BASF, Thomas Pars for Paws champions
Published 6:51 am Wednesday, February 23, 2011
BASF Chemical Company of Quincy, Fla., and the Thomas Auto Group were champions of the two flights in Monday’s annual Sam Howell Pars for Paws Golf Tournament at Bainbridge Country Club.
The tournament, sponsored by the Bainbridge-Decatur County Humane Society, is held each year in memory of a man who had a deep love for animals.
Sam Howell, who was also an ardent golfer, provided shelter to dogs, cats and many other animals.
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He brought sick animals back to health if humanly possible and eased the suffering of those who could not be helped.
The championship teams were congratulated by the honoree’s sister Carol Lewis and her husband Chuck.
The tournament, made up of four-person teams, was played under a scramble format, with each team member hitting their second shot from the spot of the longest drive.
The BASF Chemical Company team of Quincy, Fla., won the Big Dog Flight with a round of 23 under par 49. Team members were Clay Cantley, Jim Evans, Tommy Nix and Bill Sibley.
The Thomas Auto Group team won the Little Dog Flight with a 19-under-par round of 53. Team members were Bob Hobson, David Chalker, Bradley Davis and John Rollins.
A number of individual feats were also achieved at the tournament.
Clay Cantley had the longest drive on hole number 18, Misty Brown had the ladies longest drive on hole number 9, Frank Loeffler had the longest drive on hole number 7 and Joe Putnal was closest to the pin on hole number 7.