PHD Realty wins Lions Club golf tourney

1st place – from left, Taylor Lee, PHD Realty team members Chad Helton, Shane Burkett and Caleb Dortch, and Judd Coley. Not shown is team member Keith McKinley.

Teams sponsored by PHD Realty, Popeyes and Maxwell Construction took the top three places in the 2018 Atmore Lions Club Charity Golf Tournament, played March 16 at Atmore Country Club.

The PHD team — Chad Helton, Shane Burkett, Keith McKinley and Caleb Dortch — shot an impressive 52 to claim first place and its $500 prize.

The Popeyes foursome of Elliott Faircloth, RP Phillips, Jared Vickteg and Kevin Bohanan took second place with a 55, just three shots off the win, and pocketed $200, while Maxwell Construction’s team of Chapman Maxwell, Rob Faircloth, Dan Brown and Paul Speegle shot a 58 to claim third place and a $100 check.

Taylor Lee, who organized the event, and Lions Club President Judd Coley presented the checks to the winning teams.

Six teams finished within three shots of the money.

The remainder of the teams, along with their scores:

FNB&T (59) — Stephen Van Pelt, Greg Davis, John Brantley, Jason Boothe.

Allstate Insurance (60) — Mike Stacey, Gerald Stacey, Dusty Godwin, David Jones.

United Bank (61) — Bruce Trammell, Larry Fox, Ed Pickle, Don Briley.

Baldwin Gulf Coast Pest Control (61) — Shane Hadley, Ross Terry, Kody Stewart, Billy Seay.

Coley’s Air Conditioning (61) — Eddie Hartner, Jack Robertson, Judd Coley, John Hartner.

Diamond Oil (61) — Mitch White, Bob Green, Benny Alaniz, David Alaniz.

Bay Minette Lions Club (65) — Larry Brasier, Buddy Wilson, Kody Rollin, Scotty Langham.

Poarch Creek Indians (71) — Jen Chism, Billy Hunt, Mal McGhee, Matt Martin.

Also, Caleb Dortch won the prize for launching a shot that landed closest to the pin, and Kevin Bohanan took home the prize for the longest drive.

The golfers enjoyed a lunch of fried catfish, hushpuppies, slaw and drinks, furnished by David’s Catfish House, and the winners of a silent auction and raffle were announced and awarded prizes. Several door prizes were also handed out.

2nd place – from left, Taylor Lee, Popeyes team members Elliott Faircloth, Kevin Bohanan, R.P. Phillips and Jared Vickteg, and Judd Coley.
3rd place – from left, Taylor Lee, Maxwell Construction team members Dan Brown and Chapman Maxwell, and Judd Coley. Not pictured are team members Rob Faircloth and Paul Speegle.
News photos by Don Fletcher