(Media release from Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation):
Registration is now open for the 2023 Willard Nixon Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament sponsored by Rome Orthopaedic Center. The event is set for Friday, Oct. 6 at Stonebridge Golf Course.
The tournament features a four-man scramble with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Team entry fees are $400. The fee covers all greens fees, cart fees, range balls and a post-round lunch. The top three teams earn cash prizes and there are also prizes for the closest to the pin and longest drive contest.
All money raised from the golf tournament goes to fund the ROC Outstanding Student Athlete Scholarships. These scholarships recognize college-bound male and female seniors from seven local schools that have excelled in athletics, academics and public service during their school career.
Along with team fees, hole sponsorships are being offered for $100 per hole.