course. The cost is $60 per person or $240 per four-person team. The grand prize, a trip for four to a golf resort, will go to one of the top seven finishing teams.

A live auction will follow the golf. Items include Ohio State University tickets, Bengals tickets, golf packages, and club house passes for four to the 2009 Memorial Tournament with VIP parking.

For reservations, call 740-852-6789 or pick up a registration form at Dillion Realty in London. Proceeds will go toward prostate cancer research. Over $5,500 was raised last year.

Pleasant Valley Firefighters

The Pleasant Valley Professional Firefighters Local 3475 golf scramble will take place on Sept. 10 at Marysville Golf Club, 13683 State Rte. 38. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with a shotgun start at 10.

The entry fee is $200 per four-person team ($250 after Sept. 5) or $50 per person. Individuals will be put together to form teams. Features include closest to the pin and longest drive contests, fireball, mulligans, and skins prizes for first, second and third places. Dinner and door prizes will follow the golfing.

Pre-registration and $50 deposit are due before Sept. 5. Make checks payable to Local 3475 and mail to: Pleasant Valley Local 3475, Attn. Scott Cantrell, P.O. Box 231, Plain City OH 43064. For more information, call 614-873-4067 or e-mail

Proceeds benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association.

Katie Fisher FFA Scholarship

The Katie Fisher FFA Scholarship golf scramble is planned for Sept. 13 at Hickory Grove Golf Course, 3685 Big Plain-Circleville Road, London. Tee times are 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. The cost is $180 per four-person scramble team and includes lunch.

Prizes will be awarded for top team and worst team for each tee time. Hole-in-one contests will be offered on various holes.

Entries are due by Sept. 5. For a registration form, call Tom Fisher at 740-852-0349.

Proceeds fund scholarships for Madison-Plains FFA students. Since the scramble’s inception in 1996, over 1,000 golfers have participated and over $25,000 has gone to 35 graduating seniors. The most recent recipients were Sarah Hann, Jonathan Francis, and Beth Ann Havens. The event is named in memory of Tom and Jayne Fisher’s daughter, Katie.

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