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Messenger Sports Briefs for June 24

Messenger Sports Briefs for June 24

McCullar golf event
scheduled for Aug. 20

The third annual Scotty McCullar Memorial Golf Championship is slated for Aug. 20 at the Goodyear Wingfoot Golf Course.
The event is slated to start at 8 a.m. on said date.
The entry fee is $300 per four-person team or $75 per person.
Entry fee can be sent to American Cancer Society, Obion County Golf Tournament, 2935 U.S. Highway 45 Bypass, Jackson, TN 38305.
Hole sponsorships opportunities are also available with the coast ranging from $100 for a single hole to $1,500 for three holes and multiple listings on brochures, media releases and a company banner.
Affectionately nicknamed “Scooter,” McCullar dominated the local golf scene for a number of years, winning a whopping 29 club championships at Wingfoot, Fulton Country Club and Poplar Meadows Country Club.
He died of cancer in 2007 after repeated bouts with the disease and its treatment over a 5 1⁄2-year period.
For more information on the golf tournament, call 664-1084.

Top at Pop cluttered
with trio of 7-unders

Poplar Meadows Country Club held its weekly scramble Wednesday with the winning team shooting 7-under par and claiming the triumph via a scorecard playoff.
The winning team included Portis Tanner, Lynn Burnett, Clint Damron, Tyler Alexander, Roger Tanner and Bart White.
Finishing in second at a like score was the combination of Ken Courtright, Randy Barnes, Jeff Stone, Richard Davidson, Jeff Green and Raymond Hendrix.
The third-place quartet of Sid Chappell, Jim Baker, Gary Gill and Tom Elam also carded a 7-under.
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.

War Eagles’ football
to be shown on WLJT

The West Tennessee War Eagles football game against the Arkansas Pirates is to be televised on WLJT-DT Channel 11 twice this weekend.
The game, which will feature the Jackson-based Gridiron Developmental Football League team, is slated to be shown on Saturday at 9 p.m. and again on Sunday at 3.
Former UT Martin quarterback Dexter Anoka is a member of the War Eagles’ team.

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