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9th Annual Cullman County Fire Association Golf Tournament

by | Oct 12, 2017 | 911, Community, County News, Cullman, EMS, Fires, Images, Interviews, People, Public Safety, Videos

The 9th annual Cullman County Fire Association Golf Tournament was played Saturday at the Cross Creek Golf Course.

With an 8:00 am shotgun start, around 70 golfers teed off to raise money for the Cullman County Fire Association’s annual Christmas Charity.

The threat of the impending arrival of Tropical Storm Nate did not stop these golfers.

The proceeds generated from this golfing extravaganza will be going to children in need during the Christmas season representing each school district in the Cullman County School system.

According to Good Hope Fire Chief David Scott:

“Last year we sponsored over 30 children in Cullman County. This year we are on track to ensure that many kids or more have a very memorable Christmas. The Fire Association is truly grateful to everyone who provided our door prizes, all the organizations who sponsored each hole throughout the golf course and to every vendor and person who provided their support to make this event a success.”

Jones Chapel Fire Chief Buddy Fowler estimates the Cullman County Fire Association’s fundraising efforts will provide around $200-300 per child at Christmas time:

“We allow administrators in each school district tell us which children need the most assistance. Our job is to raise the money through this golf tournament and get it into the lives of the children who circumstances require the most help at Christmas time.”

Beyond the charity aspect of this tournament, the field for this event was a Who’s Who of Cullman County firefighters, emergency medical responders, and others invested in the core spirit of community volunteerism represented by the Cullman County Fire Association.

Among the many three-man teams on the course, there was a broad spectrum range of golfing skills on display. From big-hitting, low handicap players like Ben Willingham to youngsters from the middle school level.

While the competition was first and foremost about fun and camaraderie, there was still some very serious golfing happening at Cullman Golf Course on Saturday.

The winning team was made up of:

• Rene Williams
• B. P. L.
• Danny C.

They shot a virtually untouchable 57. The second place prize for a 62 went to:

• Ed C.
• Wade C.
• Jimmy Dale Burgess

The ‘Closest To The Pin’ sharpshooter was:
Jimmy Dale Burgess

The ‘Longest Drive’ contest was taken by:
Ben Willingham (defending champion)

If you would like to assist the Cullman County Fire Association’s efforts in uplifting the lives of children this Christmas, you can drop by any of Cullman County Volunteer Fire Departments and hand off your charitable contribution to each station house’s fire chief.

Cullman County Fire Departments

Arkadelphia
Leon Smith

Baileyton
Zack McGee

Battleground
Ryan Woods

Berlin
Ralph Laney

Bethsadia
Keith Bates

Bremen
Donald Stricklin, Sr.

Cold Springs
Bobby Garmon

Colony
Wyman Boyd

Crane Hill
Robert Abbott

Dodge City
Matt Weaver

Fairview
Doug Williams

Garden City
Steve Ohls

Gold Ridge
Jerad Guthrie

Good Hope
David Scott

Hanceville
Rodger Green

Holly Pond
Zack Nail

Johnsons Crossing
Mark Reeves

Jones Chapel
Buddy Fowler

Joppa
Donnie Hadley

Logan
Toby Bates

Loretto
Tony Barnett

Sardis
Brett Rodgers

Trimble
Jerome Speegle

Vinemont
Jason Doyle

Walter
Randall Henderson

West Point
Tim Martin

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Cross Creek Golf Course

9th Annual Cullman County Fire Association Golf Tournament

Timothy Collins

Originally from Asheville, NC, Timothy brings an insightful holistic perspective as well as a mountain man tenacity to his various roles at Cullman Today. You can reach him at cullmantoday@gmail.com and/or (256) 615-8260.

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