6th Annual BPC Southern Classic Raises Over $20,000 for College

Presenting Sponsor Tim Redding from Metter Ford with Dr. Steven Echols, President of Brewton-Parker College.

MOUNT VERNON — On Friday, March 31, 2023, Brewton-Parker College (BPC) hosted its 6th Annual Southern Classic Golf Tournament presented by Metter Ford at the Willow Lake Golf Club in Metter, Georgia. Through the generous support of business sponsors and local teams the event had over 70 golfers and $20,000 raised. These funds will be used to transform the lives of the students academically and spiritually. 

The Southern Classic serves as a fundraiser for the college. Over twenty community businesses supported BPC through various sponsorship levels. Handy Andy’s team placed first, followed by Monroe Goss’s team in second, with Pineland Responsive in third.

BPC would like to thank all of the Southern Classic sponsors: Presenting Sponsor – Metter Ford; Champion Sponsor – Pineland TelCo and Responsive Technology Partners; Partner Sponsors – Altamaha Bank and Trust, Chick-fil-A of Vidalia, Dot Foods, Handy Andy, and Turnipseed Engineers; and all the individual Hole Sponsors. 

BPC’s Director of Advancement Chad Ritchie stated, “Wonderful weather and fellowship made this year’s Southern Classic a great success for BPC. The support of local businesses and individuals was overwhelming. I am amazed at the generosity of our community and encouraged by their continued partnerships. BPC looks forward to growing the tournament each year. We are grateful to all the sponsors and players who made the 2023 BPC Southern Classic an event to remember.”

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