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Southeast Scholarship Golf Classic draws large field with over 70 golfers competing

The foursome of Ed Leisge, Bo Simpson, Kyle Simpson and Steve Simpson representing S and S Service No. 1 recorded a 15-under-par score to win the recent Southeast Scholarship Golf Classic held at Sleepy Hollow Golf Couse at Cumberland. All proceeds from the event go to the scholarship fund at SKCTC, aiding deserving students in their opportunity to attend the college.

Finishing in second place was the Parkway Pharmacy Team of Gary Grant, Todd Watts, Junior Watts and Heath Brashear who defeated the S and S Service No. 2 team comprised of Jeff Tingle, Raleigh Williams, Travis Blair and Kenneth Goins in a two-hole playoff.

A field of 42 golfers took part in the 18-hole scramble format event. The annual event, made possible through the generosity of sponsors, saw several participants winning special feat prizes including: Jeremy Terry, putting; Travis Blair, longest drive; Junior Watts, closest to the pin; Ed Creech, Sr., straightest drive and Marcus Johnson, closest second shot.

Key sponsors for the 2012 classic were, gold sponsors, Kentucky Coal Academy, CBTS and Xerox; silver sponsors, Barnes and Noble College, Harlan ARH and Croushorn Equipment and event bronze sponsors were S and S Service and SEKRI. Golfers also had the chance to win a 2012 Buick sponsored by Creech Chevrolet Buick Pontiac.

(Photos by Chris Jones)

First Place Team- Samp;SService From left to right: Tiffany Scott, event co-director; Ed Leisge, Bo Simpson, Bruce Ayers, Kyle Simpson and Steve Simpson.

First place golf team receiving check

Second Place Team- Parkway Pharmacy of Whitesburg Tiffany Scott, event co-director; Junior Watts, Todd Watts, Bruce Ayers, Gary Grant and Heath Brashear

Second place team receiving their check