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Rotary Club to host golf tournament

The Covington Rotary Club will host its Inaugural Golf Tournament to raise funds for The Empty Stocking Fund and other local projects.

The tournament will take place Oct. 12, with a 10 a.m. Shotgun Start at Ashton Hills Golf Course, 10400 Bypass Road. It is a two-man scramble with awards for first, second and third place finishes.

Entry fee into the tournament is $300 per team.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available with several price points. Driving Range, putting green and lunch sponsorship opportunities are $500 each, with fees for tee box sponsor at $350, closest to the pin $250, longest drive sponsor $250 and hole sponsor $150.

To sign up for the tournament, become a sponsor or for more information please email

Each year the Covington Rotary Club helps deliver Christmas presents to underprivileged children of Newton County through its Empty Stocking program. The Covington Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at Covington First United Methodist Church.