BY TOM PACKER, Guest Writer
ST. PETERSBURG – Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and the chapters non-profit, Eta Rho Education Services held its annual golf tournament Sat., July 26 at the beautiful Isla Del Sol Championship Golf Course.
This year’s tournament featured 16 teams, both ladies and men, from around the bay area. As the sun was rising high in the morning sky, the mood and enthusiasm were electrifying as golfers set out to play an outstanding day of golf in support of the chapter’s scholarship program.
This year’s chairperson for the tournament, Brother William “Bill” Puller, would like to thank all the participants that made this event the most successful of all. Brother Puller and his committee each year strives to provide not only a wonderful day of golf for all that wishes to play, but a deeper understanding of the gifts that their play affords many deserving students going off to college.
The tournament featured two ladies teams with first place going to Barbara Ina, Patricia Seel, Tamara Graham and Kimberly Kovac. Second place went to Christine Glover, Karen Martinez, Cheryl Johnson and Clemmie Perry.
The men had winners in three categories with first place going to Art Wright, Cameron Wolfe, Karizim Clover and Kyle Kubala. Second place featured Toriano Parker, Rob Harrison, Jeff Copeland and Winky Wright. Third place consisted of Stevie Thomas, Lanier Waters, Wayne Wilson and Shandy Gregg.
The tournament wishes to express special thanks to this year’s event sponsors, Roy James Financial, Mike Porter Insurance, The Packer Family Trust and Dixon Golf. Gifts for the tournament were made possible by Regions Bank, Life Link, Edwin Watts and Golfsmith. The appreciation luncheon handouts and tokens of appreciation were provided by Seal Shield, Targus, Tech Data, The Jackson Family and William Puller, CPA.