Bob Kesling Golf Classic

Bob Kesling Boys & Girls Club Celebrity Golf Classic

The 15th Annual Bob Kesling Boys & Girls Club Celebrity Golf Classic will be held on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Link Hills Country Club. The Golf Ball Drop and Social will be held the day before the tournament on Thursday, June 7, 2018.

Petro Services Win Championship at the 14th Annual Bob Kesling Boys & Girls Club Celebrity Golf Classic

The Petro Services team shot a 54 to claim the team championship at the 14th Annual Bob Kesling Boys & Girls Club Celebrity Golf Classic. The event was held Friday, June 9, 2017 at Link Hills Country Club.

The tournament had a large field of golfers with many former college and pro athletes and coaches participating in this year’s event. The Petro Services team blistered the course to tie the tournament low score record of 54 with a team consisting of Scott Honeycutt, Brian Foster, Randy Lindsey & Joseph Powers.

One shot behind and the tournament runner-up was the Greeneville Federal Bank team consisting of Brandon Hull, Bob Taliferro, Bart Hartsell, Johnny Honeycutt and Lexi Humbert. C&C Millwright finished third in the championship flight with a 55 with a team of Jordan Damron, Brad McConnell, Jack Orr, Mitch Myers and Tennessee Vols basketball player Lew Evans.

Summers Taylor captured the First Flight title with a 60 in a scorecard playoff over Oil Express and Greeneville Light & Power System.

Summers Taylor was led by Grant Summers, Britt Neas, Greg Cox, Alex Merritt and Vol Network announcer Bob Kesling. Oil Express consisted of Linda Stroud, Carol Fuller, Karen Manis, Vicki Falyn and Duke Blue Devils assistant basketball coach Al Brown. The Greeneville Light & Power team consisted of Bill Carroll, Stacy Bolton, Dwayne Wells, Brent Duggar and former UT Vols and Cincinnatti Bengals quarterback Dewey Warren.

Takoma Regional Hospital took the second flight with a 63 behind the play of Jack Lister, Brett Owen, Tammy Albright, Klint Albright and former UT All-American and Washington Redskins All-Pro Eddie Brown. Landair was the second flight runner up behind the play of Sasha Catron, Brad Starkey, EJ Johnson, Matt Anderson and former UT Vols and Atlanta Falcons running back Haskel Stanback.

Prior to the golf tourney on Friday, Drew Hall took the top honors in the putting contest sponsored by Greeneville Federal Bank. Other individual winners from the event included Nick Pasqua winning the long drive (#4). Closest to the hole contests were won by John Hawkins (#3), S. D. Hira (#6), Mickey Dearstone (#14) and Carol Fuller (#16).

Top honors for the Holston Gases Pot of Orange went to Jordan Danron, Tim Shelton and Grant Summers. The Dakota Packaging Charity Ball team winners were Blalock/Newport Paving. Food at the golf ball drop event was provided by Fatz Café, Captain D’s, Pizza Inn, and Fatz Café. C&C Millwright, Summers Taylor and Ingles Markets provided the food for the tournament.

“Bob Kesling’s efforts toward this event are tremendous. We had a fantastic turnout from the celebrity golfers for our tournament again this year” stated Darius Peedin, Co-Chairman of the tournament. “We are very fortunate to have people willing to take time out of their busy schedules to help support the youth of Greeneville and Greene County by participating in our special event.”

Kesling stated, “It is a great honor to be involved with the Boys & Girls Club. The impact the Boys & Girls Club makes on the youth in this community is priceless. I hope that our tournament will help provide some additional funding for this great organization and the youth of Greeneville and Greene County.”

This annual event benefits the local Boys & Girls Club and was title sponsored by SumiRiko Tennessee and Landair.

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  Directions to Link Hills Country Club

  for the Bob Kesling Boys & Girls Club Celebrity Golf Classic

1325 East Allens Bridge Road
Greeneville, TN 37745

From Knoxville, TN

I-40 East to I-81 North; Take Exit 23 (Bulls Gap); Take a right onto 11E North; Go approximately 12-13 miles, turn right onto Highway 70 South; Follow 70 South approximately 6 miles until you see the Campground Church of God on your right; Turn left at the next street (East Allens Bridge Road); Link Hills is 1 1/2 miles on the left.


From Bristol, TN

Take I-81 South to I-181 toward Johnson City; Take the Boones Creek Road exit which takes you to Jonesborough; You will come to a red light in Jonesborough (Hwy 11E); Turn right and follow the highway through Greeneville to Highway 70 South. Follow 70 South approximately 6 miles until you see the Campground Church of God; Turn left at the next street (East Allen's Bridge Road); Link Hills is 1 1/2 miles on the left.


From Asheville, NC

Take I-40 West to Highway 321 at Newport, TN; Turn right on 321 to Greeneville, TN; Once inside the city limits you will come to a red light; Turn right (Hwy 70 S). Follow 70 South approximately 6 miles until you see the Campground Church of God on your right; Turn left at the next street (East Allen's Bridge Road); Link Hills is 1 1/2 miles on the left.


For more information on Link Hills Country Club contact:

Bobby Ward, Club Manager and Head Golf Professional

1325 East Allens Bridge Road
Greeneville, TN 37745
Phone (423) 639-2961 Pro Shop
Phone (423) 638-3114 Club Manager


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