With a score of 56, Team Dodd Title bested the runners up by two strokes, on Oct. 10, as seven teams competed on the beautiful greenways at St. James Bay Golf Resort in the ninth annual Apalachicola Bay Chamber of Commerce golf tournament.


Playing in perfect weather, Team Dodd Title, consisting of Robbie and son Brett Johnson, Stacey Kirvin and Tyler Poloronis, edged Team Fairpoint Communications and Team Robertson and Associates, both tied at 58 strokes in the Florida scramble format.

Roberson & Associates managed to break the tie for runner-up status. The team consisted of Rex Buzzett, Mark Edenfield, Mike McDonald and Robert Daniels. Fairpoint comprised Sandy and Richard Reeves, Harvey Britts and Dan Surber.

Each of the members of the winning teams got a gift certificate for the St. James Bay pro shop.

Also joining in the action were Centennial Bank (Jim Hayes, Dan Anderson, Dusty May and Ronald Pickett), Preble-Rish (Clay Kennedy, Clay Smallwood, Park Allman and Andy Bailey), Journeys of SGI (Justin McMillian, Patrick Sparks, Nathan Donahoe, and Jimmy Maxwell) and Mason Bean C21 Collins (Mason Bean, Roy Plout, Bob Landiss and Paul Riegelmayer).

Robbie Johnson made the longest drive of the day, a whopping 300 yards, was especially pleased. Johnson had triple bypass surgery in February, but was back in tiptop form for the tourney.

This year’s winners received gift cards from Taylor’s Building Supply, Ace Hardware, Wefing’s Marine Supply and Tamara’s Café Floridita as well as tickets to the Dixie Theatre.

Sponsors for the tournament were Centennial Bank, Marks Insurance, Mason Bean and Century 12, Boyd Brothers, Roberson and Associates, Fairpoint Communications, Bill Montford, Touchpoint/Graphic Solutions, Preble Rish and Wefing’s Marine.