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 24, at Rock Barn Country Club in Conover, N.C. Two flights are scheduled to tee off: 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in a captain’s choice format.

Hollar was the longtime golf course director of grounds at Rock Barn Golf and Spa in Conover, N.C. 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 currently enrolled CVCC Turfgrass and Horticulture Technology students.

Registration for sponsors and teams is open through April 14. Visit www.cvcc.edu/GuyHollar for more information and to register.

Four-person team entries before April 14 cost $360; individual players can enter for $90. Player registration includes 18 holes of golf on Rock Barn’s Jackson Course and lunch.

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 boats531@gmail.com, or Mary Reynolds, CVCC Alumni Director, 828-327-7000 ext. 4387, mreynolds@cvcc.edu.

Photo: Organizers of Catawba Valley Community College’s annual Guy Hollar Memorial Golf Tournament announced the date of the 2018 Guy Hollar Memorial Golf Tournament. Pictured (from left) are Gerry Millholen, Class of ’74; Jim Merritt, Class of ’77; retired CVCC Turfgrass Program Director Harry DuBose; and Keith Rose, Class of ’74.