The Horne Brothers Construction Company sponsored the Tommy Horne Memorial Golf Tournament on Saturday, July 9, at the Lakewood Country Club. The Horne family donated a warm up/practice area bay to to the Lakewood Country Club in memory of Tommy Alton Horne for his love of the game.
The tournament consisted of 19 teams which was a tremendous turn out said Tom Kosto. “The community showed great support and it went off without a hitch. It was a beautiful day for golf and everyone had a great time,” added Kosto.
Charles Horne, Tommy Horne’s nephew, come up with the idea of dedicating the warm up/practice area bay.
The Horne family is well know in the surrounding communities, they are known for their hard work and dedication.
During the dedication Billy Horne spoke of his brother Tommy Horne.“Tommy took the furniture store and I took the construction business. If he needed anything built he’d call me and if I needed any money, I’d call him. We got along great,” said Billy.
Some of the family’s best memories of Tommy Horne was his love for racing and golf.
Billy added that Tommy’s work ethic was never in question, his success was proof of that. A simple life lesson that we all could learn from Tommy Horne is , Work Hard and Play Hard and above all enjoy every moment.
All of Tommy Horne’s children were in attendance for the event. Family members include Fay and Billy Horne, Donna and Cody Fulcher, Joey and Jane Horne, Linda Horne, Linda Horne Hill, Cory Horne, Curtis Horne, Charles Horne, and Carlos Jack Horne.
It ended up with a 50/50 split of employees and vendors. Proceeds from the tournament will be donated to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.
Winners of the first flight (Campbell Oil) were Dalton Eubanks, Scott Hardison, Michael Whitley, and Gary Eubanks. Second place winners were Joseph Bullard, Dane Beall, Josh Jones, and Clay Best.
Winners of the second flight, first place were Horne Brothers Constructions which consisted of Jeremy Autry, Nick Hancock, Jeff Kosto, and Dean Autry. Second place winners were Shari King, Robert King, Dakota Powell, and Richard Powell.
“The tournament was opened up to the vendors and employees, both are vital to the success of Horne Brothers Construction Company. Everyone had a day of fun and fellowship ” added Kosto.