2017 GDYF Golf Tournament

May 17, 2017


Beautiful weather and 67 competitive golfers graced the course of Lane Creek Golf Club in Bishop, Georgia, to benefit Georgia’s dairy youth on Friday, March 31. The 7th Annual GDYF Golf Tournament was held in memory of “Bud” Wiley, Jr., who was a dairy farmer and instrumental in organizing the first GDYF golf tournaments. Golfers began the four-person Lauderdale scramble tournament with a shotgun start at noon following a lunch sponsored by Chick-fil-a at Epps Bridge Parkway.

 

Farrah Newberry, GDYF Executive Secretary, welcomed golfers and thanked them for their support of the Foundation in supporting its mission of helping dairy youth succeed. An example of the GDYF’s continuous growth, Jacob Bass, Emma Newberry, Anna Bass and Makenzie Hale represented the Junior Board of Directors by assisting with the event.

 

During the tournament, golfers enjoyed each other’s company as well as milk and ice cream from Mountain Fresh Creamery of Clermont, Georgia. Special thanks to Peggy Gates, Kellay Watson, Gail Wiley and Sarah Baker Walker for distributing refreshments to golfers on the course.

 

The Godfrey’s Feed team won the tournament This year’s tournament raised more than $5,000 to help Georgia’s dairy youth!

 

Thank you to our sponsors who provide continuous support for this annual event, and the helpers who make it possible.

 

Tee & Green Sponsors

Team Dairy-Jesse Patrick

Feed Components-Alyssa Clements

Georgia Farm Bureau-Joe McManus

Furst-McNess Company

GA Proud-Walton Gas

Ag South Farm Credit

Walton EMC

Godfrey's Warehouse, Inc.

Team USDA #1

Lanier Cold Storage LLC

South State Bank

Team USDA #2

The Partnership

Georgia Transmission

Mobile Fleet

Southeastern Testing Lab

Olympic Steel

 

General Tournament Sponsors

AgCentral Farmers Cooperative

Carl A. Blount Insurance Agency

Dr. Larry and Rachel Guthrie

Roll Off Systems

Sue and Samuel Mosley, Jr.

Valley Farmers Cooperative

Southeast Milk, Inc.

Dr. Larry and Rachel Guthrie

AgCentral Farmers Cooperative

 

Hole Sponsors

Team Dairy

Peggy S. Gates

White County Farmers Exchange

Mountain Fresh Creamery

South State Bank

Hammond Septic Tank LLC

Grizzle Lawn Service

Udder Nutrition

Sills Brothers Grading

Rider Trucking

Holly's Bed & Biscuit

Matt London & Family

  

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