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Night golf tournament benefits families affected by cancer

By Gary Lloyd

GRAYSON VALLEY — The first annual Eagles for Echols Night Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23 at Grayson Valley Country Club.

The four-man scramble tournament benefits the Brad Echols Family Foundation. All proceeds benefit families affected by cancer.

Brad Echols
photo courtesy of www.eaglesforechols.com

While the tournament is already at capacity for participants — 25 teams — there are still ways to contribute. Hole sponsorships are $100, and the company name will be displayed on a tee box. Tournament sponsorships are $500, and the company name will be displayed on the patio.

In April 2013, Brad Echols, 36, of Trussville, lost his short battle with cancer, leaving behind a wife and two children.

“We are so proud to have this golf tournament as a celebration of his life, but more importantly, as a legacy in his honor that will hopefully impact the world in a profoundly positive way,” reads a portion of the tournament website.

For more information, visit www.eaglesforechols.com or contact Austin Baker at 205-307-9596.

Contact Gary Lloyd at news@trussvilletribune.com and follow him on Twitter @GaryALloyd.

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