Registration open Willard Nixon Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament

WillardNixonGolfTourneyRegistration is now open for the Willard Nixon Sports Hall of Fame Golf Tournament on Thursday, October 29 at Stonebridge Golf Course. The tournament benefits the John Pinson, Jr. Student Athlete Award Scholarship Program.

“This is a wonderful event we look forward to each year,” said Betsy Hampson, recreation manager for Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation. “The funds that are raised go to college-bound student athletes in Rome and Floyd County, and we’re happy to honor their dedication, annually.”

Team Entry is $440 and covers green fees, carts fees, range balls, lunch and two mulligans per player for a team of four. Hole sponsorships are also available for $100 or $75 when purchased with a team entry. Contests include Longest Drive, Closest to the Pin and Hole in One.

Register at the Rome-Floyd Parks and Recreation Authority Administrative Headquarters located at 1 Shorter Ave. For sponsor or entry information, contact Betsy Hampson at 706.291.0766 or

Download the Registration form here.


The John Pinson, Jr. Student Athlete Award was established to recognize a male and female college bound high school senior in Rome and Floyd County for outstanding academic, athletic and community achievements. The program has awarded more than $60,000 in scholarship money to many extraordinary student athletes.

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