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Results from the 14th Annual Bob Hope Memorial Charity Golf Classic presented by The Jay Odom Group

Thank you to our sponsors, donors, golfers, volunteers, and to everyone who helped make this event a success!

Over $40,000 was raised for the Air Force Enlisted Village to provide a safe, secure home for surviving spouses of retired enlisted US Air Force personnel during the 14th Annual BobHope Memorial Charity Golf Classic which was presented by The Jay Odom Group. If you love golf events, but you’re looking for something a little closer to home, take a look at these golf course communities Charlottesville.

At 104 years of age, Mary Gilmore, a 41-year resident of the Village, attended the event at Eglin Golf Course to cheer on golfers before the shot gun start on day 1.

One hundred thirty-two (132) golfers played the Eagle on May 19 and 20, 2017. Teams were flighted after day 1 of play. The top three teams in each A, B and C flights at the end of play on day 2 received trophies, Eglin Golf Course pro shop gift cards, rounds of golf from various golf courses on the Emerald Coast, and, of course, bragging rights to take to their online fantasy games on https://www.fanduel.com/fantasy-golf.

Flight A
1st Place: Hunt, Nicholson, Threkeld, Burkette (Aqua Fuel Services)
2nd Place: Martin, Martin, Moyer, Price (Team ATL)
3rd Place: Rushnak, Massingill, Cooper, Halprin (103.1 The Blaze)

Flight B
1st Place: Gold, Gold, Mast, Tate
2nd Place: Lee, Striefel, Bloor, Mullins (Eglin Chiefs Group)
3rd Place: Golden, Ramey, Fix, McIntyre (The Dragons)

Flight C
1st Place: Cole, Mason, Newkirk, DiGiorgio (Highway 98)
2nd Place: Mitchell, Haddock, Haddock, Haddock (Moe/Larry/Cheese)
3rd Place: Perry, Streed, Gensel, Gammon (Noelker and Hull)

And, taking home the award for the Most Honest team was the Red Horse Team sponsored by the Northwest Florida Daily News which consisted of Mullins, Jimenez, Willie, and Polk.

The Bob Hope Memorial Charity Golf Classic is the Air Force Enlisted Village’s major local fundraiser and was made possible from the golfers, volunteers, in-kind donors, supporters, and corporate sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:
The Jay Odom Group

Gold Sponsors:
Northwest Florida Daily News; Highway 98.1 Country/103. 1 The Blaze (Community Broadcasters).

Silver Sponsors:
Aqua Fuel Services; CMSgt Rick and CMSgt Julie Crutchfield; Eglin Chiefs Group; Mary Esther Rentals.

Bronze Sponsors:
Advanced Fire Protection Services; AFSA Chapter 615 Barksdale AFB; American Military University; Brown & Brown Insurance/Aetna; Contempo Direct; Eglin Federal Credit Union; K2 Media; Kindred at Home; Landshark Pizza; Lord & Son; Mrs. Janet Mosier; NABOR (Navarre Area Board of Realtors); NCOA Marketing Company; Pioneer Services; Duffy and Jean Ringstad; Srixon/Cleveland/XX10; VIP Destin Magazine; Ziegler.

Hole-in-One Sponsor:
Sam Taylor Buick GMC Cadillac

Longest Drive Contest Sponsor:
GEICO-PC Carter Insurance

Beverage Sponsors:
Buffalo Rock; Lewis Bear Company.

Thank you to the following who supported this event with a tee box sign or an in-kind donation: A.C. Read Golf Club; AAFES; AFEV Men’s Club; Air Commando Association; AMVETS Post 35 Crestview; Beach Community Bank; Beach Community Mortgage; Bluewater Bay Golf Club; Boathouse Landing; Bob Hope Village 3 Residents; Bob Hope Village IV Coffee Drinkers; BOTE; BrightView; Brooke & Maria McLean; Buffalo’s Reef; Butch Byrd; Butch Byrd, PGA Golf Instruction; Chipotle Mexican Grill; Chuck and Betty Britto; Clark Properties; Clemenza’s Uptown Station; Clock Corner; CMSgt (Ret) Allen & Melanie Usry; CMSgt (Ret) Joe and Amy Mast; CMSgt (Ret) Ken Hair/ Children in Crisis; Corporate Benefits of the Emerald Coast; Davis Watkins Funeral Home & Crematory; Dermatology Specialists of Florida; Destin Beef Jerky Outlet; Destin Princess Charter Fishing; Eglin Golf Course; Emerald Bay Golf Club; Emerald Coast Harley-Davidson; Fantastic Sams; Fisher House; Foley & Mary Wood; Fort Walton Beach Golf Club; Fudpuckers; Gen (Ret) Bob Chedister; Gen Norty Schwartz & Suzie Schwartz; Golf Garden; Goofy Golf; Harry T’s; Helen Back; Home One Solutions, Inc.; Hurlburt AFA Chapter 398; Hurlburt Spouses Club; Hurlburt Spouses’ Club; Indian Bayou Golf Club; John and Linda Moseley; Johnny Rockets; Kelly Plantation Golf Club; Kiva Dunes Golf Resort; Leigh Rice; Lifeway Christian Store; Little Caesars; Lost Key Golf Club; Lulu’s Destin; Madison Parc Apartments; Marla Allen, D.D.S.; Medley Printing; Moore, Ellison, McDuffie, CPAs, PA; Mr. Andy Marello, PGA Tour; Mr. Taylor Morton, L.A. Rams; Mrs. Alice Coffman; Mrs. Bonnie Lawrence; Mrs. Elizabeth Gonzalez; Mrs. Janet Mosier; Mrs. June Burkhart; Mrs. Martha Sizemore; Ms. Judith Mahone; NorthRiver Yacht Club; Opal Tibbetts; Orbital ATK; P.S. Gifts; Preston Hood Chevrolet; Publix; Ramada Plaza Resort; Regatta Bay Golf Club; Rockin’ Tacos; Rocky Bayou Country Club; Shalimar Eye Care; Shalimar Pointe; Sherwin Williams/ Dexter Davis; SMSgt (Ret) Wayne Beyer; Southern Vacation Rentals; Southwest Airlines; Spa La La; Sports Clips; Tailfins; Take Care Guardianship Services; The Manor at Bluewater Bay; The McGovern Group/Merrill Lynch; The Scarlet Pearl Hotel & Casino; The Trophy Center; The Twisted Grape; Time Saver Oil Center; Tina Gammon; Tisano’s Garlic Grill; Twin Cities Hospital; Village 5 Activities; Walgreens; Warren Averett; Waterworx Car Wash; White Wilson; Wild Willie’s Adventure Zone; Woolly Booger; World Golf Hall of Fame; ZIJA/QIVANA.

Save the date now and plan to attend the 15th Annual Bob Hope Memorial Charity Golf Classic, May 18 and 19, 2018 at Eglin Golf Course.

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