Area golfers took to the green vying for prizes in the Destin Chamber of Commerce Annual Tax Relief Golf Tournament last week at Emerald Bay Golf Club, with support from ResortQuest by Wyndham Vacation Rentals.
Payroll Management Inc. (PMI) took top honors in the competition, with ResortQuest coming in second place. Individual awards went to Don Edwards of Trustmark National Bank for the longest drive and SimpleHR’s Scott Porter for the longest putt.
Additionally, Kevin Bowyer of Warren Averett, Christian Carlee with Trustmark National Bank, Brett Driver from Galati Yacht Sales and Dan Robertson of PMI each scored a “Closest to the Pin” prize.
With over 100 players participating, Destin Chamber extended thanks to event sponsors for the tournament’s success, including beverage cart sponsor Okaloosa Heart & Vascular Center; hole sponsors with teams on the course were Ace Hardware of Destin, Coastal Accounting of NW Florida PA, Destin Commons, Emerald Coast Convention & Visitors Bureau Inc., Fort Walton Beach Medical Center, Galati Yacht Sales, Gulf Power, SimpleHR, Southern Earth Sciences Inc., Trustmark National Bank and Warren Averett.
Team sponsors included Acme Oyster House, Affordable Home Insurance, Allstate Insurance – Ryland/Morrow Agency, Coastal Bank and Trust, Giant Enterprises, Grayton Beer Co. LLC, Matthews & Jones LLP, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties Inc., PMI, REEDS Jewelers, Southern Rentals and Real Estate, and Trustmark Mortgage.
Additional hole sponsors consisted of Acentria Insurance, Air Force Enlisted Village, BayArea Awards & Engraving, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Conerly, Bowman & Dykes LLP, Cox Communications, Eglin Federal Credit Union, Enco Electronic Systems LLC, FirstService Residential, and Southern Management Group.
Emerald Bay Golf Club is at 4781 Clubhouse Drive in Destin, Florida.