Hickory – College classmates of the late Rock Barn Golf Course Director of Grounds Guy Hollar announced the date of the annual Guy Hollar Memorial Golf Tournament for Tues., April 23, at Rock Barn Country Club in Conover, NC.

A single shotgun start takes place at 1pm in a captain’s choice format. 

Hollar was the longtime golf course director of grounds at Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover, NC. He was a member of the first graduating class of Catawba Valley Community College’s Turfgrass Technology program in 1972.

The tournament is sponsored by CVCC’s Alumni Association and organized by classmates of Guy Hollar. Proceeds from the tournament help fund scholarships for CVCC Turfgrass and Horticulture Technology students. Visit www.conta.cc/2FJQM7t for more information and to register.

Four-person team entries are $400; individual players can enter for $100. Player registration includes lunch served at 11:30 a.m., tee box and driving range practice time, plus 18 holes of golf on Rock Barn’s Jones Course. Sponsorships are available from $100 for a hole to $1,000 at the platinum level which includes a four-person team entry.

For more information or to become a sponsor, reach Gerry Millholen (CVCC Turfgrass Class of ’74) at 828-455-2284 or at [email protected], or Mary Reynolds, CVCC Alumni Director, 828-327-7000 ext. 4387, [email protected].

Photo: (front, from left) are scholarship recipients Jerod Rogers, Kevyn Towery and Daniel McCoy; (back) CVCC faculty members and alumni Mollie Townsend and David Clanton; alumnus Ray Avery and Robert Arrington; CVCC faculty member Jimmy Abernathy; alumni Gerry Milhollen and Ken Flowers; and CVCC Dean of Business, Industry and Technology Gary Muller.