Andrew “Thor” Herbert gave a demonstration of his driving ability on the 18th hole of the course. As part of the day’s events, Herbert would hit a 400-yard drive for each player to start the hole. The Sherrill family was represented at the event by Brad and Jeff Sherrill, whose team finished second in the B Flight for the day. Team members were, from left, Jake Alley, Brad Sherrill, Jeff Sherrill and Pete Plesko. Photos by Benjamin Marxer.

Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Scramble played at Union County Country Club

The ninth annual Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Scramble was played Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Union County Country Club course in Anna. 

It was a sunny, 85-degree day for the charity event, which raised funds for the Lick Creek School Educational Foundation. 

On hand for the scramble was long drive professional Andrew Herbert. Herbert is a Lick Creek and Anna-Jonesboro Community High School alumnus and is currently ranked 61st in the world. 

As part of the day’s events, Herbert would hit the first drive off the tee box for each player on the 18th hole. 

Players could then play from where Herbert’s drive landed, or for an extra donation could pay for an automatic hole-in-one, double eagle, eagle or birdie. 

The winning teams for the day were: 

A Flight

1st: Duane Hileman, Jim Honey, Ron Hubbs and Dave Parks.

2nd: Josh Schlenker, Robby Kendrick, Ashley Lascelles and Ricky Williams.

B Flight

1st: Brad Dodd, Bryan Dodd, Rita Dodd and Ryan Dodd.

2nd: Jake Alley, Pete Plesko, Brad Sherrill and Jeff Sherrill. 

C Flight

1st: Eric Bittle, Roger Newfarmer, Rich Tripp and Scott Tripp.

2nd: Charles Halterman, Carson Reynolds, Dickie Reynolds, George Warren.










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