Chamber of Commerce 9th Annual Leadership Snowball Golf Tournament


Chamber of Commerce  9th Annual Leadership Snowball Golf Tournament


The 9th Annual Leadership Snowball Golf Tournament was once again a success thanks to the businesses, community leaders and volunteers that support the tournament. The Tournament was held at Arrowhead Country Club in Jasper on Monday, March 23rd and fortunately the weather was great allowing the tournament to raise close to $10,000.00.

The money raised from this tournament funds the Youth and Adult Leadership Pickens Programs. The ever-popular golf ball drop capped off the afternoon event as onlookers lined the practice green for their chance at turning two dollars into two-hundred. The $50.00 prize winner was Clint Weatherby, Adult Leadership participant; the $100.00 prize winner was Joanna Kearns; and the $200 prize winner was Susan Piantedosi, another Adult Leadership participant.

The first place low gross winning team for the afternoon was Team Five Star which included Teddy Duncan, Greg Waters, Ron Hunter and Nathan Rau. The first place low net winners were Team Bledsoe Home Inspection, included Brad Bledsoe, Matthew Dunn, Brian Pinson and David Buchanan.

Other prizes won included Scratch off Card sponsored by Pied Piper Pest Control with the prize of a weekend getaway to St. Simons Island courtesy of Bill Horton of the UPS Store in Jasper. Craig Stallings with Stallings Industries Inc, was the big winner.

Round of Golf for four at Hawks Ridge donated by Matthew Dunn was bid on this year and the Winner was Brad Bledsoe with Bledsoe Home Inspections. Thank you to these members for hosting these events and congratulations to all of our winners!

Special thanks to tee sponsors, goody bag and prize sponsors, Arrowhead Country Club for providing the location, North Georgia Staffing Agency for Team photos, Kroger for the goody bag donation and Ronnie Ray of R & R Bikes, Trikes and Accessories for preparing the food. Great action shots were caught by Mari Livsey with, be sure to view these and other Chamber events the website.

All of the volunteers who helped make this event another success, the Chamber expresses our sincere gratitude. Without you this event could never not be possible. We hope you plan to join us next year, same time same place!

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