The University of Arkansas Community College at Morrilton Foundation’s 10th annual “Links for Learning” golf tournament fundraiser raised just over $12,500. The tournament was held May 21 at the Morrilton Country Club.

Winners each received gift boxes from Petit Jean Meats. Results from the tournament are as follows:

Championship Flight
1st Place – Forum Flow Equipment - Elvis Bridges, Shawn Smith, Corey Woodward – Score 57
2nd Place – Farmers & Merchants Bank – Erik Hawkins, Greg Connell, Trent Tipton – Score 58
3rd Place – Nabholz Construction – Joel Blansett, Daniel Moix, and Matthew Dail – Score 59

First Flight
1st Place – Petit Jean Meats – Jon Chadek, Adam Chadek, John Erwin – Score 66
2nd Place – State Farm Insurance – Terri Bounds, Donna Zimmerman, Gary Mitchell – Score 66
3rd Place – Southwestern Energy – Grant Jacobs, David Young, Tony Fry – Score 66

Second Flight
1st Place – Wayne Smith Trucking – Jack Knapp, Mike Shoesmith, David Andrews – Score 71
2nd Place – Stanton Appraisal – Gary Stanton, Kent Griffin, Larry Graddy – Score 71
3rd Place – Koontz Electric Company – Matt Zimmerman, Greg Wiedower, Corey Steele – Score 71
Forum Flow Equipment: Elvis Bridges, Corey Woodward, and Shawn Smith

Closest to the Pin contest winner Greg Connell received a $100 Visa Gift Card sponsored by East Harding Construction. Longest Putt contest winner Daniel Moix won a dozen Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls sponsored by ARVEST Bank for a distance of 27 feet three inches. Longest Drive contest winner Darrell Sitton also won a dozen Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls sponsored by ARVEST Bank.

Linda Birkner won the $1,000 cash prize for the golf ball drop when the ball she purchased, number 167, landed in the hole. Brian Rohlman won a $50 cash prize for his number 241 ball which landed furthest from the hole.

The UACCM Foundation would like to thank the 35 teams who participated in the tournament as well as the following sponsors: $2,500 Birdie Sponsor Southwestern Energy; $1,000 Tournament Sponsors Farmers and Merchants Bank and Koontz Electric Company; $500 Team Sponsors ARVEST Bank, Crow Construction, Mobley Contractors, and Petit Jean Meats; $100 Hole Sponsors Allison Ford Lincoln Company, American Realty, Representative Rick and Sheila Beck, Gary Cameron, Central Arkansas Dust Control, Conway County Farm Bureau Insurance, UACCM Chancellor Dr. Larry Davis, Mike and Susie Dunaway, Farmers Insurance – Mike Palmer, Allen and Phyllis Gordon, Johnson and Ruff CPAs, Morrilton Area Chamber of Commerce, ERA Team Real Estate – Kay Osborne, Gene and Raye Pearce, and Coca Cola; Hole-in-One Sponsors Hagans Dodge Chrysler Jeep and Maus Implement; Beverage Cart Sponsor East Harding Construction; Playing Card Raffle Sponsor Snap-On Tools; and Breakfast Sponsor Lipsmeyer’s Daylight Donuts.

For more information about the UACCM Foundation including fundraising events and GIVE MEANING campaign updates, visit


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