Out of 21 competing teams, The Peoples Bank of Georgia won first place in the 20th annual Thomaston-Upson Chamber of Commerce Business Open Golf Tournament, held Wednesday, April 27.
United Bank took second place; Driver, Adams + Sharpe CPAs placed third, Shane Waller won the chipping and putting contest, and Devan Nicholson won the 50/50 golf poker fun prize of $450 with the best hand of three aces.
Additional prizes were awarded for the shortest drive on the opening hole (Scooter Micaa), longest putt for birdie on the fourth hole (Jacob E.); closest to pin on hole 15 (Brad White), longest drive on the seventh, and longest drive on 18th hole.
Following Skye Perdue’s performance of the National Anthem and a chipping/putting contest, 21 four-person teams competed on the 18-hole course at Raintree Golf Club, aiming for the lowest score.
In addition to score-driven awards, golfers had the opportunity to win a brand-new Ford F-150, courtesy of Southern Ford, for carding a hole-in-one on the par-3 eighth, along with additional door prizes.
Event sponsors include AgSouth Farm Credit; Richard Bishoff; Hope of the Generation and Be in Health; Colony Bank; EMC Engineering Services, Inc.; Georgia Power; HIGHLINE; Interfor; Northside Superette; TenCate; Southern Power; The People’s Bank of Georgia; United Bank; Upson-Regional Medical Center Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Surgery; Sunnyside Beverage; Thomaston Family Medicine Sabrina Lancaster, NP-C; The Upson Beacon; Central Georgia Heating & Cooling; Century 21 Adams-Harvey & Associates; Hometown Printers; Hughston Clinic; Kentucky Fried Chicken; Quad Manufacturing; State Farm Insurance Agents Phillip Bell and Paul Sheets; Thomaston Hospice; Virginia Well Company; 1st Choice Bonding Company; 1st Franklin Financial Corporation; Adams Insurance Services; Amedisys Home Health Care; Aqua Tech Pools; Aviano’s Italian Restaurant; Connell & Wheeler, Attorneys at Law; Criterion Technology, Inc.; DART Container; Edward Jones, Wynn Trice Financial Advisor; English Law Group; Fletcher-Day Funeral Home; McGriff Insurance Services; Middle Georgia Carpets; Northside Drugs, Inc.; Southern Crescent Technical College; Southern Rivers Energy; The Maddox Agency, Inc. Farmers Insurance; The Shop Automotive & Diesel Repair; Thomaston Chiropractic Clinic; Thomaston Pest Control; Thomaston Prescription Shop; Upson EMC; West Central Georgia Bank; 5 Star Tire & Auto; Armstrong School of Dance; Beth Camp for GA House District 135; Central Georgia Cleaning; Commercial Finance Company; King Educational Services; Lilly Jane; Ruth Hatchett; SAVI Graphics; Speedi Lube; Upson County Farm Bureau; and VOTE Beth Camp for Georgia House District 135.