2020 has been a weird year to say the least. But Lewis Ford has always been a huge supporter in the community and they typically sponsor 15-20 golf tournaments a year, benefiting numerous local charities. So even in a trying year, they continue to support community events. Annually they sponsor Summer Swing. This year it was the Social Distance Summer Swing which was held on August 17, 2020 at Springdale Country Club.
The tournament was almost over and team 8 saved the best hole for last, it was hole number 7 and it was at 171 yards for a chance to win a 2-year lease on a Ford F-150! Tim MacTurk was the 2nd one in his foursome to hit. Tim said that he wasn’t having a good day with his irons and normally he would have used his 4 iron but decided to go with his 5 wood for the shot.
It was a Baylor University Basketball game half-time show. Contestants who could sink putts at any of 3 different distances on the basketball court were awarded a corresponding prize. Sounds simple enough, right? But the very smooth, waxed surface […]
The First Sergeant Council at the Little Rock Air Force Base has been organizing golf tournaments like this one for about 3 years. Their goal is to provide help and assistance to military families so that when they deploy, they are not worried about any issues they have going on at home and can focus on their mission. Fundraisers like these golf tournaments help ensure The First Sergeant Council can keep doing the great work they do.
July 25th, 2019 will long be remembered by Michael Smith, it was his luck day! He was golfing with good friends at his home course, Shade Mountain. Michael retired after 34 years of teaching 5-6th grade math and is a grandfather to a granddaughter and two grandsons.