MECC-Wellmont Health System Golf Classic at Cedar Hill Country Club

BIG STONE GAP, VAMountain Empire Community College Foundation, in partnership with Wellmont Health System, will hold its annual MECC – Wellmont Health System Golf Classic on Friday, August 5 at Cedar Hill Country Club in Jonesville, VA.

Proceeds from the event will provide scholarships for MECC students.  These scholarships will be awarded in memory of the late Shannon O. Evans, a golf pro at Cedar Hill Country Club for 30 years.

The entry fee is $75 per person or $300 per four person team, which includes breakfast, a mulligan package, goodie bag, range balls, cart fees, green fees, and a boxed lunch.

Registration for the Captain’s Choice tournament will begin at 8 a.m., with a shotgun start at 9:15 a.m. The tournament will feature two flights, putting and chipping contests, as well as, “Most Accurate Drive” and “Closest to the Pin” prizes. The hole-in-one prize on Hole # 5 is a 2016 Chevrolet Sonic sponsored by Freedom Chevrolet of Big Stone Gap.

Three levels of corporate sponsorships are available:  Bronze – $500; Silver – $1,000, and Gold – $1,500 and up. Bronze sponsors will receive a complimentary team and a hole sponsorship, Silver sponsors will receive two complimentary teams and a hole sponsorship, Gold sponsors will receive two complimentary teams, a hole sponsorship and an opportunity to speak at the event.

Hole sponsorships are available for a $50 fully tax-deductible gift to the MECC Foundation. Signs will be placed on the golf course recognizing all hole sponsors. Businesses or individuals needing information or wishing to be a corporate sponsor, sponsor a hole or team may call Brandi McAfee, Tournament Coordinator, at (276) 523-7466 or email at  Or you may click here to submit a team registration or sponsorship online.