• Golf Scramble set for May 17 at Ridgefields

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    March 25, 2021
    Thursday, March 25, 2021                                                                                        
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                
    Bob Feagins
    Executive Director of Communications & Development
    Kingsport Chamber
    Office: (423) 392-8815
    Mobile: (423) 967-8839
    Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble set for Monday, May 17 at Ridgefields
    Food City, Pepsi and Hunter Smith Davis to host event
    NOTE:  Attached please find the Kingsport Chamber logo and the Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble logo.
    KINGSPORT, Tenn. – The Kingsport Chamber 29th Annual Golf Scramble is set for Monday, May 17, 2021, at Ridgefields.
    Due to the popularity of the event, two rounds will be available with tee times at 8:45 a.m. and 2 p.m.
    Sponsored by Food City, Pepsi and Hunter Smith Davis, the tournament benefits the Kingsport Chamber and its Keep Kingsport Beautiful and Leadership Kingsport programs.
    Texas Roadhouse is the lunch sponsor and breakfast will be provided by Food City.
    Media sponsors include the Kingsport Times News, AM 640 WXSM Xtreme Sports Monster and Spectrum Reach.
    Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, pre-cautions are being taken to ensure as safe an environment as possible.
    Players and attendees are asked to wear masks when registering and standing in the gathering area.  Players are also asked to leave the pins in the holes.  Breakfast and lunch will be provided in box containers.  Social distancing is encouraged.  Hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes will also be available for use. 
    “Your Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble is always one of more popular events and we want to do everything we can to ensure a safe environment during this time,” said Bob Feagins, Kingsport Chamber executive director of communications and development.  “We want to thank Food City, Pepsi and Hunter Smith Davis for serving again as title sponsors, to Texas Roadhouse for providing lunch and to all of our teams, players, media sponsors, hole sponsors and prize donors.”
    Awards will be given to the top three places in two flights in both the morning and afternoon rounds. 
    Hole competitions include prizes for longest drive on two holes, most accurate drive on two holes and closest to the pin on each of the four par threes.
    Hole sponsorships are available for $250 and individual player entry fees are $150 per player or $600 for a team of four.
    A chairman’s discount package is offered for $775 and includes a team of four and hole sponsorship.
    To enter your Kingsport Chamber 29th Annual Golf Scramble, sponsor a hole or donate a prize, call Bob Feagins, Kingsport Chamber executive director of communications and development, at 392-8815 or send an email to bfeagins@kingsportchamber.org.
    “We are very thankful to Stan Pace, Steve Moore and the entire team at Ridgefields for hosting your Kingsport Chamber Golf Scramble,” Feagins added.  “An important asset for our community, Ridgefields is a fantastic club with a gorgeous golf course.  We all need a little fun right now so we invite everyone to enter a team or sponsor a hole and take advantage of the opportunity to enjoy this beautiful and challenging Donald-Ross golf course at Ridgefields.  As always, it promises to be a fun and great event.”
    The rain date is Monday, May 24.
    The Kingsport Chamber is composed of two non-profit organizations:  the Kingsport Chamber Foundation (501(c)(3)) and Kingsport Chamber of Commerce (501(c)(6)). 
    The Kingsport Chamber Foundation manages, promotes, supports and assists a number of charitable, educational, environmental, leadership, quality of life and wellness programs that have a tremendous impact on the Kingsport community.
    Programs of the Kingsport Chamber Foundation include:  Communications & Development; Downtown Concert Series; Downtown Kingsport Association; Education & Workforce Development; Fun Fest; Healthy Kingsport; Keep Kingsport Beautiful; Kingsport Leadership Programs (Leadership Kingsport, PEAK Young Professionals and S.H.O.U.T.!® Youth Leadership); Kingsport Office of Small Business Development & Entrepreneurship (KOSBE); Move to Kingsport; Santa Train; Tennessee/Virginia Scholars; and Visit Kingsport.
    The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce’s mission is to utilize resources and focus efforts on enhancing a strong and viable business environment for the Kingsport area. 
    Programs of the Kingsport Chamber of Commerce include:  Communications & Development; Government Relations; and Membership.  The Kingsport Chamber of Commerce has nearly 1,000 members.
    For more information on the Kingsport Chamber, go to KingsportChamber.org or call (423) 392-8800.  We’re social too; follow us on our Facebook page, Your Kingsport Chamber, our Twitter account, @kptchamber, on Instagram or our YouTube channel.