L to R: T. McMain, M. Keith, C. Carney, J. Bayless, T. Hole, A. Blankenship, E. Keys, B. Hawkins
On Friday, September 16th, the Carthage Chamber of Commerce sponsored their annual Golf Scramble at the Carthage Golf Course. 96 golfers teed off at 8:30 for a full morning of golf under a crystal clear sky and excellent, temperate conditions.
The City of Carthage entered two teams; participants included Adam Blankenship, Bill Hawkins, Chad Carney, Ed Keys, Josiah Bayless, Michael Keith, Trent McMain, and Trevor Hole. These employees represented the Police Department, IT Department, and Street Department.
The City's Team 1 (Blankenship, Hawkins, Hole, and Keys) won first place in the "A" Flight with a score of 66. Team 2 shot an on-par 71 for the day. Schmidt CPA & Advisors of Carthage won first place overall in the tournament's Championship Flight, with a low score of 54. Teams from Tom Garrison Construction and Old Missouri Bank rounded out the top three finishers.
Trevor Hole and Trent McMain assist with securing signage to the leaderboard prior to the 8:30 shotgun start
About the Carthage Chamber of Commerce: Since its incorporation in 1932, the Chamber has served as a mainstay for its members, uniting hundreds of businesses and professional firms, plus dozens of business-minded individuals to create a unified voice working to improve business and build a stronger community. The Chamber also focuses on creating jobs by stimulating economic growth, and promoting quality of life for the entire community. Visit the Chamber online at www.carthagechamber.com.
About the Course: The Carthage Golf Course, maintained by the City's Parks & Recreation Department, is an 18-hole par-71 course on 120 acres conjoined to the City's Municipal Park. The course includes a full-service Pro Shop with two PGA-licensed professionals on staff. Learn more about the course, or even book a tee time, at www.carthagegolfcourse.com.