12th Annual James Oliphant Memorial Golf Tournament

Bank of Montgomery is a team sponsor for the 12th Annual James “Jimmy” Oliphant Memorial Golf Scramble. Pictured from left to right are: BOM Vice President and Marketing Director Carrie Beth Hough, Tourney organizers Odell Oliphant and Nicole Gray, BOM Executive Assistant/Commercial Loan Processor, Brooke Latham, and BOM Marketing Assistant Micah Murchison.

The tournament will be held on Saturday, May 15 at Northwestern Hills Golf Course. Registration and Continental Breakfast begins at 7:00 a.m., followed by a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The day will conclude with a luncheon and awards reception, featuring an array of door prizes. Entry fee is $80 per person or $300 per team. Continental Breakfast, Lunch, Green fees & Cart rental are included. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams, as well as recognition for the Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin.

The annual tournament raises funds for the James Oliphant Endowed NSU Football Scholarship established in 2008 in honor of the beloved teacher and coach who succumbed to ALS in 1988. Mr. Oliphant was a Scholar and All-Star NCHS athlete, graduating with honors in 1973, and was well-respected by his classmates, teachers, and friends. Jimmy’s love for young people and all forms of athletics led him to Northwestern State University, where he earned a B.S. degree in Physical Education in 1977.

While attending NSU, Jimmy sought to serve humanity both socially and intellectually. He was a charter member of the Theta Lambda Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc., and he taught in Natchitoches Parish schools serving as a football, basketball and track coach until his retirement in 1987.

For more information, Nicole Gray at 972-897-5357 or Odell Oliphant at 318-581-5949.