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Golf Classic to honor Gary Newsome

The Liberty County Chamber of Commerce will host the 13th annual Golf Classic presented by Coastal Electric Cooperative on April 27 at Cherokee Rose Country Club in Hinesville.

The chamber will make a donation to the American Cancer Society in honor and memory of Gary Newsome, a former Georgia Power employee and chamber board member who passed away from cancer.

“This is always a fun event, very laid back and great for networking with awesome food,” said Leah Poole, chamber/CVB CEO.

The annual four-man scramble tournament will be include teams comprised of community and business members from throughout the county who enter for a chance to place in the top three and win cash prizes. First place will win $550, second place will win $325 and third place will win $200.

In addition, each participant will receive lunch, dinner and a complimentary golf participant bag and have chances to win a variety of door prizes donated by generous members of the Liberty County Chamber of Commerce.

Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. with tee time beginning at 12:30 p.m. Lunch and dinner are provided at no extra cost thanks to food sponsors baldinos Giant Jersey Subs and Zaxby’s.

The Hole in One sponsor is J.C. Lewis Ford. The beverage sponsor is LaQuinta Inn and Suites. The beverage cart sponsor is Elite Roofing. The current corporate sponsors are Pedrick and Company LLC, Chick-fil-A of Hinesville, Liberty Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM, Dryden Enterprises and South Georgia Bank.

For more information on how to sign up a team, or to make a gift contribution in honor of Gary Newsome, call 912-368-4445 or email

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