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EACC Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournament Scheduled

April 29, 2014

East Arkansas Community College-Forrest City

Press Release

Forrest City-On Monday, June 9th, East Arkansas Community College will host the Fourth Annual EACC Golf Tournament at the beautiful 18-hole course at the Forrest City Country Club to benefit the EACC Foundation.

The Co-Sponsors for the tournament are Boar’s Head, Nabholz Construction, and Forrest City Medical Center.  Hole sponsorships are currently available.

“This is year four for our annual tournament,” said Dr. Coy Grace, EACC President. “We’re very appreciative of our sponsors and players who make this tournament possible. In the past, we have had terrific support from many regional and local businesses and players who come out for a great round of golf.  We hope golfers and those who enjoy watching the sport will join us again this year,” said Grace.

The tournament will follow a 4-person scramble format. Entrants in the tournament may form their own teams or enter individually. Single entries will be assigned to a team and teams will be flighted after the round. The number of flights will be determined by the number of entries.  Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams in each flight.

A lunch buffet with all the trimmings will be provided and check-in for players will begin at 11:30 a.m. The shotgun start begins at 1:00 p.m. The entry fee for players will be $100 for each player or $400 for each team of four payable to the EACC Foundation. All entries should be mailed to the EACC Foundation C/O Niki Jones at 1700 Newcastle Road, Forrest City, AR 72335 or they may be dropped off at the EACC Fine Arts Center. To ensure a tee time, register by Friday, May 30th.  Forms are available at area golf courses and on the EACC website at

Dalton Motors is sponsoring Hole-in-One Contests on three par three’s. Players have a chance to win a 2014 GMC Terrain valued at $26,000.00, a set of Callaway RAZR X Irons (4-iron-sand wedge), or 4 pairs of Maui Jim sunglasses. ‘Closest to the Pin’ contests on three holes will be sponsored by SFC Farm Bureau. There will be a Putting Contest with a potential $5000 cash prize, additional competitions on various holes, and other miscellaneous prizes.

“We look forward to continuing to make this annual tournament a great success,” said Grace.  “It’s a wonderful opportunity to come out and enjoy an exciting round of golf for a good cause.”

For more information about the tournament, contact Niki Jones at 870-633-4480 ext. 352.



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