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Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble tees off May 6 at Ridgefields

staff report • Apr 24, 2013 at 8:08 AM

KINGSPORT — The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce 21st Annual Golf Scramble is set for Monday, May 6 at Ridgefields.

Due to the popularity of the event, two rounds will be available with tee times at 8:45 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Sponsored by Food City, Pepsi and Hunter, Smith & Davis, the tournament benefits the Kingsport Chamber and its Keep Kingsport Beautiful and Leadership Kingsport programs.

Texas Roadhouse is the lunch and dinner sponsor and Lexus of Kingsport serves as the hole-in-one sponsor.

Media sponsors include the Kingsport Times-News, WKPT-TV ABC 19/WAPK-TV My Network TV and AM 640 WXSM Xtreme Sports Monster.

“The Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble is always a great opportunity to network with other Kingsport business leaders and support your Kingsport Chamber of Commerce,” said Miles Burdine, Kingsport Chamber president and CEO. “We truly appreciate Food City, Pepsi and Hunter, Smith & Davis for once again sponsoring this important fund-raiser.”

Awards will be given to the top three places in two flights in both the morning and afternoon rounds.

Hole competitions include prizes for longest drive on two holes, most accurate drive on two holes, closest to the pin on each of the four par threes and hole-in-one on each of the four par threes.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are provided courtesy of Food City and Texas Roadhouse.

Hole sponsorships are available for $250 and individual player entry fees are $150 per player or $600 for a team of four.

A chairman’s discount package is offered for $775 and includes a team of four and hole sponsorship.

To enter the Kingsport Chamber 21st Annual Golf Scramble or to sponsor a hole, call the Kingsport Chamber at 392-8800 or e-mail Ginny Crispin, Kingsport Chamber communications and events coordinator, at gcrispin@kingsportchamber.org.

“We are most grateful to the wonderful team at Ridgefields for hosting the event, which allows many golfers the opportunity to enjoy and experience the absolutely beautiful Donald Ross-designed golf course,” Burdine added. “Ridgefields always does an outstanding job and it promises to be another enjoyable day.”

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