Barbour Chamber announces golf winners

The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce’s annual golf tournament was held at the Barbour Country Club on June 13.

Eleven teams registered and divided into two flights. The winners and runners-up in flight A included Larry Spotloe, Victor Spotloe, and Hayward McGee, whose team won a cash prize of $300 for first place. Team member Ray Brown is not pictured.

The runners-up took home $200 in cash and included team captain Johnny Cleavenger, Jim Courtney, Benny Casto and Rick McDaniels.

Larry Spotloe earned a complimentary golf certificate at a participating West Virginia course for the longest drive on hole No. 4, while two certificates went to Cleavenger for the longest putt on hole No. 9 and for the longest senior drive on hole No. 1. Casto’s certificate was for closest to the pin on No, 17. No one took home the $10,000 cash prize for a hole-in-one.

Participating teams represented Broaddus Hospital, Premier Bank, the Belington Clinic, two teams from Alderson Broaddus University, two teams from CONSOL Energy, Builders Center, L.K. Bennett Real Estate Appraisals, Larry Spotloe and Johnny Cleavenger.

Serving as hole-in-one witnesses were Philip Barbour golf team parents Gerald Furby and Scott Nestor. School team members placed hole sponsorship signs and ran errands throughout the day.

Hole sponsorships were contributed by Kaiser’s Coffee & Candy, Broaddus Hospital, CPA Melody Jones, Builders Center, Freedom Bank, The Market Place, Alderson Broaddus University, the Belington Clinic, Allegheny Insurance, Barbour Publishing, Mullens & Mullens Attorneys, Horace Mann Insurance, The Custard Stand, Tammy Stemple, Mace’s Pharmacies, Danny Wagner, BC Bank, EZ to Use Big Book, the Barbour County Commissioners, Bialek Insurance and Cvechko Insurance.

Mike Cvechko chaired the tournament committee. Allegheny Insurance underwrote hole-in-one insurance, while Cvechko Insurance and The Sign Guy provided the hole signs. Food for breakfast and lunch was donated by The Market Place, Shop-n-Save, Broaddus Hospital, Richard Creehan, Don Smith and the Laurel Mountain Inn.

Assisting with registration were Reg Trefethen and Sandy Spotloe. Certificates awarding complimentary golf-for-four were presented as prizes, and contributed by Riverbend in Buckhannon, Stonewall Resort, Canaan Valley Resort, Highlands in Franklin, Cacapon State Park, Cherry Hill in Richwood, Glenville Golf Course, Holly Meadows in Parsons, Pocahontas in Marlinton and Lake Floyd.

Door prizes were donated by The Inter-Mountain newspaper, Alderson-Broaddus University, The Market Place and Builders Center. The tournament committee is happy to announce that the tournament exceeded its objective of funding $2,400 in scholarships and other support for Philip Barbour High School.