Messenger Sports Briefs for August 7

Messenger Sports Briefs for August 7

United Way scramble
to be at Wingfoot

Goodyear Wingfoot Golf Course will be the venue for the United Way of Obion County’s Four-Person Golf Scramble on Sept. 6.
The 18-hole event will begin with a shotgun start at 8 a.m.
Entry fee is $200 per team and it must be turned in by Aug. 31. Lunch and refreshments will be provided and golf carts are set to be available for the event.
Those wishing to use a golf cart need to call the golf shop at 885-9922.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three places and door prizes will also be given away.
For more information, contact Kurt Baggett at 225-9216 or Tommy Gurley at 335-1618.

Victors at ‘Pop’ event
finish a stroke ahead

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 9-under par.
The winning team included Bret Campbell, Jay Bowen, Jim Baker, Gary Gill, Amos Davis and Tiger Haag.
Finishing in second at 8-under par was the team of Jody Kizer, Jason Kizer, Ron Cooper, Tim Shanks and Lynn Jenkins.
The weekly scramble begins at 5:30 p.m. each week. The cost is $10 for members and $15 for non-members. The fee includes dinner.
Anyone interested in participating should call 885-3650 by 2 p.m. Wednesday.

Soybean Festival races
slated to begin Sept. 6

The Tennessee Soybean Festival will hold its annual 5K Road Race and Walk on Sept. 6.
Also taking place on that day is the children’s one-mile run.
The youngsters’ event will start at 7:30 a.m., while the road race is slated to begin at 8:15 at the Martin Recreation Complex.
Each entrant will receive a T-shirt and trophies and ribbons will be awarded in various age groups of both events.
The entry fee is $10 in advance or $12 on the day of the event and registration forms are available at Ken-Tenn Sports and the Sideline Physical Therapy and Fitness Center.
For more information, contact Bill Austin at 587-9153 or via email at

Dan (Morrow) is man;
records Hickman ace

Hickman resident Dan Morrow record his third career hole-in-one recently at Hickman Country Club.
Morrow aced the 162-yard eighth hole with an 11-wood.
Witnessing the shot were Grady Carlisle and Howard Todd.

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